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Minakshi Kumari

Assistant Professor, Operations & Supply Chain
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Dr. Minakshi Kumari is presently an Assistant Professor in Operations and Supply Chain area at
Indian Institute of Management, Jammu. She has received her doctorate from IIT Delhi and her
professional experience is a blend of academia and industry. She has headed the research and
business analytics division of a Delhi based start-up in her previous experience. Prior to this, she
has been associated with IIM Ahmedabad as an academic associate in Production and
Quantitative Methods Area. She has worked as internal and external consultant, for business
process reengineering activities, to manufacturing as well as service companies. Her research
interests are majorly aligned to manufacturing sector with focus on various aspects of Smart

  • PhD, Industrial Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (2019)
  • ME, Quality Engineering & Management, Birla Institute of Technology Mesra, Ranchi (2010)
  • B. Tech, AAI-DU, Allahabad (2008)
  • Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad
  • Omaxe Ltd., New Delhi
  • Bizaugmentor Global Services Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi
  • Kumari, M. & Kulkarni, M. S. (2019). Single-measure and multi-measure approach of predictive manufacturing control: A comparative study. Computers and Industrial Engineering, 127 , 182-195. (ABDC), DOI : https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cie.2018.12.018
  • Kumari, M. & Kulkarni, M. S. (2019). A unified index for proactive shop floor control. The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology , 100(9-12 ), 2435-2454. (SCI/SSCI/ESCI), DOI : https://doi.org/10.1007/s00170-018-2683-5
  • Kumari, M., Chilwant, N. & Prajapati, A. (2017). An Agent Based Distributed Shop Floor Control System for a Job Shop Environment. Smart and Sustainable Manufacturing Systems, 1(1), 1-27. (SCI/SSCI/ESCI), DOI : https://doi.org/10.1520/SSMS20160001
  • Sharma, V., Kumari, M. & Kumar, S. (2011). Reliability improvement of modern aircraft engine through failure modes and effects analysis of rotor support system. International Journal of Quality & Reliability Management, 28(6), 675-687. (SCI/SSCI/ESCI), DOI : https://doi.org/10.1108/02656711111141229
  • Kumari, M. & Kulkarni, M. S. (2016). A complexity based look-ahead mechanism for shop floor decision making. CIRP Procedia: 48th CIRP Conference on MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS - CIRP CMS 2015 CIRP, (pp.63-68). Ischia, Naples: Elsevier
  • Kumari, M., Chilwant, N., Prajapati, A. & Kulkarni, M.S. Intelligent shop floor scheduling using multi agent systems. POMS 26th Annual Conference Production and Operations Management Society Wasington D.C.:
  • Operations management
  • Service Operations Management
  • Project Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Asset management

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  • Gold Medal for Research Excellence at National level by Association of Indian Universities & VSNU-The Netherlands (2009)
  • University Gold Medalist (2008)
  • ICAR-JRF (2008), AIR-10
  • GATE (2007), AIR 177, MHRD Fellowship

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