Prof. Manoj Kumar Tiwari (FNAE, FNASc, FIIIE, FIISE, and FIETI) has taken over as the Director, National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), Mumbai on Nov 05, 2019. Prof. Tiwari appointed by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India was earlier, Dean (Planning & Coordination and Professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at IIT Kharagpur. He is working in the domain of Manufacturing System and Supply Chain Management and his research and teaching interests are in modeling the Manufacturing Processes and Operations analysis in Supply Chain Networks.
He has published more than 307 papers in the International Journals of repute and has been rated as Rank 1 among top 100 individual researchers across the world in Production and Research by Taylor & Francis. He is also mentioned as Top leading author in the domain of Supply Chain Analytical Techniques by the Journal of Computer & Industrial Engineering.
He is the Recipient of “Most Influential Researcher Award” in the domain of Operations and Supply Chain Management by School of Business and Economics, Loughborough University, London and the Recipient of Mahalanobis Distinguished Educator Award from the Operations Research Society of India (ORSI). Prof. Tiwari also received Dr. R.P. Mohanty Gold Medal Award (2016) for Outstanding Teacher in Industrial Engineering by Indian Institution of Industrial Engineering.
Prof. Tiwari is Fellow of Institute of Industrial Engineers (IISE, USA), Fellow of Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE, India) and Fellow of National Academy of Sciences (FNASc, India). He is listed among Top 20 most productive authors in the area of Production and Operations Management and rated 2nd among many researchers working in Logistics and Supply Chain Management in India. He is serving as Associate editors of IEEE System, Man and Cybernetics- System,(SMC-S), International Journal of Production Research(Taylor & Francis).
Prof. Tiwari is on the editorial boards of several International Journals such as EJOR, IJCIM, PPC, RCIM, IJAMT, JTS etc.