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KOILAKUNTLA MADDULETY

Associate Professor, Deputy Director - Doctor of Business Administration

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Education

  • PhD, Quality Management System, Shivaji University, Kolhapur, India (2003)
  • MPhil, Personnel & Industrial Relations, Shivaji University, Kolhapur, India (2000)
  • MBA, Operations Management, Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi, India (1998)
  • BTech, Mechanical, Nagarjuna University, Guntur, India (1990)
  • DIM, PGDIM and PGDOM, Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi, India (1998)
SUBJECTS TAUGHT / STUDENT PROJECT MENTOR
  • Applied/Business Statistics
  • Advanced Statistics for Research
  • Total Quality Management and Six Sigma
  • Design of Experiments
  • Quality Engineering
  • Production & Operations Management
  • Advanced Supply Chain Management
  • Business Analytics
  • Analytics in Operations
  • Supply Chain Analytics
  • Operations Research
EXPERIENCE

Academic Experience

  • Associate Professor (Operations and Supply Chain Management), National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), Mumbai, India (March 2013 – August 2017)
  • Assistant Professor (Operations Management Group), National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), Mumbai, India (June 2006 – February 2013)
  • Faculty Associate (Operations Management), Atal Bihari Vajpayee-Indian Institute of Information Technology & Management, Gwalior, India (August 2005 – May 2006)
  • Visiting Faculty to IIM Ranchi, India (2012 – 2017)
  • Visiting Faculty to IIM Raipur, India (2010 – 2016)
  • Visiting Faculty to IIM Trichy, India (2015 – 2016)
  • Visiting Faculty to IIM Lucknow, Noida Campus, India, for selected topic on Six Sigma
  • Visiting Professor, LMT-SOM, Thapar University, Patiala, India (2007 – 2009)
  • Guest Faculty for Quality Management, SJM-SOM, IIT Bombay, India (2006 – 2007)

