Dr. Prabhash Bhardwaj

Department/School/Unit Name
Department of Mechanical Engineering,IIT (BHU)
Phone No(s): 0542-2368157
Email: pbhardwaj.mec@iitbhu.ac.in
Area of Interest: Desgn of Production Systems, Operations Management Supply Chain Management


Mailing address: 
Mechanical Engineering Department,
Indian Institute of Technology(BHU),
BHU Campus, Varanasi- 221005, UP, India

  Author (s) Year  
Complete Reference of Journal
SCI Agrawal Anil Kumar, Bhardwaj Prabhas and Srivastava Vivek 2011  Ant colony optimization for group technology application International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 55, 783-795.
Agrawal Anil Kumar, Bhardwaj Prabhas and Srivastava Vivek 2011 On some measures for grouping efficiency International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 56, 789-798.
SCOUPUS Tiwari A K , Tiwari A , Samuel C , Bhardwaj P 2013 Procurement Flexibility as a Tool for Supplier Selection in Disastrous Environments, Global Journal of Flexible Systems Management, 14( )4,  211-223
NON-SCI Anil Kumar Agrawal and Prabhas Bhardwaj 2016 Heterogeneous Vehicle Routing Problem in a Supply Chain IEEE XPLORE for ICIEOM
Anubha Rautela, SK Sharma, P Bhardwaj 2016 Optimization Model for Advertisement Decision IEEE XPLORE for ICIEOM
Agrawal Anil Kumar, Bharwaj Prabhas, S. Sharma and R. Kumar 2015 Particle Swarm Optimization for Natural GROUPING in Context of Group Technology Application IEEE XPLORE for ICIEOM
Agrawal A. K., Bharwaj P. and Patel B.S. 2015 A Production and Distribution Planning Problem in Three Echelon Supply Chain International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Systems, 15(1), 63-71.
Agrawal Anil Kumar, Bharwaj Prabhas and Srivastava Vivek 2011 On the Mathematical Formulation for Determination of Natural Groups for the Generalised Case Indian Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics, 3(1), 1-18
K Hansraj, P Mangla, P Bhardwaj and C Patvardhan 1997 Cutting Force Estimation with Artificial Neural Network Models Journal IE(I) –PR Division Board, 79, 21-25 ISSN0257-6708


Membership of Professional Bodies
Name of Body Status of Membership: for Life / Annual
IEOM Society Annual Membership subscribed for two years Aug. 2016 to Aug 2018 (id:  PB-142-9414)
Fellow, International Society of Productivity Enhancement Life time membership
AMIE, Institution of Engineers(INDIA) Life time membership (id: AM091753-5)
Mechanical Engineering Society Lifetime Membership (id: LMT005)


Awards and Recognitions
  • Recipient of “The Production Engineering Division Medal” awarded in 2000 for the paper published in the production Engineering Division Journal, IE(India) in 1997.
  • Ph.D., Industrial Management, Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University, 2008.
  • M.Tech., Engineering Systems and Management, D.E.I. Dayalbagh, Agra, 1997.
  • B.Sc. engineering, Mechanical Engineering, D.E.I. Dayalbagh, Agra, 1995.

Teaching interests: (21 years of experience)

  • Industrial Management.
  • Production Planning and Control
  • Cellular Manufacturing System.
  • Simulation methodology in manufacturing system design and analysis.
  • Engineering Economics.
  • Quality Engineering
Sl. No. Period Sponsoring Organization Title of Project Amount of Grant Co-Investigator(s),
if any
July 2007-2009
AICTE “Development of a Commercial Solar Dryer for Aonla Drying ” Rs.10,00,000
I was Co-PI and Prof S. K. shukla was PI
2. Odd Semester 2017 TLC, IIT(BHU) “Implementation of Cooperative and Interactive approach in teaching” Rs 50,000/- PI