Dr Vipul Jain

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Senior Lecturer School of Management

Courses

Teaching in 2019

Introduction

Dr Vipul Jain is a Senior Lecturer in Operations and Supply Chain Management at Victoria Business School, joining the school from a role as Assistant Professor at University of Sharjah, UAE and IIT Delhi, India.

Dr Jain has also worked as a French Government researcher forthe French National Institute for Research in Computer Science and Control at Nancy, France, and was also involved in the European project I*PROMS (Innovative Production Machines and Systems) from UK.

Dr Jain has more than 100 archival publications to his credit in high impact factor journals, as well as conference papers and books chapters, andis also the Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Intelligent Enterprise and an Editorial Board member for seven international journals. Dr. Jain has also guest edited special issues of prestigious international journals in the areas of Operations and Supply Chain Management. Vipul is ranked 7th in India in a list of top 20 Indian leading academicians publishing in the area of Logistics and Supply Chain management in an exhaustive study entitled “Analysis of the Logistics research in India- white paper (2012), pp.1-11” conducted by researchers from Institute of Transport Logistics, Dortmund University, Institute for Supply Chain and Network Management, TechnischeUniversität Darmstadt, and University of Münster, Germany.

Vipul has supervised 7 PhD students (6 sole supervision and 1 jointly), 18 Masters, 1 Honours and 24 Undergraduate (Bachelors of Engineering) students to completion since 2009.  Vipul have developed strong international networks and relationships which have resulted in joint publications. To name a few, Vipul is collaborating with contemporary faculties from the given institutions:Hong Kong Polytechnic University, University of Applied Sciences, Geneva Switzerland, University of St. Thomas, Opus College of Business, Minneapolis, USA, University of Michigan- Dearbon College of Business, USA, Southern New Hampshire University, USA, University of Madrid, Spain, National University of Singapore, ETS Montreal, Canada, Concordia University, Canada, Nottingham University Business School, China, Indian Institute of Technology’s (IIT’s) and Indian Institute of Management (IIM’s), EPFL Switzerland, University of Sharjah etc.

Vipul is involved as a scientific and advisory committee member for various prestigious international conferences and has chaired many sessions in INFORMS, IEEE IEEM conferences in USA, Europe, Hong Kong, Asia etc. He was the Programme Coordinator for the Masters in Industrial Engineering Programme at IIT Delhi, and has been actively involved in conducting Management Development Programmes/Training Programmes for Senior Managers and Executives of Public and Private Organisations in India on various issues and challenges encountered in Operations, Logistics, and Supply Chain Management.

Qualifications

Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical Engineering), Master of Technology (Manufacturing Technology), PhD (Supply Chain Management) from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India

Research interests

  • Supply Chain Management
    - Green, Sustainable, Lean and Agile Supply Chains;
    - Strategic alliances, Integration and Strategy in Supply Chains;
    - Disruptions and Risk Management
    - Service Operations and Healthcare Supply Chains
    - Closed Loop Supply Chains, Reverse Logistics and Waste Management
  • Humanitarian Logistics and Production Planning and Inventory Management
  • Design of e-business markets
    - Design of procurement auctions,
    - Design of algorithms for improving efficiency of e-business processes,
    - Use of Artificial Intelligence in e-CRM; Dynamic Pricing and Revenue Management
  • Quantitative and Qualitative Managerial Decision making

Selected publications

Articles

Sundarkani, B., Kamran, R., Maheswari, P. and Jain Vipul (2019), "Designing a hybrid cloud for a supply chain network of Industry 4.0: a theoretical framework", Benchmarking: An International Journal.

Soni, U., Roy, A., Verma A. and Jain, V. (2019), Forecasting municipal solid waste generation using artificial intelligence models—a case study in India, SN Applied Sciences 1 (2), 162

G Soni, V Jain, FTS Chan, B Niu, S Prakash (2018), Swarm intelligence approaches in supply chain management: potentials, challenges and future research directions, Supply Chain Management: An International Journal.

