February 21, 2012

Prof. O.S. Vaidya of IIM Raipur adjudged the Best Teacher in Operations Management

Pro. O.S. Vaidya at the launch of Strive
 Prof. O.S. Vaidya on 18 February, 2012 was conferred the Award for “Best Teacher in Operations Management” by Bloomberg UTV B-School Excellence Awards at Taj Lands End, Mumbai. The award recognizes institutions that are innovative, modern and have Industry-related curriculum.
The awards are chosen by an independent jury and a panel of professionals who believe in nurturing talent and recognizing Best of the Best. The award is in recognition of leadership, development, marketing an institute and Industry Interface of a Business School.
Prof. Omkarprasad Vaidya is a faculty in the area of Operations Management and Quantitative Techniques. He obtained his doctoral degree from National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), Mumbai.

He has published articles in Journals of International repute like European Journal of Operational Research (EJOR), International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management, International Journal of Reliability and Safety, and others. The article published in EJOR “Analytic Hierarchy Process: An Overview of its applications” is currently rated at top slot among the most cited articles. It has 233 citations (Scopus) and 321 citations (Google Scholar) so far (accessed on May 24, 2011).
He has also presented a number of papers at national and international conferences like Society of Operations Management (SOM). He is also involved in reviewing research articles for reputed International Journals. He is a supervisor to research scholars from Symbiosis International University (SIU), Pune.

His teaching and research interests include Operations Management, Six Sigma, Quantitative Techniques and Supply Chain Modeling. As guest faculty, he has taught courses at IIM Lucknow, and NITIE, Mumbai.

He has completed a couple of consultancy projects. Since 2009, he is a panel member for the corporate competition on Lean and Six Sigma organized by Symbiosis Pune.

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