Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Department, Jadavpur University, Kolkata 700032
Web Address:



Teaching Experience (0)
Industrial Experience (0)
Field of Specialization
Industrial Engineering, Applied Operations Research, Advanced Manufacturing Systems
Courses Taught/Teaching
Operations Research, Advanced Manufacturing Systems, Production Planning and control, Industrial Management, Computer Integrated Manufacturing
Research Area
Manufacturing planning, scheduling and control; Advanced manufacturing systems; Cellular manufacturing; Flexible manufacturing systems; Heuristics and metaheuristics; Soft computing; Evolutionary computing
Conference Papers Published (20)
Title of the paper Conference Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Machine-part cell formation for maximum grouping efficacy based on genetic algorithm 2015 IEEE workshop on Computational Intelligence: Theories, Applications and Future Directions (WCI) 2015 2nd Author DOI: 10.1109/WCI.2015.7495521-
A discrete cuckoo search algorithm for the identical parallel machine scheduling problem POMS 26th Annual Conference (Washington D.C., USA) 2015 2nd Author -
Hungarian Penalty Based Construction Algorithm for Minimizing Makespan in No-wait Flowshops DSI 2014 Annual Meeting (Tampa, FL, USA) 2014 Second Author -Accepted-
An improved cuckoo search algorithm for parallel machine scheduling LNCS, Springer-Verlag 2014 First Author -Accepted-
Improved flow shop schedules with total completion time criterion LNCS, Springer-Verlag 2013 First Author 7973-258-270
Journal Papers Published (21)
Title of the paper Journal of publication Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

An improved cuckoo search algorithm for scheduling jobs on identical parallel machines Computers & Industrial Engineering (Elsevier) 2018 Dipak Laha; Jatinder N. D. Gupta -1-13
A hybrid cuckoo search algorithm in parallel batch processing machines with unequal job ready times Computers & Industrial Engineering (Elsevier) 2018 Second Author 124-65-76
Genetic algorithm approach for machine cell formation with alternative routings Materialstoday: Proceedings - 2018 2018 Second author 5 (DOI: 10.1016/j.matpr.2017.11.274)-1766-1775
A heuristically directed immune algorithm to minimize makespan and total flow time in permutation flow shops International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology (Springer) 2017 Second Author DOI: 10.1007/s00170-017-0679-1-
A new cuckoo search algorithm for 2-machine robotic cell scheduling problem with sequence-dependent setup times Swarm and Evolutionary Computation (Elsevier) 2016 Second Author 28-131-143
Books Published (1)
Book Title Publisher Name Year Role

Handbook on Computational Intelligence in Manufacturing and Production Management IGI Global, USA 2008 First Author
Awarded By Award Name Year

IAENG International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Applications (Hong Kong, 16-18 March, 2011) Best paper award 2011
Ph.D. Thesis Guidance (9)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Status Year

Arindam Chakravorty Complete 2018
A. Majumder Ongoing 2014
M. Hazarika Ongoing 2013
D. K. Behera Complete 2011-2016
S. U. Sapkal Complete 2009-2013
M.Phil. Thesis Guidance (0)
MASTER Thesis Guidance (0)
Project Works (0)
Patents (0)
Collaborative Programs (0)
InviteLectures (0)
Membership Of Learned Societies (0)
Orientation/Refresher/QIP CourseAttended/Organized (0)
Seminar/Conference/Workshop (0)
Session chaired (0)
Professional Society Activity (0)
Consultancy work / Testing (0)
Other Notable Activities (1)

International Research Collaborations:
1. Verginia Tech
2. University of Alabama
3. University of Missouri
4. Nanyang Technological University
5. Lamar University