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Name: Subir Bhattacharya
Position: Professor
Academic Group: Management Information Systems
Phone No.: +91-33-2467-8300
Email: subir@iimcal.ac.in
Academic Background:

Ph. D. (Tech), Comp. Sc., University of Calcutta;M. Tech, Comp. Sc., University of Calcutta; B. Tech, Radiophysics & Electronics, University of Calcutta; B. Sc., Physics Honours, University of Calcutta

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COMPLETED PROJECTS Mid-term Appraisal of Macro Management Schemes in Eastern and Northeastern states, Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India; Evaluation of projects in the Eastern States, Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Government of India.; Monitoring and Supervision of Sarva Shikshya Abhiyan in West Bengal and A&N Islands, Ministry of HRD, Government of India.; Evaluation of the first two components of the Central Sector Scheme for Strengthening/Promoting Agricultural Information System in the DAC, Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India.; Development and Strengthening of Infrastructure Facilities for Production and Distribution of Quality Seeds, Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India.; Effectiveness of BRCs & CRCs in providing Academic Support & Supervision to Elementary Schemes, Ministry of HRD, Government of India.; Study the gap between irrigation potential created and utilized in India, Ministry of Water Resources, Government of India.; Modeling of Traffic on Kottavalsa-Kirandul Section, South Eastern Railway, Indian Railways.; The Study of Inventory Management, Bells Controls Limited, Calcutta Factory; Process Planning Support System for Haldia Refinery, Indian Oil Corporation; Day-wise Scheduling of Lube Units for Haldia Refinery, Indian Oil Corporation.

Work Experience:

Visiting Professor, University of Texas at Dallas, 2000-2002;

Current Projects:
Journal Publications:

1. Ritesh Kumar and Subir Bhattacharya, Cooperative Search Using Agents for Cardinality Constrained Portfolio Selection Problem, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics—Part C: Applications and Reviews, Vol. 42, No. 6, November 2012, pp 1510-18. 2. Sumit K. Bose and Subir Bhattacharya, A State Task Network model for scheduling operations in cascaded continuous processing units, Computers and Chemical Engineering, 33 (2009) 287–295. 3. Sumit K. Bose and Subir Bhattacharya, A two pass heuristic algorithm for scheduling ‘Blocked Out’ units in continuous processing industry, Annals of Operations Research, Vol 159, No.1, March 2008, pp 293-313. 4. Narasimha Kamath B. and Subir Bhattacharya, Lead time minimization of multi-product, single processor system: A comparison of cyclic policies, International Journal of Production Economics, Vol 106, 2007, Issue 1, pp 28-40. 5. Subir Bhattacharya and Sumit K. Bose, Mathematical model for scheduling operations in cascaded continuous processing units, European Journal of Operational Research, Vol 182, 2007, Issue 1, pp 1-14. 6. Narasimha Kamath B. and Subir Bhattacharya, Cost minimization across echelons in a multi-product supply chain: An approximate model, OPSEARCH, Vol. 43, No. 4, 2006, pp 331-357. 7. Terence Nazareth, Sanjay Verma, Subir Bhattacharya and Amitava Bagchi, The multiple resource-constrained project scheduling problem: A breadth-first approach, European Journal of Operational Research, 112 (1999) 347-366. 8. Subir Bhattacharya, Rahul Roy and Sumita Bhattacharya, An exact depth-first algorithm for the pallet loading problem, European Journal of Operational Research, 110 (1998) 610-625. 9. Subir Bhattacharya and A. Bagchi, A General Framework for Minimax Search in Game Trees, Information Processing Letters, Vol 52, 1994, pp 295-301. 10. Subir Bhattacharya and A. Bagchi, A faster alternative to SSS* with extension to variable memory , Information Processing Letters, Vol 47(4), 1993, pp 209-214. 11. Subir Bhattacharya and Rahul Roy, Computer aided process planning in an Indian refinery, Journal for Information Science and Technology, Vol. 2, No. 1, 1992, pp 81-89.

