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Arshinder Kaur

 
 
Assistant Professor
Office: DoMS 410
Phone: 2257 4553(O)
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 Academic background

  • PhD (Supply Chain Management): IIT Delhi (2007)
  • M Tech: IIT Kharagpur (2003)


Area of Interest

  • Teaching interests
    • Operations Research
    • Supply Chain Management
    • Service Operations Management
    • Strategic Sourcing
    • Supply Chain Contracts
    • Total Quality Management
    • Inventory Management
    • Industrial Engineering
  • Research interests
    • Supply Chain Contracts
    • Supply Chain Coordination
    • Closed Loop Supply Chain
    • Inventory Control
    • Service Management
    • Strategic Sourcing
Publications
  • Published in International Journals

    • Kalpana, P. And Arshinder (2013), “Ordering Decisions of Single Period Split Order Supply Chain with Various Demand Distributions”, International Journal of Operations Research, Vol. 16, No.3, pp. 263-286.

    • Padmapriya, P. and Arshinder (2012), “A Simulation Study on Strategy to Mitigate Leadtime Uncertainty Risk in the Context of Information Sharing” International Journal of Logistics and Systems Management, Vol. 13, No.4 pp. 483 - 508

    • Krithika .V, K. Arshinder and K. Chandra Sekaran (2012), “Web Services Supply Chains: A Literature Review”, International Journal on Web Service Computing, Volume3, No. 1, 15-29.

    • Kalpana, P. And Arshinder (2012), “Single Period Inventory Models with Multiple Ordering Opportunities: A Review”, International Journal of Logistics and Systems Management, Vol. 13, No.2 pp. 209 - 229

    • Arshinder, Kanda, A. and Deshmukh, S. G. (2009), “A Framework for Evaluation of Coordination by Contracts: A Case of Two-Level Supply Chains”, Computers & Industrial Engineering, Vol. 56, No. 4, pp. 1177-1191.

    • Pandey, P, Bhattacharya, S. and Arshinder (2012), “Exploring the Role of HR Practices in Supply Chain”, Journal of Advances in Management Research, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 113 – 123.

    • Arshinder (2012), “Flexibility in Supply Chain using Coordination: Issues and Learnings”, International Journal of Industrial and Systems Engineering,Vol. 11, No. 3, pp. 308-328.

    • Kalpana, P. And Arshinder (2011), “Optimal ordering decisions and revenue sharing in a single period split order Supply Chain”, Technology Operations Management, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 61-79

    • Arshinder, Kanda, A. and Deshmukh, S. G. (2009), “A Coordination Theoretic Model for Three Level Supply Chains using Contracts” Sadhana - Academy Proceedings in Engineering Science, Vol. 35, No. 5, pp. 767-798.

    • Arshinder, Kanda, A. and Deshmukh, S. G. (2009), “A Framework for Evaluation of Coordination by Contracts: A Case of Two-Level Supply Chains”, Computers & Industrial Engineering, Vol. 56, No. 4, pp. 1177-1191. Cited By in Scopus (11)

    • Arshinder, Kanda, A. and Deshmukh, S. G. (2008), “Development of a Decision Support Tool for Supply Chain Coordination using Contracts”, Journal of Advances in Management Research, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 20-41.

  • Published in handbook/book

    • Arshinder, Kanda, A., and Deshmukh, S. G, (2011) “A review on supply chain coordination: Coordination mechanisms, managing uncertainty and research directions” accepted for Springer’s Research Handbook Series on Innovative Schemes for Supply Chain Coordination under Uncertainty, Edited by Tsan-Ming Choi (Jason) and T.C.E. Cheng.
    • Arshinder (2011), “Quantitative models to evaluate supply chain coordination adopting various coordination mechanisms” Handbook of Supply Chain Management, edited by R P Mohanty and S G Deshmukh.


