Vijaya Kumar Manupati

Assistant Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

National Institute of Technology, Warangal - 506004, Telangana, INDIA

: manupati.vijay@nitw.ac.in

: 9775627564

Interests: Manufacturing Systems Design, Supply Chain Management, Health Care Systems, Intelligent Manufacturing Systems, Cyber-Physical Systems, Industry 4.0, Soft Computing Techniques including Artificial and Machine Intelligence Techniques and Optimization and Simulation.

 

 

Scopus ID: 55375722300; Researcher ID: 522502; Skype ID: vijaykumar.manupati;

H-index: 13; i10-index: 15; Citations: 441

 

Education:

Exam Name

Specialization

Board/University

Graduated year

Division

Ph.D

Industrial and Systems Engineering

IIT Kharagpur

2014

-

M.Tech

Mechanical Engineering with “Industrial Engineering and Management.”

NIT Calicut

2009

1st class

 

B.Tech

Mechanical Engineering

V. R. Siddhartha Engineering College

2006

1st class

 

Date of Birth: 02 Aug 1985

 

Professional/research experience:

  1. NIT Warangal; Designation: Assistant Professor; May 07th, 2018– Till date
  2. VIT Vellore; Designation: Associate Professor; June 15th 2015-April 30th 2018
  3. KL University; Designation: Associate Professor; June 13th, 2014 –June 13th, 2015
  4. KL University; Designation: Assistant Professor; June 17th, 2009 – July 17th, 2010

 

Dr. Vijay Kumar Manupati is currently an Assistant Professor (Since May 2018) in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technology (NIT) Warangal. He earned his doctorate in the Industrial and Systems Engineering Department from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur in 2014. His research interests include Intelligent manufacturing systems, Cyber-Physical Systems, Prognostics and Diagnostics of Manufacturing Systems, Sustainable and Resilient Supply Chains, and Health care systems. He has published more than 90+ publications which includes 30+ peer- reviewed articles which includes prestigious Journals like CIRP-Annals Manufacturing Technology, International Journal of Production Research, Computers and Industrial Engineering, International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing, etc. and 40+ International Conference papers, 20+ Book chapters and edited 5 books. His h-index is 13 with i-10 index of 15. He is acting as an international reviewer for more than 30+ peer-reviewed Journals. Currently, he is acting as an Editorial Review Board member of International Journal of Sustainable Entrepreneurship and corporate social responsibility, International Journal of Web Portals, and special issue editor of International Journal of Advanced Operations Management. He received Grants from Department of Science and Technology (DST), and a recipient of Young Engineers Award from Institute of Engineers India. He is a member of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineering (IISE), Institute of Engineers (IEI) India, Life member of International Association of Engineers, US and also acting as a technical and scientific committee member of various International conferences.



Course Taught Previously

Key courses taught (UG/PG):

  1. Intelligent manufacturing,
  2. Operations research,
  3. Process Planning and Scheduling,
  4. Manufacturing System,
  5. Evolutionary Computation,
  6. Logistics and Supply Chain Management,
  7. Plant Layout and Material Handling,
  8. Decision Modelling,
  9. Advance operation research
  10. Soft Computing Techniques
  11. Production Planning and Inventory Control,
  12. Applied Multivariate and Statistical Analysis,
  13. Additive Manufacturing,
  14. Evolutionary Game Theory,
  15. Computer Integrated Manufacturing,
  16. Management Information Systems,
  17. Total quality management,
  18. Modelling of Manufacturing Systems Simulation,

 

Subjects Introduced:

  1. Intelligent Manufacturing Systems for M.Tech 2020 Batch
  2. Artificial Intelligence for Cyber Physical Systems

Publications

 

Book chapters published:

  1. V.K Manupati et al., (2021) "Development of Novel Framework for a Distributed Manufacturing System Process for Industry 4.0", Sustainable Manufacturing for Industry 4.0: An Augmented Approach, Taylor and Francis.
  2. V.K Manupati et al., (2021) An integrated Fuzzy MCDM approach to supplier selection – Indian automotive industry case”, Computational Management: Applications of Computational Intelligence in Business Management" Springer, Germany.
  3. V.K Manupati et al., (2020) “Challenges faced and preparedness of Agriculture supply chain during COVID-19”, Management and Industrial Engineering (Springer Book series) Accept.
  4. V.K Manupati et al., (2020), “Introduction to Additive Manufacturing and Industrial Revolution 4.0”, Accept. 
  5. V.K Manupati et al., (2020) “Energy-efficient network manufacturing system using controlled elitist non-dominated sorting genetic algorithm”. Proceedings of International Conference of Mechatronics and Cyber-mixmechatronics. Springer, PP-188-206.
  6. V.K Manupati et al.,(2020) "Analysis and optimization of queueing Systems in Airports-Discrete Event Simulation", Publisher: Springer.
  7. V.K Manupati et al.,(2020) "Ontology-based metamodel for hybrid collaborative schedule", Publisher: Springer.
  8. V. K Manupati et al., (2019) “Tools Implementation in Management of Continuous Improvement Processes”, In book: Temporal Modelling of Customer Behaviour, Springer.
  9. V. K Manupati et al., (2019) “Telefacturing based distributed manufacturing Environment”, Wiley, Taylor and Francis, CRC Press.
  10. V. K Manupati et al., (2019) “Integration of process planning and scheduling in an energy-efficient flexible job shop: A hybrid moth flame evolutionary algorithm". Wiley, Taylor and Francis, CRC Press.
  11. V. K Manupati et. al., (2018) “Risk Mapping Analysis with Geographic Information Systems for Landslides using Supply Chain”. Handbook of Research on Emerging applications in Supply Chain for Sustainable Business Development. IGI Global
  12. V. K Manupati, Thangaraja J, Yatharth Gupta (2018). “Multi-Criterion Decision Making Analysis for Sustainable Biofuel Supply Chain: Sustainable Biofuel Supply Chain: A Multi-Criterion Decision Making Approach”. Handbook of Research on Emerging applications in Supply Chain for Sustainable Business Development. IGI Global.
  13. V. K. Manupati, Anthony M. Xavior, Akshay Chandra, Muneeb Ahsan (2018). "Workload assessment for a sustainable manufacturing paradigm using social network analysis method", Knowledge Computing and its Applications”, Springer Nature.
  14. V. K. Manupati, P.K.C Kanigalpula, M.L.R.Varela, G.D Putnik, A.F. Araújo, and G.G.Vieira, (2018). “Web-Based Decision System for Distributed Process Planning in a Networked Manufacturing Environment”. In Developments and Advances in Intelligent Systems and Applications (pp. 111-118). Springer, Cham. ISBN: 9783319589657, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-58965-7.
  15. M. L. R. Varela; V. K. Manupati; G.D. Putnik; Ana Madureira; K. V. Anirudh, (2017). "Industrial Plant Layout analyzing based on SNA". Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, Edition: Volume 557 2017, Publisher: Springer.
  16. Akshay Kumar Uppala; Rishabh Ranka; Shilpa Agrawal; J. J. Thakkar; V.K.Manupati (2015).“Selection of Green suppliers based on GSCM practices: Using fuzzy MCDM approach in an Indian Electronics Company”, Handbook of Fuzzy and Rough set Theory in Organizational Decision Making. IGI Global publications, 2016. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-1008-6.ch016; ISBN: 9781522510086
  17. V K Manupati, Goran Putnik, and M K Tiwari, (2014), “Resource scalability in a networked manufacturing system: A social network analysis-based approach”. Handbook of Manufacturing Engineering and Technology, DOI 10.1007/978-1-4471-4976-7_116-1, Springer-Verlag London, 2014 ISBN: 978-1-4471-4976-7.
  18. V K Manupati, S. N. Dwivedi, and M K Tiwari, (2014), “Process Plan and Scheduling Integration for Networked Manufacturing Using Mobile Agent-Based Approach”, Handbook of Manufacturing Engineering and Technology, DOI 10.1007/978-1-4471-4976-7_117-1, Springer-Verlag London, 2014. ISBN: 978-1-4471-4976-7.

