Email:

prahaladAtiimaDoTacdOtin

(Note: Currently, I do not have open summer/research internship positions.)

Website:

faculty.iima.ac.in/~prahalad

Prof. Prahalad Venkateshan

Production and Quantitative Methods

 

 

Educational Qualifications

  • PhD, Operations Research, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, USA. 2007.
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management, Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow, India. 2002.
  • Bachelor of Engineering, College of Engineering, Guindy, India. 2000.

Academic Affiliation

  • Dec 2009 - Aug 2014: Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.
  • Aug 2014 - present: Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.
  • Jan 2017 - June 2017: Visiting Associate Professor, Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, USA.

Professional History

  • Aug 2006 - Nov 2009: Senior Financial Analyst, Capital Markets, AmTrust Bank, Cleveland, USA.

 

Teaching

 

Operations Management (MBA core)

Introduction to Probability & Statistics (MBA/undergraduate level)

Manufacturing Operations Management (MBA elective)

Asset-Backed Securitization (MBA elective)

Optimization Methods in Finance (MBA elective)

Seminar in Operatons Management (PhD level core)

Convexity & Optimization (PhD level elective)

Area of Research

  • Mathematical Programming
  • Network Design 
  • Facility Location
  • Vehicle Routing

Publications/ Articles/ Cases

(Selected publications - for full list, see personal homepage)

A New Model for the Asymmetric Vehicle Routing Problem with Simultaneous Pickup and Deliveries - with Yogesh Agarwal. Operations Research Letters. To appear. (Click here for data files related to this paper.)

A Cutting Plane Approach for the Multi-Machine Precedence-Constrained Scheduling Problem - with Joseph Szmerekovsky and George Vairaktarakis. Annals of Operations Research. To appear. (Click here for data files related to this paper.)

New Valid Inequalities for the Optimal Communication Spanning Tree Problem - with Yogesh Agarwal. Informs Journal on Computing. 2019. (Click here for data files related to this paper.)

A Two-Echelon Joint Continuous-Discrete Location Model - with Ronald Ballou, Kamlesh Mathur, Arulanantha Maruthasalam. European Journal of Operational Research. 2017.

Near Optimal Design of Wavelength Routed Optical Networks - with Yogesh Agarwal. European Journal of Operational Research. 2016. (Click here for data files related to this paper.)

Consulting

 

New York Community Bank, Cleveland, USA: Jan 2017 - June 2017. Design of methods for interest rate risk management in mortgage origination process.

Awards & Honors

Year Awards & Honors
   

 

Thoughts

 

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