Corporate Experience

  • Deputy Manager (QMS & Six Sigma), HLL, Kanagala, India (November 2001 - April 2005)
  • Senior Plant Manager (Plant in-charge), HLL, Kanagala, India (February 1997 - November 2001)
  • Senior Plant Manager (Packing in-charge), HLL, Trivandrum, India (August 1992- February 1997)
  • Assistant Plant Manager (Plant Duty Officer), HLL, Trivandrum, India (August 1990 - August 1992)
  • B. Anu, R. N. Duche & K Maddulety, “Robust and Secure Pixel Domain Digital Image Steganography”, International Journal of Mechanical and Production Engineering Research and Development (IJMPERD), Vol. 7, Issue 1, Feb 2017, PP: 41-52. (Scope Indexed)
  • B. Anu, R. N. Duche & K Maddulety, “Lifting Wavelet Transform and Singular Value Decomposition based Image Steganography” International Journal of Emerging Technology and Advanced Engineering, Volume 7, Issue 9, September 2017, PP: 453-458. (Scope Indexed)
  • B. Anu, R. N. Duche & K Maddulety, “Information Security Management of Confidential Corporate laptop Data using Steganography”, International Journal of Advance Research in Science and Engineering, Volume 6, Issue 9, September 2017, PP: 1221-1232. (Scope Indexed)
  • B. Anu & K Maddulety “Hiding Secret Information Using LSB Based Audio Steganography”, International Conference on Soft Computing and Machine Intelligence (ISCMI), 2014, PP: 57-59. (Scopus Indexed).
  • Patyal, V. S., & Koilakuntla, M. (2017). The impact of quality management practices on performance: an empirical study. Benchmarking: An International Journal, 24(2) 511 - 535 ABDC Journal list rating “B” Scopus
  • Patyal, V. S., & Koilakuntla, M. Impact of Organizational Culture on Quality Management Practices: An Empirical Investigation. Benchmarking: An International Journal, review and resubmitted ABDC Journal list rating “B” Scopus
  • Pattanayak, Durgesh & Koilakuntla M (2017). Investigating the influence of TQM, service quality and market orientation on customer satisfaction and loyalty in Indian banking sector. International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management. (NUS Tier-2 journal) (Accepted - To be Published Forthcoming Vol-34, Issue (2))
  • Patyal, V.S. and Koilakuntla M (2016) Relationship between organizational culture, quality practices and performance: conceptual framework. Int. J. Productivity and Quality Management, 19(3), pp.319--344
  • Patyal, V.S. and Koilakuntla M, 2015. Infrastructure and core quality practices in Indian manufacturing organizations: Scale development and validation. Journal of Advances in Management Research, 12(2), pp.141-175.
  • Patyal, V.S. and Koilakuntla M, 2015. Interrelationship between Total Quality Management and Six Sigma: A Review. Global Business Review, 16(6), pp.1025-1060.
  • Das, S.K., Mukhopadhyay, S. and Koilakuntla M, (2015). Analytic Hierarchy Process to Rate Risk Factors Associated with WMSDs in General Physicians. Journal of Health Management, 17(2), pp.241-247.
  • Patyal, V.S., Modgil, S. and Koilakuntla M (2015). Method-comparison studies with Taguchi and response surface methodologies for chemical process optimisation: a case study. International Journal of Quality Engineering and Technology, 5(1), pp.1-24.
  • Srivatsan A, Abhishiekh R, and Koilakuntla M (2014), ‘Finding the Optimal Number of Ticketing Counters at Mumbai Suburban Railway Stations Using Queuing Theory’, International Journal of Multidisciplinary Educational Research, Volume 3, Issue 9(2)
  • Ekkuluri P, Gavai M, Patyal V, Koilakuntla M (2014), Conjoint Analysis for Strategic decisions: A Case of Two Schools”, Proceedings of International Conference in Paris (IACP) 11-12th August. The Business and Management Review, 5(2), 20-31.
  • Sarvesh S, Sunny K, Koilakuntla M (2013), RAMBO Model - Integration of Regression Analysis, Method of Brainstorming and Operations Research tools to provide a seamless approach towards optimization, Udyog Pragati, Vol 37, issue No 3, pp.55-63
  • Vishal Singh P, Sachin M, Koilakuntla M (2013), “Application of Taguchi Method of Experimental Design for Chemical Process Optimization: A Case Study”, Asia-Pacific Journal of Management Research and Innovation, SAGE, Sept., Vol 9 issue 3, pp. 231-238.
  • Sarvesh S, Sunny K, Koilakuntla M (2013), RAMBO Model - Integration of Regression Analysis, Method of Brainstorming and Operations Research tools to provide a seamless approach towards optimization, Udyog Pragati, Vol 37, issue No 3, pp.55-63
  • Pattanayak D and Koilakuntla M, 2013. Total quality management for banking sector: conceptualisation and scale development. International Journal of Quality and Innovation, 2(2), pp.158-174.
  • Santosh P and Koilakuntla M (2013), Study of Strategic Decisions and underlying factors influencing them for the Corporate, International Journal of Management Research and Business Strategy. Accepted paper.