Conference presentations/proceedings

  • Bhattacharya, R. and Arshinder, (2013), “Profit Optimization of a Multi-Stage Closed Loop Manufacturing – Remanufacturing System”, Tenth AIMS International Conference on Management, January 6-9, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore India (This paper got third prize in doctoral competition)p>

  • Bhattacharya, R. and Arshinder, (2011), “Closed loop supply chain with factory rejections”, Int. Conference on Advances in Supply Chain and Manufacturing Management (ASCMM 2011), 16-18 December, IIT Kharagpur (This paper adjudged as Best Paper)

  • Kalpana, P. and Arshinder. (2011), “Two Orderings with correlated demand in single period supply chain”, 15th SOM Annual International Conference, Dec 16-18, IIM Calcutta, Kolkata (This paper adjudged as Excellent Paper in Doctoral Competition)

  • Kalpana, P. and Arshinder. (2011), “Single Period Split Ordering Supply chain Model with Information updating”, Int. Conference on Advances in Supply Chain and Manufacturing Management (ASCMM 2011), 16-18 December, IIT Kharagpur, West Bengal

  • Krithika, V., Arshinder, Chandra Sekaran, K. (2011), “Web services supply chains: a literature review” National Conference of Research Scholars in Management (NCRSM-2011), ABV-IIITM Gwalior, 26-27 March (This paper adjudged as Best Paper)

  • Krithika, V., Chandra Sekaran, K., Arshinder, (2011), “Issues in Service Modelling”, International Conference on Recent Advances In Technology, Engineering, Management And Science (ICRATEMS 2011), Vivekanandha College Of Engineering For Women, Tiruchengogu, near Erode, 4-6 March 2011. (This paper adjudged as Best Paper)

  • Bhattacharya, R. and Arshinder, (2011), "Internal and external returns flow in a closed loop supply chain" presented in Eighth AIMS International Conference on Management (AIMS~8), IIM Ahmedabad, January 1-4.

  • P. Kalpana and Arshinder (2010), “Supply Chain Coordination for Two Level Single Period Supply Chain with Two Ordering Opportunities”, SOM 2010”XIV Annual International Conference of the Society of Operations Management , organized by the National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), Mumbai, December 17-19.

  • G. Ajay Karthic Bharathi, S. Sinduja, Arshinder (2010), “Supply Chain Coordination with Sales Rebate Contract: A case of Two Echelon Supply Chain”, SOM 2010”XIV Annual International Conference of the Society of Operations Management organized by the National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), Mumbai, December 17-19.

  • Pandey, P., Bhattacharyya, S, Arshinder, (2010), “Influence of people, organizational and operational factors on supply chain performance: a conceptual framework”, International Conference & Colloquium, Excellence in Research & Education, IIM Indore, September 25- 28.

  • Arshinder, Shobana Subramaniyan and Susithra Kothandaraman, 2009, Profit Sharing using Sales Rebate Contracts in Three-Level Coordinated Supply Chain, Association of Asian Pacific Operational Research Societies, Jaipur, December 6-9.

  • Sneha, S., Ramkumar, J. and Arshinder, 2009, Multi-echelon Supply Chain Coordination using Buyback Contracts, International Conference on Operations Research applications in Engineering and Management (ICOREM) held at Anna University Tiruchirappalli, Tiruchirappalli,May 27-29.



Experience

Assistant Professor

July 2008- till date

Department of Management Studies

IIT Madras, Chennai.

 

Guest Professorship

December 5-December16, 2011

University of Passau

Germany

 

Post Doctoral Fellow

Oct 2007-July 2008

EADS-SMI (European Aeronautics and Defense Space Company- Supply Management Institute Germany) chair for sourcing and supply management

IIM Bangalore

 

Consulting and Sponsored Research

 

Funding Agency: Department of Science and Technology under the scheme of Science and Engineering Research Council, Fast Track Scheme for Young Scientists:

Title: Design and Development of a Generic Framework for Agro-Food Supply Chain (AFSC)

Total Grant: Rs. 5 lakh.

