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Journal of Production Research & Management
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Dr. A.K.Srivastava is principal scientist in the discipline of soil science at National Research Centre for citrus at Nagpur, Maharashtra. He received his Ph.D. degree in soil science and agricultural chemistry from Banaras Hindu University in 1988. He has worked this research centre for 25 years. He is having 25 years of experience in the field of fruit nutrition. His area of expertise includes: nutrient mapping, nutrient modeling, microbial transformations, soil fertility decision support development, fertigation, site specific nutrient management etc. He is the author of 9 books including the book entitled "Advances in citrus nutrition" by Springer-Verlag, The Netherlands. Recipient of 8 awards and fellow of 9 academic societies. Associate editor of agronomy journal, member of editorial board of journal of plant nutrition, communications in soil science and plant analysis and african journal of agricultural research.

Dr. RRK Sharma is a professor in the industrial and management engineering department at IIT Kanpur. He received his Ph.D. Degree in Management from IIM Ahemdabad, India in 1988. Then worked faculty for 25 Years at IIT Kanpur. He is having 25 Years of Experience in the field of Manegement. His area of expertise includes: operations research; operations management; strategy; MIS. He is author of 103 articles published nationally and internationally; and 2 books. He is recipient prestigious MMSMA award instituted by the Indian Commerce Association.

Md.Rashid Farooqi is currently working as an assistant professor at Lalit Narayan Mishra College of Business Management Muzaffar pur. He completed Ph.D. in management from Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. He did his graduation in statistics from Aligarh Muslim University, U.P. and there after pursued MBA from Lalit Narayan Mishra Istitute of Economic Development and Social Change Patna, with specialization in marketing management. He qualified the National Eligibility Test (NET) in management conducted by University Grants Commission (UGC) India. He also worked in Famous industries like Vankos & Company, Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd as an Operation Manager, in order to develop his corporate insight and vision. He has more than six years teaching experience at graduate and post graduate level. He also guided and supervised numerous projects of BBA and MBA courses. He also conducted industrial visits, seminar and conference, industrial training program for BBA and MBA courses. He presented papers in national conferences in India. His area includes marketing management, CRM, service marketing and e-commerce. His paper and article published in many referred National and International Journal and News papers. He won IOS Merit Scholarship award, and winner of many quiz competition held at AMU Aligarh. He is also an associate member of NHRD Delhi chapter.

Dr. Atul Bansal is a professor in the field of Finance & Accounting in the department of Business Management at the INTEGRAL University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. He received his Ph.D. Degree in Commerce– Accounting practices from Meerut University in 2000 . He worked as a principal & professor in C.Z.Patel College of Business & Management (S.P.University, Anand) for 7 Years. He is having 20 years of experience in the field of teaching– Research & Administration. His area of expertise includes: Financial Management, IFRS, Taxation and Auditing. He is the author of 13 books and publish more than 66 research papers in the journals of International & National (Refreed) repute.

Dr. Manoj P K is an asst. professor in the department of applied economics (DAE) at the Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT), Kochi, Kerala. He is an M.Tech, MBA, MA(Eco), M.Com and CAIIB, with UGC-NET in Management, Commerce, Economics, HRM and GATE (Production Engg). He received his Ph.D. degree in Management from YCMOU (Maharashtra), Ph.D in 2007 Economics from MG University (Kerala) in 2010 and his post-doctoral degree (D.Litt) from North Orissa University in 2014. He has been working as a Lecturer/Asst. Professor at DAE, CUSAT since 01.3.2004, i.e. for over 10 years. He has 8 years’ industry experience (Bank Officer–Canara Bank/Bank Manager–Oriental Bank) in the field of Banking/Finance. His area of expertise is: Performance & Competitiveness Analysis/Operations Management. He is a IIBF-Certified Banker (CAIIB) and AIMA-Accredited Management Teacher (AMT) in Finance Management. He is the author of over 100 research papers, 4 books, recipient of 3 Major Research Grants of UGC/ICSSR, KN Raj National Fellowship (Banking)(CDS, 2013), and is an Approved Resource Person (Rural Credit/ Social Sector) of Ministry of Panchayatiraj, Govt. of India.