  • Koilakuntla M, Vishal S. Patyal, Sachin Modgil, Padmavati Ekkuluri (2012), A Research Study on Estimation of TQM ‘Factors Ratings’ Through Analytical Hierarchy Process, Procedia Economics and Finance, Vol 3, pp. 55-61, ISSN 2212-5671, 10.1016/S2212-5671(12)00120-7. (Elsevier) (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2212567112001207)
  • Koilakuntla M, along with Ashok Patole, Narkhede B.E, and Deshmukh S.P, (2012). “Process of Lean Six Sigma: An Academic Perspective”. Udyog Pragati, Vol 36, No 4, PP12-19 ISSN-0970-3365
  • Patyal V, Agarawal, T, Modgil S and Koilakuntla M (2012). The Impact of RFID and Knowledge Management to Strengthen Quality Assurance System. Gyan Samhita Research Journal, Vol 2, No 4 ISSN-2229-6654
  • Modgil, S, Patyal, V, Koilakuntla M (2012). Optimizing chemical process through robust Taguchi design: a case study. International Journal of Mechanical Engineering & Technology, Vol 3 No. 3, pp. 57-66
  • Modgil, S, Patyal, V, Koilakuntla M (2012). Total quality and supply chain management approaches to enhance operational performance: A framework. VIIT Journal. ISSN 2278-6112
  • Agrawal, T, Modgil, S, Koilakuntla M, Patyal, V and Viswas, PK (2012), “Role of RFID to minimize reverse logistics: A case study perspective”. Journal of Business and Management, Volume 1, Issue 4, July-Aug. 2012.
  • Koilakuntla M, Modgil, M and Patyal, V. (2012), “Application of ‘Taguchi Design and Analyses’ for ‘Molding Operation Optimization’ IEEE Explore, Proceedings of International conference on advances in engineering, science and management, pp-85-92.
  • Modgil, S, Patyal, V & Koilakuntla M (2012), “Changing role of Total Quality Management towards business performance with reference to organizational variables”, Proceedings of National Conference on Strategic Management: A Global Challenge”.
  • Patole A.S, Narkhede, B.E, Deshmukh, S.P and Koilakuntla M, (2011), “Lean Six Sigma A Synergistic Approach”, SIBACA Management Review, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 21-32
  • Koilakuntla M, (2011) “Application of ‘Taguchi Experimental Design’ for Process Optimization of ‘Tablet Compression Machine’ at HLL Lifecare, India, “International Journal of ‘Advances in Mathematical Sciences”’ for Volume 1, Number 2 (June – Dec. 2011)
  • Pattanayak, D & Koilakuntla M (2011) “Effect of TQM on customer satisfaction in Indian Banking Industry: A literature review” European Journal of Business and Management, Europe, no.2, Vol 3, (http://www.iiste.org/Journals/index.php/EJBM/article/view/164/47)
  • Koilakuntla, M & Padmavathi, E (2011) “Application of Robust Taguchi Design and Analyses For “Condom Packing Operation Optimization” at HLL Lifecare Limited, India”, International Journal of Management Prudence, April, Vol.3(No.1), pp24-30
  • Meshram, R & Koilakuntla M (2011) “The Improvement in Availability, Performance and Quality by Eliminating or Minimizing losses through TPM Approach”, Proceedings of ‘National Workshop on Business Strategies for Emerging Market’, Organized by SIBACA, Lonavala, Pune, 25-27 February, pp 175-188
  • Moggil, S, Patyal, V & Koilakuntla M (2011) “A Research study on Internal Customer Satisfactions Across Various Departments in Selected Companies”, Proceedings of ‘National Workshop on Business Strategies for Emerging Market’, Organized by SIBACA, Lonavala, Pune, 25-27 February, pp 203-211
  • Koilakuntla M. (2011) “Impact of ISO 9000:2000 on selected Key Performance Indicators of Manufacturing Organizations in India, Management Prudence Journal, Vol 2, (2)
  • Phulpagar, S, & Koilakuntla M. (2011) “Review of Models Used for Selection of Corporate Strategies” Management Prudence Journal, Vol 2, (2)
  • Balan, S, Koilakuntla M., et al, (2011) “Applications of Data Envelopment Analysis as a benchmarking tool - Case Study” Management Prudence Journal, Vol 2, (2)
  • Koilakuntla M. (2011) “Design and Development of a Methodology for ‘Measurement-Uncertainty-Estimation’ through DoE & ANOVA”, International e-Journal of Mathematics and Engineering, Vol 2, (2), 937-946 (http://internationalejournals.com/vol2_iss2-a101.htm)
  • Koilakuntla M. (2011), “A Research Paper on Measurement-Uncertainty Analyses Through DoE and ANOVA”, International e Journal of Mathematics and Engineering, Vol 2, (2), 1000-1011 (http://internationalejournals.com/vol2_iss2-a110.htm)
  • Ahuja, R. and Koilakuntla M. (2010) “A Methodology for deployment of Information Security Management System” Industrial Engineering Journal, October, Vol II, No 16, 35-39
  • Koilakuntla M. (2010), “A Research study on ‘Design and Development of Industry specific safety stock service levels for 27 composite classes of materials’”, Industrial Engineering Journal, March, Vol II, No.9, 7-11
  • Koilakuntla M. (2007), ‘A Research Study On “Implementation of ISO-9000 in Hindustan Latex Limited”’, Proceedings of International Conference on Quality Management Practices, ITC Grand Club, 16-17 August, pp 59-73
  • Koilakuntla M. (2007), “A Study on Development of Inventory Control Models for ‘Hindustan Latex Limited (HLL)’”, Proceedings of National Conference, Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad, 22-23 January, pp 183-188

