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Dr. Raghuram P.

Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering, Coimbatore

Qualification: BE, M.E, Ph.D
p_raghuram@cb.amrita.edu
Ph: 0422-2685000
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Research Interest: Agile Manufacturing, Lean Manufacturing, Responsive Supply Chain Management, Tool Design

Bio

Dr. Raghuram P. currently serves as Assistant Professor at Department of Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering, Coimbatore Campus. His areas of research include Responsive Supply Chain Management, Lean Manufacturing, Agile Manufacturing and Tool Design.

Education

  • Ph.D. (Modeling and Assessment of Supply Chain Responsiveness), Department of Mechanical Engineering,Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore, India.
  • M.E., 2003-06, Department of Production Engineering,P.S.G. Institute of Technology, Coimbatore, India.
  • B.E., 1989-93, Department of Mechanical Engineering,Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore, India.

Professional Experience

May 1997 – Present Assistant Professor-Selection Grade,
Department of Mechanical Engineering,
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham
June 1995 – April 1997 Assistant Manager – Operations
M/s Multi-Facet ConsultantsPvt. Ltd.
Chennai, TN
May 1993 – May 1995 Design Engineer
Macon Engineers
Chennai, TN

Teaching/Research Interests

Teaching

  • Supply Chain Management, Enterprise Management, Lean Manufacturing, ManufacturingProcesses / Technology (Basic & Advanced), Tool design.

Research

  • Supply Chain Management : Responsiveness in Supply Chain Management, Supply Chain Risk Management.
  • Lean Manufacturing : Implementation of Lean in Manufacturing MSMEs.
  • Exergy Management : Human Potential Studies; Manufacturing Systems.

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Total number of Publications : 21
Citations : 28

Other Academic/Non-Academic Activities

Offices held:

  • 2013-Present:Aakash Coordinator, facilitated by IIT-Bombay under the National Mission on Education through ICT (MHRD, Govt. of India).
  • 1997-Present:CIR Department Coordinator, Department of Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham..
  • 1997-2002:Staff-in-Charge, Association of Mechanical Engineers (AcME), Department of Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.
  • 2002-2006:Admissions Coordinator, School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Membership in Professional Bodies