Conferences:

International Conference 1. K. M. Poonacha and Subir Bhattacharya, Towards a Framework for Assessing Agility, Proceedings of Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 45), Grand Wailea, Maui, Hawaii, USA, January 4-7, 2012. 2. Narasimha Kamath B. and Subir Bhattacharya, Optimal operating points in a coordinated supply chain of perishable item, Proceedings of Computational Intelligence and Software Engineering (CiSE 2011), Wuhan, China, December 9-11, 2011. 3. Chandrima Das, Guhan Mohan, Rahul Roy & Subir Bhattacharya, Quo Vadis, SaaS: A systems dynamics model based enquiry into the SaaS industry, International Conference on Information Management and Engineering (ICIME 2010), Chengdu, China, April 16-18, 2010. 4. Ritesh Kumar and Subir Bhattacharya, Multi-Agent Model for Threshold Constrained Portfolio Selection, Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE 2009), Bangalore, India, August 22-25, 2009. 5. Ritesh Kumar and Subir Bhattacharya, Agent Based Model for Cardinality Constrained Portfolio Selection Problem: Preliminary Results, Proceedings of Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 42), Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA, January 5-8, 2009. 6. Rahul Thakurta, Rahul Roy and Subir Bhattacharya, Impact of Requirements Discovery Pattern on Software Project Outcome: Preliminary Results, Proceedings of Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 42), Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA, January 5-8, 2009. 7. Ritesh Kumar and Subir Bhattacharya, Long-short portfolio selection models in presence of CVaR risk measure, Proceedings of the 2008 Midwest Finance Association Annual Meeting, San Antonio, USA, Feb 27 – Mar 1, 2008. 8. Sumit K. Bose and Subir Bhattacharya, A heuristic algorithm for scheduling ‘Blocked Out’ units in continuous processing industry: Preliminary results, Proc. MISTA-2005, Multidisciplinary International Conference on Scheduling, Stern School of Business, NYU, USA, July 18 -21, 2005. 9. Kamath, N.B. and Bhattacharya, S., A model for lead-time analysis of a multi-product, two-echelon supply chain system, The 9th International Symposium on Logistics, Bangalore, July 11-14, 2004. 10. S. Sengupta and S. Bhattacharya, A Tabu Search Scheme for a Special Case of Two-stage Cutting Problem, Proc. ASC-99, IASTED International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing, Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.A, August 9-12, 1999, pp 38-42. 11. Subir Bhattacharya and A. Bagchi, Searching game trees under memory constraints, Proc. AAAI-96, 13th National Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Oregon, U.S.A, August 4-8, 1996, pp 222-227. 12. Subir Bhattacharya, Experimenting with revisits in game tree search, Proc. IJCAI-95, 14th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Montreal, Canada, August 21-25, 1995, Vol. I, pp. 243-249. 13. Terence Nazareth and Subir Bhattacharya, A breadth-first search scheme to solve the resource constrained project scheduling problem, Proc. IFIP-93 on Systems Modelling and Optimization, Compiegne, France, July 5- 9, 1993, pp 641-644. 14. Subir Bhattacharya and A. Bagchi, QuickGame : A compromise between pure depth-first and pure best-first game tree search strategies, Proc. International Workshop on Automated Reasoning, IWAR'92, Beijing, China, July 13-16, 1992, pp 211-220. 15. Subir Bhattacharya and A. Bagchi, Searching game trees in parallel using SSS*, Proc. IJCAI-89, 11th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Detroit, August 1989, pp. 42-47. 16. Subir Bhattacharya and A. Bagchi, Parallel Formulation for Best-First Search : Preliminary Results, AAAI-88 Workshop on Parallel Algorithms for Machine Intelligence and Pattern Analysis, Saint Paul, Minnesota, August 21–26, 1988. 17. Subir Bhattacharya and A. Bagchi, Making best use of available memory when searching game trees, Proc. AAAI-86, 5th National Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Philadelphia, U.S.A, August 11-15, 1986, pp. 163-167.

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