Conference Papers Presented

  • Koilakuntla M, Mani K Madala, and Patyal V, (2015), “Process optimization through Taguchi Design: A Case of Jute Mill", presented at ‘Quality and Productivity Research Conference 2015’ held at the College of Textiles, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA, June 9-12, 2015.
  • Ekkuluri P, Gavai M, Koilakuntla M, Patyal V, (2014), “Conjoint Analysis for Strategic Decisions: A Case of two Schools” International Academic Conference in Paris, (IACP) Paris, France, August 11-12, 2014.
  • Patyal V, Modgil S, Koilakntla M and Umashankar C (2013). Productivity Improvement of Chemical Process through Taguchi Design. International Conference on Quality, Reliability and Operations Research organized by ISI, Mumbai, January 7-9.
  • Koilakuntla M, Chashmeet K, Vikas, K, Sumeet, C, (2013). Designing of Experiment using Taguchi method for analyzing risk of Lower Back Disorder, International Conference on Quality, Reliability and Operations Research organized by ISI, Mumbai, January 7-9.
  • Koilakuntla M, Yarra, D, Pravin, A, (2013). Optimizing order fulfillment in Indian e-retail supply chain using ‘Matlab Fuzzy Logic Toolbox’, International Conference on Quality, Reliability and Operations Research organized by ISI, Mumbai, January 7-9.
  • Koilakuntla M, Rajul, A, Puneet, J (2013). An empirical study of DMAIC Approach to Improve Warehouse Operations International Conference on Quality, Reliability and Operations Research organized by ISI, Mumbai, January 7-9.
  • Koilakuntla M, Modgil, S, Patyal, V (2012). Application of ‘Taguchi Design’ for ‘Peroxide Process Optimization’. International conference of Society of Operations Management. December 21-23.
  • Patyal V, Modgil S and Koilakuntla M (2012). Process Factor Rating and Optimization through Taguchi Design. International Conference on Optimization Modelling and Applications (OPTIMA) November 29 - December 1.
  • Koilakuntla M, Modgil, S, Patyal, V (2012). Spreader process optimization through Taguchi Design. International conference on quality, reliability, infocom technology and industrial technology management, University of New Delhi (India), November 26-28.
  • Koilakuntla M, Modgil, S, Patyal, V and Ekkuluri, P (2012), “A Research Study on Estimation of TQM ‘Factors Ratings’ through Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP)”. Emerging Markets Queries in Finance and Business. Tîrgu-Mureș, Romania, October 24-27.
  • Modgil,S, Patyal,V, Koilakuntla M and Ekkuluri, P (2012), “Robust Taguchi Design and analyses for process optimization through MINITAB software: an Industrial Experiment”- Quality and Productivity Research Conference 2012 (QPRC 2012), California State University, Long Beach, USA, June 4-7.
  • Koilakuntla M, Modgil, S, Patyal, V (2012), “Application of ‘Taguchi Design and Analyses’ for ‘Molding Operation Optimization’ IEEE Explore – International conference on advances in engineering, science and management, EGS Pillay Engineering College, Nagapattinam, India, March 30-31.
  • Modgil, S, Patyal, V, Koilakuntla M (2012), “A Research Study on Application of Six Sigma DMAIC Methodology for Customer Complaints Reduction: A Case study Evidence”, International Conference on New development & challenges in engineering, technology and management”, YT Group of Institutes, Karjat, India, March 22-24.
  • Modgil, S, Patyal, V & Koilakuntla M (2012), “Changing role of Total Quality Management towards business performance with reference to organizational variables”, National Conference on Strategic Management: A Global Challenge”, Pune, India, February 3-5.
  • Koilakuntla M. (2011) “A Case Study: Application of Taguchi Approach for Process Optimization of Tablet Compression Machines of HLL Lifecare Limited India, “6th International Working Conference ‘TQM & AIA’’’, Belgrade, Serbia, June 7-11.
  • Patyal, V, Moggil, S, & Koilakuntla, M (2011) “Study on Impact of ERP on Organizations Performance”, ‘National Workshop on Business Strategies for Emerging Market’, SIBACA, Lonavala, Pune, India, February 25-27.
  • Sukate, B, Koilakuntla M & Madala, K M, (2011) “Application of Basic Quality Tools for Wastage Reduction in Weaving Section of Selected Jute Mill” International Conference on Industrial Engineering (ICIE 2011), SVNIT, Surat, India
  • Meshram, R & Koilakuntla M (2011) “The Improvement in Availability, Performance and Quality by Eliminating or Minimizing losses through TPM Approach”, ‘National Workshop on Business Strategies for Emerging Market’, SIBACA, Lonavala, Pune, India, February 25-27.
  • Moggil, S, Patyal, V & Koilakuntla M (2011) “A Research study on Internal Customer Satisfactions across Various Departments in Selected Companies”, ‘National Workshop on Business Strategies for Emerging Market’, SIBACA, Lonavala, Pune, India, February 25-27.
