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Sasadhar Bera
Sasadhar Bera
Associate Professor
Area:
  • Operations Management

sbera[at]iimranchi.ac.in


Qualifications
  • B. E. (NIT, Durgapur),
  • M. Tech in Quality Reliability and Operations Research (Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta)
  • PhD (IIT Bombay)(Awarded with Excellence in PhD Thesis)

Teaching Areas

  • Operations Research
  • Operations Management
  • Business data analysis, Modeling and Optimization

National/ International Teaching/ Research Experiences

  • Five and half years (Manufacturing process modeling and optimization)
  • Two and half years (Web analytics, Telemarketing and Market Research data analytics)

Training & Consulting Areas:

  • Basic statistics and data analysis
  • Quality Management (SQC, Six Sigma, TQM)
  • Improving Quality through design of experiment and Taguchi methodology
  • Multistage process optimization with multiple output quality characteristics
  • Predictive Modeling and Classification techniques for high dimensional data set

Research Areas

  • Multistage process optimization
  • Application of multivariate statistics in business data
  • Web analytics mainly in web usage mining
  • Database analytics (Customer profiling, Segmentation, Response scoring model, and Churn detection)

Current Research Interests:

  • Quality Engineering
  • Process Optimization
  • Metaheuristic Strategy and its applications in manufacturing process optimization
  • Quantitative modeling area in customer relationship management (CRM)

Professional Affiliation:

  • Council member - Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta
  • Invited reviewer - European Journal of Operational Research (EJOR)

Publications/ Articles/ Cases

    Journal (International / National):
  • Sasadhar Bera and Indrajit Mukhherjee (October, 2018). A Solution Framework for Response Surface-based Multiple Quality Characteristics Optimization, International Journal of Reliability, Quality and Safety Engineering, Vol. 25(5), https://doi.org/10.1142/S0218539318500250
  • Sasadhar Bera and Indrajit Mukhherjee (August, 2018). Advances in solution methods for optimisation of multiple quality characteristics in manufacturing processes, International Journal of Productivity and Quality Management, Vol. 24(4), pp 475-494.
  • Pradeep Kumar, Sasadhar Bera, Tanusree Dutta and Shibashish Chakraborty (June, 2018). Auxiliary Flexibility in Healthcare Delivery System: An Integrative Framework and Implication. Global Journal of Flexible Systems Management, Vol. 19(2), pp 173-186.
  • Pradeep Kumar, Sasadhar Bera and Shibashish Chakraborty (Oct-Dec, 2017). An Examination of the Association between Service Convenience Flexibility in Healthcare Delivery Systems and Patient Satisfaction. South Asian Journal of Management, Vol. 24(4), pp 35-54.
  • Sasadhar Bera and Indrajit Mukherjee (2016). A Multistage and Multiple Response Optimization Approach for Serial Manufacturing System, European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 248(2), Pages 444-452.
  • Sasadhar Bera and Indrajit Mukherjee (2013). An Integrated Approach Based on Principal Component and Multivariate Process Capability for Simultaneous Optimization of Location and Dispersion for Correlated Multiple Response Problems. Quality Engineering, Vol 25(3), pp. 266-281.
  • Sasadhar Bera and Indrajit Mukherjee (2012). An Ellipsoidal Distance-based Search Strategy of Ants for Nonlinear Single and Multiple Response Optimization Problems. European Journal of Operational Research (EJOR), Vol. 223, pp. 321-332.
  • Sasadhar Bera and Indrajit Mukherjee (2012). An adaptive penalty function-based maximin desirability index for close tolerance multiple-response optimization problems. International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology (IJAMT), Vol. 61(1-4), pp. 379-390.
  • Disha Bhanot, Varadraj Bapat, Sasadhar Bera (2012). Studying Financial Inclusion in North East India. International Journal of Bank Marketing, 30(6), pp. 465-484.
  • Sasadhar Bera and Prasun Das (2011). An attempt to modeling rule base real time web funnel structure. Journal of Business and Retail Management Research (JBRMR), Vol. 5(2), pp. 32-42.
  • Prasun Das and Sasadhar Bera (2007). Standardization of process norms in bakers yeast fermentation through statistical models in comparison with neural networks. Journal of Applied Statistics (JAS), Vol. 34(5), pp. 511-527.
  • Sasadhar Bera and Prasun Das (2006). Modeling the shrinkage pattern of single layer synthetic forming fabric to reduce the tight mounting problem: A Case Study. IPPTA J., Vol. 18(2), pp. 45-54.
  • Conference Proceedings (International / National):
  • Pradeep Kumar, Shibashish Chakraborty and Sasadhar Bera, Impact of Flexibility on Patient Satisfaction and Behavioral Intention: A Critical Reassessment and Model Development, World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, International Journal of Social, Behavioral, Educational, Economic, Business and Industrial Engineering, Vol. 11(2), pp. 302 - 305, 2017.
  • Sasadhar Bera, and Indrajit Mukherjee, Optimizing Mean and Variance Simultaneously in Multiple Response Optimization Problems, The 7th International Conference on Operations and Supply Chain Management(OSCM), pp. 946 - 954 2016, Phuket, Thailand.
  • Pradeep Kumar, Shibashish Chakraborty and Sasadhar Bera, A Conceptual Framework of Internal Flexibility in Healthcare Service Operations: Role of Advanced Medical Technologies and Operations Improvement Practices, The 7th International Conference on Operations and Supply Chain Management(OSCM), pp. 621 - 627, 2016, Phuket, Thailand.
  • Sasadhar Bera, and Indrajit Mukherjee, Integrating a Modified Desirability Function Approach and Ant Colony Strategy to Solve Two-stage Multi-Response Optimization Problem, International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM), pp. 1895-1903, 2014, Bali, Indonesia.
  • Sagar Sikder, Indrajit Mukherjee, Subhash Chandra Panja, and Sasadhar Bera, A Mahalanobis Taguchi System-based Approach for Correlated Multiple Response Process Monitoring, International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM), pp. 2118-2125, 2014, Bali, Indonesia.
  • Sasadhar Bera, Goutam Barman, and Indrajit Mukherjee, Effect of Seemingly Unrelated Regression-based Modeling Approach on Solution Quality for Correlated Multiple Response Optimization Problems, IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, pp. 1490-1494, 2011, Singapore.
  • Sasadhar Bera and Indrajit Mukherjee, A Mahalanobis Distance-based Diversification and Nelder-Mead Simplex Intensification Search Scheme for Continuous Ant Colony Optimization, World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, 69, pp. 278-284, 2010, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  • Sasadhar Bera and Indrajit Mukherjee, Performance Analysis of Nelder-Mead and A Hybrid Simulated Annealing for Multiple Response Quality Characteristic Optimization, International Multi Conference of Engineers and Scientists (IMECS 2010), Vol. III, pp. 1728-1732, 2010, Hongkong.
  • Sasadhar Bera and Indrajit Mukherjee, A Generalized Strategy for Multiple Response Quality Characteristics Optimization, International Conference on Operations Research applications in Engineering and Management (ICOREM) Proceedings, pp. 1067-1081, 2009, Trichy, India.
  • Paper in edited book (International / National):
  • Sasadhar Bera and Indrajit Mukherjee, A Synergistic Approach of Desirability Functions and Metaheuristic Strategy to Solve Multiple Response Optimization Problems, American Institute of physics (AIP), Vol. 1285, pp. 222-236, October 15, 2010.

Awards

  • Best employee award for Outbound TeleMarketing Analytic Model, Innovation Labs (24/7 Customer Pvt. Ltd.), October 2007.
  • "Award for Excellence in PhD Thesis Work" from IIT Bombay.