Prof. Gajendra Kumar Adil


Professor

109, Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management, I.I.T.Bombay, Powai, Mumbai-400076
  +91-22-25767738
adil[at]iitb.ac.in

Education

Research Interests

  • Design and Operations of Warehouse
  • Sustainable Supply Chain Management,
  • Manufacturing Strategy

Teaching Interests

  • Operations Management
  • Operations Strategy
  • Warehouse Operations
  • Sustainable Supply Chain Management
  • Large Scale Optimization
  • Project Management

Positions Held

Academic

Industry

  • Technology Transfer Consultant, i2-Technologies, Dallas, Texas, U.S.A (Apr ’98 – Dec ’98)
  • NSERC Industrial Research Fellow and Industrial Engineer, Bristol Aerospace Limited, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada (May ’97 – Mar ’98)

Visiting

  • Visiting Associate Professor, Division of Systems Engineering and Management, School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (Jan 2010-June 2010).
  • Visiting Faculty at IIM Raipur, IIM Ranchi and NITIE Mumbai.

Publications

In Refereed Journals (Published/Accepted)

  1. 1. Shukla, G.P. and Adil, G.K. (2022), “A maturity stage model to explore repercussions of green manufacturing for manufacturing strategy decision areas”, Management Research Review, Vol. 45 No. 3, pp. 300-330. https://doi.org/10.1108/MRR-12-2020-0780
  2. Pande, B. and Adil, G.K. (2022), “Assessment of the current state of sustainability in a manufacturing firm”, International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, Vol. 71 No. 4, pp. 1254-1276. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJPPM-04-2020-0151
  3. Shukla G.P., Adil G.K. (2021). A four-stage maturity model of green manufacturing orientation with an illustrative case study. Sustainable Production & Consumption, 26, 971-987.
  4. Shukla, G.P. and Adil, G.K. (2021), “A conceptual four-stage maturity model of a firm’s green manufacturing technology alternatives and performance measures”, Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, Vol. 32 No. 7, pp. 1444-1465. https://doi.org/10.1108/JMTM-09-2020-0368
  5. Singbal, V. and Adil, G. K. (2021). “Designing an automated storage/retrieval system with a single aisle-mobile crane under three new turnover based storage policies” International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing 34(2), 212-226.
  6. Singbal, V. and Adil, G. K. (2021). “Comparison of discrete and continuous travel time models for a multi-aisle AS/RS under different operating conditions,” International Journal of Services and Operations Management 40(1), 87-108. doi: https://doi.org/10.1504/IJSOM.2021.117658
  7. Venkitasubramony, R. and Adil, G.K., 2020. “Modeling the effect of imperfect staggering in product inflow using queuing theory: revisiting block stacking layout”. Flexible Services and Manufacturing Journal, pp.1-28. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10696-020-09390-8
  8. Rao, S.S., Adil, G.K. and Venkitasubramony, R., 2020. “On the expectation of the largest gap in a warehouse”. Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, 143,102103.
  9. Singbal, V. and Adil, G. K. (2019). “A flexible approach to designing a single crane, multi-aisle automated storage/retrieval system considering storage policies, transport equipment, and demand skew,” International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing 32(11), 1053-1066.