  • Chaudhari, P, Hase, M & Koilakuntla M (2011) “Fuzzy Neural Network and its Applications in Travel Time Estimation”, ‘National Workshop on Business Strategies for Emerging Market’, SIBACA, Lonavala, Pune, India, February 25-27.
  • Patyal, V, Modgil, S & Koilakuntla M (2011) “Application of DMAIC Methodology for Quality Improvement in Molded Case Circuit Breakers”, ‘International Congress on Productivity, Quality, Reliability, Optimization and Modeling’, Organized by ISI, QCI and DRDO Jointly at Indian Habitat Centre, New Delhi, India, February 7-8.
  • Modgil, S, Patyal, V & Koilakuntla M (2011) “A Research study on Application of Six Sigma (Shainin DoE) methodology to reduce the reverse flow of valve plate (used in compressor) at ABC Company”, ‘International Congress on Productivity, Quality, Reliability, Optimization and Modeling’, Organized by ISI, QCI and DRDO jointly at Indian Habitat Centre, New Delhi, India, February 7-8.
  • Koilakuntla M (2011) "Application of ‘DoE and ANOVA’ for ‘Measurement-Uncertainty-Analyses’", 13th International Conference on Quality 2011, Bangalore, India, January 6-7.
  • Pramukh N Vasist & Koilakuntla M (2010), “Six Sigma Implementation in the telecom Sector - Revenue Enhancement and Customer Retention” International Conference on Decision Sciences in Managing Global Services, ISDSI-2010, MDI, Gurgaon, India, December 28-31.
  • Modgil, S, Patyal, V & Koilakuntla M (2010), “Application of Lean Six Sigma to reduce cost of Type-A MCCB at ABC Company”, TIMS National Conference, Tolani Institute of Management Studies, Adipur, Kachchh, India, December 4-5.
  • Vaibhav, & Koilakuntla M (2010), “Designing Staffing Strategy for Railway Ticketing Counters in India”, International Conference on “Statistics, Probability, Operations Research, Computer Science and Allies Areas”, ISPS-IISA and Department of Statistics, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, India, January 4-8.
  • Ahuja, R, & Koilakuntla M (2010), “ISO 27001: A methodology for gap analysis and Implementation of ISMS”, ‘International Conference on Statistics, Probability, Operations Research, Computer Science and Allies Areas’ ISPS, IISA and Department of Statistics, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, India, January 4-8.
  • Vaghela, R, & Koilakuntla M. (2010), “Designing and Developing a Scientific Inventory Control Models”, International Conference on Statistics, Probability, Operations Research, Computer Science and Allies Areas, ISPS, IISA and Department of Statistics, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, India, January 4-8.
  • Vaghela, R & Koilakuntla M. (2010), “Framing Relocation Strategy for Optimal use of Manufacturing Facility”, International Conference on Statistics, Probability, Operations Research, Computer Science and Allies Areas ISPS, IISA and Department of Statistics, Andhra University, Vishakhapatnam, India, January 4-8.
  • Koilakuntla M. (2009), “A research study on Impact of Six Sigma on Selected Key Performance Indicators”, Ninth International Conference on Operations and Quantitative Management, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, USA, June 27-30.
  • Pattanaik, D, & Koilakuntla M. (2009), “Comparative Study of Quality Awards”, International Conference on ‘Service Quality Excellence and Challenges & Strategies, ITM & NCQM, February 16-17.
  • Upadya, R, & Koilakuntla M. (2009), “Future Research Prospects in Six Sigma”, International Conference on ‘Service Quality Excellence and Challenges & Strategies, ITM & NCQM, February 16-17.
  • Koilakuntla M. (2009), “Impact of ISO 9000:2000 on selected KPIs of Manufacturing Organizations in India”, National Conference, ‘Management Science and Practices (MSP 2009)’, IIM Ahmedabad, ORSI & AMA, February 13-15.
  • Vijaya Kumar & Koilakuntla M. (2009), “Distribution Management of Canteen Service for Optimal Results”, National Conference, ‘Management Science and Practices (MSP 2009)’, IIM Ahmedabad, ORSI & AMA, February 13-15.
  • Koilakuntla M. (2008), “Sampling and Testing Frequency Design”, International Conference, “New Trends in Statistics and Optimization”, Department of Statistics, University of Srinagar, 28th Annual Convention of Indian Society of Statistics and Probability, October 20-23.
  • Koilakuntla M. (2007), “A Research Study on “Implementation of ISO-9000 in Hindustan Latex Limited”, International Conference on Quality Management Practices, ITC Grand Club Mumbai, India, August 16-17.
  • Koilakuntla M. (2007), “A Research Study on Performance Appraisal”, National Seminar on High Performing Organizations: Issues and Challenges, SIBER School of Management, Kolhapur, India, March 5-6.
  • Koilakuntla M. (2007), “A Study on Development of Inventory Control Models for ‘Hindustan Latex Limited (HLL)’”, National Conference, Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad, January 22-23.
  • Koilakuntla M. (2005), “A study on ISO 9000 & QS 9000 Quality System in Selected Units” ICPQR, IIT, Delhi, India, December 12-15.

