Minakshi Kumari

Areas of Interest: 

Digital Twins,Smart Manufacturing,Maintenance Planning,Reliability Engineering,Simulation


  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
  • M.E., Quality Engineering & Management, Birla Institute of Technology Mesra, Ranchi
  • B.Tech, Agricultural Engineering, AAI-DU, Allahabad

Academic/Industrial Experience

  1. Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, IIT Delhi (July 2023 – Present)
  2. Assistant Professor, Operations and Supply Chain, Indian Institute of Management Jammu, Jammu & Kashmir
  3. Chairperson- Alumni Relations, IIM Jammu (Sept 2020 to June 2023)
  4. Head- Research, Bizaugmentor Global Services Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi (October 2018 to August 2020)
  5. Senior Executive- Operations and Management Systems, Omaxe Limited, New Delhi. (August 2011 to September 2012)
  6. Academic Associate- Production and Quantitative Methods, Indian Institute of Management- Ahmedabad, Gujarat (June 2010 to Jan 2011)

Selected Publications

  1. Nirmal, D. D., Nageswara Reddy, K., Sohal, A. S., & Kumari, M. (2023). Development of a framework for adopting Industry 4.0 integrated sustainable supply chain practices: ISM–MICMAC approach. Annals of Operations Research, 1-69.
  2. Kumari, M., & Kulkarni, M. S. (2022). Developing a prescriptive decision support system for shop floor control. Industrial Management & Data Systems, 122(8), 1853-1881., https://doi.org/10.1108/IMDS-09-2021-0584
  3. Kumari, M., & Kulkarni, M. S. (2019). A unified index for proactive shop floor control. The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 100, 2435-2454., https://doi.org/10.1007/s00170-018-2683-5
  4. Kumari, M., & Kulkarni, M. S. (2019). Single-measure and multi-measure approach of predictive manufacturing control: A comparative study. Computers & Industrial Engineering, 127, 182-195. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cie.2018.12.018
  5. Kumari, M., Chilwant, N., Prajapati, A., & Kulkarni, M. S. (2017). An agent based distributed shop floor control system for a job shop environment." Smart and Sustainable Manufacturing Systems, 1(1), 1-27, https://doi.org/10.1520/SSMS20160001
  6. Sharma, Vinay, Minakshi Kumari, and Santosh Kumar. "Reliability improvement of modern aircraft engine through failure modes and effects analysis of rotor support system." International Journal of Quality & Reliability Management 28.6 (2011): 675-687. https://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/abs/10.1108/02656711111141229

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