 

Book Published:

 

  1. Editors: Rajeev Agrawal, Dr. Jinesh Kumar Jain, Dr. Vinod Singh Yadav, Dr. Vijaya Kumar Manupati, Dr. Leonilde Varela, Recent advances in Industrial Production - Select Proceedings of ICEM 2020, Springer Nature, 2020.
  2. Editors: Rajeev Agrawal, Dr. Jinesh Kumar Jain, Dr. Vinod Singh Yadav, Dr. Vijaya Kumar Manupati, Dr. Leonilde Varela, Recent advances in Smart Manufacturing, and Materials - Select Proceedings of ICEM 2020, Springer Nature, 2020.
  3. Editors: Rajeev Agrawal, Dr. Vikas, Dr. Monica Sharma, Dr. Vijaya Kumar Manupati Sustainability and Industry 4.0 in the Food Supply Chain, CRC Press.
  4. Editors: V.K. Manupati, Goran Putnik, M.L.R.Varela, Jaya Krishna. K, Handbook of Research on “Emerging Applications in Supply Chains for Sustainable Business Development”, IGI  Global Publication, 2018.
  5. Editors: K. Manupati, Goran Putnik, M.L.R.Varela, Handbook on “Smart and Sustainable Manufacturing for Industry 4.0”, CRC Press, Taylor and Francis, 2020. Process.

 

Conference Papers published:

  1. Suraj Panigrahi, Srijeta Agrahari, Jose Machado,  V.K.Manupati,  Production scheduling of semiconductor wafer fabrication facilities using real-time combinatorial dispatching rule, International Conference on Reliable Systems Engineering - ICoRSE, Sep 9th-10th, 2021, Romania
  2. Kakarla Manoj, Biswajit Kar, Rajeev Agrawal, V.K. Manupati and Jose (2021) “Cycle Time Reduction in CNC Turning Process Using Six Sigma Methodology – A Manufacturing Case Study”, Innovations in Industrial Engineering, Springer Nature. DOI:10.1007/978-3-030-78170-5_13. ICIE, 2020, Portugal.
  3. Veerababu R, Vijaya Kumar M, M L R Varela, and Goran Putnik (2021), “A novel integrated framework approach for TEBC technologies in Distributed Manufacturing Systems: A systematic review and opportunities”, ICIE-2020, Portugal.
  4. Vijaya Kumar Manupati, Shukla Akash, M L R Varela and E Suresh Babu, “Robust SupplyChain design under facility disruption by consideration of risk propagation”, ICIE-2020, Portugal.
  5. Veera Babu Ramakurthi, V.K. Manupati, Jose Machado*, M.L.R. Varela, Energy-efficient network manufacturing system using Controlled elitist Non-dominated sorting genetic algorithm. . 4thInternational Conference of Mechatronics and Cyber-MixMecatronics - ICOMECYME, organized by the National Institute of R&D in Mechatronics and Measurement Technique, in Bucharest, on September 10th - 11th, 2020.
  6. Anbesh Jamwal, Rajeev Agrawal, Vijaya Kumar Manupati, Monica Sharma, Leonilde Varela, and José Machado, Development of a cyber-physical system-based manufacturing system design for process optimization. . The 9th international conference on advanced concepts in mechanical engineering. JUNE 04 - 05, 2020, IASI, Romania.
  7. Rama kurthi Veerababu, V.K. Manupati, Suraj Panigrahi, MLR Varela, Goran Puthnik and PSC Bose, Modelling, analysis, and simulation of a patient admission problem: A social network approach Authors: . HIS 2019, VIT Bhopal Dates: 10-12 Dec 2019
  8. Pawan Goel, Jayakrishna Kandasamy, K. Manupati, K.E.K. Vimal Modelling Sustainable Manufacturing practices for plastic part manufacturing organization using Interpretive Structural Modeling Conference: 2018 International Conference on Production and Operations Management Society (POMS). DOI:  10.1109/POMS.2018.8629442. 
  9. VK. Manupati, Siddharth Madan, Somnath Lahiri,  Jayakrishna Kandasamy A novel framework and effective scheduling of cross-docking center for multi-objective truck Scheduling Problem. 2018 International Conference on Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) srilanka. DOI: 10.1109/POMS.2018.8629444. 
  10. D. Akhtar, V.K. Manupati, M. L. R. Varela, G.D. Putnik, A.M. Madureira, Ajith Abraham (2018).”Manufacturing Services Classification in a Decentralized- Supply Chain using Text Mining”, 17th International Conference on Hybrid Intelligent Systems (HIS 2017) in India, 2017. AISC, volume 734, pp 186-193, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-76351-4_19, Springer, Cham, ISBN 978-3-319-76350-7, DST(SERB).
  11. Leonilde Varela, Goran Putnik, Vijaya Kumar Manupati, Ana Madureira, Andre Santos, Gabriela Amaral and Luis Ferreirinha.(2018), “Ontology based meta model for hybrid collaborative Scheduling”, HIS, Portugal.
  12. K.Manupati et al., (2018), Integrated Process Planning and Scheduling in Networked Manufacturing Systems for Industry 4.0: A Review and Framework Proposal, HIS, Portugal.
  13. K.Manupati et al., (2018) Modelling Sustainable Manufacturing practices for plastic part manufacturing organization using Interpretive Structural Modeling, IEEEXplore, POMS, Srilanka.
  14. V.K.Manupati et al., (2018) A novel framework and effective scheduling of cross-docking center for multi-objective truck Scheduling Problem, IEEEXplore, POMS, Srilanka.
  15. Venugopal, Aswini P., V. K. Manupati, M. L. R. Varela, J. Machado, G. D. Putnik, (2018), “Impact of Utaut Predictors on the Intention and Usage of Electronic Health Records and Telemedicine from the Perspective of Clinical Staffs”. HELIX 2018: Innovation, Engineering and Entrepreneurship pp 608-615. International Conference on Innovation, Engineering and Entrepreneurship.
  16. Y Poornachandra Sekhar, V K Manupati, (2018),A cloud based architecture for Automatic Feature Recognition in Distributed manufacturing environment”, International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management Bandung, Indonesia, March 6-8.
  17. K. Manupati, M.D. Akhtar, Maria L.R. Varela, G.D. Putnik, Justyna Trojanowska and Jose Machado, (2018), “A text mining based supervised learning algorithm for Classification of manufacturing suppliers”. WorldCist'18 - 6th World Conference on Information Systems and Technologies, to be held at Naples, Italy, 27 - 29 March 2018. AISC, volume 74, pp 236-244, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-77700-9_24, Springer, Cham, ISBN978-3-319-77699-6.
  18. V.K. Manupati, Rajyalakshmi G., M. L. R. Varela, J. Machado, G.D. Putnik, (2018), “ Investigation of Copper and Zinc Contamination on the Workpiece Surface with WEDM”. Regional Helix-2018. HELIX 2018: Innovation, Engineering and Entrepreneurship pp 608-615.
  19. Akshay Chandra, Muneeb Ahsan, Somnath Lahiri, Suraj Panigrahi, K. Manupati, Eric Costa. (2017) "Degradation modeling to predict the residual life distribution of parallel unit systems on benchmark instances", World Congress on Engineering, London, Lecture Notes in Engineering and Computer Science. 2017. ISBN: 978-988-14047-4-9, ISSN: 2078-0958.
  20. Jane Jedidah, V K Manupati, Kushal Kumar Chode, Biswajita Mohanty, Leonilde Varela, Maharshi G Parekh, (2017) "Production distribution planning in a multi- echelon supply chain using carbon policies: A Review and Reflections". World Congress on Engineering, London, ISBN: 978-988-14047-4-9, ISSN: 2078-0958.
  21. Abhishek Thakur, Nishant Chaudhary, Piyush Tilokani, V K Manupati, Eric Costa, M. L. R. Varela, J. Machado, (2017) "A cyber-physical system based collaborative distributed manufacturing system architecture for intelligent manufacturing", Regional Helix 17, Portugal.
  22. Chaitanya Gangala, Mishank Modi, Vijaya K. Manupati, Maria L. R. Varela, Jose Machado, Justyna Trojanowska (2017)."Cycle time reduction in deck roller assembly production unit with Value Stream Mapping analysis", World Conference on Information Systems and Technologies WorldCIST 2017: Recent Advances in Information Systems and Technologies, pp.Pages 728-737, Springer.
  23. L. R. Varela ; A. F. Araújo ;  G. D. Putnik ;  V. K. Manupati ;  K.V. Anirudh (2016). "Web-based decision system for effective process planning in network manufacturing environment”. 11th Iberian Conference on Information Systems and Technologies (CISTI’2016). DOI: 10.1109/CISTI.2016.7521371, IEEE Xplore.
  24. L. R. Varela, A. F. Araújo, G. D. Putnik, V. K. Manupati, K.V. Anirudh (2016). A multi-perspective integrated framework of critical success factors for supporting on-line shopping”. 11th Iberian Conference on Information Systems and Technologies (CISTI’2016). DOI: 10.1109/CISTI.2016.7521370, IEEE Xplore.
  25. Ayush Bhattacharya, Siddharth Madan, Chirag Dashora, S. Prabhakaran, V K Manupati, S. Kalainathan, K.P.K. Chakravarthi (2016). "Effect of multiple laser shock peening on the mechanical properties of ETP copper", International Conference on Mechanics, Materials Science & Engineering– ISSN 2412595, VIT University Vellore, India.
  26. B.S Sreekar Reddy, CH Ratnam, Ila Vinamra sharma, V.K.Manupati, (2016). “Social Network analysis based evolutionary algorithmic approach to identify the influence of hubs on flexible scheduling problems”. IEEE Xplore, 10.1109/IEOM.2015.7093755, 1 – 7, 8-10, March, Malaysia.
  27. Sreekar Reddy, D.V. Manidhar, Harshita raj, Abid ali and K.Manupati (2016). “An Intelligent feature based process planning for rotational parts”, IEEE Xplore, 8-10, March, Malaysia.
  28. V.K. Manupati; T. Venkata Deepthi ; K. Ramakotaiah ;  S.S. Rao, (2015)“Reconfiguration of Networked Seru Production systems in an Indian Perspective”. IEEEXplore, 10.1109/IEOM.2015.7093755, 1 – 7, 3-5 March, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
  29. V.K. Manupati, A. S. Revanth, K. S. S. L. Srikanth, A. Maheedha, M. B. S. Sreekara Reddy (2015), “Real time rule based scheduling system for integrated delivery in a semiconductor manufacturing using evolutionary algorithm based simulation approach.” Joint International Conference on ICCCPT 2015 & ICAIECES, Springer Verlag.
  30. V.K. Manupati et al. (2014). “A fuzzy multi-objective based unrelated parallel machine scheduling problem with sequence and machine dependent setup times”. BCPS-14-1272, ICADM, NITT, India.
  31. V.K. Manupati et al. (2014). “Scalability planning and its effects on reconfigurable manufacturing system under uncertain demand”. BCPS-14-1272, ICADM, NITT, India.
  32. V.K Manupati , Manuela Cunha, Goncalves Patricia, Goran Putnik and Manoj Kumar Tiwari, (2013), “A case of network based manufacturing environment to explore the key elements in the system with Social network analysis method”, Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Virtual and Networked Organizations Emergent Technologies and Tools (ViNOrg), Póvoa de Varzim, Portugal.” ISSN: 1865-0929.
  33. Putnik, G., Costa, E., Alves, C., Manupati, V.K, & Castro, H. (2013). “Social network analysis for social network-based projects in project-led education: A case study from an engineering course”. Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Virtual and Networked Organizations Emergent Technologies and Tools (ViNOrg), Póvoa de Varzim, Portugal." ISSN: 18650929
  34. V.K. Manupati, O.A. Joseph and R. Sridharan, (2009), “Scheduling a Flexible Manufacturing System : A Simulation Approach”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Latest Trends in Simulation Modelling and Analysis (COSMA2009), NIT, Calicut, Kerala, India, December 17-19, pp. 53-57.
  35. Mohapatra, M., Vijaya Kumar, and M.K. Tiwari, (2011), “Integration of Process Planning and scheduling through an Artificial Immune System (AIS) based adaptive setup planning”, IIITM, Gwalior, India.
  36. V.K Manupati, J J Thakkar and M K Tiwari, “Process Plan and Scheduling Integration for Near Optimal Process Plans in Networked Based Manufacturing Using Controlled Elitist NSGA-II and Territory Defining Algorithms”, SEMCC0-2012, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, LNCS 7677, PP. 754-760, 2012. ISBN: 9783642353796