  10. Shukla G.P., Adil G.K., 2020. Exploring sustainability implications for manufacturing strategy decision areas-A new model with a case study. Procedia Manufacturing 43, 352–359.
  11. Venkitasubramony, R. and Adil, G.K., 2019. “An integrated design approach for class-based block stacked warehouse”. Facilities.
  12. Venkitasubramony, R. and Adil, G.K., 2019. “Designing a block stacked warehouse for dynamic and stochastic product flow: a scenario-based robust approach”. International Journal of Production Research, 57(5), pp.1345-1365.
  13. Pande, B. and Kumar Adil, G. (2019), ” A Value Chain Framework for Assessment of Sustainable Practices in Manufacturing Firms”, European Journal of Sustainable Development, 8(3), 95-107.
  14. Venkitasubramony, R., & Adil, G. K. (2017). Design of an order-picking warehouse factoring vertical travel and space sharing. The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 91(5-8), 1921-1934.
  15. Jain B C, Adil G K and Ananthakumar U (2016), “Investigating the alternative paradigms of manufacturing competence: an empirical study”. Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, 27(6), 818-841.
  16. Rakesh V. and Adil, G. K.(2016), “Analytical models for pick distances in Fishbone warehouse using exact distance contour” International Journal of Production Research, 54( 14), 4305–4326.
  17. Rao, Subir S. and Adil, G. K. (2016), “Analytical Models for a New Turnover Based Hybrid Storage Policy in Unit-Load Warehouses, International Journal of Production Research “, 55 (2), 327–346.
  18. Rakesh, V., & Adil, G. K. (2015). Layout optimization of a three dimensional order picking warehouse. IFAC-PapersOnLine, 48(3), 1155-1160.
  19. Gajjar, Hasmukh K. and Adil G. K. (2015), “Retail shelf space allocation considering inventory replenishment “. Int. J. Services and Operations Management, Vol. 22, No. 2, 221-234.
  20. Jain, B. C., Adil, G. K., and Ananthakumar, Usha (2014), “Development of questionnaire to assess manufacturing capability along different decision areas”, International Journal of Advance Manufacturing Technology, Volume 71, Issue 9-12, pp 2091-2105
  21. Rao, Subir S.  and Adil, Gajendra K. (2014), “Optimal two and three class partitions considering product specific setup to holding cost ratio”, Asia Pacific Journal of Operations Research, 31 (5), DOI: 10.1142/S0217595914500341.
  22. Rao, Subir S.  and Adil, Gajendra K. (2013),”Class based storage with S-shaped traversal routing in low-level picker-to-part systems” International Journal of Production Research, 51 (16), 4979-4996.
  23. Rao, Subir S.  and Adil, Gajendra K. (2013), “Optimal class boundaries, number of aisles and pick list size for low-level order picking systems “, IIE Transactions, 45 (12), 12, 1309-1321.
  24. Choudhari, Sanjay; Adil, Gajendra; Ananthakumar, Usha, (2013), “Configuration of manufacturing strategy decision areas in line production system: five case studies” International Journal of Advance Manufacturing Technology, 64 (1), 459-474. DOI: DOI 10.1007/s00170-012-3991-9.
  25. Jain, B. C., Adil, G. K., and Ananthakumar, Usha (2013), ” An instrument to measure factors of strategic manufacturing effectiveness based on Hayes and Wheelwright’s model “, Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, 24(6), 812-829.
  26. Choudhari, Sanjay; Adil, Gajendra; Ananthakumar, Usha, (2012), “Exploratory case studies on manufacturing decision areas in the job production system”, International Journal of Operations & Production Management, 32 (11), 1337-1361.
