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Kumar, Pradeep
Kumar Pradeep Professor kumarfme[at]iitr.ac.in 9837423860
Areas of Interest
  • Industrial Engineering:, Quality Engineering, Taguchi's Method, Six Sigma, SPC Tools, QFD
  • Joining:, Microwave Joining of Bulk Materials, Composites
  • Advanced Manufacturing Processes:, Micro-Machining, Hybrid Machining, Non-Conventional Processes
  • Supply Chain Management, Global Supply Chain, Reverse Logistics, Green Supply Chains, 3PL, 4PL Logisitcs
  • Metal Casting:, Vacuum Sealed Molding, Evaporative Pattern Casting, Investment Casting, Casting Simulation
Professional Background
FromToDesignationOrganisation
20142015Vice ChancellorDelhi Technological University, Delhi
2003DateProfessor, Department of Mechanical & Industrial EngineeringIIT Roorkee
20132014Visiting Professor, Department of System Engineering, KFUPM, Saudi Arabia
20062012Joint Professor, Department of Management StudiesIIT Roorkee
20102010Visiting Professor, Department of Industrial and System EngineeringAIT Bangkok, Thailand
20012003Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Industrial EngineeringIIT Roorkee
19981999Research Associate, Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, Wayne State University, MI, USA
19961996Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Industrial and Management System, West Virginia University, WV, USA
19962001Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical and Industrial EngineeringIIT Roorkee
19901996Lecturer, Department of Mechanical and Industrial EngineeringIIT Roorkee
Honors and Awards
AwardInstituteYear
OUTSTANDING TEACHER AWARDIIT ROORKEE2009
OUTSTANDING TEACHER AWARDIIT ROORKEE2005
Gold Medal, Being Topper of M. TechIIT Roorkee1989
Eminent Mechanical Engineer, For Contribution in the Area of Mechanical Engineering The Institution of Engineers (India) 2014
Emerald Literati Network 2013: Outstanding Author Contribution AwardJournal of Adavnces in Management Research 2013
Best Case Study Award in Non-Traditional Area National Council of the Indian Institution of Industrial Engineering 2010
Fellow of World Confederation of Productivity Sciences, Canada World Productivity Council2007
3rd Best Paper AwardXIII ISME Conference, IIT Roorkee2003
SAE Recognition AwardSAE International Automotive Manufacturing Conference and Exposition, Detroit. USA 2001
Binani Trust Award for Best Technical Paper Institute of Indian Foundrymen1999
Khosla Research Commendation CertificateIIT Roorkee1996
Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
B.E.Industrial Engg.University of Roorkee1982
M.E.Production Engg.University of Roorkee1989
Ph..D.Production and Industrial Engg.University of Roorkee1993
Administrative Background
FromToDesignationOrganisationLevel
20142015Vice ChancellorDelhi Technological University
20132013Chairman, Institute Purchase Committee IIT Roorkee
20102012Dean Finance and PlanningIIT Roorkee
20072009Head, Mechanical & Industrial EngineeringIIT Roorkee
20082009Chairman JEE 2009IIT Roorkee
20072008Vice Chairman JEE (Organizing) 2008IIT Roorkee
20062007Chairman, GATE 2007IIT Roorkee
20052006Chairman, Gate 2006IIT Roorkee
20052006Chairman, JMET (Organizing) 2006IIT Roorkee
20042005Vice Chairman, GATE 2005IIT Roorkee
20042005Vice Chairman PG Admission 2005IIT Roorkee
20042005Coordinator, Educational Technological CellIIT Roorkee
20122013Chairman, Department Academic Studies Committee IIT Roorkee
20102012Chairman, Department Research Committee IIT Roorkee
20072009Chairman, Department Professorial CommitteeIIT Roorkee
20052007Coordinator, Workshop IIT Roorkee
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Year
Investigation and Optimization of V-Process Parameters Affecting the Quality of Al - 7% Si Alloy CasP. B. BaruaA
Modeling and Analysis of Reverse Supply Chain for Indian Paper Industry R. K. PatiA
Planning, Design, and Optimization of Global Supply Chain Management S. BalanA
Development and Investigations in Centrifugal Force Assisted Abrasive flow Machining Process R. S. WaliaA