Prakash, S., Kumar S., Soni, G., Jain, Vipul, Rathore, A. P. S. (2018), Closed Loop supply chain network design and modelling under risks and demand uncertainty : an integrated robust optimization approach. Annals of Operations Research  

L John, A Gurumurthy, G Soni, V Jain (2018) Modelling the inter-relationship between factors affecting coordination in a humanitarian supply chain: a case of Chennai flood relief, Annals of Operations Research

Panigrahi, S. S., Bahinipati, B. and Jain, Vipul (2018). Sustainable supply chain management: A review of literature and implications for future research, Management of Environmental Quality: An International Journal

Abdel-Basset, M., Mohamed. M., Sangaiah, A. K. and Jain, Vipul (2018) An Integrated Neutrosophic AHP and SWOT Method for Strategic Planning Methodology Selection. Benchmarking- An International Journal.

Samvedi, A, Jain, V., Chan, FTS, Chung, SH (2018),  Information system selection for a supply chain based on current trends: the BRIGS approach, Neural Computing and Applications 30 (5), 1619-1633

Satya P, Soni, G., Jain, Vipul, Bhatodiya, G. and Mittal, M. L. (2018) Multisite Aggregate Production and Distribution Planning: A Review. International Journal of Enterprise Network Management, 2018 Vol.9 No.3/4, pp.407 - 434

Jain, Vipul., Sangaiah, A, K., Sakhuja, S., Thoduka, N. and Aggarwal, R. (2018), Supplier selection using fuzzy AHP and TOPSIS: a case study in the Indian automotive industry. Neural Computing and Applications, Vol. 29, No. 7, 555-564

Kumar, G., Jain, Vipul. Gandhi, O. P. (2018), Availability analysis of mechanical systems with condition-based maintenance using semi-Markov and evaluation of optimal condition monitoring interval. Journal of Industrial Engineering International, Vol. 14, No. 1, 119-131.

Jain, Vipul, Kumar, S., Soni, U., and Chandra, C. (2017) Supply Chain Resilience: Model Development and Empirical Analysis. International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 55, Issue 22, 6779-6800

Panchal, G., Jain, Vipul., Cheikhrouhou, N. and Gurtner, M. (2017) Analysis of monopsony supply chain in presence of rational and opportunist supply chain player. International Journal of Pricing and Revenue Management, Vol. 16, No. 4, 417-436.

Jain, Vipul and Khan, S. A. (2017) Application of AHP in Reverse Logistics Service Provider Selection : A Case Study. International Journal of Business Innovation and Research, 12(1), 94-119.

Jain, Vipul., (2016), A three stage hybrid integrated decision making framework for modeling reverse logistics operations : a case of Textile company. International Journal of Industrial and Systems Engineering, 23(3), 370-392.

Jain, Vipul., Kumar, S., Kumar, A., and Chandra, C., (2016), An integrated buyer initiated decision-making process for green supplier selection. Journal of Manufacturing Systems, 41, 256-265.

Dweiri, F., Kumar, S., Khan, S, A. and Jain, Vipul. (2016),  Designing an integrated AHP based decision support system for supplier selection in automotive industry. Expert System with Applications, 62, 273-283.

Sakhuja, S., Jain, Vipul, Kumar, S. and Chandra, C. (2016), A Structured Review of Service Supply Chain Discipline: Potentials, Challenges, and Integrated Framework. Journal of the Academy of Business Education, 17, 270-295.

Kumar, A., Jain, Vipul., Kumar, S. and Chandra, C. (2016), Green Supplier Selection: A new Genetic/Immune Strategy with Industrial Application. Enterprise Information System, 10(8), 911-943.

Sakhuja, S., Jain, Vipul., Kumar, S., Chandra, C. and Ghildaya, S. (2016), Genetic algorithm based fuzzy time series tourism demand forecast model. Industrial Management & Data Systems 116 (3), 483-507.

Jain, V., Kumar, S., Kundu, A. and Chandra, C. (2016), Linking procurement operations to power-influence in a supply chain. Journal of Manufacturing Systems, 41, 201-210.

Khan, S.A., Jain, Vipul, and Dweiri F (2016), Integrating Analytical Hierarchy process and Quality function Deployment in Automotive Supplier Selection. International Journal of Business Excellence, 9(2), 156-177

Jain, Vipul., Kumar, A, Kumar, S. and Chandra, C., (2015)  Weight Restrictions in Data Envelopment Analysis: A Comprehensive Genetic Algorithm Based Approach for incorporating value judgments. Expert Systems With Applications, 42, pp.1503-1512.