  1. Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE), Active Member

Student Guidance

  1. 2017-18 – Warehouse optimization using dynamic demand data analytics (Abhijeet Singh)
  2. 2016-17 – Agent based modeling in Capacitated Lot Sizing problem with sequence dependent setup time, (Sabiq MS), in collaboration with University of Porto, Portugal – Erasmus + program.
  3. 2016-17- Identification of Bottlenecks using a hybrid data-driven discrete event simulation, (Sabiq MS).
  4. 2014-15 – Bi-objective Optimization of logistics cost in Hazardous Material Transport, (Sarath Kumar), Done @ FACT, Cochin.
  5. 2014-15 – Optimization of Inventory Cost for High-Value, High Volume Spares, (SonuJalam), Done @ FACT, Cochin.
  6. 2013-14 – Design of a Model for Operational Flexibility of a Manufacturing System, (Mahesh.P.G.)
  7. 2013-14 – Design and Implementation of Kanban System and Discrete Time Markov Chain Modeling of a Horn Manufacturing Process, (Prasanna Kumar), Done @ Roots Industries India Limited, Coimbatore.
S.NO. ACADEMIC YEAR TITLE DONE AT
1 2017-18 Development ofSupply Chain Risk Mitigation Index using a Maturity Framework
2 2016-17 Inventory Analytics – Bibliometric Review and Bayesian Networks Approach to Inventory Control
3 Pareto optimization of supply chain reliability using Fuzzy DEA
4 Productivity improvement through VSM and Defect reduction for an automotive component LG Balakrishnan & Bros. (P) Ltd., Coimbatore
5 2015-16 An empirical analysis of Supply Chain Risk management in the Textile/Pump Supply Chain Textile/Pump Industries, Coimbatore and Tirupur area
6 Development of a Model for Inventory Optimization using System Dynamics Delphi Connection Systems India Ltd., Thrissur
7 Quality Filter Mapping in a Shell Moulding Foundry Indoshell Casting, Coimbatore
8 Streamlining of a production and Assembly line of Booster Pump Mahendra Pumps, Coimbatore
9 2014-15 Quality-Value Stream Mapping in an Automobile Engine Assembly line Royal Enfield, Coimbatore
10 Design and Development of a High-Speed High-Precision Pick and Place Unit Titan Industries, Hosur
11 Design and Implementation of a Cellular Manufacturing System (CMS) Aquasub Industries Private Limited, Coimbatore
12 Development of an integrated Decision Support System for Supplier Selection using Qualitative and Quantitative Criteria. Penta Automotives, Coimbatore
13 Assembly line Balancing and Workstation Design for a Pump  Manufacturing Industry Mahendra Pumps, Coimbatore
14 Optimization of Machining Parameters using Exergy Analysis In-house experimentation @ Lathe Shop, Dept of Mech. Engg.
15 2013-14 Design of Special Purpose Machine for Fettling Process Everon Castings, Coimbatore
16 Process Improvement of Slim-3 Vertical Machining Centre Assembly Line Makino Industries Private Limited, Bangalore
17 Improving the machine utilization of Semi-automatic power presses in a horn manufacturing industry Roots Industries India Limited, Coimbatore
18 2012-13 Mistake Proofing of Manual Interventions in CNC Machines and CAM Programming Precision Machining Centre, Larson & Toubro, Coimbatore
19 MILP based Optimization Model for Scheduling in Pharmaceutical Industry Orchid Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals Ltd., Chennai; Strides Arcolab Limited, Bangalore
20 Customization of Assembly line and Fixture design in Pro/Engineer WABCO India Limited, Chennai
21 2011-12 Lean Management in Quality Control Department Best and Crompton Pumps, Chennai
22 Theoretical Framework for Streamlining the Textile Supply Chain through Structural Equation Modeling Textile Industries in and around Tirupur and Coimbatore
23 Implementation of Lean Techniques in a Control Valve Manufacturing Company CIRCOR Flow Technologies, Coimbatore
24 Process Analysis for Project-based and Continuous Manufacturing Industry Aerospace Division, M/s Larson & Toubro, Coimbatore
25 2010-11 Design and fabrication of Electrochemical machine In-house @ Special Machines Lab, Dept of Mech. Engg.
26 2009-10 Quality Value Stream Mapping for Small Angle Grinders Bosch, Hosur
27 Implementation of Lean Six Sigma Aquasub Industries Private Limited, Coimbatore Deccan Pumps, Coimbatore
28 Design of Electrochemical machine In-house @ Special Machines Lab, Dept of Mech. Engg
29 Value Engineering Study on a Wind Mill Cable Clamp Sri Murugan Industry, Erode
30 2008-09 Design of Fixtures for ACB assembly problems Larson & Toubro, Powai, Mumbai
31 Quality Implementation with SAP and  Upgradation of Packaging Machine Larson & Toubro, Powai, Mumbai
32 Comparative Study & Analysis of two different silver coating thickness over components Larson & Toubro, Powai, Mumbai
33 Rework  Analysis  in d sine MCCB – DN4 Larson & Toubro, Powai, Mumbai
34 Dynamic and Stress Analysis of Switch Disconnector Fuse Larson & Toubro, Powai, Mumbai
35 2007-08 Design and Fabrication of Portable Electrical Discharge Machine Craftsman, Coimbatore
36 Design of a Hydraulic Fixture for the Tack Welding of the Boom for PC200-8 Model of Excavators Larsen and Toubro – Komatsu, Bangalore
37 2006-07 Design and Analysis of  NC-based PCB drilling machine Amrita Technologies, Coimbatore
38 2005-06 Automation of an Electroplating Plant Murugadas Electroplating Works, Coimbatore
39 2004-05 Design and Fabrication of a Tele-operated Mobile Robot for Landmine Detection and Toxic Gas Sensing – Awarded the Innovative Engineers Award with a medallion and a cash prize of Rs.10000 each by INAE, New Delhi. In-house
40 Remaining Life Assessment (RLA) of Boiler Components Neyveli Lignite Corporation, Neyveli
41 Design and Fabrication of a Mobility Aid for the Visually Impaired In-house
42 2003-04 Fuel Flow Measurement System Pricol, Coimbatore
43 2003-04 Ultrasonic Scale Removal In-house
44 2002-03 Design and Fabrication of Curing Unit for a Semi-Automated Painting Cell Janatics India Ltd., Coimbatore
45 2001-02 Design of Linear Slide for IR 52C In-house @ CAM Lab, Amrita
46 1997-98 Improving the Performance of 2-Stroke Spark Ignition IC Engine

Inititatives & Responsibilities @ Amrita

University Level

  • Part of the core team for conducting the International CEO Summit organized withDr. VenkatRangan, Vice Chancellor, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham in Sep 2004 as part of Amritavarsham 50. Under Amma’s leadership, it was attended by more than 100 international and national CEOs and Dr.APJ Abdul Kalam.
  • Aakash Coordinator – An initiative from MHRD through IIT-Bombay.
    • Maintenance and distribution of Aakash tablets
  • Involved in English to Tamil translation project for the machine translation project.