  27. Choudhari, Sanjay; Adil, Gajendra; Ananthakumar, Usha (2012), “Choices in manufacturing strategy decision areas in batch production system: six case studies”, International Journal of Production Research, 50 (14), 3698-3717.
  28. Gajjar, Hasmukh K. and Adil G. K. (2011), “Heuristics for retail shelf space allocation problem with linear profit function”. International Journal of Retail and Distribution Management, 39 (2), 144-155
  29. Kanyalkar, A P and Adil G. K (2011), “Integrated planning in a multi-site procurement, production and distribution setup under rolling schedule”, International Journal of Services and Operations Management, 9(2), 162-182.
  30. Gajjar, Hasmukh K. and Adil Gajendra K. (2011), “A dynamic programming heuristic for retail shelf space allocation problem.” Asia Pacific Journal of Operational Research, 28(2), 183-199
  31. Gajjar, Hasmukh K. and Adil Gajendra K. (2010), “A piecewise linearization for retail shelf space allocation problem and a local search heuristic”, Annals of Operations Research, 179 (1), 149–167.
  32. Choudhari S. C., Adil G. K. and Ananthakumar U. (2010), “Congruence of Manufacturing Decision Areas in a Production System: A Research Framework”, International Journal of Production Research , 48 (20), 5963–5989.
  33. Adil Gajendra K., Muppani Venkata R. and Bandyopadhyay Alakananda (2010), “A review of methodologies for class-based storage location assignment in a warehouse”, Int. J. Advanced Operations Management, Vol. 2, Nos. 3/4, 274-291.
  34. Kanyalkar, A P and Adil G. K. (2010), “A robust optimization model for aggregate and detailed planning of a multi-site procurement-production-distribution system”, International Journal of Production Research, 48(3),635-656. DOI:10.1080/00207540802471272.
  35. Kanyalkar, A.P. and Adil, G.K. (2009), “Determining the optimum safety stock under rolling schedules for capacitated multi-item production systems”, International Journal of Services and Operations Management, 5 (4), 498–519.
  36. Venkata Reddy M. and Adil G. K., (2008), “Class based storage location assignment to minimize handling cost”, International Journal of Logistics: Research and Applications, 11(4), 247-265. DOI: 10.1080/13675560701690489.
  37. Venkata Reddy M. and Adil G. K., (2008), “A branch and bound algorithm for class based storage location assignment”, European Journal of Operational Research, 189, 492–507.
  38. Venkata Reddy M. and Adil G. K., (2008), “Efficient formation of storage classes for warehouse storage location assignment: a simulated annealing approach”, Omega, 36(4), 609-618.
  39. Kanyalkar, A. P. and Adil G. K. (2007), “Aggregate and detailed production planning integrating procurement and distribution plans in a multi-site environment”, International Journal of Production Research, 45(22), 5329-5353.
  40. Venkata Reddy M. and Adil G. K. (2006), “Formation of storage classes in the presence of space cost for warehouse planning”, International Journal of Services Operations and Informatics, 1(3), 286-303.
  41. Pitchuka, L. N., Adil G. K. and Ananthakumar U, (2006), “Effect of conversion of functional layout to a cellular layout on the queue time performance: some new insights”, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 31(5-6), 594-601.
  42. G. K. Adil and  J. B. Ghosh (2005), “Incremental Cell Formation Using GRASP”, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 26(11), 1402-1408.
  43. A. P Kanyalkar. and G. K. Adil. (2005), “An integrated aggregate and detailed planning in a multi-site production environment using linear programming”, International Journal of Production Research, 43(20), 4431-4454.
  44. G. K. Adil and J. B. Ghosh (2005), “Maximum diversity/similarity models with extension to part grouping”, International Transactions in Operations Research, 12, 311-323.
  45. S. Jayaswal and G. K. Adil (2004), “An efficient algorithm for cell formation with sequence data, machine replications and alternative process routings”, International Journal of Production Research, 42 (12), 2419-2433.
  46. G. K. Adil and  D. Rajamani (2000), “The trade off between intra cell and inter cell moves in group technology cell formation”. Journal of Manufacturing Systems, 19 (5), 305-317.
  47. G. K. Adil, and J.B. Ghosh (1999), “Analysis of Lagrangian Lower Bounds for a Graph Partitioning Problem”, Operations Research , 47 (5), 785-788.
  48. D. Rajamani and G. K. Adil, (1998) “Scheduling and Sequencing of Rubber Compounds on Banbury Mixers  in a Tyre Company”, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology ,  14, 298-305.
  49. G.K. Adil, (1998) “Concurrent Consideration of Product Design, Process Planning and Production Planning Activities”, Production Planning and Control, 9 (2), 167-175
  50. G. K. Adil, D. Rajamani and D. Strong, (1997) “Assignment, Allocation and Simulated Annealing Algorithms for Cell Formation”, IIE Transactions, 29 (1), 53-67.
  51. A. Gill, G. K. Adil, and C. R. Bector, (1996) “An Equipment Replacement Problem with Dynamic Production Planning and Capacity Considerations”, International Journal of Systems Science, 27(10), 985-988.
  52. D. Rajamani  and G. K. Adil, (1996)  “Machine Loading in Flexible Manufacturing Systems Considering Routeing Flexibility”, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 11, 372-380
  53. G.K. Adil, D. Rajamani and D. Strong, (1996) “Cell Formation Considering Alternate Routings”, International Journal of Production Research, 34(5), 1361-1380.
  54. G.K. Adil, and A. Gill, (1994), “An Efficient Formulation for an Equipment Replacement Problem”, Journal of Information and Optimization Sciences, 15(1), 153-158.
  55. G. K. Adil, D. Rajamani and D. Strong, (1993), “A Mathematical Model for Cell Formation Considering Investment and Scheduling Costs”, European Journal of Operational Research, 69(3),  330-341.
  56. G.K. Adil, R. G. Kasilingam and S. M. Taboun, (1992), “Simulating the Effects of Part Families in Flexible Manufacturing Systems”, Mathematical and Computer Modeling, 16(4), 91-103.
  57. G. K. Adil and S.D. Bhole, (1992), “HAZ Hardness and Microstructure Predictions of Arc Welded Steels, I- Review of Predictive Models”, Canadian Metallurgical Quarterly, 31 (2), 151-157.
  58. S.D. Bhole and G. K. Adil, (1992), “HAZ Hardness and Microstructure Predictions of Arc Welded Steels, II- CCT Diagram Method”, Canadian Metallurgical Quarterly, 31 (2), 159-165.
  59. G. K. Adil and S. D. Bhole, (1990), “A Simplified Three Dimensional Finite Element Heat Flow Model for Arc Welding”, SAMPE Quarterly, 21(3), 35-39.
  60. G. K. Adil, V. K. Jain and T. Sundararajan, (1988), “A Finite Element Analysis of Temperature in Accelerated Cutting”, International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, 28 (4), 577-590.

