Omkarprasad S Vaidya
Associate Professor
Specialization : Operations Management
Qualification :
  • Fellow (NITIE
  • ME (Mechanical, Production)
  • BE (Mechanical)
Contact No. : 0522 6696639
Email Id : osv[at]iiml[dot]ac[dot]in
Bio Data
Teaching Areas
Research Areas
Consulting Areas
Position Held
Recent Publiaction, Article, Cases
Awards & Recognitions
Bio Data
Dr. Omkarprasad Vaidya is an Associate Professor in the area of Operations Management 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, International Journal of Performance and Productivity Management and others. The article published in EJOR “Analytic Hierarchy Process: An Overview of its applications” was rated at top slot among the most cited articles. It presently has 496 citations (Scopus) and 901 citations (Google Scholar) so far (accessed on October 20, 2013).

He has published a case with IVEY publications and it is available on Harvard cases web portal.

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 also 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 Modelling.
Teaching Areas
  • Operations Management
  • Service Operations
  • Six Sigma
  • Supply chain Modelling
Research Areas
  • Multi criteria decision making
  • Advances in lean and six sigma
  • Supply chain risk analysis
Consulting Areas
  • lean and six sigma
  • Performance evaluation and measurement
  • Operations in service Industry
Positions Held
Sl. No. Name of Institute/Organization Designation Date from Date to
 1.  Indian Institute of Management Lucknow  Assistant Professor  April 2013  Till Date
 2.  Indian Institute of Management Raipur  Assistant Professor  May 2011  April 2013
 3.  Symbiosis Center for Management and HRD  Assistant Professor  August 2005  May 2011
 4.  Army Institute of Technology, Pune  Sr. Lecturer  July 1997  August 2005
Recent Publications, Articles, Cases

Selected Publications:

  • Multi-criteria Supply Chain Performance Evaluation: An Indian Chemical Industry Case Study, International Journal of Performance and Productivity Management, Vol 62, No 3, March 2013
  • Prioritizing and Ranking Critical Success Factors for ERP Adoption in  SMEs, International Journal of Management AIMS, Vol. 6 No 1, pp. 23-40, January 2012
  • Use of System Interdependency to Allocate Component Reliability, International Journal of Reliability and Safety, Vol. 1, No. 3, pp. 339-359. July 2007
  • Analytic Hierarchy Process: An Overview of its Applications, European Journal of Operational Research (EJOR), Vol. 169, No. 1, pp. 1-29. Feb 2006
  • Dependency and its Predictions for Systems and its Components, International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management (IJQRM), Vol. 20, No. 9, pp. 1096-1116.   Oct 2003.
  • Case: “School Chaley Hum”: Optimizing Students’ Commute to KPS,  published with IVEY case publications
Awards & Recognitions
  • “Best Paper Award”  Select Issues and Challenges in Public Distribution System: Case of Mid-day Meal Schemes to School Children,  XVI International Conference of the Society of Operations Management, IIT Delhi, December 2012
  • Best Paper Award”  A Frame work for Attribute Sigma Level Computation based on Cost, The International Conference on Quality, NIQR Bangalore, January 2011
  • Best Teacher in Operations Management, Bloomberg UTV, 2012