Prof. Rahul Patil

Prof.Rahul Patil

Associate Professor

Telephone: 022-25767784/8784

Email: Rahul.Patil[at]



  • Ph. D. (Operations Management), University of Colorado, Boulder, USA (2006)
  • M. Tech. (I.E.O.R.), Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (2000)
  • B.E. (Production Engineering), V.J.T.I. Bombay (1995)

Research Interests

  • Supply Chain Modelling under Uncertainty
  •  Innovation Diffusion Models
  •  Confidentiality Protection
  •  Due Date Scheduling

Teaching Interests

  • Operations Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Decision Models in Management

Positons Held

  • Assistant Professor, SJMSOM, IIT Bombay, Mumbai  (since May 2008)
  • Post Doctoral Fellow, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (Aug 2007-May 2008)
  • Assistant Professor, S.P.J.I.M.R., Mumbai (July 2006-February 2007)


  • Research Fellow, OptTek Systems Inc, Boulder, Colorado, USA (Oct 2003-May 2005)
  • Manager, Bajaj Auto Ltd, Aurangabad (July 1995- June 1998)


Refereed Journal Articles

Selected Case Studies

Books and Selected Book Chapters

  • Karuna Jain, Rahul Patil (Editors). 2009. Decision Sciences in Global Enterprise Management. MacMillan Publishers.
  • Lawrence H. Cox, James P. Kelly, Rahul Patil. 2005. Computational Aspects of Controlled Tabular Adjustment. In The Next Wave in Computing, Optimization and Decision Technologies, edited by Golden B. et al.,Operations Research/Computer Science Interfaces Series, Vol. 29, Springer Science.


  • Hart Fellowship Award (from Leeds School of Business, Boulder) – 2002 and 2003.

Significant Awards/ Distinctions

  • Vice President – Programs and Meetings- the Indian Subcontinent Region Decision Sciences Institute (ISDSI). 2009- 2011.
  • Vice President – Long Range Planning- the Indian Subcontinent  Region Decision Sciences Institute (ISDSI). 2011- 2013.

Honorary Work

  • Conference co-chair, Improving Competitiveness through Decision Sciences -International Conference, 4th to 6th January 2012 , the Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai.
  • Program Co-Chair, Global Interdependence and Decision Sciences - International Conference, ASCI, Hyderabad, 2009.
  • Organizing Secretary, Decision Sciences in Global Enterprise Management- International Conferene, 2008, SJMSOM, IIT Bombay.
  • Adhoc Reviewer for International Journal of Management Science (OMEGA), International Journal of Production Economics, European Journal of Operational Research, Technology Operation Management, Opsearch.

Courses Taught

  • MG 611- Operations Management - I (Spring 2009)
  • MG 654 - Logistics and Supply Chain Management (Autumn 2008, 2009)
  • MG 654 - LSCM Guest Lectures Arranged (2009) :
    SC Design and Strategy - Mr. Shammi Dua, Head: Logistics and Customer Operations, Cadbury India
    Multi Modal Transportation - Mr. Shammi Dua, Head: Logistics and Customer Operations, Cadbury India

Other Interests

  • Sports , Travel and Movies.