School / Department Level

  • Admissions (2002 – 2006)
    • Designed the School’s admission brochure for all four years.
    • Coordinated Counseling of students for admission into the University
    • Designed and readied the flex prints for exhibitions and counseling.
    • Coordinated faculty and staff for the exhibitions and counseling.
  • Modified the college website content and design for the launch of the site on Institution Day 2007.
  • NBA Accreditation (April 2002) – Coordinated all departments towards accreditation. Prepared the presentations for the department for Accreditation and Deemed University status.
  • 1997-2002: Staff-in-Charge, Association of Mechanical Engineers (AcME), Department of Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.
  • Lab-in-charge of Welding lab.
  • Coordinator – ‘Special Interest Group’ formed with seven engineering colleges.
  • Was in-charge of purchase and maintenance of projection equipment.

Classroom

  • Introduced a computerized learning environment with presentations and videos.
  • Extensive use of Internet and e-library to impart up-to-date information.
  • Handling classes & labs to create intensive interest in the students by giving innovative and industry-relevant projects assigned individually.
  • Prepared presentations for most of the subjects taught – Supply Chain Management, Enterprise Management, Unconventional Machining Processes, Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Engineering Management and several other technical and general topics.

Conferences/Workshop Organized

  • Organized a National level One day workshop on Lean Manufacturing on 17 June 2017 with Dr.Eric Blanco, Deputy Director, School of Industrial Engineering, University of Grenoble Alps.
  • COSMA International conference
    • Active Executive committee member
    • Designed the conference website, momentos
    • Coordinated the design and printing of Proceedings
    • Chaired one session
  • COPEN International conference
    • Active Executive committee member
    • Designed the conference website
    • Coordinated the design and printing of Proceedings
    • Chaired two sessions

Placement Training

  • Department Placement Coordinator – to coordinate activities with the Department of Corporate and International Relations(CIR).
  • Guiding/Counseling students in career building and personality development.
  • Have conducted numerous aptitude tests, group discussions and mock interviews.
  • Have conducted two workshops for arts and polytechnic students on personality development.
Publications

Journal Article

Year : 2021

Responsiveness model of the textile supply chain – a structural equation modelling-based investigation

Cite this Research Publication : P.Raghuram; P.G.Saleeshya, “Responsiveness model of the textile supply chain - a structural equation modelling-based investigation”, International Journal of Services and Operations Management, Vol.38 No.3, pp.419 – 440, DOI: 10.1504/IJSOM.2021.113605(link is external), March.

Publisher : International Journal of Services and Operations Management

Year : 2020

Development of a supply chain risk mitigation index for distillery

Cite this Research Publication : Raghuram, P., Sandeep.P., Sreedharan.V.R., Saikouk.T., “Development of a supply chain risk mitigation index for distillery”, TQM Journal, Doi: 10.1108/TQM-01-2020-0008(link is external), September 2020.

Publisher : TQM Journal

Year : 2020

Warehouse optimisation using demand data analytics – a case study-based approach

Cite this Research Publication : P. Raghuram and Singh, A., “Warehouse optimisation using demand data analytics – a case study-based approach”, Int. J. Business Information Systems, vol. 10, 2020.

Publisher : International Journal of Business Information Systems

Year : 2020

Empirical Investigation of Supply Disruption in Plastic SMEs

Cite this Research Publication : P. Raghuram and Dhianeshwar, J., “Empirical Investigation of Supply Disruption in Plastic SMEs”, Int. J. of Productivity and Quality Management, vol. 10, 2020.

Year : 2020

Agent_based modelling in Capacitated Lot Sizing Problem with Sequence dependent Setup time

Cite this Research Publication : P. Raghuram and Sulaiman, S., “Agent_based modelling in Capacitated Lot Sizing Problem with Sequence dependent Setup time”, Int. J. of Operational Research, 2020.