Dr K.C.JAMES received his B.Tech Degree in Mechanical Engineering, M.Tech in Industrial Engineering and Ph.D in Engineering. Currently he is working as a professor in Engineering Statistics in the Department of Statistics, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin, Kerala, India. His research interests include DE Simulation Modeling, Logistics and Reliability.

Dr. Kho Mei Ye is a senior lecturer in the Department of Quantity Surveying at the University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. She received her Ph.D in Project Management from the same University in 2013. She is having 8 years of experience in the field of quantity surveying, and contract & procurement. Her area of expertise includes: Project Management, Building Commissioning and Contract and Procurement.

Prof. Pradeep Kumar, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee has an outstanding academic record and is a product of University of Roorkee (Now IIT Roorkee) throughout. He had obtained Bachelor of Engineering in Industrial Engineering in 1982 and Master of Engineering in Production Engineering (Gold Medalist) in 1989. He had received Ph.D. in 1994 in Manufacturing and Production Engineering. He has earned all the above degrees from University of Roorkee. During 1996, he was a visiting assistant professor in the department of Industrial and Manufacturing System Engineering, West Virginia University, U.S.A. He had also served the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, Wayne State University, U.S.A. as research Assocaite during 1998-1999. He had been a Visiting Professor in the Department of Industrial System Engineering, at AIT Bangkok, (2010). He has served the Department of System Engineering, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia, as visting professor. (2013-2014) Prof. Pradeep Kumar has more than 25 years of experience in teaching, research, and consultancy at IIT Roorkee, West Virginia University U.S.A, Wayne State University U.S.A, AIT Bangkok, KFUPM, Saudi Arabia. He has supervised 27 Ph.D. theses (Awarded), 87 M.Tech dissertations, and 76 M.Tech projects He has published / presented 500 research papers in International and National Journals (230); Proceedings of International and National Conferences (270). He has completed 43 consultancy projects of various organizations and 18 sponsored research projects. He has 3 patent disclosures. His research interests include Advanced Manufacturing Processes; Microwave Joining of Metals, Metal Casting, Supply Chain Management, Quality Engineering: Robust Design Methodologies, Reliability Engineering; and Production & Operations Management.

Dr. Vijay Pandey obtained his B.E. in Mechanical Engineering from the North Maharashta University, Jalgaon in 1997, M.E. in CAD/CAM from the University of Allahabad in 2000, and Ph.D. from Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi in 2008. He started his career as a Guest Lecturer at the Mechanical Engineering Department, Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad, India in November 1999. In March 2003, he joined at the department of Production Engineering, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi, India. His progress in academic activities through teaching, research, guiding postgraduate students, research collaboration with the linking researchers in India and abroad is continuing. Dr. Pandey obtained the Sir Rajendra Nath Mookerjee award for the best paper in the Journal of Mechanical Engineering, The Institution of Engineers (India) in 2005. His current research interests include CAD/CAM, Process Planning, Feature Recognition, CNC Part Programming, Simulated annealing, Genetic Algorithm, e-manufacturing, Rapid prototyping, etc. He is an Associate Member of the Institution of Engineers (India) and Life member of Indian Society for Technical Education (India).

Mr. Mantrala Kedar Mallik is an Asst. Professor in the Mechanical Engineering Department of Vasireddy Venkatadri Institute of Technology, Nambur, A. P. He has submitted his Ph.D. thesis in March 2015 in Andhra University, Visakhapatnam. He is having 15 Years of Experience in the field of Automobile Engineering and his Area of Expertise includes: Additive Manufacturing and material characterization.


Vinay Sharma
Professor, Department of Production Engineering, Birla Institute of Technology, Ranchi, India


Pradeep Kumar
Professor, Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India


Dr. Sanjay Kumar Jha
Associate Professor, Department of Production Engineering, BIT Mesra, Ranchi, India


Jitesh Thakkar
Department of Industrial Engineering and Management, IIT Kharagpur, West Bengal, India


Dr P.Vamsi Krishna
Department of Quantity Surveying, Faculty of Built Environment Building, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA