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Dr. TN Badri

Dr. TN Badri
Great Lakes Institute of Management
Area: Business Statistics and Quantitative Methods


Dr. Badri is Associate Professor in the area of Operations Research. He is also area chairman for Operations Management at Great Lakes Institute of Management. Prior to this, he has been with T. A. Pai Management Institute, teaching courses in Quantitative Techniques, Decision Analysis, Operations Research, Statistics and Computer Simulation. During his tenure at TAPMI, Bangalore, he has been taking sessions and conducting workshops for the executives of companies such as HP and Oracle on “Management of Service Operations” and “Statistical Techniques for Managers”. Previously, in the United States, he has been a Teaching Assistant for the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering and also for the Department of Mathematics at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and at Clemson University, during the period 1989 to 2002. He earned a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi in 1987 and subsequently studied at the Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai. He completed his MS in Mathematical Sciences from Clemson University, South Carolina, USA in 1992. His PhD in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research is from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA.


1) Operations Research Society of India, Chennai Chapter

2) Decision Sciences Institute, Indian Subcontinent Region

3) The Institute for Operations Research and Management Science, USA

List of Representative Publications

• Article “IT alignment of Service Oriented Enterprises” co-authored with Shishir Kumar and Sauneet Kumar accepted for publication in the proceedings of 10th ICOQM conference held between June 28th and 30th 2011 at Symbiosis Institute of Management, Nasik

• Contributed text, cases, and problems to Quantitative Analysis for Management, by Render, Stair Jr. and Hanna, Pearson, 11th edition. This Indian adaptation will be on sale in August 2011

• Appointed conference chair for fifth ISDSI conference held at Great Lakes Institute of Management between 4th and 6th January 2012

• Attended and made a presentation about the Divide and Bridge heuristic, at the 21st International Symposium on Mathematical Programming (ISMP) in TU, Berlin, between August 19th and 24th

• Presented a talk on September 7th, about the Divide and Bridge heuristic at the International Workshop on Decision Making and Optimization, organized by ORSI Chennai chapter, at IIT Madras

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