Year : 2020

Responsiveness Model of Textile Supply Chain – A Structural Equation Modeling based Investigation

Cite this Research Publication : P. Raghuram and Saleeshya, P. G., “Responsiveness Model of Textile Supply Chain – A Structural Equation Modeling based Investigation”, Int. J. Services and Operations Management, vol. 10, 2020.

Year : 2020

Modeling and Assessment of the Impact of Supply Disruption and Cost of Recovery using Systems Dynamics Approach

Cite this Research Publication : P. Raghuram and Harisankar, G., “Modeling and Assessment of the Impact of Supply Disruption and Cost of Recovery using Systems Dynamics Approach”, Int. J. Industrial and Systems Engineering, vol. 10, 2020.

Year : 2017

Delivery Service through an Integrated Inventory Management Model using a System Dynamics Model

Cite this Research Publication : P. Raghuram, Sahay, M., and .G.Saleeshya, P., “Delivery Service through an Integrated Inventory Management Model using a System Dynamics Model”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management Bogota, Colombia, 2017.

Year : 2016

Assessing the responsiveness of supply chain -structural equation modelling based approach

Cite this Research Publication : P. Raghuram and Dr. Saleeshya P.G., “Assessing the responsiveness of supply chain -structural equation modelling based approach”, International Journal of Logistics Systems and Management, vol. 25, pp. 558-579, 2016.

Publisher : International Journal of Logistics Systems and Management, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd.

Year : 2016

Assessing the responsiveness of supply chain -structural equation modelling based approach

Cite this Research Publication : P. Raghuram and Dr. Saleeshya P.G., “Assessing the responsiveness of supply chain -structural equation modelling based approach”, International Journal of Logistics Systems and Management, vol. 25, pp. 558-579, 2016.

Publisher : International Journal of Logistics Systems and Management, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd.,

Year : 2016

Assessing the responsiveness of supply chain – structural equation modelling based approach

Cite this Research Publication : P. Raghuram and Dr. Saleeshya P.G., “Assessing the responsiveness of supply chain – structural equation modelling based approach”, International Journal of Logistics Systems and Management, vol. 25, pp. 558–579, 2016.

Publisher : International Journal of Logistics Systems and Management,

Year : 2015

Remaining life assessment of boiler components

Cite this Research Publication : P. Raghuram, Hemanath, S., Hiran, S. H., Vignesh, M., and Ranjith, S., “Remaining life assessment of boiler components”, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, vol. 10, pp. 23755-23768, 2015.

Publisher : International Journal of Applied Engineering Research

Year : 2015

Optimization of Machining Parameters In Turning Process Using Exergy Analysis

Cite this Research Publication : P. Raghuram, Balaji, K., Karthik S, Hari Haran R, Siva Sankar P, and Vimal P, “Optimization of Machining Parameters In Turning Process Using Exergy Analysis”, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, vol. 10, pp. 29907-29916., 2015.

Publisher : International Journal of Applied Engineering Research

Year : 2015

Criticality Analysis and Inventory Cost Reduction for High-Value, High Volume Spares

Cite this Research Publication : Sonujalam .K and P. Raghuram, “Criticality Analysis and Inventory Cost Reduction for High-Value, High Volume Spares”, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, vol. 10, pp. 30071-30082, 2015.

Publisher : International Journal of Applied Engineering Research

Year : 2015

Optimization and scheduling of HAZCHEM logistics with time windows : A case study

Cite this Research Publication : S. Sarath, P. Raghuram, and Venkateswaran, R., “Optimization and scheduling of HAZCHEM logistics with time windows : A case study”, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, vol. 10, pp. 34270-34276, 2015.

Publisher : International Journal of Applied Engineering Research

Year : 2012

Lean manufacturing practices in textile industries–a case study

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. Saleeshya P.G., P. Raghuram, and N Vamsi, “Lean manufacturing practices in textile industries–a case study”, International Journal of Collaborative Enterprise (IJCol. Ent), vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 18–37, 2012.

Publisher : Inderscience Publishers

Year : 2012

A combined AHP and ISM-based model to assess the agility of supply chain–a case study

Cite this Research Publication : P. G. Saleeshya, Thampi, K. Suresh, and Raghuram, P., “A combined AHP and ISM-based model to assess the agility of supply chain–a case study”, International Journal of Integrated Supply Management, vol. 7, pp. 167–191, 2012.

