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Education

  • Ph. D. (Supply Chain Management) IIT/D
  • M. Tech. (Industrial Engineering) IIT/D
  • B.E. (Mechanical Engineering, Gold Medalist) BVM, SPU
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Experience

  • 2020-till date: Professor, National Rail and Transportation Institute (NRTI), Vadodara
  • 2010-2020: Faculty at Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, IIT Kharagpur
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Professional Distinctions

  •  Associate Editor: i) International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, Emerald ii) OPSEARCH, Springer
  •  Editorial Board Member: i) Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, Emerald; ii) International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management, Emerald
  •  Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management (JMTM), Emerald Publisher.
  •  International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management (IJPPM), Emerald Publisher
  •  International Journal of Quality & Reliability Management (IJQRM), Emerald Publisher.
  •  International Journal of Lean Six Sigma (IJLSS), Emerald Publisher
  •  Journal of Operations and Strategic Planning (JOSP), SAGE Publisher
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Key Publications

  • 1. Gandhi, J., Thanki, S.J., Thakkar, J.J. (2021), “An investigation and implementation framework of Lean Green and Six Sigma (LG&SS) strategies for manufacturing industry in India”, The TQM journal, Accepted.
  • 2. Singh, A., Jenamani, M., Dwivedi, Thakkar, J.J. (2021), “A Text Analytics Framework for Performance Assessment and Weakness Detection from Online Reviews”, Journal of Global Information Management (JGIM), Accepted.
  • 3. Das, S., Garg, A., Maiti, J., Krishna, O.B., Thakkar, J.J., and Gangwar, R.K. (2021), “A comprehensive methodology for quantification of Bow-tie under type II fuzzy data, Applied Soft Computing, Accepted.
  • 4. Rathore, R., Thakkar, J.J. and Jha, J.K. (2020) “Evaluation of risks in foodgrains supply chain using failure mode effect analysis and fuzzy VIKOR”, International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management, Accepted.
  • 5. Chand, P., Thakkar, J.J. and Ghosh, K.K. (2020) “Analysis of supply chain performance metrics for Indian mining & earthmoving equipment manufacturing companies using hybrid MCDM model”, Resources Policy, Accepted.
  • 6. Chand, P., Thakkar, J.J. and Ghosh, K.K. (2020) “Analysis of supply chain sustainability with supply chain complexity, inter-relationship study using Delphi and interpretive structural modeling for Indian mining and earth-moving machinery industry”, Resources Policy, Accepted
  • 7. Tarei, P.K., Thakkar, J.J., and Nag, B. (2020) “Development of a Decision Support System for assessing the supply chain risk mitigation strategies: An application in Indian petroleum supply chain”, Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, Accepted.
  • 8. Tarei, P.K., Thakkar, J.J., and Nag, B. (2020) “Benchmarking the relationship between supply chain risk mitigation strategies and practices: An integrated approach", Benchmarking: an International Journal, Accepted.
  • 9. Mishra, B., Mahanty, B. and Thakkar J.J. (2020) “A quantifiable quality enabled Servitization model: Benchmarking Indian Automobile Manufacturers”, International Journal of Production Research, Accepted
  • 10. Rathore, R., Thakkar, J.J. and Jha, J.K. (2020) “Impact of Risks in Foodgrains Transportation System: A System Dynamics Approach”, International Journal of Production Research, DOI: 10.1080/00207543.2020.1725683.
  • 11. Maiyar, L.M. and Thakkar, J.J. (2020) “Robust optimization of sustainable food grain transportation with uncertain supply and intentional disruptions”, International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 58 No. 18, pp. 5651-5675
  • 12. Singh, A, Jenamani, M. and Thakkar, J.J. (2019) “Do online consumer reviews help to evaluate the performance of automobile manufacturers?" Journal of Enterprise Information Management, In press.
  • 13. Jha K.K., Thakkar, J.J. and Thanki, S.J. (2019) “Cycle time reduction in outsourcing process: Case of an Indian Aerospace Industry", The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, In-Press.
  • 14. Thanki, S.J. and Thakkar, J.J. (2019) “An investigation on lean-green performance of Indian manufacturing SMEs”, International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, In-Press.
  • 15. Pitchaimuthu, S., Thakkar, J.J. and Gopal, P R C (2019) “Modelling of risk factors for defence aircraft industry using interpretive structural modelling, interpretive ranking process and system dynamics”, Measuring Business Excellence, DOI: 10.1108/MBE-05-2018-0028.
  • 16. Maiyar, L.M. and Thakkar, J.J. (2019) “Environmentally conscious logistics planning considering wastages for food grain industry using multi objective hybrid particle swarm optimization”, Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, Vol. 127, July 2019, pp. 220-248.
  • 17. Abhilash, C.R. and Thakkar, J.J. (2019) “Application of Six Sigma DMAIC methodology to reduce the defects in a telecommunication cabinet door manufacturing process: a case study”, International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management, DOI: 10.1108/IJQRM-12-2018-0344.
  • 18. Dey, A., Jenamani, M. and Thakkar, J.J. (2019) “Cross-D-Vectorizers: A Set of Feature-Spaces for Cross-Domain Sentiment Analysis from Consumer Review”, Multimedia Tools and Applications, Accepted.
  • 19. Rohit, T., Bhattacharya, S., and Thakkar, J.J. (2019) “E-fulfillment performance evaluation for an e-tailer: A DANP Approach”, International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, In press.
  • 20. Singh, A, Thakkar, J.J. and Jenamani, M. (2019) “An integrated Grey-DEMATEL approach for evaluating ICT adoption barriers in manufacturing SMEs: Analysing Indian MSMEs”, Journal of Enterprise Information Management, In press.
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Research Area(s)

  • Solar pre-heated thermochemical conversion of municipal mixed solid waste to high quality plasto-fuels for transportation and industrial heating applications, DST, National Rail and Transportation Institute, Vadodara.

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