 

Papers published in International Journals:

  1. Thirupathi Samala, Vijaya Kumar Manupati, Bethalam Brahma Sai Nikhilesh, MLR Varela, Goran Putnik (2021), “Job Adjustment strategy for Predictive Maintenance in Semi-Fully flexible systems based on Machine Health Status”, Sustainability, 13(9). SCI, IMF-2.576
  2. Goran Putnik, Vijaya Kumar Manupati, Sai Krishna Pabba, Leonilde Varela, Francisco Ferreira, (2021) “Semi-Double-loop Machine Learning based CPS approach for Predictive Maintenance in Manufacturing system based on machine status indications”, CIRP Annals: Manufacturing Technology. SCI, IMF-3.641
  3. Thirupathi Samala, Vijaya Kumar Manupati, MLR Varela, Goran Putnik (2021) “Investigation of Degradation and Upgradation models for Flexible Unit Systems”, Future Internet, 13(3), p.57. ESCI.
  4. Vijaya Kumar Manupati, Ramkumar M, Vinit Baba, Aayush Agarwal (2020) “Selection of Best Healthcare Waste Disposal Techniques During and Post COVID-19 Pandemic Era”, Journal of Cleaner Production”,
  5. V K Manupati, Tobias sehoenherr, Ram kumar.M, Stephan M, Wagner, Sai Krishna, Inder raj singh (2020 ) “A Block chain based approach for multi echelon sustainable supply chain”, International Journal of Production research, 58(7), 2222-2241.
  6. Varela, M.L.R., Manupati, V.K., Panigrahi, S., Costa, E. and Putnik, G.D., 2020. Using social network analysis for industrial plant layout analysis in the context of industry 4.0. International Journal of Industrial and Systems Engineering, 34(1), pp.1-19.
  7. V.K. Manupati, Chaitanya Gangal, M. L. R. Varela, Mohammad Sadegh Mobin, (2019). "Application of value stream mapping for cycle time reduction in production of link and roller assembly". Int. Journal. of Services and Operations Management, Inderscience.
  8. V.K. Manupati et al., (2019), “Integrated Process Planning and Scheduling in Networked Manufacturing Systems for I4.0: A review and framework proposal”, Wireless Networks (Springer).
  9. V.K. Manupati et al., (2019), "Investigating the performance improvement of an Indian manufacturing industry by converting assembly line to a pure cell system", European J. of Industrial Engineering. (Inderscience),
  10. V.K. Manupati, Suraj Panigrahi, Muneeb Ahsan, Somnath Lahiri, Akshay Chandra, J J Thakkar, Goran Putnik, M. L. R. Varela. (2019), “Estimation of manufacturing systems degradation rate for residual life prediction through dynamic workload adjustment” Sadhana, IMF 0.75.
  11. V.K Manupati, Digjoy Samantha, (2018). “A multi-criteria decision-making approach for the urban renewable in southern India”. Sustainable Cities and Society, Sustainable Cities and Society 42, 471–481. IMF 073
  12. Manupati, V.K., Jedidah, S.J., Gupta, S., Bhandari, A., and Ramkumar, M., (2019). Optimization of a multi-echelon sustainable production-distribution supply chain system with lead time consideration under carbon emission policies. Computers & Industrial Engineering, 135, pp.1312-1323.
  13. Rajyalakshmi, Vijaya Kumar Manupati, (2018), “Surface Micropatterning of Aluminium Reinforced Composite for Aerospace Applications through High Energy Pulse Laser Peening”. Materials Today: Proceedings. Volume 5, Issue 2, Part 2, Pages 6963-6972.
  14. Nagaraju, D., Narayanan, S., Manupati, V.K. and Rao, A.R., (2018). “Integrated Three-Level Supply Chain Model for Optimality of Inventory and Shipment Decisions under Cubic Price Dependent Demand”. Materials Today: Proceedings, 5(5), pp.13521-13534.
  15. B. S. Sreekara Reddy, Ch. Ratnam, G.Rajyalakshmi, V. K. Manupati, (2018). "An effective hybrid multi-objective evolutionary algorithm for solving real-time event in flexible job shop scheduling problem", Measurements, Elsevier, Volume 114, Issue No:, pp-78-90, IMF 2.359
  16. Varela, M.L., Putnik, G.D., Manupati, V.K., Rajyalakshmi, G., Trojanowska, J. and Machado, J., (2018). Collaborative manufacturing based on cloud, and on other I4. 0 oriented principles and technologies: a systematic literature review and reflections. Management and Production Engineering Review.
  17. Manupati, V. K., Rajyalakshmi, G., Varela, M. L. R., Putnik, G. D., Machado, J., & Trojanowska, J. (2018). A study of copper and zinc contamination on the workpiece surface based on wedm. International Journal of Mechatronics and applied mechanics, (4), 255.
  18. B. S. Sreekara Reddy., C.h. Ratnama, Rajeev Agrawal, M. L. R. Varela, Ila Sharma, V. K. Manupati (2017), "Investigation of reconfiguration effect on makespan with social network analysis for flexible job-shop scheduling problem", International Journal of Computers and Industrial Engineering. Elsevier, Pages 231-241, Volume 110, IMF 3.179.
  19. L. R. Varela, A. F. Araújo, G. G. Vieira, V. K. Manupati, K. Manoj, (2017). "Integrated Framework based on Critical Success Factors for E-Commerce". Journal of Information Systems Engineering & Management, Inderscience, pp-1-9, 2:1, 4.
  20. Ranjith Kumar, G. Rajyalakshmi, Vijaya Kumar Manupati, (2017). "Surface Micro Patterning of Aluminium Reinforced Composite through Laser Peening", International Journal of Manufacturing, Materials, and Mechanical Engineering, Volume 7, Issue 4, pp-15-27, IGI Global.
  21. L. R. Varela, Goran D. Putnik, Maria do Sameiro Carvalho, Luís Ferreira, Maria Manuela Cruz-Cunha, V. K. Manupati, K. Manoj, (2017). "Analysing Critical Success Factors for Supporting Online Shopping". International Journal of Web Portals, Volume 9, Issued 2, pp-1-19.
  22. V K Manupati, M Krishnan, Maria Leonilde Rocha Varela and Jose Machado, (2017), "Telefacturing based distributed manufacturing environment for optimal manufacturing service by enhancing the interoperability in the hubs", Journal of Engineering. Volume 2017.
  23. V K Manupati, Rajya Lakshmi; FTS Chan; and J J Thakkar. (2017), “A hybrid multi-objective evolutionary algorithm approach for handling sequence- and machine-dependent set-up times in unrelated parallel machine scheduling problem”, Journal of Sadhana, Springer, IMF 0.675.
  24. V K Manupati, P C Chang, and M K Tiwari, (2016) “Intelligent search techniques for network-based manufacturing systems: multi-objective formulation and solutions”, International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Elsevier, pp-850-869, Volume 29, Issue 8 IMF 1.995
  25. V K Manupati, Manuela Cunha, Paulo Avila, Goran Putnik, and Manoj Kumar Tiwari, (2016), “Integration of Process Planning and Scheduling using Mobile-Agent based approach in a Networked Manufacturing Environment”, International Journal of Computers and Industrial Engineering. (ELSEVIER), Volume 94, pp-63-73, IMF 3.195
  26. Aniket Awasthi, Pushkar Singh, Prateek Pujari, K. Manupati, B. Mahanty, M. K. Tiwari, (2016), “Vibration suppression of a tool in a lathe machine through contract-based design”, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, pp-1763–1773, Volume 86, Issue 5-8, Springer, IMF 2.601
  27. V.K. Manupati, N. Arudhra, P. Vigneshwar, D. Raja Shekar, M. Yaswanth, (2015). “A Multi-objective based evolutionary algorithm and social network analysis approach for dynamic job shop scheduling problem.” International Journal of Cybernetics and Informatics (IJCI), pp-75-82, Volume 4, No. 2. 
  28. V K Manupati, G Mourya Teja, Zakir Hussain S K, Y Sandeep, and A Akhil Varma. (2015). “Optimisation based on simulation: A patient admission scheduling problem in a radiology department case study.” International Journal of Cybernetics and Informatics (IJCI), pp-241-249, Vol. 4, No. 2, April 2015. DOI: 10.5121/ijci.2015.4223, ISSN: 2320-8430.
  29. V.K. Manupati, J J Thakkar, K Y Wong, and M K Tiwari, (2013), “Near-optimal process plan selection for multiple jobs in networked based manufacturing using multi-objective evolutionary algorithms”, International Journal of Computers and Industrial Engineering. pp-63-76, Volume 66,  Elsevier, IMF 3.195.
  30. V.K. Manupati, Sujay Deo, N. Cheikhrouhou, and M. K. Tiwari, (2012), “Optimal process plan selection in networked based manufacturing using game-theoretic approach”, International Journal for Production Research, pp-5239-5258. 50, Issue 18, Taylor and Francis. IMF- 2.623.
  31. V.K. Manupati, Rohit Anand, J J Thakkar, Lyes Benyoucef, Frado P Garcia, and M.K. Tiwari, (2012), “Adaptive production control system for a flexible-manufacturing cell using support vector machine-based approach”, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, pp-969–981, Volume 67, Issue 1–4, Springer, IMF 2.601


PHDs Supervised

Ph.D's Supervised:

 

Serial No

Area

Name of the student

Year

1

Distributed Manufacturing System Design

Rama Kurthi Veera Babu

2018- Till Date

2

Design Modelling and Analysis of Centralized Manufacturing Systems

Samala Thirupathi

2019- Till Date

3

Digital Supply Chain

Malleswari Karanam

2020- Till Date

 

B-Tech Students Guided:

 

Serial No.

