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Associate Professor
Department of Mech. & Industrial System Engineering
College of Engineering, QU
Post Box -2713, Doha, QATAR
Associate Professor (on lien)
Area: Operations Management
Vihar Lake Road, Mumbai-87

C.V./Profile (Professional &


Note: For Quick review, Brief profile is also enclosed with the document.
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E-mail – :
Date of Birth : 04th October, 1966

Family : Married, One daughter, One son

Scholastic :
1996 : Ph.D. Area : Operations Management &
Industrial Engineering
Sub area (Japanese management practices for
quality & productivity improvement).
1990 : M. E. [Industrial Engineering & Management]
(1st Division, IInd Rank)

1988 : B. E. [Mechanical Engineering]

(Ist Division with Distinction)
Recent Awards & : • Got Highly Commended Award for 2006 from
Recognitions Emerald UK for outstanding research work.
• Listed with Marquis’s who’s who in the world
and USA in silver jubilee issue for meaningful
contributions in subject areas.

WORK EXPERIENCE : 19+ Years, including overseas

experience (Academic and academic
administration, training & professional)
: In the areas of Industrial Engineering,
Production & Operations Management with
Qatar University, Doha (One of the most
prestigious universities in Gulf) & NITIE,
Mumbai (National level Institute Of
Industrial Engineering & Mgt. established
with UNO assistance through ILO,
Geneva) controlled by Ministry of Human
Resources& Development (MHRD)
Major areas of expertise
[Industrial Engineering ,Quality & Productivity
Management ,Operations Management]
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(a) Academic and academic : Teaching, project guidance & evaluation at

administration Experience UG, P.G , Ph.D. levels, academic
administration activities viz ABET
accreditations matters, Designing and
launching professional courses like“
Engineering Management”, curriculum
updation/modification and alignment with
respect to local needs, committee-work,
Library co-ordination committee, setting up of
laboratories & their modernization, Ph.D.
guidance/supervision, research work of
national & international repute, book& paper
reviews, case studies preparations, paper
presentations, paper & book publications with
International reputed publishers in respective

(b) Training Experience : Conducted over 150 short duration executive

training programmes (mostly 1 week
duration) for senior, junior & middle level
executives in the areas of Industrial
engineering & operations management. {At
different locations within and outside India} In
context to recent assignment /tenure with QU,
For the first time, Strategic Six Sigma
courses , Lean management were
conducted at QU. It were very well
received and appreciated.

(c) Professional Experience : First hand work experience through Industrial

consultancy assignments/projects in the areas
of - Business Process Reengineering
(BPR), Supply Chain Management,
Facilities Planning, Quality & Productivity
Improvement, Analysis of Manufacturing
Cycle Time, Value Engineering, Industrial
Engineering, Total Quality Management,
Manpower Assessment, Capacity
Utilization & assessment.
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(Teaching & Research Experience)
Ph.D. - Ph.D. Guidance/Supervision and Evaluation in the areas of Industrial
engineering and Management with the major focus in Strategic Quality
Management areas, interfacial issues of different management solutions, Service
operations management,.
PGDIE/PGDIM /MBA/ M.Tech Level Courses
— Industrial Engineering and Management
— Operations management
— Quality Management
— Manufacturing perspectives in Strategic Management (Operational Strategies)
B.E. / B. Tech Level Course
— Industrial Engineering ( work system and design)
— Project management
— Ergonomics & safety engineering
— Production planning and control
— General Mechanical Engineering
— Production & Operations Management
Meaningful Contributions:
• Modified and aligned the curriculum of the industrial engineering programme as
per the accreditation requirements and local needs of the country.
• Introduced Engineering Management certification course for the first time in the
Gulf region. The future plan is to convert it to a PG course.
• Revised, modified & enriched the syllabus for Industrial engg system subjects
to project the image of QU in the areas of Techno-managerial improvements
with the proper addressal of engineering interfaces.
• Revision of course contents & changes in evaluation by creating case studies
based on my own consultancy assignments and industrial projects.
• Website updating and preparation for certificate courses in the areas of
engineering management.
• Establishment of subjects on engineering & managerial 'interfaces', which is the
real requirement of institutes & industry. Long term efforts aim to set up a
centre for strategic quality & excellence.
• Design & prepare quality management module for Indira Gandhi National
Open University (IGNOU) for distance education programme of university.
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• Case Studies preparation & practice for students as well as executives, based
on my consultancy & work experience.

