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 Expert  725976

Expert in Optimization, Operations Research, Supply Chain and Operations Analytics

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Expert has been working on optimization models since his PhD. He has applied a hybrid approach of integer linear programming and graph based heuristics to solving problems in logistics (scheduling and routing) as part of his PhD. He has extensively applied modeling optimization to the analaysis of business problems, primarily in the area of supply chain.

Customization of numerical optimization algorithms is his key interest areas. This would include experimenting with ideas in graph theory and integer programming and random search algorithm like genetic algorithms and simulated annealing.

His areas of interest also include other areas in operations research such as uncertainty modeling and probabilistic analysis.




linear programming


mathematical optimization model


numerical optimization


operations research




supply chain

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1999   PhD   Optimization, Process Integration   UMIST, UK  
1994   M.Tech (5 yr integrated)   Chemical Engineering   IIT-Bombay  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

2000 to 2005


SCA Technologies LLC


Sr. Operations Research Analyst


Developing mathematical models for decision support, Analyzing and reporting recommendations to senior management at the client end, Analyzing client and supplier data for fit with models

1994 to 1995


Reliance Petroleum Ltd.




Conducting linear programming studies for various petroleum refinery configurations, developing a user friendly interface for data input and visualization of refinery configuration

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Expert applied the algorithms and models developed as part of his PhD. to optimize the delivery scheduling costs at Mitsubishi's plant at Mizushima Japan. His work was integrated with the company's scheduling and planning system to be used for daily scheduling
  • While at SCA Technologies LLC, he was involved in developing a model for McDonalds for optimizing the production costs for one of their product families. This helped McDonalds and their supliers to plan capacity for the future and reduce current production cost.
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International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
2000 to 2001   Pittsburgh, PA USA   He worked as Senior Operations Research Analyst at SCA Technologies LLC in Pittsburgh. While at SCA Expert worked on projects for clients like McDonalds
1996 to 1996   Mizushima, Japan   Expert visited Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation's (MCC) Mizushima plant to apply his work in optimization to minimize delivery costs for MCC. This was part of PhD. work at UMIST, Manchester.
1995 to 2000   Manchester, UK   Expert did his PhD. from the Department of Process Integration at UMIST, UK.

Additional Skills and Services:

Expert has delivered courses in the following areas as part of Master's degree curriculum at IIT-Delhi and IIT-Bombay: 1. Integer programming 2. Operations Research 3. Supply Chain Management. Course 3 focused on the strategic and tactical decision making involved in supply chain management and the models and algorithms that enable them.

Other Skills and Services

Expert also has a keen interest in fundamental and technical analysis of common stock and portfolio optimization.

He has an undergraduate background in Chemical Engineering and is interested in optimization projects related to synthesis and design of chemical plants provided the Chemical Engineering domain knowledge comes from the client.


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