Thesis Title

Name of the Student

Year

1

Optimization of a multi-echelon sustainable production-distribution supply chain system with lead time consideration under carbon emission policies

Jane Jedidah

2015-2016

2

Cycle time reduction in turning process using six sigma methodology: A manufacturing case study

Manoj

2015-2016

3

A Social network analysis approach in a patient admission scheduling problem – a radiology case study

K.Anirudh

2015-2016

 

4

Social Network analysis based evolutionary algorithmic approach to identify the influence of hubs on flexible scheduling problems

Ila V. Sharma

2015-2016

5

Cycle time reduction in turning process using six sigma methodology: A manufacturing case study

Shilpa Agarwal

2015-2016

6

Selection of Green suppliers based on GSCM practices: Using fuzzy MCDM approach in an Indian Electronics Company

Akshay kumar uppala

2015-2016

7

A Multi objective evolutionary algorithmic approach for a flexible job shop scheduling problem

Shashikanth

2016-2017

8

Cycle time reduction in deck roller assembly production unit with Value Stream Mapping analysis

Chaitanya Gangala

2016-2017

9

Energy efficient network-based manufacturing system using controlled elitist non-dominated sorting genetic algorithm

Mohamed Salman

Amit Suresh Nagrale

Deepak Yadav

Mohamed Muzammil

2016-2017

 

M.Tech Students Guided

Serial No

Thesis Title

Name of the student

Year

1

Optimization of cycle time in production of link and roller assembly using lean principles

Jerustin Joe

2015-2016

2

Telefacturing based distributed manufacturing environment for optimal manufacturing service by enhancing the interoperability in the hubs

Gokula Krishnan

2016-2017

3

Third party reverse logistics network design for heavy commercial vehicle with a industry case study

R. Vimal

2019-2020

4

A Bi-Objective multidock truck scheduling problem with time indexed and breakdown for trucks in a cross-docking distribution centre

Roman Newer

2019-2020

5

Additive Manufacturing supply chain network design with digital twins and simulation: A case of Dental implants

Vinod Kumar

2019-2020

6

Designing humanitarian supply chain by incorporating pre and post disaster decisions by locating temporary shelter areas and solutions for shelter allocation and relief distribution using cost optimization model

Roshan Kumar

2019-2020

7

Developing of Telefacturing based distributed manufacturing support system for optimal manufacturing service for Indian small and medium scale enterprises

Biswajit Kar

2019-2020

 

M.S Students Guided:

Serial No

Thesis Title

Name of the student

Year

1

Developing of Telefacturing based distributed manufacturing support system for optimal manufacturing service for Indian small and medium scale enterprises

MD Akhtar

(JRF)

10/06/2017-30/05/2018

 

Workshops/Conferences

 

Workshops organized:

  1. Coordinator: Department of Science and Technology, Interdisciplinary Cyber-Physical System (DST- ICPS) division sponsored Short Term Training Program (STTP) on "Artificial Intelligence, Machine learning and Deep Learning applications in Production and Manufacturing Systems" during 2nd to 15th of Jan, 2020.
  2. Coordinator: One-week FDP on “AI, ML and BlockChain Technology in Production and Supply Chain Management”, April 25th to 30th, 2019 by E & ICT and Mechanical Engineering Department at NIT Warangal.
  3. Coordinator: One-week short-term training program on "New Frontiers of Mechanical Engineering Applications in steel making" for RINL-Visakha Steel plant Executives on 11-02-2019 at NIT Warangal.
  4. Coordinator: For A National level workshop on: "Evolutionary Algorithms and Multi-criteria decision making analysis using case studies with MATLAB", on Sep 16th 2017 at VIT University, Vellore.
  5. Coordinator: For a One Day National Workshop on “Research Issues and Challenges on Sustainable Supply Chain Management”, on 4th of March 2017 at VIT University, Vellore.
  6. Coordinator: For A National level workshop on: "Evolutionary Algorithms and Multi-criteria decision making analysis using case studies with MATLAB", on April 2nd 2016 at VIT University, Vellore.
  7. Convener: Conducted A National level workshop on: “One day National Seminar on Recent advances in manufacturing and supply chain management”, on 17th of March 2015 at KL University.


Conferences Organized:

  1. Organizer for International Conference on Evolution in Manufacturing (ICEM), MNIT Jaipur, 10-12th December 2020.
  2. Organizer for special session International Conference Innovation in Engineering, Guimaraes, Portugal, July 8-10, 2020.
  3. Joint Organizing Secretary: International Conference on Applied Mechanical Engineering Research(IC-AMER2019), NIT Warangal, India.
  4. Organizing Secretary: Indian Space Conclave 2017, VIT University, Space Conclave, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, 5- 6th August 2017.

 

Workshops Participated:

  1. Participated in All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) Five-day academy program on Education 4.0 for Industry 4.0 from 17-21 December 2020 in NIT Warangal, Telangana, India.
  2. Participated in online workshop organizing by CII Naoroji Godrej Centre of Manufacturing Excellence on Industry 4.0 / Smart Manufacturing ways to implement, 17th – 28th of August 2020.
  3. Participated in Web Seminar on “Post-Covid Recovery and Resilience of Supply Chains”, NITIE Mumbai on 06th June 2020.
  4. Participated in Six day FDP on “Teaching Engineering standards and intellectual property rights to Academicians”, organized by Department of Mechanical and Civil Engineering in Association with TLC, NIT Warangal, 13-18th February 2020.

Projects

 

On-Going Projects

 

1.    Project Name: DST - Science and Engineering Research Board (ECR)

       Title: "Developing of Telefacturing based distributed manufacturing support system for optimal manufacturing service for Indian small and medium scale enterprises".