Jain, V., Kundu, A., Chan, F. T. S., and Patel, M. (2015), A Chaotic Bee Colony approach for supplier selection-order allocation with different discounting policies in a coopetitive multi-echelon supply chain. Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, Vol. 26, No. 6, 1131-1144.

Soni, U., Jain, Vipul., and Salmador, M., (2015) Coping with uncertainties via Resilient Supply Chain Framework, International Journal of Procurement Management, Vol. 8, No.s1-2, 182-201

Kundu, A., Jain, Vipul., Kumar, S. and Chandra, C. (2015) A Journey from Normative to Behavioral Operations in Supply Chain Management: a Review Using Latent Semantic Analysis. Expert Systems With Applications, 42(2), 796-809.

Khan, S.A., Jain, Vipul., and Dweiri F. (2015), Production Planning forecasting method selection in a supply chain : a case study. International Journal of Applied Management Science, Vol. 7, No. 1, 38-58.

Sakhuja, S., Jain, Vipul., and Dweiri, F., (2015) Application of an integrated MCDM approach for selecting outsourcing strategies in hotel industry, International Journal of Logistics Systems and Management, Vol. 20, No. 3, 304-324.

Kumar, A., Jain, Vipul and Kumar, S. A (2014) Comprehensive Environment Friendly Approach For Supplier Selection", OMEGA, International Journal of Management Science, Vol 41, Issue 1, 109-123.

Kumar, G., Jain, Vipul and Gandhi, O. P., (2014) Steady State Availability analysis of repairable mechanical systems with opportunistics maintenance by using Semi-Markov process”, International Journal of Systems Assurance Engineering Management, 5(4), 664-678.

Soni, U., Jain, Vipul and Kumar, S. (2014), Measuring supply chain resilience using a deterministic modeling approach, Computers and Industrial Engineering, Vol. 74, 11-25.

Jain, Vipul., Panchal, G. and Kumar, S., (2014), Universal supplier selection via multi-dimensional auction mechanisms for two-way competition in oligopoly market of supply chain, OMEGA- International Journal of Management Science, Vol. 47, 127-137.

Kumar, G., Jain, Vipul and Gandhi, O. P., (2013) Availability analysis of repairable mechanical systems using analytical Semi-Markov approach, Quality Engineering,  Vol. 25, Issue 2, 97-107.

Samvedi, A. and Jain, Vipul., (2013) A study on the interactions between supply chain risk management criteria using FUZZY DEMATEL method, International Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 18, No. 3, 255-271.

Kumar, G., Vipul Jain, O.P. Gandhi, (2013) Feasibility of analytical solution for transient availability using semi–Markov process. International Journal of Reliability and Safety, Vol. 7, No.4,  pp. 388 – 410.

Samvedi, A., Jain, Vipul, (2013) A grey approach for forecasting in a supply chain during intermittent disruptions. Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 26, Issue 3, 1044-1051

Samvedi, A., Jain, Vipul, and F T S Chan, (2013) Quantifying Risks in a Supply Chain through Integration of Fuzzy AHP & Fuzzy TOPSIS, International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 51, No. 8, 2433-2442

Chan, F.T.S., Chan, H.K. and Jain, Vipul, (2012) A framework for Reverse Logistics for Automobile Industry”, International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 50, No.5, 1318-1331.

Samvedi, A. and Jain, Vipul., (2012) Effect of sharing forecast information on the performance of a supply chain experiencing disruption, International Journal of Logistics System and Management, Vol. 13, No. 4, pp. 509-524.

Samvedi, A., Jain, Vipul and Chan, F.T.S., (2012) An integrated approach for machine tool selection using fuzzy AHP and grey relational analysis, International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 50, No. 12, pp. 3211-3221.

Jain, Vipul, (2012) Special issue on Sustainable supply chain management and reverse Logistics. International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 50, No. 5, pp. 1239-1242.

Kumar, G., Jain, Vipul and Gandhi, O. P., (2012),  Reliability and Availability analysis of Mechanical Systems using Stochastic Petri Net modeling based on decomposition approach, International Journal of Reliability, Quality and Safety Engineering, Vol. 19, No. 1, pp. 1- 39.