Title of Ph.D. Thesis:-
"A critical & comparative study of practicing newer quality practices with modern
tools", 1996, unpublished Ph.D. thesis, Devi Ahilya University, Indore.
Supervisor : Dr. A. K. Chitale, Ex- Director SGS Management Institute, Ex-Dean
Management Sciences, ExHead of the Dept. Industrial Engineering & Management,
SGSITS, Indore, (M.P.) Author of Six Books & about Hundred International Papers.


Major areas of Operations management with focus in the areas of Services, , Lean
and value stream applications in supply chain management of Gas & Petroleum
industry, Manufacturing and Quality such as Customer driven quality, Shortcomings
of existing Quality System, Value chain applications for Businesses ,Interfacial
areas of quality with other functions, obstacles & implementation issues of TQM &
other similar improvement drives.

Candidates Guided /Evaluated for doctoral work (inclusive of Fellow

Programme of Institute)
• Deepak Tripathi. Area (Industrial engineering &Operations Management):-
Strategic evaluation of implementation of TQM & TPM practices in Indian
manufacturing Industries
• G.B.K.Prasad: Area (Supply Chain Management): Mathematical and
conceptual models to improve performance through supply side of SCM
• Tushar S. Shirwakar Area: (Quality and Interfaces with management) Recent
changes in ISO-9000 and their relevance for Indian Industries.
• Rahul Altekar Area (supply Chain Management) :Managing supply chain in
manufacturing sector : a critical study with reference to sourcing
• Vinay Dubey: Reorienting Area ( Industrial engineering & mgt) Reorienting
TPM intervention for getting effective results in Indian industry
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(Three books, 2 Chapters in book+24 Papers at
International and National level)
Category : BOOKS
 “ Global Management Solutions: Demystified ”, SAARC,ed.
(From JIT, TOC , Six Sigma, TPM, QFD---To BPO, CRM, SCM, KM &ERP)
Published by –Cengage Learning ( Earlier Thomson), Singapore, USA. is a
Leading international publisher, ranked no.2 among top 10 publishing houses of the
world. This is a unique book which covers almost all techno managerial solutions,
and is designed specially for many reader communities .This book not only bridges
up the gap created by conventional text books of Operations Management but also
takes care of information technology application software areas and all major quality
solution areas also.. This book has forwards from Nandan Nilekani, CEO of
Infosys and Dr. S. Awale, Director NITIE.
 “Global Management Solutions: Demystified”, International Ed.
(From JIT, TOC , Six Sigma, TPM, QFD---To BPO, CRM, SCM, KM &ERP)
Published by –Cengage Asia Pvt. Ltd., Singapore, The international edition of this
book has got praise from Dr. Harold Kerzner Senior Executive Director for Project
Management International Institute of Learning, (PMI) USA and other dignitaries
from Automobile, Pharma, Software and FMCG manufacturing sectors
 “A Text Book of Business and Software Problem analysis with
Quality Focus”: Developmental Stage
( Title and coverage may be modified /changed, depending upon the feed back
from the Publisher).This is a conventional book with student community as a major
target group besides practitioners. This book is expected to appear by the year end,
• Chapter on Zero Defect Engineering & how it is different than conventional
quality practices (Chapter No. — 14) Book Title — Modern Quality
Management, Authors - Dr. A. K. Chitale & others (Ajanta book International, 1
— UB, Jawahar Nagar, New Delhi — 110 007.
• Chapter on Poka – Yoke, i.e. fool proof ness & quality requirement in Indian
Context.; Book title – Just-in-Time, Authors – Dr. A. K. Chitale & Dr. G. S.
Narang (Ajanta book International, 1 — UB, Jawahar Nagar, New Delhi — 110
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RESEARCH PAPERS – First 6 RECENT “Referred international