In Refereed Conferences

  1. 1. Pawar N. S. , Rao S. S., & Adil, G. K. (2022). A New Measure for Scattering of Stocks in E-commerce Warehouses. IFAC-PapersOnLine, 55 (10),1357-1362. [10th IFAC Conference on Manufacturing Modelling, Management and Control (MIM) 2022].
  2. Pande, B., & Adil, G. K. (2022). Investigating Sustainable Manufacturing Practices in Relation to Manufacturing Strategy Context of a Firm. IFAC-PapersOnLine, 55(10), 1669-1674. [10th IFAC Conference on Manufacturing Modelling, Management and Control (MIM) 2022].
  3. Pande, B., Adil, G.K., Diksha, V and Sanchayan, M. (2022). An empirical investigation into path dependency and embeddedness among sustainable manufacturing capabilities envisaged in the natural resource-based view of the firm. Manufacturing Driving Circular Economy – Proceedings of the 18th Global Conference on Sustainable Manufacturing, October 5-7, 2022, Berlin to be published in the book series, “Lecture notes in Mechanical Engineering” under the imprint Springer.
  4. Singbal, V. and Adil, G. K. (2019). A simulation analysis of impact of design and storage policy on performance of single-crane multi-aisle AS/RS. IFAC-PapersOnLine 52(13), 1620–1625 (Scopus indexed). This paper was presented at the 9th IFAC Conference MIM 2019 on Manufacturing Modeling, Management, and Control held in Berlin, Germany between 27-30 August 2019.
  5. V. Rakesh, G.K Adil, Layout Optimization of a Three Dimensional Order Picking Warehouse, presented at ‘INCOM 2015’, 15th International Symposium on Information Control Problems in Manufacturing, Ottawa, Canada; held 11th-13th May 2015.
  6. Rao, S. R. and Adil G. K. (2011), A Mathematical Model for Optimal Partitions of Warehouse Storage Space Based on Turnover Density, Fifth Asia International Conference on Modelling and Simulation, Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) 23 May, Manila (Philippines) 26-27 May 2011, DOI 10.1109/AMS.2011.34, pp. 133-137.
  7. Jain B C, Adil G K and Ananthakumar U, 2011, “A case study on four stage model assessing strategic role of manufacturing”, International Conference on Advances in Supply Chain and Manufacturing Management, held on 16-18, December 2011, IIT Kharagpur, India.
  8. Jain B C, Adil G K and Ananthakumar U, 2010, “Correspondence between Manufacturing Strategy Paradigms and Wheelwright and Hayes Model: Two Case Studies”, IEEE International Conference on Management of Innovation and Technology, held on 2-5, June 2010, Singapore.
  9. Gajjar, Hasmukh K. and Adil G. K. (2008), “Optimal Retail Shelf Space Allocation with Dynamic Programming using Bounds”, The International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM), Dec. 8-11, 2008, Singapore.
  10. Choudhari Sanjay C., Adil Gajendra K. and Ananthakumar Usha (2008), “Congruence between Competitive Priorities and Manufacturing Decisions: An Exploratory Study”, The International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM), Dec. 8-11, 2008, Singapore.
  11. G. K. Adil, S. Nanda, V. Kumar and V. Verma (2005),  “A new approach to storage class formation for warehouse planning”, 2005 IEEE International Conference on Service Operations and Logistics and Informatics, August 10-12, 2005, Beijing, China.
  12. S. Jayaswal  and G. K. Adil (2002), “An approach to designing focused plants-within-a-plant”, International Conference on Operations Research for Development, Dec. 27-30, 2002, Chennai, India
  13. G. K. Adil, (1996), “Consideration of Layout in Product Design and Process Planning”, Concurrent Engineering-CE 96, August 26-29, Toronto, Canada.
  14. G. K. Adil, D. Rajamani, and D. Strong, (1993), “An Algorithm for Cell Formation Considering Alternate Process Plans”, IASTED International Conference on Modeling and Simulation, May 10-12, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
  15. G. K. Adil and R. G. Kasilingam, (1991), “Production Planning in the Presence of Tooling Requirements in FMS”, 1st Atlantic Congress and Exhibition on Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering, September 10-12, Halifax, Canada.

Graduate Students

Ph.D. Students

  • Atul P. Kanyalkar, SJMSOM, IIT Bombay (Completed Oct. 2008)
  • Venkata Reddy Muppant, SJMSOM, IIT Bombay  (Completed Jan. 2009)
  • Hasmukh K. Gajjar, SJMSOM, IIT Bombay (Completed Oct. 2009)
  • Sanjay C. Choudhari, SJMSOM, IIT Bombay (Completed Apr. 2012) (joint supervision with Usha A. Kumar)
  • Bhurchand Jain, SJMSOM, IIT Bombay (Completed January 2014) (joint supervision with Dr.Usha A. Kumar)
  • Subir S. Rao, SJMSOM, IIT Bombay (Completed July 2014)
  • Rakesh V, SJMSOM, IIT Bombay (Completed 2017)
  • Ganesh Shukla, SJMSOM, IIT Bombay (Completed 2021)
  • Vishwesh Singbal, SJMSOM, IIT Bombay (Completed 2022)
  • Bhavya Pande,SJMSOM, IIT Bombay (Ongoing)
  • Nilendra S. Pawar, SJMSOM, IIT Bombay (Ongoing) (joint supervision with Dr. Subir S Rao, S.P. Jain Institute of Management & Research Mumbai)
  • Vishwajit Kumar, SJMSOM, IIT Bombay (Ongoing)

M.Tech Students

  • Sachin Jayaswal, IEOR, IIT Bombay (Graduated in 2003)
  • Leela N. Pitchuka, IEOR, IIT Bombay (Graduated in 2003) (supervised jointly with Usha A. Kumar)