A FEW REPRESENTATIVE PUBLICATIONS  

H-index (as on December 17 , 2017): 58 

i10-Index (as on December 17, 2017):  181


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  1. Mohanty, M., & Shankar, R. (2017). Modelling uncertainty in sustainable integrated logistics using Fuzzy-TISM. Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment53, 471-491
  2. Dev, N. K., Shankar, R., & Choudhary, A. (2017). Strategic design for inventory and production planning in closed-loop hybrid systems. International Journal of Production Economics183, 345-353
  3. Choudhary, D., Shankar, R., Tiwari, M. K., & Purohit, A. K. (2016). VMI versus information sharing: an analysis under static uncertainty strategy with fill rate constraints. International Journal of Production Research54(13), 3978-3993.
  4. Kumar, A., Shankar, R., Choudhary, A., & Thakur, L. S. (2016). A big data MapReduce framework for fault diagnosis in cloud-based manufacturing. International Journal of Production Research54(23), 7060-7073.
  5. Srai, J. S., Kumar, M., Graham, G., Phillips, W., Tooze, J., Ford, S., ... & Ravi, B. (2016). Distributed manufacturing: scope, challenges and opportunities. International Journal of Production Research54(23), 6917-6935.
  6. Purohit, A. K., Shankar, R., Dey, P. K., & Choudhary, A. (2016). Non-stationary stochastic inventory lot-sizing with emission and service level constraints in a carbon cap-and-trade system. Journal of Cleaner Production113, 654-661.
  7. Purohit, A. K., Choudhary, D., & Shankar, R. (2016). Inventory lot-sizing with supplier selection under non-stationary stochastic demand. International Journal of Production Research54(8), 2459-2469.
  8. Dev, N. K., Shankar, R., Gunasekaran, A., & Thakur, L. S. (2016). A hybrid adaptive decision system for supply chain reconfiguration. International Journal of Production Research54(23), 7100-7114
  9. Shaw, K., Irfan, M., Shankar, R., & Yadav, S. S. (2016). Low carbon chance constrained supply chain network design problem: a Benders decomposition based approach. Computers & Industrial Engineering98, 483-497.
  10. Choudhary, D., & Shankar, R. (2015). The value of VMI beyond information sharing in a single supplier multiple retailers supply chain under a non-stationary (R n, S n) policy. Omega51, 59-70
  11. Choudhary, D., & Shankar, R. (2015). The value of VMI beyond information sharing under time-varying stochastic demand. International Journal of Production Research53(5), 1472-148
  12. Tuli, P., & Shankar, R. (2015). Collaborative and lean new product development approach: a case study in the automotive product design. International Journal of Production Research53(8), 2457-2471.
  13. Singh, A., Mishra, N., Ali, S. I., Shukla, N., & Shankar, R. (2015). Cloud computing technology: Reducing carbon footprint in beef supply chain. International Journal of Production Economics164, 462-471.
  14. Kumar, A., Shankar, R., & Debnath, R. M. (2015). Analyzing customer preference and measuring relative efficiency in telecom sector: A hybrid fuzzy AHP/DEA study. Telematics and Informatics32(3), 447-462.
  15. Ravi, V., & Shankar, R. (2015). Survey of reverse logistics practices in manufacturing industries: An Indian context. Benchmarking: An International Journal22(5), 874-899
  16. Choudhary, D., Shankar, R., Dey, P. K., Chaudhary, H., & Thakur, L. S. (2014). Benefits of retailer–supplier partnership initiatives under time-varying demand: a comparative analytical study. International Journal of Production Research52(14), 4279-4298.
  17. Dev, N. K., Shankar, R., Dey, P. K., & Gunasekaran, A. (2014). Holonic supply chain: A study from family-based manufacturing perspective. Computers & Industrial Engineering78, 1-11
  18. Choudhary, D., & Shankar, R. (2014). A goal programming model for joint decision making of inventory lot-size, supplier selection and carrier selection. Computers & Industrial Engineering71, 1-9.
  19. Shukla, S., Shankar, R., & Singh, S. P. (2014). Food safety regulatory model in India. Food Control37, 401-413.
  20. Dev, N., Shankar, R., & Debnath, R. (2014). Supply chain efficiency: a simulation cum DEA approach. International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology72
  21. Gandhi, A., & Shankar, R. (2014). Efficiency measurement of Indian retailers using data envelopment analysis. International Journal of Retail & Distribution Management42(6), 500-520.
  22. K. Dev, N., Shankar, R., & Kumar Dey, P. (2014). Reconfiguration of supply chain network: an ISM-based roadmap to performance. Benchmarking: An International Journal21(3), 386-411
  23. Shankar, R., Mittal, N., Rabinowitz, S., Baveja, A., & Acharia, S. (2013). A collaborative framework to minimise knowledge loss in new product development. International Journal of Production Research51(7), 2049-2059.
  24. Nageshwaraniyer, S. S., Khilwani, N., Tiwari, M. K., Shankar, R., & Ben-Arieh, D. (2013). Solving the design of distributed layout problem using forecast windows: a hybrid algorithm approach. Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing29(1), 128-138.
  25. Choudhary, D., & Shankar, R. (2013). Joint decision of procurement lot-size, supplier selection, and carrier selection. Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management19(1), 16-26.
  26. Shukla, N., Dashora, Y., Tiwari, M. K., & Shankar, R. (2013). Design of computer network topologies: a vroom inspired psychoclonal algorithm. Applied Mathematical Modelling37(3), 888-902
  27. Joshi, R., Banwet, D. K., Shankar, R., & Gandhi, J. (2012). Performance improvement of cold chain in an emerging economy. Production Planning & Control23(10-11), 817-836
  28. Shaw, K., Shankar, R., Yadav, S. S., & Thakur, L. S. (2013). Modeling a low-carbon garment supply chain. Production Planning & Control, 24(8-9), 851-865
  29. Hasan, M. A., Sarkis, J., & Shankar, R. (2012). Agility and production flow layouts: An analytical decision analysis. Computers & Industrial Engineering62(4), 898-907
  30. Shaw, K., Shankar, R., Yadav, S. S., & Thakur, L. S. (2012). Supplier selection using fuzzy AHP and fuzzy multi-objective linear programming for developing low carbon supply chain. Expert systems with applications39(9), 8182-8192.
  31. Choudhary, D., & Shankar, R. (2012). An STEEP-fuzzy AHP-TOPSIS framework for evaluation and selection of thermal power plant location: A case study from India. Energy42(1), 510-521.
  32. Chan, F. T. S., Shukla, M., Tiwari, M. K., Shankar, R., & Choy, K. L. (2011). B2B multi-attribute e-procurement: an artificial immune system based goal programming approach. International Journal of Production Research49(2), 321-341.
  33. Choudhary, A. K., Harding, J. A., Lin, H. K., Tiwari, M. K., & Shankar, R. (2011). Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining Integrated (KOATING) Moderators for collaborative projects. International Journal of Production Research49(23), 7029-7057.
  34. Choudhary, D., & Shankar, R. (2011). Modeling and analysis of single item multi-period procurement lot-sizing problem considering rejections and late deliveries. Computers & Industrial  Engineering61(4), 1318-1323.
  35. Joshi, R., Banwet, D. K., & Shankar, R. (2011). A Delphi-AHP-TOPSIS based benchmarking framework for performance improvement of a cold chain. Expert Systems with Applications38(8), 10170-10182.
  36. Kumar, A., Shankar, R., Momaya, K., & Gupte, S. (2010). The market for wireless electricity: The case of India. Energy Policy38(3), 1537-1547.
  37. Shukla, S. K., Tiwari, M. K., Wan, H. D., & Shankar, R. (2010). Optimization of the supply chain network: Simulation, Taguchi, and Psychoclonal algorithm embedded approach. Computers & Industrial Engineering58(1), 29-39.