journal papers with high impact factor ( Jointly as well as individually)
• A multiple item inventory model for a non stationary demand , Page
242-253, Volume 20, issue 3,2009, Production Planning and Control
( PPC)
• Application of Value Stream Mapping ( VSM) For Minimization of
Wastes in the Processing Side of Supply Chain of Cottonseed Oil
Industry in Indian Context Page 529-550, Volume 19,issue 4 ,
2008Journal of Manufacturing Technology and Management ( JMTM)
from Emerald.
• “A Conceptual Proposition of e-quality Dimensions and its Research
Implications”, TQMBE Total Quality Management and Business
Excellence ( Taylor & Francis Pub.), Vol. 18, No. 3, 219–247, May 2007
• “Effect of TQM Practices in Manufacturing Organizations: Indian
Experiences”, TQMBE Total Quality Management and Business
Excellence, ( A Taylor and Francis Publication) august,2007
• “Relationship Between TQM and TPM Implementation Factors and
Business Performance of Manufacturing Industry in Indian Context,”
International Journal of Quality & Reliability Management (IJQRM),
Volume 22, Issue 3, page 256-277, 2005. (Highly Commended Award
for year, 2006 from Emerald Literati Network, Emerald Group
Publishing Limited) .
• “Application of Value Stream Mapping for lean Operations and Cycle
Time Reduction: an Indian Case Study,” Production Planning and
Control (PPC), Volume 16,No 1, page 44-59 , January ,2005( Widely
read paper for industrial engineering & value stream mapping
practices in Indian Automobile Industries).
Conference Presentations: First 4 most recent ones
• “A quality centric assessment of Japanese Operations Management
solutions for Indian Manufacturing Industry on Business Performance”,
--------- International Operations Management : Strategies and impact
Category ,POM conference, San Diego, USA-9th May to 12th May,
• Impact of TQM and TPM on Manufacturing industry, 1st International
Conference on “Quality Management Practices for Organizational
Excellence” ,16th to 18th August,2007,Mumbai.
• Quality dimensional issues and challenges in e scenario, QURF-
• Value stream mapping for SCM of oil and gas
industry ,QURF,Doha,2009
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Other Publication Details

• Supply Chain Management : An overview for career choices appeared
in Advanc’ edge MBA, page 145 to147,2005,
• “FMM: A New Concept to Address Integrated Flexibility For
Responsive Organizations”, VIII th International conference of Society of
Operations Management,17-20 December,2004.
• “Customer Service Quality Evaluation Model (CSQEM) – the
measurement proposition of modeling customer satisfaction and service
quality considering an added component of excitement.” International
Journal of Quality Management IJQRM University of Leeds U.K., paper
• Performance Improvement through transfusion of TQM & TPM in
Indian Manufacturing Industry – Industrial Engineering Journal – July
• Role of effective Packaging in distribution cost management: a case
study,VI International conference, society of operations management,
IIM , Kozhikode, December, 2002.( paper presented )
• TQM and Marketing Synergy for improved customer satisfaction,
Udyog Pragati (July - September) 2000.
• Vendor Rationalization for MCT under engineer to order environment
(XV International Conference on Production Research, Limerik - U. K.) 9
to 13 August, 1999 (paper accepted but not included in proceedings).
• Quality Strategies in Service Industry for Better Customer Care -
Udyog Pragati (July - September) 1999.
• Offering Quality Value to Internal Customers through Value Aided
Analysis (XV INVEST International Conference held at Mumbai 21
November, 1998 (presented paper & participated in the conference).
• Customer Driven Quality Management through Q.F.D. – Udyog
Pragati (July - September) 1998.
• A features Based Approach towards FMS (international Conference
on Manufacturing Management & Factory Automation) held at Indore,
India, 1995.
• Newer Trends in Rolling (International Conference on Sheet Metal
Work & Plastic Deformation) International conference on rolling and
sheet metal works., Singapore, 1994.
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• Role of Intelligent Sensors & Transducers in Humanoid Robots (All

India Seminar on Newer Trends in Metal Machining) 1994 held at
• Some Technical Aspects of Manufacturing Vitrified Grinding Wheel
(All India Seminar on Modern Manufacturing & Newer Designs) 1994,
held at Allahabad.
• Industry & Corporate Competitiveness – The Auto Parts Industry in
China, Taiwan, South Korea & India – Author – L Shridharan (1999)
Wheeler Publishing, New Delhi (Review appeared in Prestige Journal of
Management & Research, Volume 4, number 1, April 2000)
Research Recognitions
• Appointed Reviewer for prestigious journals like, IJQRM, Emerald
Publications, PPC (Taylor & Francis) and for NITIE journal Udyog
CASE STUDIES: Contributed case studies in the subject areas for
both students and executive levels.

Organized & conducted over 150 short duration (mostly one week) executive
training programmes for junior & middle level executives. Sample list of the
companies covered are:
• Tata Motors ( formerly TELCO), Jamshedpur
• Larsan & Toubro ( L& T)
• Asian Paints
• Bajaj Auto Ltd. ( Aakurdi, Pune)
• Oil &Natural Gas Corporation ( ONGC)
• Essar Steels
• Indian Airlines
• Hindustran Zinc Ltd. Udaipur,
• Western Coal Fields Nagpur,
• ACC ( A Holchem group company
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• Why executives, managers, engineers and students are in dilemma regarding

the selection of appropriate Techno-managerial solutions?
• Customer Driven Engineering & Integration.

• Techno managerial aspects of Quality & Productivity.