Panchal, G. and Jain, Vipul, (2011) A Review on Select Models for Supply chain formation”, International Journal of Business Performance and Supply Chain Modeling, Vol. 3, No. 2, 113-123.

Vedpal, and Jain, Vipul, (2011) A conceptual framework for modeling reverse logistics networks”, International Journal of Business Performance and Supply Chain Modelling, Vol. 3, No. 4, 353-363.

Jain, Vipul, Wadhwa, S. and Deshmukh, S. G., (2009) Enhancing flexibility in Supply chain: modeling the flow of products and information. International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Vol. 22, No. 5, 1-11

Jain, Vipul and Deshmukh, S. G., (2009) Dynamic Supply Chain Modelling Using A New Fuzzy Hybrid Negotiation Mechanism. International Journal of Production Economics, Vol. 122, 319-328.

Jain, Vipul, Wadhwa, S. and Deshmukh, S. G., (2009) Revisiting Information systems to support a dynamic supply chain: A review. Production Planning and Control, Vol. 20, No. 1, 17-29.

Jain, Vipul, Benyoucef, L. and Deshmukh S. G., (2009) Strategic Supplier Selection: Some Emerging Issues and Challenges, International Journal of Logistics Systems and Management, Vol. 5, No. 1/2, 61-88

Jain, Vipul, Wadhwa, S. and Deshmukh, S. G., (2009) Select supplier related issues in modeling a dynamic supply chain: Potential, Challenges and Direction for Future Research, International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 47, No. 11, 3013-3039.

Jain, Vipul, Benyoucef, L. and Deshmukh, S.   G., (2008) “What’s the buzz about moving from “Lean” to “Agile” integrated supply chains? A Fuzzy Intelligent agent based approach”, International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 46, No. 22, 6649-6677.

Jain, Vipul, and Benyoucef, L., (2008) Managing Long Supply Chain Management: Issues and Challenges, Journal of Manufacturing Technology and Management, Vol. 19, No. 4, 469-496.

Jain, Vipul, Benyoucef, L. and Deshmukh, S. G., (2008)A new approach for evaluating agility in supply chains using Fuzzy Association Rules Mining”, Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, The International Journal of Intelligent Real-Time Automation, Vol. 21, Issue 3, 367-385.

Benyoucef, L., Jain, Vipul, Rezg, N. and Xie, X., (2007) Production Planning in an assembly assembly with social and industrial constraints: a Dynamic Programming approach, International Journal of Services Operations and Informatics, Vol. 2, No. 2, 131-151.

Jain, Vipul, Wadhwa, S. and Deshmukh, S. G., (2007) Supplier Selection using Fuzzy Association Rules Mining Approach, International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 45, No. 6, 1323-1353.

Jain, Vipul, Wadhwa, S. and Deshmukh, S. G., (2007) A Negotiation-to-Coordinate (N2C) mechanism for Modeling Buyer-Supplier relationship in Dynamic Environment”, International Journal of Enterprise Information System, Issue 3, Vol. 2, 1-21

Jain, Vipul, Wadhwa, S. and Deshmukh, S. G., (2006) Modeling and analysis of Supply Chain Dynamics: A High Intelligent Time (HIT) Petri Net based approach, International Journal of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Vol. 1, Nos. 1/2, 59-86

Jain, Vipul, Wadhwa, S. and Deshmukh, S. G., (2005) e-Commerce and supply chains: Modelling of dynamics through fuzzy enhanced high level petri net, Special issue of Sadhana–Academy Proceedings in Engineering Sciences on Modeling of e-commerce and e-Business, Springer Publications, Vol. 30, Parts (2 & 3), 403-429.

Jain, Vipul, Tiwari, M. K. and Chan, F. T.S., (2004) Evaluation of the supplier performance using an evolutionary fuzzy based approach”, Journal of Manufacturing Technology and Management, Vol. 15, No. 8, 735-744.

Jain, Vipul, Swarnkar, R. and Tiwari, M. K., (2003) Modeling and Analysis of wafer fabrication scheduling via Generalized Stochastic Petri net and Simulated Annealing”, International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 41, No. 15, 3501-3527.

