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Manoj Kumar

Research Scholar

Industrial Engineering and Operations Research (IEOR)
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay


Prof. Narayan Rangaraj & Prof. Santosh Noronha (Department of Chemical Eng. IITB)

Academic Background 

M.Sc-Ph.D. Student in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, IIT Bombay (2016 - Present)
B.Sc (Hons) in Mathematics from the University of Delhi (2012-2015)

Research Area

Sequential Decision Making & Other Models in Health Care Applications

Research Interests

Health Care, Machine Learning and Deep Learning, Image Processing


Kumar M., Rangaraj N., Noronha S., Moiyadi A, Shetty P., Singh V.K., 2016 “Decision policy for intraoperative ultrasound imaging for brain cancer surgery ”, International 103 Conference on Operations Research and Enterprise Systems - 2023, Lisbon Marriott Hotel, Portugal (February 19-21, 2023)

Kumar M., Usulumarty D., Brambhatt R., Rangaraj N., Noronha S., Billa Viswanath, “Data-driven treatment policies for dialysis patients ”, International Conference on Operations Research - OR 2022, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany (September 6-9, 2022)

Manoj Kumar and Narayan Rangaraj “Application of Earth Mover's Distance together with neural networks, on problems in Image recognition” 51st Annual Convention of Operational Research Society of India & International Conference (ORSI 2018), Mumbai 16-19 December 2018.

(With Prof. Narayan Rangaraj, Dr. Ravi brahmbhatt, Dr. Vishwanath Billa, Dr. Deepa Usulumarty) Our study entitled 'Vascular access outcomes in a large cohort of haemodialysis patients - Can we do better?' has won third prize at the Indian Society of Nephrology Conference in Chennai 2021.


Kumar, M., Noronha, S., Rangaraj, N. et al. Choice of intraoperative ultrasound adjuncts for brain tumor surgery. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 22, 307 (2022).

Kumar, Manoj, et al. "Implications of use of different intraoperative ultrasound modalities during glioma surgery–a comparative study of factors affecting outcomes." International Journal of Medical Informatics (2023): 105154.

Workshops/Summer School

Attended 'Indo-French Center for Applied Mathematics (IFCAM) summer school Workshop on Mathematics for Data Science' at IISC, Bangalore from July 15-27, 2019.

Attended '1st International Course on Intraoperative Ultrasound in Neurosurgery' at Tata Memorial Hospital, Parel, Mumbai from December 13-14, 2019.

Attended '52nd Annual Convention of ORSI & International Conference' at IIM Ahmedabad, Gujarat from December 15-18, 2019.

Teaching Assistantship 

IE 714: Quantitative Methods for Supply Chain Management(with Prof. Narayan Rangaraj), July 2018- Nov. 2018

IE 503: Operation Analysis(with Prof. Narayan Rangaraj), July 2018-Nov. 2018, July-Nov. 2019

IE 504: Service and Infrastructure Systems (with Prof. Narayan Rangaraj), Jan. 2019-April 2019


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