• Six Sigma : Frame work demystified

• World Class Manufacturing Solutions :A Road Map

• Quality Systems - What to Expect - What Not to Expect & Tools of Quality.

• Fundamentals of charting and mapping for Leaner and effective operations

• Value Engineering : How it Works.

• Industrial Engineering Redefined for better Business Strategies Quality

Function Deployment.


• Life Member: Indian Society for Technical Education, IIT, New Delhi.
• Member : Production and Operations Management Society ( POMS), USA
( Note : I initiated the formalities for POMS when I visited US for conference in
May,2008 , member details yet to receive )

• Process Industries:
Pharmaceutical (Formulation as well as Bulk Drug), Petrochemicals, Synthetic fibre,
Pesticides, Synthetic adhesives

• Manufacturing Industries
Automobiles, Auto-Ancillary, Engineering fabrication (Light & Heavy) Granite& Diamond
Cutting Wheels , Files and rasps .

• Metallurgical Industries
High Speed Steel and Alloy Steels, Centrifugal Casting

• Textile Industries
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Spinning, Weaving, Fabric

• FMCG and Others

Hygiene Products, Sticker making, Screen Printing, Construction company etc


• Industrial Engg studies for Manpower & capacity assessment.
• Layout studies, facilities planning & machining resource assessment.
• Productivity improvement studies (Comprehensive Industrial Engg.
• Management of logistics and strategic assessment
• Business Process Reengineering
• Quality management.


Make to Stock (MTS)
Make to Order (MTO)
Assemble to Order (ATO)
Engineer to Order (ETO)
∗ GUIDED & EVALUATED more than 150 MBA/PGDIE/PGDIM Final &
Summer Projects for industries in diverse areas of management.

 Strategic assessment for a major construction company at
Qatar ( April-2008)
 Industrial engineering study for Man Power assessment for
Grasim group of industries, India ( March April-2007)
 Capacity assessment for a heavy duty fabrication shop at
Saudi Arabia ( Hidada- Plant II) January -2007
 Perfect Circle India Limited (MIDC),Nasik ( Anand Group) ,January 2006,
(Key Products, piston rings, shims and plates )
 Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited ( HPCL),Mumbai ,January
2006 , (Key Products, engine oils ,lubricants , motor spirit, diesel, power diesel )
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 Ariane Orgachem Pvt Ltd , Mumbai ,May 2005 , (Key Products

Prednisolone, Methandienone, and Androstannolone)
 GKW , Powmex ,May 2004 , (Key Products High Speed Steel ,alloy steel )
 E-Merck ,January 2003 ,(Key Products Polybion, Neurobion injectables)
 Pidilite Industries, Sept. 2002 (Key Products, Fevicol-SH, MR, Synthetic
 J.K.Files & Tools, May. 2002 (Key products, various types of files and
 E-Merck , Dec.2001(Key Products Polybion, Neurobion tablets, evion)
 Balasara Hygiene Products Ltd, Phase 1 June 2001, Phase 2 Sept 2001
(Keyy products, Repellent coils, tooth powder, tooth paste, RC3BN)
 Bhukhanvala Tools Ltd. Feb, 2001( Key products, Granite & Stone cutting
 Grasim Industries Ltd (Aditya Birla Group) November, 99
 M/s Classic Stripes Pvt. Ltd. (Principal Vendor to Hero Honda) Oct. 99
 Eicher Motors Ltd. (November, 98)
 M/S Cynamid (Agro) Limited (October, 98)
 Reliance Industries Ltd. (May, 1998)
 Transweigh (India) Ltd. (German MNC) November, 97

Other Contributions to Society:

∗ Besides this I am actively involved in social services under the banner of
Rotary Club, N.S.S. and other non political non profit social organizations.
∗ My name and profile is appearing in Marquis’s who’ s who World, USA silver
jublee issue. This is due to the recognition by scholars for my outstanding book
from Thomson Learning and the Best paper award from Emerald ( UK).


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Dr. S.C. Rastogi ( Head strategic Projects , Infosys)
INFOSYS , Hyderabad.)
Flat No.401, Sai Sarda Enclave,
Road No.12, Opp. IBP Petrol Pump
Banjara Hills,
[Andhra Pradesh]

Dr. S.G.Deshmukh,
Director IITM Gwalior.
Professor ( Mechanical & Industrial engineering )
Department of Mechanical Engineering
[I.I.T., Delhi]
Hauz -Khas
New Delhi.

Dr. H.V.Bhasin
Professor, Operations Management
NITIE , Vihar Lake Road, Mumbai-87

Dr. A.M.S.Hamouda,
Head Mechanical & Industrial system Engineering
College of engineering
QU, Doha