Event Speaker

 Prof. N. Vishwanadham

Prof. N. Vishwanadham

Senior Scientist in Computer Science and Automation, IISc

Professor N. Viswanadham is INSA Senior Scientist in the Computer Science and Automation at the Indian Institute of Science. He has held several prestigious profiles before joining IISc in this position. N. Viswanadham was Professor and Executive Director for The Centerof Excellence Global Logistics And Manufacturing Strategies at the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, India during 2006-2011. He was Deputy Executive Director of The Logistics Institute-Asia Pacific and also Professor in Department of Mechanical and Production Engineering at the National University of Singapore during 1998-2005. He was a faculty member at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore from 1967-1998.He was Chairman of the Department of Computer Science and Automation from 1990-96 and Chairman of Electrical Sciences Division from 97-98. He was Tata Chemical Chair Professor from 1992-97. He was INAE Distinguished Professor at the Indian Institute of Science during 2011-2013.

He is a member of the advisory board of the Engineering Systems and Design pillar of Singapore University of Technology and Design. Professor Viswanadham has made significant contributions to the areas manufacturing, logistics, and global supply chain networks. He is the author of four textbooks, nine edited volumes, over two hundred articles in top tier journal and conferences. He is the lead author of widely-used and comprehensive textbook Performance Modelling of Automated Manufacturing Systems published by Prentice Hall, USA, in 1992.