Investigators: Dr. Arshinder Kaur

 

Funding Agency: Trimble Mobile Resource Management

Title: Simulation of In-Plant Vehicle Traffic and Parking Facilities for Gujarat Fluoro Chemicals Limited (GFCL), Dahej

Total Grant: Rs. 1.95 lakh

Investigators: Dr. R K Amit and Dr. Arshinder Kaur

 

Funding Agency: IITM Alumni Association grant

Title: Study of Agro food supply chain of Valiipuram villages in Kanchipuram

Total Grant: Rs. 1 lakh

Investigators: Dr. Arshinder Kaur


Awards and honors

  • Awarded with Highly Commended Award Winner of the 2008 Emerald / EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Award by the Editors and judging panel of International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, for my doctoral thesis.

  • Successfully completed Quality Management Systems Auditor/ Lead Auditor Course (Based on ISO 9001:2008) on 26th – 30th October 2009, Chennai.

  • Recipient of Best paper Award for the paper presented in the session of Doctoral student paper competition in the fourth AIMS International Conference held at IIM Indore, India (December, 2006).

  • Awarded Travel grant from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT Delhi), Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India, to attend POMS 2007 conference held in Dallas, Texas, USA, May 4-7, 2007.

  • Selected in the Doctoral Consortium (conducted by Prof Tim Lowe of University of Iowa) at 18th POMS Conference at Dallas, Texas, USA, May 4-7, 2007, organized by Production and Operations Management Society (in all there were 30 students from all over the globe).


Professional affiliations and activities

Referee to Journals

  • European Journal of Operational Research

  • International Journal of Production Research

  • Production Planning and Control

  • Applied Mathematical Modeling

  • Asia Pacific Journal of Marketing and Logistics

  • International Journal of Business Performance & Supply Chain Modeling

  • OPSEARCH

  • Defense Science Journal

  • International Journal of Integrated Supply Management

  • Journal of Modeling in Management

  • Computers & Industrial Engineering

  • Reviewer for the International conference organized by Operations Research Society of India-2010

  • Reviewer for International Conference of Advances in Supply Chain Management 2011 organized by IIT Kharagpur


Member of Editorial Review Board

  • International Journal of Applied Industrial Engineering (IJAIE)

  • International Journal of Decision Making in Supply Chain and Logistics (IJDMSCL)

  • Journal of Agribusiness in Developing and Emerging Economies (JADEE)



Services and other activities

Invited lectures

  • “Classical OR- Newsboy Model in Supply Chain” at M.O.P. Vaishnav College for Women, Chennai, December 2, 2008.

  • Conducted two sessions in the AICTE Staff Development Programme on ‘Decision making in a Fuzzy Environment’ sponsored by MHRD and organized by Department of Mathematics & Centre for Continuing Education, National Institute Of Technology Calicut, NIT Campus P.O., Calicut, 673601. Kerala, India from June 01-05 2009 on following topics:

1. Applications of Fuzzy AHP in Supply Chain Coordination

2. Applications of Fuzzy TOPSIS in Supply Chain Coordination

  • “Managing inventory in supply chain” at 27th Material management day organized by Indian Institute of Materials management, Chennai Branch on 24th April, 2010.

  • Conducted session on “Supply chain contracts: A coordination perspective” in short term course on Supply Chain management organized by the Department of Industrial Engineering (DoIE), CEG, Anna University, Chennai, 24-25 September 2010

  • Invited lecture on “Service Supply Chain: Web Services” International Conference on Recent Advances In Technology, Engineering, Management And Science (ICRATEMS 2011), Vivekanandha College Of Engineering For Women, Tiruchengogu, near Erode, 4 March 2011.

  • Invited lecture on “Strategic Sourcing: Technology and Contracts Management” in Beroe Consulting (I) Pvt. Ltd., Chennai, 14 June 2011


Short term programmes conducted

  • Conducted session on “Performance metrics and quality in operations” for CEP Certificate Programme for industry professionals organized by IIT Bombay.
  • Conducted online session on “Inventory Management”, “Supply Chain Coordination” and “Performance Measurement System” for Hughes online Management courses.
  • Conducted session on “Operational Efficiency” for L&T supervisory programme (5 March 2011)
  • Full course handled on “Introduction to Supply Chain Management” for Areva (March-September 2011): comprised of 12 lectures and 24 hours
  • Conducted session on “Integer Programming” in NIT, Trichy (1 April 2011)

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