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Prof. Debjit Roy
Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad
Debjit Roy is a faculty in the Production and Quantitative Methods Area since March 2012. He holds a PhD in Industrial Engineering (with a major in Decision Sciences/Operations Research and a minor in Computer Science) and an MS in Manufacturing Systems Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA besides an M.Sc. (Engineering) from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India. He is also a Visiting Professor at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University where he is associated with the SmartPort and Material Handling Forum initiative. His research focuses on estimating the performance of Logistical and Service Systems such as Container Terminals, Automated Distribution Centres, Vehicle Rental, and Restaurant Systems using stochastic models and optimization. He has received several research awards including the IIE Transactions best conference paper award in Facility Logistics (2011) and honorable mention designation in the IIE Transactions best applications paper award competition (2016). He has published in several leading INFORMS journals such as Transportation Science and Interfaces.