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Degree: B.E. (Mechanical Engineering), M.E. (Manufacturing Systems Engineering), Ph.D.(Lean Manufacturing)
Ph.D. Thesis Title
"Study of Restructuring Decisions and Complexity of Lean Manufacturing Systems"
The work involved the development of new structure based quantitative measures of complexity for guiding lean efforts and restructuring in industrial organizations
Contact Details

Chamber No. A313/2
Phone: 0832 – 2580113

About the Faculty

Varinder Singh is currently serving as an assistant professor in the department of mechanical engineering at the Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, KK Birla Goa campus, Goa, India. He also served as the founding Faculty-In-Charge of Teaching Learning Centre at BITS Pilani, KK Birla Goa Campus during 2015-16 and 2016-17. He has over 13 years of teaching experience and has taught diverse courses in the mechanical/industrial engineering domains. He has taught courses to the practising engineers of TATA Power, GRASIM Industries among others through e-classroom mode. Besides this, he has mentored and evaluated a large number of industry based student projects in addition to on-campus B.E. student projects and some FD thesis works.
Varinder Singh obtained B. E. degree from Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar in the year 2000 and obtained M. E. degree in Manufacturing Systems Engineering from Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani, Rajasthan, India, in 2002. He completed his Ph.D. degree from BITS Pilani in 2013. His research work has appeared in leading International Journals and Conferences of repute namely Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management(Emerald), IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, International Conference of Indian Subcontinent Decision Sciences Institute,  National Conference on Recent Advances in Manufacturing at SVNIT, Surat. He is currently teaching Production Techniques, Production Planning and Control and Engineering Graphics. His current areas of research include Production Engineering and Industrial Management. 
Varinder Singh has also assisted in the academic administration of the institute as a nucleus member of ARC and Instruction divisions. He has also assisted the institute as Practice School-II faculty at Bosch Packaging Technology Division, Verna, Goa during the year 2011. 

Professional Recognitions

  • Member of Technical Review Committee for Special Session on Intelligent and Collaborative Decision Support Systems for Improving Manufacturing under the aegis of World CIST 2018 conference at at Naples, Italy, 27 - 29 March 2018 and reviewed papers for the same.
  • Convenor of the Regional Workshop on Outcome Based Learning using Pedagogy Framework Model at BITS Pilani Kk Birla Goa Campus sponsored under an MHRD, Govt. of India funded project in collaboration with IIT Kharagpur
  • Invited to participate in 2nd Symposium of Global Learning Council (initiated by Carnegie Mellon University, USA) at National University of Singapore, Singapore during April 13-14, 2016
  • Elected as Treasurer of Indian Institute of Metals-Goa Chapter during July, 2016 and Core Committee Member for organizing annual prestigious event of Indian Institute of Metals NMD-ATM-2017. 
  • Member of Vidyalaya Management Committee of Kendriya Vidyalaya No. 1, Vasco Da Gama, Goa
  • Member of the Program Committee of International Conference of Indian Subcontinent Decision Sciences Institute held at Nashik during Dec 28-30, 2016 
  • Member of the Editorial Board of Amity Journal of Research, Innovation and Commercialization
  • Reviewer of SCOPUS/SCIE/SSCI indexed Journals namely Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management (Emerald, UK) as well as Management and Production Engineering Review (Journal of Polish Academy of Sciences)  
  • Senior Member of Indian Institute of Industrial Engineering
  • Member of the Decision Science Institute, USA
  • Life Member of Indian Institute of Metals, Kolkata 

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