Dr. Suresh Nanda Kumar

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  • Ph.D (Operations Management)., Department of Management Studies, Pondicherry University, 2018
  • PGDITM (Data Analytics & Business Intelligence)., All India Management Association, 2020
  • M.C.A (Computer Applications)., College of Engineering, Anna University, 2008
  • M.B.A (General)., University Science Malaysia, 2000
  • M.Sc (Information Technology)., University Science Malaysia, 1998
  • M.Tech (Software Systems) (Networks & Cloud)., BITS Pilani
  • B.Sc (Physics)., Loyola College (Autonomous), University of Madras, 1996
  • UGC - NET Management, UGC NTA Government of India


Business Analytics, Software Project Management, Supply Chain Management, Data Mining

Research Interests

Applications of digital technologies to improve processes in manufacturing industries, vehicle routing problem, supply chain management, cloud computing, software engineering, big data analytics applications



Journal Publications

  • Suresh Nanda Kumar, Inventory Management and Optimization in a Major Hospital in Chennai –
    ICEABM, SRMIST Chennai April 2023.
  • Debopoma Sanyal, Sumit Mondal, & Suresh Nanda Kumar (2022) A STUDY ON STUDENT
    SATISFACTION ON ONLINE CLASSES AMONG PGDM/MBA COURSES IN SOUTH INDIA. EPRA International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research (IJMR), 8(10), 149–154. Retrieved from http://eprajournals.net/index.php/IJMR/article/view/998.
  • Gaffar,S., Kumar, SN (2022) Impact of Meta verse on future educational space in India International Journal of Advances in Engineering and Management (IJAEM) Volume 4, Issue 10 Oct. 2022, pp: 766-769.
  • Hariharan G, Nipuna M, Thirumalai,VA. Kumar, SN (2022) Study on Impact of Toss in the results of ICCMen’s T20 World Cup International Journal of Advances in Engineering and Management
    (IJAEM) Volume 4, Issue 10 Oct. 2022, pp: 859-863.
  • Nayak, T., & Kumar, S. N., (2022) “A Study on Digital Payment Apps”, Quing: International Journal of Commerce and Management, 02(03), 62- 68. https://doi.org/10.54368/qijcm.2.3.0004
  • Teja, T. D. K. R., & Kumar, S. N., (2022) “Supply Chain Disruption in the Health Care During the Pandemic Period”, Quing: International Journal of Commerce and Management, 02(03), 69-75. https://doi.org/10.54368/qijcm.2.3.0005.
  • Case Study – Implementing Lean Supply Chain in the Footwear Industry – AIMA ICRC Case
    Publication – 2021.
  • Technology Transfer Success Factors – Empirical Evidence from Malaysian Manufacturing
    Companies Published April 2022 Shanlax International Journal of Management.
  • Suresh Nanda Kumar (2021), Application of Smart Grid and Edge Computing Technologies to
    Improve the Operational Efficiency of The Supply Chain and Logistics Processes, Shanlax
    International Journal of Management (paper accepted).
  • Book Chapter on A Genetic Algorithm-based Artificial Intelligence Solution for Optimizing E-
  • Book Chapter on Application of Microgrids concepts to Logistics and Supply Chain Management
    with Dr. Kanimozhi. S, InTech Open, UK (2019).
  • Book chapter on the Internet of Things in Edge Computing, Springer Nature, 2018 jointly written
    with Dr. Kanimozhi Suguna.
  • S. Kumar and R. Panneerselvam, “A Survey on the Vehicle Routing Problem and Its
    Variants,” Intelligent Information Management, Vol. 4 No. 3, 2012, pp. 66-74. doi:
  • Kumar, S. and Panneerselvam, R. (2015) A Time-Dependent Vehicle Routing Problem with Time
    Windows for E-Commerce Supplier Site Pickups Using Genetic Algorithm. Intelligent Information
    Management, 7, 181-194. doi:10.4236/iim.2015.74015.
  • Kumar, S.N. and Panneerselvam, R. (2015) A Comparative Study of Proposed Genetic Algorithm-
    Based Solution with Other Algorithms for Time-Dependent Vehicle Routing Problem with Time
    Windows for E-Commerce Supply Chain. Journal of Service Science and Management, 8, 844-859. http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/jssm.2015.86085.
  • Kumar, S. and Panneerselvam, R. (2017) Development of an Efficient Genetic Algorithm for the
    Time Dependent Vehicle Routing Problem with Time Windows. American Journal of Operations
    Research, 7, 1-25. doi: 10.4236/ajor.2017.71001

Conference Presentation / Publication

  • Suresh – Mobile and wireless applications in logistics. RMK Engineering College 2013.
  • Suresh Nanda Kumar – Green purchasing practices VIT University 2013
  • Kumar, Suresh Nanda (2013) Strategies for Reducing the Design Cycle Time (Time-To-Market) in the Development of a New Car Model, BIZAD2k13 Conference, March 1, 2013, SRM University.

Patents Filed / Published


Books Published


Workshops / Seminars / FDPs / STTP (Conducted / Attended)

  • Workshop on Case Teaching and Case Writing from European Case Clearing House (ECCH) of Cranfield University, UK, in 2002 in Stuttgart, Germany.
  • Completed attending MCSE Windows Server 2003 all modules, with Microsoft Certificates.
  • Case Teaching and Case Writing Workshop – XIME, Bengaluru, May 2019
  • Training Program on Logistics Management – XIME and Sikkim Manipal University, September 2019
  • Hands-on IoT Workshop at the three-day IoT Show in Bengaluru, February 2020.
  • A 2-day hands-on IoT Workshop by Lema Labs, IIT Madras Research Park, March Online Workshop on Supply Chain Management by Economic Times, May 2020
  • Workshop on Financial Models using Analytics & a Home Based Assignment AIMS – 2021
  • Five-day FDP on case teaching and case writing and sponsored research at XIME Bangalore – June – July 2022
  • A two-day workshop on creativity at work – XIME Bangalore, September 2022.
  • Seminar on Accelerated Job Creation in India at XIME Bangalore on November 18, 2022.

Resource Person / Chaired Sessions Conferences / Invited Talks


Online Courses Completed



Academic Experience

  • Senior Assistant Professor, Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship (XIME), Chennai March 2019 – May 2023
  • Counsellor, CII Institute of Logistics, Chennai September 2011 – December 31, 2018
  • Faculty Associate/ Lecturer Great Lakes Institute of Management, Manamai, Chennai December 2, 2009 – April 29 2011
  • Lecturer, CSE, Meenakshi Sundararajan Engineering College, Chennai. 2008 September – November 30, 2009
  • Research Assistant, Stuttgart Institute of Management and Technology, Stuttgart (SIMT February
    2002 – September 2003
  • Research Officer, School of Computer Science, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang 2000 – 2002

Other Professional Experience

  • Trainee, Cetelon Lackfabrik Walter Stier GmbH & Co KG, Ditzingen Stuttgart 2003 September – 2003 December.
  • Consultant, Maples ESM Technologies Pvt. Ltd, Chennai 2004 August – 2004 November

Achievements and Awards

  • Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM), Institute for Supply Management (ISM) Tempe, Arizona, 2014
  • Certified in Introduction to Programming the Internet of Things – a 6-course specialization, University of California, Irvine through Coursera, 2017.
  • Online Machine Learning with Python – Lema Labs, IIT Madras, Chennai, 2020
  • Improving Business Performance through AI Powered Supply Chains – NITIE and BITS Pilani and faculty is Prof. Dr. David Simchi-Levi of MIT (USA), 2022.


  • Institute for Supply Management, 2014

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