       Fund: 13.59 Lacks

       Principal Investigator: V. K. Manupati

 

2.    Project Name: Research Seed Grant  (RSM)

         Title: "Developing of Telefacturing based distributed manufacturing support system for optimal manufacturing service for Indian small and medium scale enterprises".

         Fund: 5 Lacs

        Principal Investigator: V.K Manupati

 

3.    Project Name: DST-ICPS

       Title: Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Deep Learning applications in Production and Manufacturing systems.

       Fund: 9 Lacs

        Principal Investigator: V.K Manupati

 

 

 

Awards and Honors

 

Awards

  1. Received Young Engineers Award from INSTITUTE OF ENGINEERINGS for the Production engineering division on June 9th, 2018.
  2. Received Young Engineer Award from VIRA 2018 for Industrial Engineering division on August 11th, 2018.
  3. Received A P J Abdul Kalam best adviser award for the Fast Track Research at VIT Vellore on 20th July 2018.
  4. Received A P J Abdul Kalam best adviser award for the Fast Track Research from Padma Bhushan Shri. T. Ramasami on 31st August 2016.
  5. Best poster award at Malaysia, Industrial Engineering and Operations Management 6th International Conference on 8 – 10, March 2016.
  6. Research Internship Grant, University of Minho, Portugal, 2012. 

 

Editorial Review Board Member:

  1. Associate Editor -- The Chinese Journal of Artificial Intelligence
  2. The International Journal of Advanced Operations Management, FLAME-2020: Special issue on: “Industry 4.0 and Sustainable Manufacturing”.
  3. The International Journal of Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility (IJSECSR), IGI Global.
  4. Area Editor for Manufacturing Technology & Research- An International Journal.
  5. Associate Editor--- International Journal of Computer Information Systems and Industrial Management Applications
  6. Editor for International journal of web portals (Scopus).

 

Scientific Committee Member/Program Committee member:

  1. Scientific Committee Member, International Conference on Reliability Systems Engineering (ICoRSE)Sep, 2021, Romania.
  2. Steering Committee Member, International Conference on Reliability Systems Engineering (ICoRSE)Sep, 2021, Romania.
  3. Steering Committee Member, International Conference Innovation and Engineering (ICIE) 2020.
  4. Session Chair, International Conference on Operations and Supply Chain Management 2021 (ICOSCM - 2021), 17th Jan 2021
  5. Session chair, International Conference on Evolution of Manufacturing (ICEM 2020), Dec 10 th – 12 th , 2020.
  6. Program Committee Member ICCM-2020 organized by IIMT, Bhubaneswar, Dec 19-20, 2020, Bhubaneswar, India. http://interscience.ac.in/ICCM2020/program.php
  7. International Scientific Committee member for ICIE 2020: Manufacturing, Management for sustainable collaborative I4.0 oriented Manufacturing systems (3M_S&C I4.0)
  8. Technical Event Committee member for energy and environmental technologies for sustainable Development, 14-16 February 2020 http://mnnit.ac.in/ccf20/index.html
  9. International Advisory committee member ICIE 2020: Innovation in Engineering, University of Minho, Portugal, 8-10 July 2020.
  10. Program Committee member IBICA 2019: The 10th International Conference on Innovations in Bio-inspired Computing and Applications (IBICA 2019) GIET University, Gunupur, Odisha, India, 16-18 December 2019.
  11. Program Committee member HIS 2019: 19th International Conference on Hybrid intelligent systems. https://easychair.org/cfp/HIS2019
  12. Program Committee Member of WICT 2019 (10th World Congress on Information and Communication Technologies).
  13. Program Committee Member for HIS 2018.
  14. Technical Event Committee member at EVOLUTION OF WORLD-CLASS TECHNICAL INSTITUTIONS- ISSUES AND CONCERNS. Organized by NIT Warangal during October 10-12, 2018.
  15. Member of the Special Session Organizing Committee International Scientific-Technical Conference. Manufacturing 2019 Poznan University of Technology, Poland. http://manufacturing.put.poznan.pl/en/
  16. Scientific Committee Member: International Conference on Innovation, Engineering, and Entrepreneurship, Regional Helix 2018, Portugal http://helix.ipcb.pt/organising-comittee/ on 26/06/2018.
  17. Program Committee Member: WorldCIST2018, Intelligent and Collaborative Decision Support Systems for Improving Manufacturing Processes. http://worldcist.org/index.php/18 workshop on intelligent and collaborative decision support systems for improving manufacturing processes.
  18. Program Committee Member: WorldCIST2017, Intelligent and Collaborative Decision Support Systems for Improving Manufacturing Processes. http://worldcist.org/index.php/17 workshop on intelligent and collaborative decision support systems for improving manufacturing processes.
  19. Technical Committee member: IAENG International Conference on Industrial Engineering (ICINDE'17), Hong Kong, 15-17 March 2017. http://www.iaeng.org/IMECS2017/ICINDE2017.html
  20. Member Organizing Committee: "Evolutions in Manufacturing: Technologies and Business Strategies for Global Competitiveness", ICEM-2016. https://bitmesra.ac.in/icem/page?page=adminicem&pid=129
  21. Technical Committee member: 13th Global Congress on Manufacturing and Management (GCMM - 2016) at Zhengzhou University (China).