More than 100 Training Programs conducted in the following areas:

  • Supply Chain Management
  • Business Analytics
  • Taguchi Robust Engineering for Process Design Optimization
  • Design of Experiments and ANOVA for Process Optimization
  • Six Sigma for Business Excellence
  • Lean Six Sigma for Business Breakthrough
  • Process Improvement through QC 7 Tools
  • ISO-9001: 2000, ISO 9001:2008
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • SQC/SPC for Process Variation Control
  • Total Quality Management
  • Application of Advanced Statistical tools for Breakthrough Improvements in Business Processes
  • Application of Basic Statistical tools for Continuous Improvements in Business Processes
  • Statistical Process Control through advanced Statistical Tools
  • Application of Design of Experiments for processes and manufacturing systems optimizations
  • Introduction of CGMP at formulation unit
  • Predictive Multivariate Techniques for business
  • Analytics in operations
  • Deployment of Total Quality Management
  • Deployment of Six Sigma
  • Application of Operations Research Models
  • Redesigning of Layouts
  • Designing and developing Inventory Control models

Around 50% of the programs have been conducted on open-house basis through NITIE, NCQM, QT&T Singapore, HRD Global Consultants, Maheswari Management Consultants, CATs Inc., etc. in which approximately 1,000+ executives in the capacity ranging from Assistant Manager to Executive Director have been trained.

Around 50% in-house Programs have been conducted for the Middle and Senior level Executives in the following organizations in India:

  • NADP, Nagpur
  • Ranbaxy, Dewas, Indore
  • Hindustan Coca Cola Beverages
  • Ordinance Factory, Trichi
  • Goa Port Trust, Goa
  • Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai
  • IFFCO, Ahmedabad
  • ACC, Thane
  • L&T, Mumbai
  • Godrej Sarali, Pondicherry
  • BGEPL, Mumbai
  • Transpek Silox, Vadodara
  • LMT-SOM, Thapar University, Patiala
  • SIBACA, Lonavala
  • Vikrant Institute of Technology & Management, Indore
  • SSR, Silvasa
  • Hindustan Latex, Kanagala, Belgaum

Major Consultancy Assignments

  • Implementation of TQM, Gloster Jute Mill, Calcutta, India
  • Development of Inventory Control Models, TELK, Cochin, India
  • Manpower Optimization Study, m/S Kasturi and Sons
  • Warehouse Stocks and Storage Optimization, BGEPL, Mumbai, India
  • Sampling Design and Developing Process Control Charts, ACC, Mumbai, India
  • White-collar Productivity Improvement, L&T, Powai, Mumbai, India
  • Introduction and Deployment of ‘Five S’, Menon Piston, Kolhapur, India
  • Introduction of SPC and Robust Design for Process Optimization, Transpek Silox, Vadodara, India
  • Productivity Improvements through Manufacturing Systems Optimizations at Sundram Fasteners (Running Assignment)

Approximately INR 100 crore+ recurring savings per annum is shown to the above companies through consultancy assignments.

