Dr Debashish Jena earned his BE in Mechanical Engineering from NIT Allahabad and his PhD in Operations Management from IIM Lucknow. Before entering academia, he worked as a management consultant for the National Productivity Council (NPC), a body of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India. Additionally, he has also been a Guest Faculty at several IIMs. As a consultant, trainer, and researcher, he has more than 20 years of expertise. Dr Jena offers a range of courses in analytics, decision sciences, project management, supply chain management, service operations management, and management of revenues.
He also has a wealth of consulting and training experience in industries dealing with Manufacturing, Oil and Gas, Processes, Energy and Services. He effortlessly bridges the gap between business and academia with clients like Cadbury India, NTPC, NALCO, Indian Oil Corporation, Apollo Hospital, GAP International, Rail Coach Factory, Hero Cycles, Ashok Leyland, Ministry of Textiles, Ministry of Power, MRKFED, MILKFED, and ESI Hospitals.
Assistant Professor, Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology, Jais, Amethi
Kumar P. & Jena D. “A Machine Learning model for Forecasting Domestic LPG Demand” presented at the XXIIIth Annual International Conference of the Society of Operations Management, IIT Kanpur, Dec 2019
Jena, D. & Padhy R. K. “Implementation of Spreadsheet based Capacity Planning tool for an Auto component Manufacturer”, presented at the XX Annual International Conference of the Society of Operations Management, IIITM, Gwalior, India, Dec 2016.
Jena, D. “A real-world MBA course timetabling application using Excel VBA”, presented at the XIX Annual Conference of Society of Operations Management, IIM, Calcutta, India, Dec 2015.
Jena, D. & Srivastava, R.K. “Multi-stage hybrid re-entrant flow shop planning with application to aluminum rolled product”, presented .at the 21st POMS Annual Conference, Vancouver, 2010.
Srivastava, R.K. & Jena, D. “Process Improvement in Precision Component Manufacturing: A Case Based Approach”, Proceedings of the International Multi Conference of Engineers and Computer Scientists, Vol- II, Hong Kong, 2011.
Jena, D. & Srivastava, R.K. “A Constraint Programming Approach to a Re-entrant Line problem with time lags and partial resource flexibility”, presented at the XIVth Annual Conference of Society of Operations Management, held at NITIE, Mumbai, India, Dec 2010.
Jena, D. & Srivastava, R.K. “General Precedence based continuous time planning model for Aluminium rolled product manufacturing”, presented at the XIII th Annual Conference of Society of Operations Management, held at IIT, Madras, India, Dec 2009.
Jena, D. & Srivastava, R.K. “Tactical insights from Joint Crew allocation and Oven scheduling: A case study”, presented at the XIIth Annual Conference of Society of Operations Management, held at IIT, Kanpur, India, Dec 2008
Jena, D. & Srivastava, R.K. “Watch Dial Manufacturing: Design, Operation and Improvement”, IIML Case Series: 2009-10/ 01
Jena, D. & Srivastava, R.K. “Improving Operations in Watch Dial Manufacturing”, IIML Case Series: 2009-10/ 02