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  • Qualification:  Ph.D.
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About Faculty: Prof. Girish Thakar obtained his B.E. degree in Mechanical Engineering from SGSITS (DAVV), Indore in the year 1983. Subsequently, in 1984, he obtained Diploma in Marketing Management (DMM), where he stood fourth in merit. Later in the year 1988, he obtained his master’s degree from IIT Kanpur and PhD in 2011 from DAVV, Indore. He has guided about 75 PG students and 4 PhD students. He has published about 75 research articles in National-International Journals and Conferences and has a book chapter to his credit. He is the founder chairman of IIIE (Indian Institution of Industrial Engineering), Navi Mumbai and also a reviewer of Industrial Engineering journal. He has worked in the capacity of a member of many committees at the Institute level. He was also the Head of Department of Industrial and production Engineering Department for two years.
Education and Qualification:

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 1.  B.E.       Mechanical Engineering  1983  DAVV, Indore
2. M.Tech.       Mechanical Engineering (Mfg.Sc. & IE) 1988 IIT Kanpur
3. Ph.D.       Mechanical Engineering (Product Design for Environment) 2011 DAVV, Indore
4. Diploma in Marketing Management (DMM)       Marketing Management 1984 IMS, DAVV, Indore
Work Experience:

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 Employer  Name

Duration of Employment


Trainee Engineer

Training in Various Departments of Industry

M/s Methodex Systems Ltd., Indore

11.09.1983 to 10.09.1983


Assistant Planning Engineer

Production Planning

M/s Methodex Systems Ltd., Indore

11.09.84 to 16.03.1985



IPE Department

SGSITS, Indore

20.03.1985 to 09.10.1998



IPE Department

SGSITS, Indore

09.10.1998 to 31.12.2005


Associate Professor

IPE Department

SGSITS, Indore

01.01.2006 to 10.03.2011



(i) Head, IPE Department

(ii) Head, DOMS

IPE Department



SGSITS, Indore





11.03.2011 till Date

01.12.2016 to 30.11.2018

01.12.2020 till date

Research Details:
 Research Area
 a) Industrial Engineering
 b) Marketing Management
PhD Supervision:


Ph.D. Completed and Awarded (04)


Mr. Amit Marwah- ““Supply Performance for Competitiveness of Indian Manufacturing Organizations”

Awarded (15.12.2017)


Mr Bachchan Kanoongo – “A Study of Lean Manufacturing and Safe Practices in Indian Pump Industries”

Awarded (30.03.2019)


Ms Pallavi Sharma – “Comparative Analysis of Assembly Line Balancing Techniques Using MCDM Approaches”

Awarded (14.06.19).


Mr. Mayank Dev Singh- “Study of Implementation of Lean Green Six Sigma in the Indian SMEs Particularly in the State of Gujrat”

Awarded (13.07.2019).


Ph.D.  Submitted and Under Evaluation (Nil)



Ph.D.  Under Process (01)


Mr. Avin Chandrakar – Completed Course Work


(I) Journal Publications

       (a) 14  Publications in International Journals  View
       (b) 24  Publications in National Journals  View

(II) Conference Publications

      (a) 22 Publications in International Conferences   View
      (b) 15 Publications in National Conferences   View
Testing & Consultancy:
Other Details:

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