Amit Upadhyay - Department of Management Studies,Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Amit Upadhyay
Amit Upadhyay Assistant professor
Areas of Interest
  • Operations Research, Supply Chain & Logistics Management, Transportation Planning, Operations Management, Business Analytics
Honors and Awards
Outstanding Innovation in Service Systems Engineering AwardIISE & Penn State University, USA2021
Educational Details
PhDOperations ResearchIIT Delhi2016
M.Tech.Industrial EngineeringIIT Delhi2008
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyStart DatePeriod
Efficient planning of container operationsGatewayRail Freight Ltd2017-011 year 11 months
OR models for dedicated freight corridorsISIRD2019-10-102 years
  • INFORMS, Member
  • IISE, Member
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Operations ResearchIIMCIIM CalcuttaSpring
Quantitative Techniques 1 & 2VGSOMIIT KharagpurSpring
Production & Operations ManagementVGSOMIIT KharagpurAutumn
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Date
Applied Operations ResearchPreeti RathiA2018-01
Transportation PlanningBinay Kumar RajakO2019-01
Marketing AnalyticsPrathamesh KitturO2018-08
Supply Chain ManagementSourav Kumar MandalO2021-08
Referred Journal Papers
  • Pricing Anomalies and Arbitrage in Container Transport in India, A Upadhyay, INFORMS, 2021 , INFORMS Journal on Applied Analytics , 51 vols , 250-264 pages
  • Improving Intermodal Train Operations in Indian Railways, A Upadhyay, INFORMS, 2020 , INFORMS Journal on Applied Analytics , 50 vols , 213-224 pages
  • Optimal loading of double-stack container trains, A Upadhyay, W Gu, N Bolia, Elsevier, 2017 , Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review , 107 vols , Jan-22 pages
  • Combined empty and loaded train scheduling for dedicated freight railway corridors, A Upadhyay, N Bolia, Elsevier, 2014 , Computers & Industrial Engineering , 76 vols , 23-61 pages
  • Life-cycle assessment and techno-economic analysis of biochar produced from forest residues using portable systems, K Sahoo, A Upadhyay, T Runge, R Bergman, M Puettmann, E Bilek, Springer, 2021 , International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment , 26 vols , 189-213 pages
  • An optimization based decision support system for integrated planning and scheduling on dedicated freight corridors, A Upadhyay, N Bolia, Taylor & Francis, 2014 , International Journal of Production Research , 52 vols , 7416-7435 pages
Professional Background

Asst Professor, VGSOM, IIT Kharagpur (2017-21)

Visiting Faculty,                   IIM Calcutta  (2020) 

Research Fellow, TLIAP,    NUS Singapore (2017)

Research Asscoiate, PolyU  Hong Kong (2015-16)

PGET, ACME Solar,                Gurgaon (2009-10)


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