Image Processing of Welding DefectsAlkanandaA
Process Development and Performance Studies of Evaporative Pattern Castings Sudhir KumarA
Investigation of the Effects of Process Parameters Affecting the Quality of Machined Surfaces by PowHermesh KansalA
Investigation of Process Parameters Affecting the Quality of Hole Drilled in Alumina Based Ceramics R. S.JadounA
Studies in Metal Finishing with Magnetically Assisted Abrasive Flow Machining Sehijpal SinghA
Optimization of Machining Parameters for Turned Parts through Taguchi TechniqueHari SinghA
Analysis, Design and Optimization of QRM Aspects in Production Systems Rajeev K. SharmaA
Effect of Process Variables on Castings Produced by Ceramic Shell Investment Castings Balwinder SinghA
Performance Studies of CNC Machined Parts Using Robust Design Techniques Aman AgarwalA
RAM Analysis of Industrial Systems using Petri Nets Anish SachdevaA
Planning, Design and Analysis of Third Party Services Providers M. N. QureshiA
Electric Discharge Machining of Al 6063 MMC Produced by Stir Casting Process Akshay DvivediA
Characterization and Machinability Studies in Drilling of Al6061/SiCp MMC Shankara MurthyA
A Study on Modeling of Selection Issues in Third Party and Fourth Party Logistics Service Providers R S BhattiA
Some Studies to Enhance the Capabilities of Abrasive Flow Machining Processes S RajeshaA
Joining and Characterization of Metallic Materials using Microwave Hybrid Heating M. S. SrinathA
Some Investigations on the Use of Flow Modifiers in Continuous Casting Tundish Suman KantA
Design and Analysis of Supply Chain for Transport Disruptions Risks Using System Dynamics Atul SidolaA
Investigations on Development of Microchannels Using Micro Ultrasonic Machining V K JainA
Mechanical and Corrosion Behaviour of Friction Stir Welded Joints of 7039 Aluminum Alloy Chaityana SharmaA
Some Modeling Approches on the Effects of Tool Geometries on Friction Stir Welds Hrushikesh MohantyA
Investigation on Electro Discharge Drilling and Hole Grinding of Metal Matrix Composites Abhishek SinghA
Investigations on Performance Enhancement of ECDM Process while Machining of Glass C. S. JawalkarA
Development of EDM Process Variants and Analysis of their Effects on Performance Measures Umesh VishwakarmaA
Studies in Surface Modification with Magnetically Assisted Stainless Steel Pins Harish ParasharA
Study and Analysis of the Issues of Supply Chain Performance System with CSR Considerations Mohit BansalA
Fusion Joining of Advanced Materials using Microwave Hybrid Heating Amit BansalA
Performance Analysis of Ultrasonic Asssited Abrasive Flow Machining G. VenkateshA
Analysis and Management of Risks in Green Supply Chain Sachin ManglaA
Investigations on Microwave Drilling of Characteristically Different Materials Nitin LautreA
Characterization and machinablity study of natural fiber reinforced composites Temesgen BerhanuA
Investigation on ECDM for Subtractive Microfabrication on Glass Pankaj GuptaA
Visits to outside institutions
Institute VisitedPurpose of VisitDate
San Diego, U.S.APresent research paper entitled "Some Studies on Performance of a Natural Polymer Media for Abrasive Flow Machining" during the TMS 2011 Annual Meeting & Exhibition ConferenceMarch 2011
Zacatecas, Mexico, Indo – Mexico S & T Program of DST, New Delhi for the collaborative project on Development of Fracture and Fatigue Resistant Cast Aluminum Alloys Produced by Semi-Solid Metal Casting and Conventional Casting ProcessesDec 2010
Amsterdam, Netherlands 6th Consortium Meeting of EU-Asia Link Program on Sound and VibrationAug 2008
Stockholm, Sweden 6th Consortium Meeting of EU-Asia Link Program on Sound and VibrationAug 2008
Bangkok, selection panelist on behalf of KAUST Saudi ArabiaDec 2007
Asian Productivity Office, Mongolia Course on Taguchi's Method, and presented country paper Aug 2000
St. Louis, USAPresentation of Paper at AFS Exposition1999
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