Dr Rupesh Kumar

Assistant Professor- Selection Grade

B.Tech (Electrical Engineering) – Gurukula Kangri University, Haridwar, India

M.Sc (IT and e-Business) – University of Reading, United Kingdom

Ph.D (Supply Chain Management and IT) – IIT Roorkee, India

Post Doc (Supply Chain Management) – IST Lisboa, Portugal 

Area of Specialization

Supply Chain Management, Logistics Management, Multivariate Analysis, and Information Technology.

No. of Papers published in journals: More than 19

No. of Papers published in conferences: More than 4

No. of Citations: 227

Research Publication:

  • Kumar, R.,Agrawal, R., & Sharma, V (2013). “e-Applications in Indian Agri-food Supply Chain: Relationship among Enablers”, Global Business Review (Sage). (SCI, Scopus Indexed), Vol. 14, No. 4, pp. 711-727. DOI: 1177/0972150913501610.
  • Kumar, R. (2017). “Multi-Criterion Decision and Multivariate Statistical Approaches Improves Olive Supply Chains: A Review” International Journal of Value Chain Management (Inderscience). (Scopus Indexed) 8, No. 3, pp. 219-246.
  • Kumar, R. (2015). “Supply chain performance measurement of olive oil industry with KPIs”, International Journal of Value Chain Management (Inderscience). (Scopus Indexed) 7, No. 3, pp. 271-284. DOI:10.1504/IJVCM.2015.079212.
  • Nath, V., Kumar, R.,Agrawal, R., Gautam, A., & Sharma, V (2013). “Consumer adoption of green products: Modelling the enablers”, Global Business Review (Sage). (SCI, Scopus Indexed) 14, No. 3, pp. 453-470. DOI: 10.1177/0972150913496864.
  • Nath, V., Kumar, R., Agrawal, R., Gautam, A., & Sharma, V (2014). “Impediments to consumer adoption of green products: An ISM analysis”, Journal of Promotion Management (Taylor & Francis). (SCI, ABDC-B, Scopus Indexed) 20, No. 5, pp. 501-520.DOI: 10.1080/10496491.2014.946200.
  • Kumar, R., Agrawal, R., & Sharma, V. (2015). “IT Enablement in Sugar Supply Chain: An approach for Farmers”, International Journal of Business Performance and Supply Chain Modelling (Inderscience). (Scopus Indexed) 7, No. 4, pp. 360-381.
  • Kumar, R., & Kansara, S. (2018) “Information technology barriers in Indian sugar supply chain: an AHP and fuzzy AHP approach”. Benchmarking, An International Journal (Emerald) (SCI, ABDC-B, Scopus Indexed) 25 No. 7, pp. 1978-1991. DOI: 10.1108/BIJ-01-2017-0004.
  • Kumar, R. & Kansara, S. (2018) “Supply Chain Process of Olive Oil Industry”, International Journal of Management Practice (Inderscience). (Scopus Indexed) (Published) Vol. 11 No. 2, pp. 141-170. DOI:1504/IJMP.2018.090829.
  • Kumar, R. (2020) “IT adaptation in sugar supply chain: a study at milling level”. International Journal of Logistics Systems and Management (Inderscience). (SCI, Scopus Indexed) 35 No.1, pp.28 – 49. DOI: 10.1504/IJLSM.2020.103862.
  • Kumar, R. (2020) “E-applications for managing Trans-Logistics Activities in Sugar Supply Chain in North India”, International Journal of Asian Business and Information Management (IGI Global), (SCI, Scopus Indexed) 11, No. 1, pp. 15. DOI: 10.4018/IJABIM.2020010106.
  • Rupesh Kumar, Surendra Kansara, Ajay Jha, Deepak Bangwal and Akhil Damodaran (2020), Motivating Factors to Promote Tourism in India: Using AHP Methods. International Journal of Logistics Systems and Management (Publisher: Inderscience). (Scopus Indexed).

DOI: 10.1504/IJLSM.2020.10035317.

  • Rupesh Kumar, Ajay Jha, Akhil Damodaran and Deepak Bangwal (2020), “Addressing the challenges to electric vehicle adoption via sharing economy: an Indian perspective”, Management of Environmental Quality (Publisher: Emerald), (SCI, ABDC-C, Scopus Indexed). 32 No. 1, pp. 82-99. DOI: 10.1108/MEQ-03-2020-0058.
  • Akhil Damodaran, Rupesh Kumar, Deepak Bangwal, Sheetal Khanka, and Deep Shree (2020), “Stakeholders Perception on Blockchain Technology in Indian Aviation Industry: A focus group study”, International Journal of Business Innovation and Research (Publisher: Inderscience), (Scopus Indexed). DOI:1504/IJBIR.2020.10035175.

 

Honours and Achievements:

  • Namaste India-EU Consortium fellowship by European Commission for doing Post Doc Fellow in Management Science at Instituto Superior Tecnico, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Noel Deerr Gold Medal for the best paper “IT Improves Supply Chain Performance of Sugar Industry: A Regression Method Approach” presented during the 72nd Annual Convention of STAI, New Delhi, India.
  • MHRD Assistantship fully funded by Government of India for doing Ph.D. from Department of Management Studies, I.I.T. Roorkee, India.
  • Erasmus Mundus Program Scholarship funded by European Commission with a grant of 35,600 Euros for doing M.Sc. from University of Reading, United Kingdom.
  • 6th rank all over the university during B.Tech.

Research Contribution: Publications, Projects and PhD Supervisor

Research Interest: Operations Management, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Multivariate Methods, Analytics, MCDM, and IT

 

Recent Publications:

  • Rupesh Kumar, Ajay Jha, Akhil Damodaran and Deepak Bangwal (2020), “Addressing the challenges to electric vehicle adoption via sharing economy: an Indian perspective”, Management of Environmental Quality (Publisher: Emerald), (SCI, ABDC-C, Scopus Indexed). Vol. 32 No. 1, pp. 82-99. DOI: 10.1108/MEQ-03-2020-0058.

 

Projects or Ph.D.’s guided:

  • Project: 01 (NITI Aayog project with Pursuitex LLP in the year 2020)
  • PhD guided: 01 (Submitted and waiting for final defence)
  • PhD Supervision: 04

 

Professional Memberships/Fellowship:

  • Fellow Member of “The Sugar Technologists’ Association of India (STAI)”, New Delhi.