Conferences & Workshops

  • Attended Preconference workshop on ‘Quality and reliability’ held at the College of Textiles, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA on June 8, 2015
  • Attended the ‘Quality and Productivity Research Conference 2015’ held at the College of Textiles, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA from June 9-12, 2015
  • Attended the ‘International Academic Conference in Paris, (IACP) Paris-France’, held from August 11-12, 2014
  • Attended the International Conference on Quality, Reliability and Operations Research organized by ISI, Mumbai, India, from January 7-9, 2013
  • A workshop attended on ‘Statistical Modeling and Data Analysis (2012), Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India, December 10-15, 2012
  • National Workshop on Recent Advances in Data Mining and its Applications (2011), Department of Statistics, Andhra University, Vishakhapatnam, India, March 11-14
  • National Workshop on Business Strategies for Emerging Market (2011), SIBACA, Lonavala, Pune, India, February 25-27
  • International Congress on Productivity, Quality, Reliability, Optimization and Modeling (2011), Organized by ISI, QCI and DRDO Jointly at Indian Habitat Centre, New Delhi, India, February 7-8
  • 13th International Conference on Quality (2011), NIQR, Bangalore, India, January 6-7
  • Introduction on Robust Optimization, (2011), Shin Taguchi, Bangalore, India, January 8-9
  • National Training School Programme (2010), Design Modeling and Analysis of Experiments through Taguchi Philosophy, MSRIT, Bangalore, India, August 23-27
  • Conference on ‘Theory of Inventive Problem Solving (TRIZ)’, (2010), Alliance India, Mumbai, India, May 8
  • National Workshop on ‘Design of Experiments and Applications’, (2010), Department of Statistics, Shivaji University, Kolhapur, India, February 17-20
  • International Conference on Statistics, Probability, Operations Research, Computer Science and Allies Areas, (2010), ISPS, IISA and Department of Statistics, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, India, January 4-8
  • Workshop on ‘Statistics, Distribution Theory and Directional Data Analysis’, (2010), ‘ISPS, IISA and Department of Statistics, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam’, January 2-3
  • Workshop on Assessment for Business Excellence, (2009), Institute of Quality, CII, Bangalore, December 21-24
  • Ninth International Conference on ‘Operations and Quantitative Management’, (2009), Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, USA, June 27-30
  • National Conference on ‘Management Science and Practices (MSP 2009)’, ORSI and AMA, IIM Ahmedabad, India, February 13-15
  • Attended the Finishing School on Environmental Management, (2009), Environmental Management Centre and NITIE, Mumbai, India, January 16-19
  • Transition Workshop on ISO 9001:2008, (2009), NCQM, Mumbai, India, January 15
  • National Workshop on ‘HR Score Card for Business Results’ (2008), HRD Global Consultants, Mumbai, India, December 27-28
  • National Workshop on Recent Advances in “Decision Support Models and their Applications (2008)”, Department of Statistics, SV University, Tirupati, India, December 10-14
  • International Conference on “New Trends in Statistics and Optimization”, Department of Statistics, (2008), 28th Annual Convention of Indian Society of Statistics and Probability, University of Srinagar, India, October 20-23
  • MDP on Strategic Management - A Competitive Perspective, (2008), Fagu, Shimla, India, September 5-7
  • National Workshop on ‘Innovative Quality Practices, Six Sigma and Robust Design for e-Business’, (2008), Bangalore, India, March 10-14
  • Workshop on ‘Optimization and its Applications’ (2007), New Convention Centre, University of Delhi, Delhi, India, November 29 – December 3.
  • “XI Annual International Conference of Society of Operations Management” (2007), Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (SIOM), Nasik, India, December 21-23.
  • “International Conference on Quality Management Practices”, (2007), ITC Grand Club, Mumbai, India, August 16-17
  • National Seminar on ‘High Performing Organizations: Issues and Challenges’, (2007), SIBER School of Management, Kolhapur, India, March 5-6
  • National Conference, (2007), Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad, India, January 22-23
  • SAP Faculty Workshop, (2007), SAP University, Pune, India, January 8-12
  • 3rd International Conference on ‘Quality, Reliability and Infocom Technology’ (2006), Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi, India, December 2-4
  • International Conference on ‘Productivity and Quality Research’ (2005), ICPQR, IIT Delhi, India December 12-15

International Awards Received

  • Honoured with "Faculty Excellence Award in Teaching and Research" (Professor Ram Kumar Award for Outstanding Teaching and Research) on November 11, 2017 in Annual Alumni Meet at NITIE, Mumbai, India
  • Received ‘2016 Literati Award’ by Emerald Literati Network, Emerald Publishing for the joint research paper written along with Prof Vishal Singh Patyal titled “Infrastructure and core quality practices in Indian manufacturing organizations: scale development and validation”, Published in ‘Journal of Advances in Management Research, Emerald Group Publishing’
  • Received ‘Glory of India Award 2016’ at Bangkok, by ‘India International Friendship Society (IIFS)’, New Delhi, October 4, 2016
  • “Asia’s Best Professor in Operations Management” for the year 2011 by CMO Asia and CMO Council at Suntec Singapore
  • “Best Professor in Operations Management” for the year 2011 by World Education Congress at Taj Palace, Dubai

