Dr. A. Ravi Ravindran has been teaching courses in Operations Research and Supply Chain Engineering for more than forty years at three major U.S. Universities, namely, Purdue, Oklahoma and Penn State. He has guided 28 students through their Ph.D. programs and numerous others for Masters studies. For more than a decade, he has been the leader of the Enterprise Integration Consortium- Industry Advisory Board at Penn State University forging strong bonds between Industry and academia.

He got his BS degree in Electrical Engineering from BITS, Pilani in India. He has taught at IIT, Madras and at IIIT Bangalore in India. Further he has conducted number of Workshops on Supply Chain Management on behalf of IIMM, Bangalore Chapter. His textbooks are widely used in many universities in USA and in India.

This symposium is being organized by his students to honor him on his 70th birth year. They live in many countries (USA, India, Turkey, South Korea, Thailand etc.) and they plan to come together in Bangalore, India on March 12 & 13, 2015 to hold this symposium. The event is spearheaded by two of his students, Dr. P.Balasubramanian, Founder and CEO of Theme Work Analytics and Dr.S.Sadagopan, Founder Director of IIITB and by Dr.M.Mathirajan of IISc and Mr.Harsha Kestur, Director RIMSR.

ORSI-BC, DoMS@IISc, IIMM Bangalore, IIITB, RIMSR, CSI and DoMS@IIT Madras are the event co-sponsors.

Please submit your abstract to the mail id :or2015@mgmt.iisc.ernet.in (or) iiscmathi@gmail.com in word format.

Please click here to view the Call for Papers...


*  Last date for camera ready copy of full paper submission: 25th Feb.,2015.

*  Award will be given to 3 best papers

*  Penn State Newsletter on the Symposium

*  Free registration for nominated Ph.D students