Himlona Palikhe

Associate Teaching Professor,  Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Co-Program Director,  Engineering Management

Contact

Office

  • 259 Snell Engineering
  • 617.373.4288

About

Himlona Palikhe is an Associate Teaching Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering and Co-Program Director of the Master of Science in Engineering Management program. She is an industrial engineering and engineering management scholar with expertise in quality management. She is Six Sigma Green Belt certified from the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers. Her research interests include cost of quality, electric utilities, supply chain management, optimization, and economic modeling. She received an MS in Industrial Engineering and a PhD in Systems Engineering and Engineering Management from Texas Tech University. Dr. Palikhe joined Northeastern’s College of Engineering in 2014.

Education

  • Texas Tech University Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Systems and Engineering Management
  • Texas Tech University M.S., Industrial Engineering
  • Kathmandu Engineering College (Tribhuvan University). B.E., Electronics and Communication Engineering

Honors & Awards

  • Alpha Pi Miu – The Industrial Engineering Honor Society
  • Tau Beta Pi – The Engineering Honor Society

Selected Publications

  • Shah, J., Ranjit, M., and Palikhe, H., Comparison of the Cold Chain System in the United States and India. American Society for Engineering Management 2021 Virtual International Annual Conference Proceedings, 2021
  • Venkateswaran, S., Palikhe, H., and Ranjit, M. Machine Learning Approach to Counteract the Bullwhip Effect in Supply Chain. American Society for Engineering Management 2020 Virtual International Annual Conference Proceedings, 2020
  • Beruvides, M., Simonton, J., Waters, N., Palikhe, H. and Chaivichitmalakul, S. A Case study of Cooperative Purchasing Programs in Transportation Organizations. World Review of Intermodal Transportation Research, 2015;5(3):240-62
  • Aydin, B., Palikhe, H., and Beruvides, M. G. The Impact of Usability on the Cost of Quality. American Society for Engineering Management 2012 International Annual Conference Proceedings, Virginia Beach, VA, 2012
  • Palikhe, H., and Beruvides, M. G. Major Problems of Cost of Quality in Electric Utility. American Society for Engineering Management 2011 International Annual Conference Proceedings, Lubbock, TX, 2011
  • Palikhe, H., and Beruvides, M. G. State-of-the-Art-Matrix of Cost of Quality Evaluation in Service Industries. American Society for Engineering Management 2011 International Annual Conference Proceedings, Lubbock, TX, 2011
  • Simonton, J., Beruvides, M., Waters, N., Chaivichitmalakul, S., and Palikhe, H. A Case Study Questionnaire of Cooperative Purchasing Programs in Transportation. American Society for Engineering Management 2010 International Annual Conference Proceedings, Arkansas, TX, 2010
  • Palikhe, H., Beruvides, M. G. and Ng. E. H. A Preliminary Analysis of Cost of Quality in Electric Utilities. American Society for Engineering Management 2009 International Annual Conference Proceedings, Springfield, MO, 2009
  • Calvo-Amodio, J., Palikhe, H., and Beruvides, M. G. State of the Art Matrix of the Single Walled Nanotubes: An evaluation of the maturity of the science.  American Society for Engineering Management 2009 International Annual Conference Proceedings, Springfield, MO, 2009