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Surendra M. Gupta

Professor,  Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

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  • 617.373.4846

Research Focus

Green manufacturing; green supply chains; disassembly modeling; remanufacturing; reverse logistics; managing end of life products; environmentally conscious manufacturing; manufacturing sustainability; reverse and closed-loop supply chains; just-in-time (jit) manufacturing and materials management; operations research: stochastic and simulation modeling

About

Dr. Surendra M. Gupta is a Professor of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering and Director of the Laboratory for Responsible Manufacturing at Northeastern University in Boston. He received his BE in Electronics Engineering from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, MBA from Bryant University and MSIE and Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University.

Dr Gupta is a recipient of the Outstanding Research Award and the Outstanding Industrial Engineering Professor Award (in recognition of Teaching Excellence).

Education

  • PhD, Purdue University, 1977

Honors & Awards

  • Best Dissertation Advisor National Award: American Society for Engineering Management
  • 2000 Søren Buus Outstanding Research Award, College of Engineering

Research Overview

Green manufacturing; green supply chains; disassembly modeling; remanufacturing; reverse logistics; managing end of life products; environmentally conscious manufacturing; manufacturing sustainability; reverse and closed-loop supply chains; just-in-time (jit) manufacturing and materials management; operations research: stochastic and simulation modeling

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Selected Publications

  • S.M. Gupta, M.A. Ilgin, Multiple Criteria Decision Making Applications in Environmentally Conscious Manufacturing and Product Recovery, CRC Press, 2018
  • M.T. Dulman,and S.M. Gupta, Evaluation of Maintenance and EOL Operation Performance of Sensor-Embedded Laptops, Logistics, 2, 1(3), 2018, 1-22
  • A. Ishigaki, T. Yamada, S.M. Gupta, Design of a Closed-Loop Supply Chain with Stochastic Product Returns, International Journal of Automation Technology, 11(4), 2017, 563-571
  • A.Y. Alqahtani, S.M. Gupta, Optimizing Two-Dimensional Renewable Warranty Policies for Sensor Embedded Remanufactured Products, Journal of Industrial Engineering and Management, 10(2), 2017, 145-187
  • C.B. Kalayci, O. Polat, S.M. Gupta, A Hybrid Genetic Algorithm for Sequence-Dependent Disassembly Line Balancing Problem, Annals of Operations Research, 242(2), 2016, 321-354
  • M.A. Ilgin, S.M. Gupta, O. Battaia, Use of MCDM Techniques in Environmentally Conscious Manufacturing and Product Recovery: State of the Art, Journal of Manufacturing Systems, 37(3), 2015, 746-758
  • S.M. McGovern, S.M. Gupta, Unified Assembly-and Disassembly-Line Model Formulae, Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, 26(2), 2015, 195-212
  • O. Ondemir, S.M. Gupta, A Multi-Criteria Decision Making Model for Advanced Repair-to-Order and Disassembly-to-Order System, European Journal of Operational Research, 233(2), 2014, 408-419

Faculty

Jun 07, 2019

Prof. Gupta is named the most authoritative researcher in Disassembly Line Balancing

MIE Professor Surendra M. Gupta has been named the most authoritative researcher in Disassembly Line Balancing in a recent analysis published in the Journal of Cleaner Production.

Faculty

Mar 12, 2019

Gupta Publishes Book on Responsible Manufacturing

MIE Professor Surendra M. Gupta’s new book titled “Responsible Manufacturing: Issues Pertaining to Sustainability” (co-edited with Dr. Alqahtani, Dr. Kongar, and Dr. Pochampally) was published by CRC Press.

Faculty

Jan 14, 2019

Prof. Gupta Publishes a New Book

MIE Professor Surendra M. Gupta’s new book titled “Warranty and Preventive Maintenance for Remanufactured Products: Modeling and Analysis” (co-authored with Dr. Ammar Y. Alqahtani) has just been published by CRC Press.

Faculty

Jan 14, 2019

Prof. Gupta Speaks in the “Meet-the-Editors” Panel Session

MIE Professor Surendra M. Gupta was invited to participate in a panel titled “Meet-the-Editors” at the IEEE 2018 International Conference on Industrial Engineering & Engineering Management (IEEM) in Bangkok, Thailand.

Faculty

Nov 09, 2018

Professor Gupta delivers a Plenary Keynote Speech at the 16th International Logistics and Supply Chain Conference in Denizli, Turkey

MIE Professor Surendra M. Gupta delivered a plenary keynote speech on October 18, 2018 at the 16th International Logistics and Supply Chain Congress (LMSCM 2018) in Denizli, Turkey, titled “Reverse Supply Chains and Lean Manufacturing”.

Faculty

May 17, 2018

MIE PhD candidate Aditya Pandit and Dr. Gupta won the Best Paper Presentation Award

MIE PhD candidate Aditya Pandit and Dr. Surendra M. Gupta’s paper titled "Identification and Prevention of Fraud for Remanufactured Products in Reverse Supply Chain" won the best paper presentation award at the Northeast Decision Sciences Institute Annual Conference held at Providence, Rhode Island during April 12-14, 2018.

Faculty

Nov 10, 2017

Gupta’s paper is the most cited article published in Computers and Industrial Engineering

MIE Professor Surendra M. Gupta’s paper titled “Issues in Environmentally Conscious Manufacturing and Product Recovery” (co-authored with Dr. Askiner Gungor) is the most cited article in the 40 plus years history of the prestigious journal, Computers and Industrial Engineering.

Faculty

Nov 10, 2017

Prof. Gupta Publishes a New Book

MIE Professor Surendra M. Gupta’s new book titled “Multiple Criteria Decision Making Applications in Environmentally Conscious Manufacturing and Product Recovery” (co-authored with Dr. Mehmet Ali Ilgin) has just been published by CRC Press.

Faculty

Nov 10, 2017

MIE PhD candidate Liangchuan Zhou and Dr. Gupta won the best paper award

MIE PhD candidate Liangchuan Zhou and Professor Surendra Gupta’s paper titled “Marketing Research and Life Cycle Pricing Strategies for New and Remanufactured Products” won the best paper award at the International Conference on Remanufacturing.

Faculty

Nov 10, 2017

Gupta gives a Plenary Keynote Speech at the 15th Logistics and Supply Chain Conference in Istanbul, Turkey

MIE Professor Surendra M. Gupta delivered a plenary keynote speech on October 19, 2017 at the 15th International Logistics and Supply Chain Congress (LMSCM 2017) in Istanbul Turkey.

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