The International Workshop on IT-Enabled 
Manufacturing, Logistics, and Supply Chain Management
Technical Program
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December 15 <Monday>

08.00 - 09.00 Registration
09.00 - 09.30 Inauguration
09.30 - 10.00 Breakfast
Session 1 Supply Chain Design and Optimization
Chair: Dr. P Balasubramanian, Infosys Tech., Bangalore
10.00 - 10.25 Peter Luh
Univ. of Connecticut
An Inventory Control Policy for Maintenance Networks with Advanced Demand Information
10.25 - 10.50 Krishna Pattipati
Univ. of Connecticut
Combinatorial Optimization Algorithms for Fault Diagnosis in Complex Systems
10.50 - 11.15 Jeffrey D. Tew
GM Research
Attaining Fast and Successful Search in E-Commerce Environments
11.15 - 11.30 Coffee
Session 2 Logistics
Chair: Dr. Jeffrey D. Tew, GM Research, Michigan, USA
11.30 - 11.55 John Bartholdi
The Logistics Institute, Georgia Institute of Technology
Computing Optimal Load Plans In a Less-Than-Truckload Freight Network
11.55 - 12.20 Ravi Anupindi
University of Michigan
Decentralized Distribution Systems
12.20 - 12.45 Vijay Chandru
Data Analytics and Predictive Modeling in Manufacturing Yield Analysis
12.45 - 13.10 Narayan Rangaraj
An Analysis of Operations, Mode Choice, Pricing, and Network Economics of Container Movement
13.10 - 14.00 Lunch
Session 3 Special Session in Honor of Prof. N Viswanadham: Manufacturing, Logistics, and SCM
Chair: Prof. John Bartholdi, Georgia Tech., USA
14.00 - 14.20 N Viswanadham
The Logistics Institute, NUS
A Conceptual and Analytical Framework for the Management of Risk in Supply Chains
14.20 - 14.40 Ram Akella
Univ. of California
Information and Decision Systems to Manage Enterprise Networks and Technologies
14.40 - 15.00 Y Narahari
Design of Electronic Exchanges through Decomposition
15.00 - 15.20 Ravi Rajamani
Pratt and Whitney
Condition-Based Maintenance Leads to Value Chain Benefits
15.20 - 15.40 Coffee
Session 3 Special Session in Honor of Prof. N Viswanadham (cont.)
15.40 - 16.00 Manjunath Kamath
Oklahoma State Univ.
Performance Analysis of Supply Chain Networks
16.00 - 16.20 NRS Raghavan
On Queuing Models for Analysis and Design of Supply Chains
16.20 - 16.40 Roshan Gaonkar
Partner Selection and Price Determination in Public Exchanges for Enhanced Supply Chain Profitability
16.40 - 17.00 Kanth Miriyala
iGate Solutions
Outsourcing Opportunities in SCM
17.00 - 17.20 Nagarajan
Innovative Use of Personal Communicators for Logistics

December 16 <Tuesday>

08.30 - 09.00 Breakfast
Session 4 Supply Chain Design and Optimization
Chair: Prof. Jishnu Hazra, IIM, Bangalore
09.00 - 09.25 Spyros Reveliotis
Georigia Tech.
Uncertainty management in Optimal Disassembly Planning through Learning-based Strategies
09.25 - 09.50 Murthy Nukala
Composite Software
E-Business Automation using Web Services
09.50 - 10.15 B Mahadevan
IIM, Bangalore
Supplier Selection models for a Heterogeneous Supply Base
10.15 - 10.40 S G Deshmukh
Some Issues in Management of Reverse Supply Chain
10.40 - 11.00 Coffee
Session 5 Modeling, Specification, and Simulation
Chair: Dr. Austin Thomas, i2 Tech., Bangalore
11.00 - 11.25 Richard Volz
Texas A&M Univ.
A Petri Net Driven Graphical Simulation Tool
11.25 - 11.50 Vivek S Borkar
An Adaptive Simulation Scheme for Conditional Performance Analysis
11.50 - 12.15 Sunderesh Heragu
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Challenges and Opportunities for Material Handling Research and Practice in the 21st Century
12.15 - 12.40 Meng Chu Zhou
Workflow Management Systems: A Petri Net Approach
12.40 - 13.05 RK Shyamasundar
TIFR, Mumbai
Formal Specification Methods
13.05 - 14.00 Lunch Break
Session 6 Panel Discussion
14.00 - 15.00 Possible Topics
(.) What is a good Ph.D. Thesis in Manufacturing, Logistics, and SCM?
(.) Current Research Problems in Manufacturing, Logistics, and SCM
(.) Education in Manufacturing, Logistics, and SCM
(.) Industry - Academic Interaction
(.) Career Options for Graduates in Manufacturing, Logistics, and SCM
15.00 - 15.15 Coffee
Session 7 Supply Chain Management and Infrastructure
Chair: Prof. S Sadagopan, IIIT, Bangalore
15.15 - 15.40 MR Rao
IIM, Bangalore
Production Planning, Capacity Expansion, and Distribution Models
15.40 - 16.05 N Hemachandra
Robustness of Inventory Control Policies
16.05 - 16.30 V Kaladhar
IBM Research
Storage Infrastructure Management for Enterprises
16.30 - 16.55 Janat Shah
Evaluation of Supplier Strategy: Valuation Framework
16.55 - 17.20 Shantala Roysam
GE Corporate Research
The Effects of Power Availability on Supply Chain Dynamics
18.30 - 19.30 Felicitation to Prof. UR Prasad, Prof. NJ Rao, Prof. VVS Sarma, Prof. DK Subramanian, and Prof. N Viswanadham
Venue: The Faculty Hall, IISc

December 17 <Wednesday>

09.00 - 17.00 Post Workshop Tutorials: Game Theory and Mechanism Design for Design of Electronic Markets
Venue: Dept. of CSA, IISc
Technical Program Tutorials Registration
Committees General Information Contact Information
Electronic Enterprises Laboratory
Department of Computer Science and Automation
Indian Institute of Science