Publisher : Inderscience Publishers

Year : 2012

A combined AHP and ISM-based model to assess the agility of supply chain-a case study

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. Saleeshya P.G., Karthik Suresh Thampy, and P. Raghuram, “A combined AHP and ISM-based model to assess the agility of supply chain-a case study”, International Journal of Integrated Supply Management (IJISM), vol. 7, pp. 167-191, 2012.

Publisher : IJISM

Year : 2006

Optimum Scheduling/Cost Control Using Network Analysis

Cite this Research Publication : P. Raghuram and .Gokulachandran, J., “Optimum Scheduling/Cost Control Using Network Analysis”, Journal of Industrial Engineering, vol. XXXV , pp. 11-18., 2006.

Publisher : Journal of Industrial Engineering

Year : 2005

Ultrasonics in the construction of mobility aid for the blind

Cite this Research Publication : P. Raghuram, “Ultrasonics in the construction of mobility aid for the blind”, Proceedings of International Conference on Emerging technologies in Intelligent System and Control, Kumaraguru College of Technology, 2005.

Publisher : Kumaraguru College of Technology

Conference Proceedings

Year : 2012

Modeling a responsive supply chain through exploratory factor analysis

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. Saleeshya P.G. and P. Raghuram, “Modeling a responsive supply chain through exploratory factor analysis”, Proceedings of The 12th Consortium of Students in Management Research (COSMAR 2012) . Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore , p. 64, 2012.

Publisher : COSMAR 2012

Year : 2006

Electrochemical Micromachining

Cite this Research Publication : P. Raghuram, “Electrochemical Micromachining”, Proceedings of International Conference on Global Manufacturing and Innovation (GMI 2006). Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore, 2006.

Publisher : Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore

Year : 2005

Remaining Life Assessment of High Pressure Parts and Pipework

Cite this Research Publication : P. Raghuram, “Remaining Life Assessment of High Pressure Parts and Pipework”, Proceedings of National Conference on Manufacturing Technology and Management for Global Marketing - CMTM . Crescent Engineering College, Chennai, 2005.

Publisher : Crescent Engineering College, Chennai

Year : 2005

Real Time Challenges In Implementing ERP Solutions

Cite this Research Publication : P. Raghuram, “Real Time Challenges In Implementing ERP Solutions”, Proceedings of National Conference AMTEG. Pune Institute of Technology, Pune, 2005.

Publisher : Pune Institute of Technology, Pune

Year : 2005

Advanced Driver Assistance using Micro-System Technologies

Cite this Research Publication : P. Raghuram, “Advanced Driver Assistance using Micro-System Technologies”, Proceedings of National Conference AMTEG. Pune Institute of Technology, Pune, 2005.

Publisher : Pune Institute of Technology, Pune

Year : 2004

SRM in Industries – A Pragmatic Approach

Cite this Research Publication : P. Raghuram, “SRM in Industries - A Pragmatic Approach”, Proceedings of National Conference on Challenges in Achieving Global Quality CAGQ-2004. pp. 485-489, 2004.

Publisher : Proceedings of National Conference on Challenges in Achieving Global Quality CAGQ

Year : 2004

Robotic Technology for a Mobility Aid for the Visually Impaired

Cite this Research Publication : P. Raghuram, “Robotic Technology for a Mobility Aid for the Visually Impaired”, Proceedings of National Conference on State of the Art of Technologies in Mechanical Engineering. JNTU, Hyderabad, pp. 250-256, 2004.

Publisher : JNTU, Hyderabad

Year : 2004

PV- LED Lighting System for Rural India – A World of Expanding Opportunities

Cite this Research Publication : P. Raghuram, “PV- LED Lighting System for Rural India - A World of Expanding Opportunities”, National Conference on State of the Art of Technologies in Mechanical Engineering. pp. E17-E19, 2004.

Publisher : National Conference on State of the Art of Technologies in Mechanical Engineering

Year : 2004

CRM An Integral Element in Supply Chain Management

Cite this Research Publication : P. Raghuram, “CRM An Integral Element in Supply Chain Management”, Proceedings of National Conference - PINNACLE. Government Engineering College, Thrissur, October 2004, 2004.

Publisher : Government Engineering College, Thrissur

Year : 2004

An Agile Prototype for the Indian Small Scale Industry

Cite this Research Publication : P. Raghuram, “An Agile Prototype for the Indian Small Scale Industry”, Proceedings of National Conference on Emerging Trends in Mechanical Engineering. Padre Conceicao College of Engineering, Goa, pp. 129-133, 2004.

Publisher : Padre Conceicao College of Engineering, Goa

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