National Awards Received

  • Honoured with “NCQM Fellowship Award” on August 12, 2017 from NCQM, Mumbai in recognition of achievements and contribution in the field of Quality Management
  • Honoured with IIIE Fellow (2014), awarded by Indian Institute of Industrial Engineering, Mumbai, India
  • Honoured with “Rashtra Vibhushan Award” for the year 2014 by ‘Foundation for Accelerated Community Empowerment’, New Delhi, India
  • Honoured with “Indira Gandhi Excellence Award” for the year 2013 by IIFS at MPHE New Building, MM Marg, Lodhi Garden, New Delhi, India
  • Honoured with “Best Teacher in Operations Management” for the year 2012 by Dewang Mehta Business School Award at Taj Lands End, Mumbai, India
  • Honoured with the most coveted institutional and globally reputed presentation “Bharat Jyoti Award” along with ‘Certificate of Excellence’ for Outstanding Services, Achievements and Contributions by Dr Bhishma Narain Singh, Ex-Governor for seven states (Assam, Meghalaya, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Pondicherry , Tamil Nadu and Andaman & Nicobar Islands) and by T S Krishnamurti, Ex-Chief Elections Commissioner of India in the function organized by IIFS at Speaker Hall, Constitution Club of India, New Delhi, India on May 4, 2012
  • Honoured with ‘Best Citizen of India Award’ by ‘Best Citizens Publishing House’, New Delhi, India in June 2012
  • Honoured with “B Schools Professors who Continuously Innovate in Style & Substance for Academic Excellence” for the year 2012 by DNA & Stars of the Industry Group at Taj Lands End, Mumbai, India
  • Honoured with “Best Teacher in Operations Management” for the year 2011 by Dewang Mehta Business School Award at Taj Lands End, Mumbai, India

Selected Professional Affiliations

  • Principal Member of MSD: 3, Bureau of Indian Standards, New Delhi, India
  • Reviewer of OPSEARCH journal of the Operational Research Society of India
  • Member, Board of Examinations, Indian Institute of Industrial Engineering, Belapur, Navi Mumbai, India, Since 2008
  • Life-Member, Operation Research Society of India, Kolkata (0837/K/09/ML), India, Since 2008
  • Life-Member, Society of Operations Management, Bangalore, India, Since 2008
  • Life-Member, Indian Association for Productivity, Quality and Reliability, Kolkata (0109295), India, Since 2008
  • Member, All India Management Association, New Delhi (M-200711004), India, Since 2007
  • Active Life-Member, Indian Institute of Industrial Engineering, Mumbai (LM-9158 (21)), India, Since 2007
  • Life Member, National HRD Network, Mumbai Chapter, India, Since 2006
  • Senior Life Member, National Center for Quality Management, Mumbai, India, Since 2006
  • Life-member, Quality Circle Forum of India, Hyderabad, India, Since 2003

Media Coverage

  • Received ‘2016 Literati Award’ by Emerald Literati Network, Emerald Publishing for the joint research paper written along with Prof Vishal Singh Patyal titled “Infrastructure and core quality practices in Indian manufacturing organizations: scale development and validation”, Published in ‘Journal of Advances in Management Research, Emerald Group Publishing’
  • Received ‘Glory of India Award 2016’ at Bangkok by ‘India International Friendship Society (IIFS)’, New Delhi, India, October 4, 2016
  • Honoured with “Best Teacher in Operations Management” for the year 2012 by Dewang Mehta Business School Award on November 24, 2012 at Taj Lands End, Mumbai, India
  • Honoured with “Asia’s Best Professor in Operations Management Award” by CMO Asia and CMO Council at Suntec, Singapore on July 22, 2011
  • Honoured with “Best Professor in Operations Management Award” by World Education Congress at Taj Palace, Dubai on September 25, 2011
  • Honoured with “Best Teacher in Operations Management” for the year 2011 by Dewang Mehta Business School Award at Taj Lands End, Mumbai, India
  • Honoured with “B Schools Professors who Continuously Innovate in Style & Substance for Academic Excellence” for the year 2012 by DNA & Stars of the Industry Group at Taj Lands End, Mumbai, India
  • Honoured with the most coveted institutional and globally reputed presentation ‘Bharat Jyoti Award’ along with ‘Certificate of Excellence’ for Outstanding Services, Achievements and Contributions by Dr Bhishma Narain Singh, Ex-Governor for seven states (Assam, Meghalaya, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Pondicherry , Tamil Nadu and Andaman & Nicobar Islands) and by T S Krishnamurti, Ex-Chief Elections Commissioner of India in the function organised by IIFS at Speaker Hall, Constitution Club of India, New Delhi, India on May 4, 2012