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A. Ravi Ravindran

Professor Emeritus/Provost's Emeritus Faculty Teaching Scholar

Affiliation(s):

  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

358 Leonhard Building

axr32@psu.edu

814-865-7840

Research Areas:

Operations Research, Production, Supply Chain, and Service Systems Engineering

Interest Areas:

Operations research, Multiple criteria decision-making, Goal programming, Supply chain optimization.

 
 

 

Education

Publications

Books

  • Arunachalam Ravindran, 2016, MULTIPLE CRITERIA DECISION MAKING IN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT, CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, USA, pp. 600
  • Arunachalam Ravindran, Muthu Mathirajan, Chandrasekaran Rajendran, S Sadagopan and Parasuram Balasubramanian, 2016, Analytics in Operations/supply chain management, I. K. International Publishing, New Delhi, India
  • Arunachalam Ravindran and Donald P. Warsing, 2013, SUPPLY CHAIN ENGINEERING: Models and Applications, CRC Press, pp. 500
  • Arunachalam Ravindran, 2009, OPERATIONS RESEARCH METHODOLOGIES, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, pp. 496
  • Arunachalam Ravindran, 2009, OPERATIONS RESEARCH APPLICATIONS, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, pp. 424
  • Arunachalam Ravindran, G. V. Reklaitis and K. M. Ragsdell, 2006, ENGINEERING OPTIMIZATION: METHODS AND APPLICATIONS, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, NY, pp. 667

Book Reviews

  • Arunachalam Ravindran, 2008, OPERATIONS RESEARCH AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCE HANDBOOK, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, pp. 904

Book, Chapters

  • Ravi Ravindran, 2016, Supply Chain Management: An Introduction, CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, USA
  • Ravi Ravindran, 2016, Multiple Criteria Decision Making: An Overview, CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, USA
  • Arunachalam Ravindran and G. V. Reklaitis, 2014, Design Optimization: An Overview, John Wiley, pp. 819-846
  • Arunachalam Ravindran and Nok Kungwalsong, 2014, Assessment of Disruption risk in supply chains, pp. 209-219
  • Arunachalam Ravindran and Vijay Wadhwa, 2009, Multicriteria Optimization Models for Supplier Selection, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, pp. Ch. 4
  • Arunachalam Ravindran and Abu Masud, 2008, Multiple Criteria Decision Making, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, pp. Ch. 5

Journal Articles

  • Ravi Ravindran and Kanokporn Rienkhemaniyom, 2016, "Vulnerability Assessment and Risk Mitigation Analysis for a supply chain network", Intl J. of Operations and Quantitative Management
  • Ravi Ravindran and Aineth Torres-Ruiz, 2016, "Multiobjective optimization modelfor the selection of critical suppliers integrating sustainability criteria", International J. of Operational Research
  • Ravi Ravindran and Subramanain Pazhani, 2016, "A bi-criteria model for closed loop supply chain network design", International J. of Operational Research
  • Arunachalam Ravindran and Subramanian Pazhani, 2014, "Design of closed loop supply chain networks", Intl. J. of Business Analytics, 1, (1), pp. 43-66
  • Arunachalam Ravindran and Nok Kungwalsong, 2014, "Global supply chain network design incorporating disruption risk", International J. of Business Analytics, 1, (3), pp. 39-64
  • Arunachalam Ravindran and R. Bilsel, 2012, "Modeling disruption risk in supply chain risk management", INTL J. of Operations Research and Information Systems, 3, (3), pp. 15-39
  • Arunachalam Ravindran and R. Bilsel, 2011, "A Multi-objective chance constrained programming model for supplier selection under uncertainty", TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH Part B, special issue on "Supply Chain Disruption and Risk Management", 45, pp. 1284-1300
  • Arunachalam Ravindran, M. Velazquez and D. Claudio, 2010, "Experiments in Multiple Criteria Selection Problems with Multiple Decision Makers", Intl. J. of Operational Research, 7, (4), pp. 413-428
  • Arunachalam Ravindran, R. Bisel, V. Wadhwa and T. Yang, 2010, "Risk Adjusted Multiple criteria Supplier Selection Models with Applications", International J. of Production Research, 48, (2), pp. 405-424
  • Arunachalam Ravindran, A. Cintron and J. Ventura, 2010, "Multiple Criteria Mathematical Model for Designing the Distribution Network of a Consumer Products Company", Computers and Industrial Engineering, 58, pp. 584-593
  • Arunachalam Ravindran, A. Mendoza and F. Santiago, 2008, "A Three Phase Multicriteria Method for Supplier Selection", Intl. J. of Industrial Engineering, 15, (2), pp. 195-210
  • Arunachalam Ravindran and V. Wadhwa, 2007, "Vendor Selection in Outsourcing", Computers and OR, 34, (12), pp. 3725-3737
  • Arunachalam Ravindran and S. Gaur, 2006, "A Bi-criteria Model for the Inventory Aggregation Problem under Risk Pooling", Computers and Industrial Engineering, 51, (3), pp. 482-501
  • Arunachalam Ravindran and T. M. Henry, 2005, "A Goal Programming Application for Army Officer Accession Planning", Information Systems Journal, 43, (2), pp. 111-120
  • Arunachalam Ravindran and G. Kuriger, 2005, "Intelligent Search Methods for Nonlinear Goal Programming Problems", Information Systems Journal, 43, (2), pp. 79-92

Conference Proceedings

  • Arunachalam Ravindran and Subramanian Pazhani, 2013, "Design of closed loop supply chain networks", Proceedings of the Industrial and Systems Engineering Research conference
  • Arunachalam Ravindran, 2012, "Modeling supply chain disruption risk management", Proceedings of the Industrial and Systems Engineering Research conference

Research Projects

  • July 2015 - June 2016, "Enterprise Integration Consortium," (Sponsor: Information Technology Services).
  • July 2014 - June 2015, "Enterprise Integration Consortium," (Sponsor: Information Technology Services).
  • January 2014 - June 2014, "CNH: Global Visibility and Procurement," (Sponsor: Case New Holland, PA).

Honors and Awards

Service

Service to Penn State:

  • Member, PhD Candidacy Exam Committee, January 2015 - May 2016
  • Member, Service Eneterprise Engineering, February 2014 - December 2016
  • Member, ABET Committee, August 2013 - July 2015
  • Chairperson, Enterprise Integration Consortium, January 1998
  • Member, Dual Degree in Operations Research, August 1997
  • Faculty FellowCenter for Supply Chain Research, January 1999
  • Faculty FellowCenter for Integratated Healthcare Delivery systems, July 2012
  • Affiliate ProfessorJanuary 2000

Service to External Organizations:

 


 

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