Carnegie Mellon University, Ph.D, Industrial Administration, 1982
Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, India, MBA, Business Administration, 1972
University of Madras,
Madras, India, BE, Mechanical Engineering, 1970
Dr. Ram Rachamadugu is Professor of
Information, Operations and Technology Management in the College of Business and Innovation at
the University of Toledo, Ohio. He earned his doctoral degree in Industrial Administration
Graduate School of Industrial Administration, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh.
academic affiliations include the Indian Institute of Management, Banagalore, India,
and University of
Michigan, Ann Arbor. His earlier research work appeared in peer reviewed professional
journals such as
Management Science, Operations Research, Journal of Operations Management and others.
Ram Rachamadugu is
a certified Fellow of the American Production and Inventory Control Society (CFPIM).
Dr. Ram Rachamdugu’s
consulting, training and research funding include work with General Electric, Ford
Motor Company, Daimler
Chrysler, ITT and the National Institute of Standards and Technology. His past funded
design, planning and scheduling of automotive assembly lines for mass customization,
Manufacturing Systems. He is actively engaged in the training programs for the professional
in the Detroit Chapter of the American Production and Inventory Control Society.
Design, Planning and Control of Mass Customizing Assembly Systems,
Production Scheduling, Inventory Management and Performance Measurement in Manufacturing
Current Research in Progress
for Knowledge Refreshing in Databases
• A Quick and Easy Way to Evaluate
Heuristic Lot Sizing Rules Under Limited Time Price Discounts.
Order Splitting among
vendors under dynamic demands
• Performance Guarantees for the “Rule
• Linkages between Manufacturing and Supply Chain Strategies
• Dawande, M., S. Gavirneni, and R. Rachamadugu (2003),” Scheduling
a Two-Stage Flowshop under
Makespan Constraint,” accepted for publication in Mathematical and
Computer Modelling (to appear)
• Ramasesh, R., and R. Rachamadugu (2001), “Lot Sizing under Limited
Time Price Reductions,” Decision
Sciences, vol. 32, no. 1, p. 125-144.