 

Invited lectures Delivered:

  1. Deliver a key note talk on “Machine Learning – Introduction and Applications”, on program “Industrial IoT”, 09-06-2021, sponsored by ATAL Academy, Swami Keshvanand Institute of Technology, Management and Gramotham(SKIT), Rajastan, Kota, Jaipur.
  2. Deliver a key note talk on “Future Manufacturing Systems”, Virtual Faculty Development Program - "Recent Innovations in Design and Manufacturing (RIDM) on 27th May, 2021", organized by Mallareddy Engineering College, Hyderabad.
  3. Deliver a key note talk on “Sustainable Manufacturing For Atma-Nirbhar Bharat”, under the aegis of TEQIP Cell, organized by Department of Management Studies, MNIT Jaipur, 21-25th December, 2020.
  4. Deliver a key note talk on “Research Opportunities in Industrial Engineering”, for “Online National Seminar on “Research scope in coeval streams of Mechanical Engineering”, Department of Mechanical Engineering, St Peters Institute of Higher Education and Research, 23rd to 29th November, 2020.
  5. Deliver a key note on “Design of Experiments in Engineering – TOPSIS method”, AICTE Sponsored one week Online Short- Term Training Programme (STTP) on 19th Nov 2020, organized by department of Mechanical Engineering, BVRIT.
  6. Deliver a key note talk on “INDUSTRY 4.0 FOR SMART MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS”, AICTE sponsored STTP on multidisciplinary competency training on mechanical engineers organized by department of mechanical engineering of sri krishna college of engineering and technology, coimbatore
  7. Deliver a key note talk on “Use cases of Production systems and Supply chain using Machine Learning”, on 06.11.2020 AICTE sponsored STTP on multidisciplinary competency training on mechanical engineers organized by department of mechanical engineering of sri krishna college of engineering and technology, coimbatore
  8. Deliver a key note talk on “Application of AI/ML techniques in Production systems”, ATAL-FDP: NERIST Arunachal Pradesh, 15th Sept. 2020.
  9. Deliver a key note talk on “Application of Machine learning in supply chain management with the case study”, ATAL-FDP: NERIST Arunachal Pradesh, 16th Sept. 2020.
  10. Deliver a key note talk on “Role of AI and ML for next generation manufacturing systems”, organized by Usharama Engineering College, Andhara Pradesh, 12th Aug 2020.
  11. Deliver a key note talk on Production and Manufacturing Systems for Industry 4.0 for one week online Faculty development Program (FDP) on “Recent Developments in Mechanical Engineering, organized by MED, KITS Warangal in association with ISTE, during 7stto 11th July 2020.
  12. Deliver a talk as a resource person on “Virtual Reality and Augmented reality for Industry 4.0”, in AICTE Training and Learning 'Virtual Reality in Education' - 16-20 June 2020.
  13. Invited Talk: on "Development of cyber physical system based manufacturing system design for process optimization" in a Plenary Session at 9th International Conference on advanced concepts in Mechanical Engineering on 4th June 2020 at Romania.
  14. Two day FDP on “Industry 4.0 for production and manufacturing systems” on 4th– 5th March 2020, at Chai Basa Engineering College, at Ranchi.
  15. Key Note Speakeron “Production process and Supply Chain Management” on 19th Feb 2020, at VIAL center, VIT Vellore.
  16. Keynote Speaker on "Elasticity of Demand" on 21st Feb 2020, VIAL center, VIT Vellore.
  17. Keynote Speaker: on “Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality for Industry 4.0”, in AICTE Training and Learning 2019.
  18. Keynote Speaker: Keynote on 17th December 2019 in Five day academy programme on “Education 4.0 for Industry 4.0”
  19. Keynote Speaker: Keynote on 9th November 2019 in Five Day Academy Programme on Virtual Reality in Education (VRE) at NIT Warangal.
  20. Keynote Speaker: Keynote on 11th and 12th June, 2019 in One week STC on Life Cycle Analysis for Sustainability during 10th-14th JUNE 2019 at MNIT, Jaipur, India.
  21. Guest Lecture: “Market Structure and National Income” at VIT Vellore on 23rd March 2019.
  22. Delivered a keynote lecture on Multi Objective Optimization in mechanical engineering for All INDIA seminar on Multi Objective Optimization in Mechanical Engineering at Annamacharya Institute of Technology & sciences Kadapa 29th Sep 2018.
  23. Guest Lecture: TQM and its trend today in the World towards Quality and Business Growth, Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd, Boiler Auxiliaries Plant Ranipet, 14/11/2017.
  24. Keynote Speaker: 32nd National Convention of Production Engineers & National Seminar on “Improving Competitiveness in Manufacturing, Make in India to Made in India”, NCPE 27-28 May, 2017. ISBN: 978-93-86256-87-4.
  25. Deliver a talk on A National level workshop on: “Essence of Mathematics and Engineering applications”, on 27th of March 2015 at K L University.
  26. Deliver lectures to the Cummins employees from October 25 to 27, 2015 on the topic “Probability, Statistics and Operations Research” for CUMMINS-ARAI-VIT University collaborative program.

Additional Responsibility

Additional Responsibilities:

  1. Department Level LMS committee member 2020-21
  2. Institute Level LMS academic committee member 2020-2021.
  3. Faculty coordinator for M-Tech CIM specialization 2020-2021
  4. Simulation Lab faculty Incharge for the year 2019-2020
  5. Simulation Lab faculty Incharge for the year 2018-2019
  6. Faculty adviser for the Institute Engineers India student chapter for the year 2017-2019.
  7. Faculty adviser for the Institute Engineers India student chapter for the year 2019-2020.
  8. Faculty co-ordinator for 3rd-year Undergraduate students 2017-2018.
  9. Faculty co-ordinator for 4th-year Undergraduate students 2018-2019.
  10. Faculty co-ordinator for 4th year Under Graduate students 2019-2020.
  11. Faculty Coordinator for Institute Level Institute of Engineers India Student Chapter.


Reviewer for International Journals:

International Journal for Production Research (Taylor & Francis) 

Internation Journal of Systems Science (Taylor & Francis), 

Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing (Springer), 

IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics:Systems 

Neurocomputing (Taylor and Francis), 

Journal of Decision Support System 

Sadhana- Academy Proceedings in Engineering Sciences (Springer) 

Journal of Manufacturing Systems (ELSEVIER) 

Act as a Reviewer for International Conference IEOM 2016 organizing at Malaysia IEEE section. 

Soft Computing, Springer. 

Journal of Computational & Applied Research in Mechanical Engineering (JCARME) 

International Journal of Applied Industrial Engineering (IJAIE). 

Smart and Sustainable Manufacturing Systems 

International Journal of Lean Six Sigma 

International Journal of Organizational and Collective Intelligence (IJOCI) (IGI GLOBAL) 

International Journal of Web Portals (IGI GLOBAL) 

European Journal of Industrial Engineering, Inderscience 

etc