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Core Faculty

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Modeling & Distributed Simulation (Discrete-event, System Dynamics), Integrated Supply Chain Analysis

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Theoretical and practical aspects of Machine Learning, Data mining, Optimization for data science, Longitudinal Data Analysis and related applications.

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Linear and Non Linear mixed integer Optimization, Convex Optimization, Polyhedral Combinatorics, Optimization under uncertainty etc.

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Communication Networks, Machine Learning, and Network Economics.

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Machine Learning including Reinforcement Learning, Neural Networks, Markov decision models, Queueing models, Game Theory etc.

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Dynamic data-driven decision support systems for large-scale applications such as manufacturing systems, healthcare, border security, and social networks  

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Stochastic processes, Performance Analysis, Queuing Theory, Polling systems, Optimal control, Game theory, Stochastic approximation, Wireless communications

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Game Theory, Discrete Mathematics, Number Theory, Combinatorics, Cellular Automata, Mechanism Design, and Algorithms

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Research Interests: Theory, Algorithms and Software for Mixed-Integer Linear and Nonlinear Optimization

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Integer Programming, Convex Optimization, and Polyhedral Theory

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Application of Operations Research to Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Manufacturing, Railway Operations, Transportation and Health Care

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Deterministic and Stochastic control, (Differential) Game Theory, Viscosity Solutions, Markov Decision Processes, Probability and Mathematical Finance

Network Optimization, Transportation and Logistics Network Design, Supply Chain Network Analysis

Associated Faculty

Madhu Belur (Electrical Engineering, IITB)

Research Interests:  Railway timetabling: development of tools, Singular and descriptor systems: impulse elimination, Dissipative systems: algorithms for storage functions,Operations research: timetabling, bottleneck identification and congestion control, Graph theoretic methods and structural control, Allocation problems and matching techniques

Jayakrishnan Nair (Electrical Engineering, IITB)


Research Interests:  Queueing theory, Communication networks, Heavy tails

P.G. Awate (Professor Emeritus, IEOR)


Research Interests: Scheduling, Inventory Management, Neural Networks, Knowledge-based Systems

Om P. Damani(Computer Science Engineering, IITB)


Research Interests: Technology for Development of the bottom 80%, System Dynamics: Modeling and Simulation for Social Development, System Architecture, Data Science.

Visiting Faculty

Kavita Ramanan (Professor of Applied Mathematics, Brown University, US)
Distinguished Visiting Professor


Research Interests: Probability theory, stochastic processes and their applications, including reflected processes, large deviations theory,  high-dimensional probability and applications to asymptotic convex geometry

Pietro Belotti (Assistant Professor, Dept. of Electronics, Information and Bioengineering, Politecnico di Milano, Italy)
Visiting Assistant Professor


Research Interests: Discrete nonlinear (global) optimization; exact methods for discrete multiobjective optimization, robust optimization, and open-source software for optimization


Retired Faculty

A. Subash Babu

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Research Interests: Manufacturing Systems, Quality Management,  Entrepreneurship

Siddhartha SenGupta (Adjunct Professor)

Research Interests: Large scale automated Automated Railway Planning, Transportation planning, Creating value from ICT, Logistics and Supply Chain Management (including Pricing/Revenue Management), Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence