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Vishal Bansal
Assistant Professor
Academic Group: 
Operations Management
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Academic Background: 
Ph.D. (Production & Quantitative Methods) - Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (2021) M.Tech. (Industrial & Management Engineering) - Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (2015) B.Tech. (Computer Science & Engineering) - Uttar Pradesh Technical University (2012)
Courses Taught: 
Doctoral: Production & Inventory Control MBA Core: Risk Management, Production & Operations Management MBA Elective: Logistics & Supply Chain Management
Industrial Finance Corporation of India (IFCI) Award (2019-20) for Thesis Proposal, IIM Ahmedabad Best IISE Annual Conference Paper Award (2019) in the Facilities Design and Planning Track Best SOM Annual Conference Paper Award (2018) - Third prize Chaudhary-Padmanabhan-Pant Award (2017-18) for scholastic performance in the first year of the doctoral program, IIM Ahmedabad


Work Experience: 
Assistant Professor, OM Group, IIM Calcutta, Apr 2022 - Present Assistant Professor, IME Department, IIT Kanpur, Jan 2022 - Apr 2022 Research Associate, IIM Ahmedabad, Oct 2021 - Dec 2021 Solution Integration Consultant, FICO, Jun 2015 - Jun 2016


Journal Publications: 
(4) Bansal, V., Kumar, D. P., Roy, D., & Subramanian S. C. (2022). Performance evaluation and optimization of design parameters for electric vehicle-sharing platforms by considering vehicle dynamics. Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, 166, 102869. URL (ABDC-A*) (3) Bansal V., & Roy, D. (2021). Stochastic modeling of multi-line orders in integrated storage-order picking system. Naval Research Logistics, 68(6), 810-836. URL (ABS-3, ABDC-B) (2) Bansal V., Roy, D., & Pazour, J. (2021). Performance analysis of batching decisions in waveless order release environments for e-commerce stock-to-picker order fulfillment. International Transactions in Operational Research, 28(4), 1787-1820. URL (ABDC-B) (1) Mishra, S. S., & Bansal, V. (2017). Role of source-destination proximity in international inbound tourist arrival: empirical evidences from India. Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 22(5), 540-553. URL (ABDC-A)
Integrated inventory replenishment and online demand allocation decisions for an omnichannel retailer with ship-from-store strategy - POMS India International Conference 2022, IIM Kozhikode, India Modeling strategic and operational policy decisions for EV-sharing platforms - 7th International Workshop on Sustainable Road Freight, 2020, Virtual Stochastic model for integrated storage-order picking system with multi-line orders - INFORMS Annual Meeting 2020, Virtual - 52nd Annual Convention of ORSI & International Conference 2019, IIM Ahmedabad, India - INFORMS Annual Meeting 2019, Seattle, USA Design and analysis of batching policies for e-commerce order fulfillment - SOM International Conference 2018, IIM Kozhikode, India - COSMAR 2018, IISc Bengaluru, India
Books/Book Chapters: 
Bansal, V., & Roy, D. (2019). Stochastic Model for Integrated Storage-Order Picking System with Multi-Line Orders. In IIE Annual Conference. Proceedings (pp. 1558-1564). Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE). URL Roy, D., & Bansal, V. (2018). An integrated network modeling framework for analysis of multi-line order pick systems, International Material Handling Colloquium, July 23-27, 2018, Savannah, GA, USA. URL
Research Interests: 
Applications: Automated warehouses, Vehicle-sharing platforms, Omnichannel retailing Methods: Stochastic processes, Queuing theory, Simulation, Optimization