Books

Patnaik, S. and Jain Vipul (2018), Recent Developments in Intelligent Computing, Communication and Devices. Springer Publications, ISBN number: ISBN 978-981-10-8943-5, Springer Singapore.

Panchal, G. and Jain, Vipul (2015), Utility Analysis in Supply Chain: A Mechanism Design Approach. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany. ISBN-10: 3659680907, ISBN-13: 978-3659680908

Jain, V. (2010), Hybrid models for Dynamic Supply Chain Management. Potentials, Challenges and Research Directions. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany. ISBN-10: 3843352011, ISBN-13: 978-3843352017

Selected chapters in books

Sangaiah, A.K., and Jain, Vipul, Fusion of Fuzzy Multi-Criteria Decision Making Approaches for Discriminating Risk with Relate to Software Project Performance. Handbook of Research on Fuzzy and Rough Set Theory in Organizational Decision Making, Vol. 3, page 38-64, 2017.

Verma,S.,Jain, Vipul., andMajumdar,A. Modeling an Agile Supply Chain: Research Challenges and Future Directions, Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing, Springer, Volume 131, 2012, pp 277-285

Vedpal, Jain, Vipul, Basics of process control in Textile Manufacturing, Woodhead Publications, pp. 1-16, UK, 2012

Selected conference papers

Jain, Vipul, A study of Information Sharing Strategies on Supply Chain Performance: A simulation based approach for an Indian SME. In the British Academy of Management, 4th to 6th September, Bristol, UK, 2018.

Jain, Vipul and Khan, S.A., Reverse logistics service provider selection: A TOPSIS-QFD approach, proceedings of The IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management- IEEM 2016, Bali, Indonesia, 4-7 Dec, 2016.

Jain V. and Sakhuja, S., Structural Investigation of a Healthcare Value Chain : A social network analysisapproach, Proceedings of The IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management- IEEM 2014, Selangor, Malaysia, 9-12 Dec, 2014.

Verma, S., Jain, Vipul., and Majumdar, A., An ISM Approach to Model and AnalyzeAgility of a Supply Chain: A Case of FashionIndustry. Published in the Proceedings of the 2013 International Symposium on Computational and Business Intelligence, IEEE Computer Society Washington, DC, USA©2013, ISBN: 978-0-7695-5066-4, Pages 197-203

Kundu A., Jain Vipul., On Development of Supplier Segmentation Ontologyusing Latent SemanticAnalysis for Supplier Knowledge Management in Supply Chain in the Proceedings of The IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, Dec 10- Dec 13, Bangkok, 2013

Kundu, A., and Jain, Vipul, Fuzzy Power stream mapping to measure dominating power in supply chain", in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM), Hongkong, Dec 10-Dec 13, 2012.

Sakhuja, S, and Jain, Vipul, Service supply chain, An integrated conceptual framework, Proceedings of the 42nd Computers and Industrial Engineering conference, July 16-18, Cape Town, South Africa, 2012.

Kundu, A, and Jain, Vipul, A multi objective optimization approach for complex procurement systems. Proceedings of the 42nd Computers and Industrial Engineering conference, July 16-18, Cape Town, South Africa, 2012.

Samvedi, A., and Jain, Vipul, Studying the impact of various inventory policies on supply chain with intermittent supply disruption, Proceedings of the Winter Simulation Conference, Arizona, Grand Resort, Tempe, USA, December 11-14, 2011.

Soni, U., and Jain, Vipul, Minimizing the Vulnerabilities of Supply Chain: A new Framework for Enhancing the Resilience, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM), Singapore, December 6-9, 2011.

Panchal Gajanan, Jain, Vipul, Multi-dimensional Analysis of Utilities in Pricing Game IEEE International Conference on Service Operations and Logistics, and Informatics, Sponsored by IEEE/ITSS, Technical-sponsored by INFORMS, July 10-12, 2011, Beijing, China

Awards

  • Amity Academic Excellence Award, 2018
  • Received IIT Delhi Outstanding Young Faculty Fellowship by Kusuma Trust from 2011-2013.
  • Received the IBM India research Lab student travel grant award to present paper in the 16th POMS conference, Chicago, April 29- May 02, 2005, USA

Courses

Teaching in 2019