  38. Mishra, N., Choudhary, A. K., Tiwari, M. K., & Shankar, R. (2010). Rollout strategy-based probabilistic causal model approach for the multiple fault diagnosis. Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing26(4), 325-332.
  39. Joshi, R., Banwet, D. K., & Shankar, R. (2010). Consumer link in cold chain: Indian scenario. Food control21(8), 1137-1142.
  40. Raj, T., Shankar, R., & Suhaib, M. (2010). GTA-based framework for evaluating the feasibility of transition to FMS. Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management21(2), 160-187.
  41. Ramesh, A., Banwet, D. K., & Shankar, R. (2010). Modeling the barriers of supply chain collaboration. Journal of Modelling in Management, 5(2), 176-193.(THIS PAPER HAS RECEIVED AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE 2011 AWARDED BY LITERATI CLUB AS A HIGHLY COMMENDED AWARD IN 2010 VOLUMES OF EMERALD JOURNALS)
  42. Shukla, N., Tiwari, M. K., & Shankar, R. (2009). Optimal sensor distribution for multi-station assembly process using chaos-embedded fast-simulated annealing. International Journal of Production Research47(1), 187-211.
  43. Joshi, R., Banwet, D. K., & Shankar, R. (2009). Indian cold chain: modeling the inhibitors. British Food Journal111(11), 1260-1283.
  44. Shankar, R., Acharia, S., & Baveja, A. (2009). Soft-system knowledge management framework for new product development. Journal of Knowledge Management, 13(1), 135-153.
  45. Hasan, M. A., Shankar, R., & Sarkis, J. (2009). Production system selection for the agile manufacturing of modularly designed products. International Journal of Manufacturing Technology and Management, 18(1), 34-58.
  46. Raj, T., Shankar, R., & Suhaib, M. (2009). An ISM approach to analyse interaction between barriers of transition to flexible manufacturing system. International Journal of Manufacturing Technology and Management, 16(4), 417-438.
  47. Tripathi, M., Agrawal, S., Pandey, M. K., Shankar, R., & Tiwari, M. K. (2009). Real world disassembly modeling and sequencing problem: Optimization by Algorithm of Self-Guided Ants (ASGA). Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, 25(3), 483-496.
  48. Yadav, S. R., Muddada, R. R. M., Tiwari, M. K., & Shankar, R. (2009). An algorithm portfolio based solution methodology to solve a supply chain optimization problem. Expert Systems with Applications, 36(4), 8407-8420.
  49. Yadav, S. R., Ghorpade, A., Mahajan, C., Tiwari, M. K., & Shankar, R. (2008). Optimising a logistics system with multiple procurements and warehousing using endosymbiotic evolutionary algorithm. International Journal of Logistics Systems and Management5(1-2), 154-175
  50. Charan, P., Shankar, R., & Baisya, R. K. (2009). Modelling the barriers of supply chain performance measurement system implementation in the Indian automobile supply chain. International Journal of Logistics Systems and Management5(6), 614-630.
  51. Vivek, S. D., Banwet, D. K., & Shankar, R. (2008). Analysis of interactions among core, transaction and relationship-specific investments: The case of offshoring. Journal of Operations Management, 26(2), 180-197.
  52. Khilwani, N., Prakash, A., Shankar, R., & Tiwari, M. K. (2008). Fast clonal algorithm. Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, 21(1), 106-128.
  53. Raj, T., Shankar, R., & Suhaib, M. (2008). An ISM approach for modelling the enablers of flexible manufacturing system: the case for India. International Journal of Production Research, 46(24), 6883-6912.
  54. Ravi, V., Shankar, R., & Tiwari, M. K. (2008). Selection of a reverse logistics project for end-of-life computers: ANP and goal programing approach. International Journal of Production Research, 46(17), 4849-4870.
  55. Bachlaus, M., Tiwari, M. K., & Shankar, R. (2008). Sequencing of parts on single-stage multifunctional machining systems using a chaos-embedded simulated annealing algorithm. International Journal of Production Research, 46(12), 3387-3413.
  56. Khilwani, N., Shankar, R., & Tiwari, M. K. (2008). Facility layout problem: an approach based on a group decision-making system and psychoclonal algorithm. International Journal of Production Research, 46(4), 895-927.
  57. Sahoo, A. K., Singh, N. K., Shankar, R., & Tiwari, M. K. (2008). Lean philosophy: implementation in a forging company. The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 36(5-6), 451-462.
  58. Rao, R. V., Pawar, P. J., & Shankar, R. (2008). Multi-objective optimization of electrochemical machining process parameters using a particle swarm optimization algorithm. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture, 222(8), 949-958.
  59. Bachlaus, M., Pandey, M. K., Mahajan, C., Shankar, R., & Tiwari, M. K. (2008). Designing an integrated multi-echelon agile supply chain network: a hybrid taguchi-particle swarm optimization approach. Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, 19(6), 747.
  60. Prakash, A., Tiwari, M. K., & Shankar, R. (2008). Optimal job sequence determination and operation machine allocation in flexible manufacturing systems: an approach using adaptive hierarchical ant colony algorithm. Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, 19(2), 161-173.
  61. Kumar, P. & Shankar, R. (2008), Using Fuzzy QFD for design optimization and prioritization in a product development, Industrial Engineering Journal, Vol. 1(3), pp. 2-8.( AWARDED BEST CASE STUDY AWARD 2007-08 (TRADITIONAL AREA) BY NATIONAL COUNCIL OF INDIAN INSTITUTION OF INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING (IIIE)).
  62. Mitra Debnath, R., Shankar, R. & Kumar, S. (2008), Performance evaluation of technical institutions: an application of data envelopment analysis, Education Knowledge & Economy, (Taylor & Francis), (1), pp. 51-66.
  63. Mitra Debnath, R., & Shankar, R. (2008). Benchmarking telecommunication service in India: an application of data envelopment analysis. Benchmarking: An International Journal, 15(5), 584-598.
  64. Jharkharia, S., & Shankar, R. (2007). Selection of logistics service provider: An analytic network process (ANP) approach. Omega, 35(3), 274-28964
  65. Agarwal, A., Shankar, R., & Tiwari, M. K. (2007). Modeling agility of supply chain. Industrial marketing management, 36(4), 443-457. (AWARDED CERTIFICATE-OF-MERIT FROM ELSEVIER SCIENCE FOR BEING THE "TOP 10 MOST CITED ARTICLES" BETWEEN 2005 AND 2009).
  66. Singh, R. K., Choudhury, A. K., Tiwari, M. K., & Shankar, R. (2007). Improved Decision Neural Network (IDNN) based consensus method to solve a multi-objective group decision making problem. Advanced Engineering Informatics, 21(3), 335-348.
  67. Raj, T., Shankar, R., & Suhaib, M. (2007). A review of some issues and identification of some barriers in the implementation of FMS. International Journal of Flexible Manufacturing Systems, 19(1), 1-40.
  68. Choudhary, A. K., Tiwari, M. K., & Shankar, R. (2007). Fuzzy modelling of an agent oriented manufacturing enterprise. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture, 221(10), 1533-1541.
  69. Anand, R. B., Shukla, S. K., Ghorpade, A., Tiwari, M. K., & Shankar, R. (2007). Six sigma-based approach to optimize deep drawing operation variables. International Journal of Production Research, 45(10), 2365-2385.
  70. Kumar, S., Kumar, S., Shankar, R., Tiwari, M. K., & Kumar, S. B. (2007). Prediction of flow stress for carbon steels using recurrent self-organizing neuro fuzzy networks. Expert Systems with Applications, 32(3), 777-788.
  71. Thakkar, J., Deshmukh, S. G., Gupta, A. D., & Shankar, R. (2006). Development of a balanced scorecard: an integrated approach of interpretive structural modeling (ISM) and analytic network process (ANP). International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, 56(1), 25-59.
  72. Nishat Faisal, M., Banwet, D. K., & Shankar, R. (2007). Information risks management in supply chains: an assessment and mitigation framework. Journal of Enterprise Information Management, 20(6), 677-699. (THIS PAPER HAS RECEIVED AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE 2008 AWARDED BY LITERATI CLUB AS A HIGHLY COMMENDED AWARD IN 2007 VOLUMES OF EMERALD JOURNALS)
  73. Tiwari, M. K., Kumar, S., & Shankar, R. (2006). Solving part-type selection and operation allocation problems in an FMS: An approach using constraints-based fast simulated annealing algorithm. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics-Part A: Systems and Humans, 36(6), 1170-1184.
  74. Choudhury, A. K., Shankar, R., & Tiwari, M. K. (2006). Consensus-based intelligent group decision-making model for the selection of advanced technology. Decision Support Systems, 42(3), 1776-1799.
  75. Kumar, A., Tiwari, M. K., Shankar, R., & Baveja, A. (2006). Solving machine-loading problem of a flexible manufacturing system with constraint-based genetic algorithm. European journal of operational research, 175(2), 1043-1069.
  76. Agarwal, A., Shankar, R., & Tiwari, M. K. (2006). Modeling the metrics of lean, agile and leagile supply chain: An ANP-based approach. European Journal of Operational Research, 173(1), 211-225.
  77. Anand, R. B., Tiwari, M. K., & Shankar, R. (2006). A self-organized neural network metamodelling and clonal selection optimization-based approach for the design of a manufacturing system. International journal of production research, 44(6), 1147-1170.
  78. Kumar, S., Choudhary, A. K., Kumar, M., Shankar, R., & Tiwari, M. K. (2006). Kernel distance-based robust support vector methods and its application in developing a robust K-chart. International Journal of Production Research, 44(1), 77-96.
  79. Kumar, M., Vrat, P., & Shankar, R. (2004). A fuzzy goal programming approach for vendor selection problem in a supply chain. Computers & industrial engineering, 46(1), 69-85.
  80. Kumar, M., Vrat, P., & Shankar, R. (2006). A multi-objective 3PL allocation problem for fish distribution. International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, 36(9), 702-715.
  81. Bachlaus, M., Shukla, N., Tiwari, M. K., & Shankar, R. (2006). Optimization of system reliability using chaos-embedded self-organizing hierarchical particle swarm optimization. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part O: Journal of Risk and Reliability220(2), 77-91.
  82. Kumar, A., Prakash, A., Shankar, R., & Tiwari, M. K. (2006). Psycho-Clonal algorithm based approach to solve continuous flow shop scheduling problem. Expert Systems with Applications, 31(3), 504-514.
  83. Jharkharia, S., & Shankar, R. (2006). Supply chain management: some sectoral dissimilarities in the Indian manufacturing industry. Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, 11(4), 345-352.
  84. Singh, M. D., Shankar, R., Narain, R., & Kumar, A. (2006). Survey of knowledge management practices in Indian manufacturing industries. Journal of Knowledge Management, 10(6), 110-128.
  85. Nishat Faisal, M., Banwet, D. K., & Shankar, R. (2006). Mapping supply chains on risk and customer sensitivity dimensions. Industrial Management & Data Systems, 106(6), 878-895.
  86. Solimanpur, M., Vrat, P., & Shankar, R. (2005). An ant algorithm for the single row layout problem in flexible manufacturing systems. Computers & Operations Research, 32(3), 583-598.
  87. Ravi, V., Shankar, R., & Tiwari, M. K. (2005). Analyzing alternatives in reverse logistics for end-of-life computers: ANP and balanced scorecard approach. Computers & industrial engineering48(2), 327-356.
  88. Tiwari, M. K., Mukherjee, A., & Shankar, R. (2005). Application of a kin selection based simulated annealing algorithm to solve a complex scheduling problem. International journal of computer integrated manufacturing, 18(8), 671-685.
  89. Ravi, V., & Shankar, R. (2005). Analysis of interactions among the barriers of reverse logistics. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 72(8), 1011-1029.
  90. Mishra, N., Tiwari, M. K., Shankar, R., & Chan, F. T. (2005). Hybrid tabu-simulated annealing based approach to solve multi-constraint product mix decision problem. Expert systems with applications, 29(2), 446-454.
  91. Jharkharia, S., & Shankar, R. (2005). IT-enablement of supply chains: understanding the barriers. Journal of Enterprise Information Management, 18(1), 11-27.
  92. Shankar, R., & Gupta, A. (2005). Towards framework for knowledge management implementation. Knowledge and Process Management, 12(4), 259-277.
  93. Ravi, V., Shankar, R., & Tiwari, M. K. (2005). Productivity improvement of a computer hardware supply chain. International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, 54(4), 239-255.
  94. Solimanpur, M., Vrat, P., & Shankar, R. (2004). Ant colony optimization algorithm to the inter-cell layout problem in cellular manufacturing. European Journal of Operational Research, 157(3), 592-606.
  95. Khanna, V. K., Vrat, P., Shankar, R., & Sahay, B. S. (2004). Managing the transition phases in the TQM journey: a system dynamics approach. International Journal of Quality & Reliability Management, 21(5), 518-544.(THIS PAPER HAS RECEIVED AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE 2005 AWARDED BY LITERATI CLUB AS A HIGHLY COMMENDED AWARD IN 2004 VOLUMES OF EMERALD JOURNALS)
  96. Solimanpur, M., Vrat, P., & Shankar, R. (2004). A neuro-tabu search heuristic for the flow shop scheduling problem. Computers & Operations Research, 31(13), 2151-2164.
  97. Kumar, M., Vrat, P., & Shankar, R. (2004). A fuzzy goal programming approach for vendor selection problem in a supply chain. Computers & industrial engineering, 46(1), 69-85.
  98. Solimanpur, M., Vrat, P., & Shankar, R. (2004). A multi-objective genetic algorithm approach to the design of cellular manufacturing systems. International journal of production research, 42(7), 1419-1441.
  99. Solimanpur, M., Vrat, P., & Shankar, R. (2004). Feasibility and robustness of transiently chaotic neural networks applied to the cell formation problem. International journal of production research, 42(6), 1065-1082.
  100. Solimanpur, M., Vrat, P., & Shankar, R. (2004). A heuristic to minimize makespan of cell scheduling problem. International journal of production economics, 88(3), 231-241
  101. Jharkharia, S., & Shankar, R. (2004). IT enablement of supply chains: modeling the enablers. International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, 53(8), 700-712.
  102. Kumar, S., Kumar, R., Shankar, R., & Tiwari, M. K. (2003). Expert enhanced coloured stochastic Petri net and its application in assembly/disassembly. International journal of production research, 41(12), 2727-2762.
  103. Kumar, R., Tiwari, M. K., & Shankar, R. (2003). Scheduling of flexible manufacturing systems: an ant colony optimization approach. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture, 217(10), 1443-1453.
  104. Agarwal, A., & Shankar, R. (2003). On-line trust building in e-enabled supply chain. Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, 8(4), 324-334.
  105. Shankar, R., Singh, M. D., Gupta, A., & Narain, R. (2003). Strategic planning for knowledge management implementation in engineering firms. Work Study, 52(4), 190-200. (THIS PAPER HAS RECEIVED AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE 2004  AWARDED BY LITERATI CLUB  AS A HIGHLY COMMENDED AWARD IN 2003 VOLUMES OF EMERALD JOURNALS).
  106. Soleymanpour, M., Vrat, P., & Shankar, R. (2002). A transiently chaotic neural network approach to the design of cellular manufacturing. International Journal of Production Research, 40(10), 2225-2244.
  107. Shanker, R., & Vrat, P. (1999). Some design issues in cellular manufacturing using the fuzzy programming approach. International Journal of Production Research37(11), 2545-2563.
  108. Shanker, R., & Vrat, P. (1998). Post design modeling for cellular manufacturing system with cost uncertainty. International Journal of Production Economics55(1), 97-109.