Editors

Editors

Advisory Committee

Chairman
Bani K. Sinha, Former Professor, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, Academic Advisor, Calcutta Business School, India

Members

S. P. Mukherjee, Former Centenary Professor, University of Calcutta, and Chairman of the Board of Directors, International Statistics Education Centre, ISI, Calcutta, India

S. G. Deshmukh, Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India

M. K. Tiwari, Director, National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), Mumbai, India and Professor, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India

Board of Editors

Editor-in-Chief

S. G. Deshmukh, Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India

Managing Editor

M. K. Tiwari, Director, National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), Mumbai, India and Professor, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India

Associate Editors
B. Chandra, Professor, Amar Nath and Shashi Khosla School of Information Technology, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India

C. Rajendran, Professor, Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India

Ravi Shankar, Professor, Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India

Shankar Chakraborty, Professor, Department of Production Engineering, Jadavpur University, Calcutta, India

Dharmaraja Selvamuthu, Professor, Department of Mathematics, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India

Shashi Kant Mishra, Professor, Faculty of Science, Department of Mathematics, Banaras Hindu University, India

Utpal Kumar Bhattacharya, Professor, Department of Operations Management and Quantitative Techniques, Indian Institute of Management, Indore, India

Debjani Chakraborty, Professor, Department of Mathematics, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India

Goutam Dutta, Professor, Department of Productive and Quantitative Methods, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, India

Pankaj Dutta, Professor, Department of Decision Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India

Chandra K Jaggi, Professor, Department of Operational Research, Faculty of Mathematical Sciences, University of Delhi, India

Akhilesh Kumar, Professor, Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India

Sri Krishna Kumar, Professor, Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India

Biswajit Mahanty, Dean, Planning & Coordination, Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India

Abhijit Majumdar, Professor, Department of Textile Technology, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India

M Mathirajan, Professor, Department of Management Science, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

Balkrishna Eknath Narkhede, Professor, Department of Industrial Engineering & Manufacturing Systems, National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), Mumbai, India

Sanjay Kumar Prasad, Chief Data Scientist, Global Industrial Products CoC, IBM, India

Bijan Sarkar, Professor, Department of Production Engineering, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India

Jitesh J. Thakkar, Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India

Jayendran Venkateswaran, Professor, Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India

Guest Editors

Ashis Kumar Chakraborty, Professor, Statistical Quality Control and Operations Research Division, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India

Vijay Chandru, Professor, The Centre for BioSystems Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

N Hemachandra, Professor, Interdisciplinary Program in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India

Narayan Rangaraj, Professor, Interdisciplinary Program in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India

Nita H. Shah, Professor, Department of Mathematics, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, India

Members

Diptesh Ghosh, Professor, Production and Quantitative Methods, Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, India

G. Laporte, Professor, Department of Decision Science, HEC Montréal, Canada

Guochuan Zhang, Professor, Department of Mathematics, Zhejiang University, China

J. E. Beasley, Professor, Department of Operational Research, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Brunel University, UK

Krishna B. Misra, Professor, Principal Consultant, Reliability, Availability, Maintainability and Safety Engineering, India

Kusum Deep, Professor, Department of Mathematics, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India

Loo Hay Lee, Professor, Department of Industrial Systems Engineering and Management, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Montaz Ali, Professor, School of Computational and Applied Mathematics, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

M. Hariga, Professor, College of Engineering, American University of Sharjah, UAE

M. P. Biswal, Professor, Department of Mathematics, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India

Ralph Baker Kearfott, Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, USA

Rakesh Verma, Professor, Operations Management Group, National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), Mumbai, India

Suresh Chandra, Professor, Department of Mathematics, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India

Suresh K. Goyal, professor, Supply Chain and Business Technology Management, John Molson School of Business, Concordia University, Canada

Sanjay Mehrotra, Professor, Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences, McCormick School of Engineering, Northwestern University, USA

T. L. Urban, Professor, J. Bradley Oxley Professor of Operations Management, College of Business Finance, Operations Management and International Business, University of Tulsa, USA

Trilochan Sastry, Professor, Decision Sciences Group, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, India

Tamas Vinko, Professor, Department of Computational Optimization, University of Szeged, Hungary