Shivshanker Singh Patel

Assistant Professor
Decision Sciences
shivshanker[at]iimv[dot]ac[dot]in



Dr. Shivshanker has worked in past as Manager at Mphasis-NextLabs in the domain of data science and as R&D Engineer with Mahindra & Mahindra Automotive. Before joining IIM Visakhapatnam, he was with the Institute of Rural Management, Anand as Assistant Professor. His research interests lie in the domain of system modeling & analysis, forecasting, and optimization, applied to scarce resource management and logistics management. He heads Inter-disciplinary Decision Science & Analytics Lab (IDeAL)

Education:

  • Ph.D.: Ph.D. (Management Science), IISc Bangalore
  • Masters: M.Tech. (Mechanical Engineering), IIT Roorkee
  • Bachelors: B.E. (Mechanical Engineering), GEC/NIT Raipur

  • Data Science, Operations Research
  • PGP- Decision Science-II, Data Science for Business Decision
  • PhD- Network Theory, Optimization Theory

Journal

  • A bargaining model for sharing water in a river with negative externality. OPSEARCH, 10.1007/s12597-021-00555-z (With Parthasarathy Ramachandran)
  • Informal-Contract farming in An Agriculture Supply Chain: A Game-Theoretic Analysis. International Journal of Operational Research (in press). DOI: 10.1504/IJOR.2020.10035322.
  • A Generalized Epidemiological Model for COVID-19 with Dynamic and Asymptomatic Population,  arXiv:2011.09686. with (Anirban Ghatak, Soham Bonnerjee, and Subhrajyoty Roy)
  • Forecasting health of complex IT systems using system log data. J BANK FINANC TECHNOL 4, 27–35 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s42786-019-00011-z.
  • “A Bilateral River Bargaining Problem with Negative Externality”, arXiv:1912.05844, 2019 ( with Parthasarathy Ramachandran).
  • “An Optimisation Model for a Dairy Co-Operative for Promoting Sustainable Operations for Milk Collection”, Working Paper-293, 2019. ISSN 2454-7115 (With Rajeev Pandey and HK Mishra).
  • “Optimization and Policy Analysis of Water allocation in a River Basin”, Sustainable Water Resource Management-Springer,pp-1-14, 2017. doi: 10.1007/s40899-017-0124-5 (with Parthasarathy Ramachandran.).
  • “Comparison of Machine Learning Techniques for Modeling River flow time series: The case of upper Cauvery river basin”. Volume 29, Issue 2, pp 589-602, 2015. Water Resource Management- Springer. doi: 10.1007/s11269-014-0705-0. (with Parthasarathy Ramachandran).
  • A Review on Global Status of “Right to Water”: A Topic for Discussion or Enactment, IRMA -Working Paper-285, 2016. ISSN 2454-7115 (with Parthasarathy Ramachandran and Manisha Shah)

Conferences

  • An Optimization model for a Dairy Co-Operative for Sustainable Operations for Milk Collection (with Rajeev Pandey and HK Mishra), The XXIII Annual International Conference of Society of Operations Management (SOM 2019), IIT Kanpur, from December 20 – 21, 2019.
  • Smart Grids and Mechanisms for Local Water Trading in Rural, 13th Annual ISDSI Conference at IIM Sambalpur, December 27-30, 2019.
  • Hypergraph Modeling for Pattern Recognition in Rural Social Network”, 12th Annual ISDSI Conference to be held at SPJIMR, 28th Dec - 30th Dec,2018.
  • “Informal-Contract farming in Agriculture Supply Chain: A Game Theoretic Analysis”, The XXII Annual International Conference of Society of Operations Management (SOM 2018), IIM Kozhikode, from December 20 – 22, 2018.
  • Forecasting health of complex IT systems using system log data, The ITISE 2018 (International conference on Time Series and Forecasting), Granada, Spain, Sept. 19th-21th, 2018.
  • Fair Allocation Mechanisms for Bankrupt Water Resource, The XXI Annual International Conference of the Society of Operations Management concluded successfully at Ahmedabad University on 23rd December,2017.
  • “A Bilateral River Bargaining Problem with Negative Externalities” 27th European Conference on Operational Research, Glasgow, Scotland, 12-15 July 2015. (with Parthasarathy Ramachandran).
  • “Machine learning techniques for modelling river flow time series in upper Cauvery river basin”. Proceedings of 8th International Conference of EWRA, Porto, Portugal, 2013. “Water Re- sources Management in an Interdisciplinary and Changing Context”. ISBN: 978-989-95557-8-5. (with Parthasarathy Ramachandran).
  • “Basic Water Right Implication: A Study in Upper Cauvery River Basin” 7th DOCTORAL COLLOQUIUM, IIM Ahmedabad, Dec. 2013. (with Parthasarathy Ramachandran).

Projects

  • A vehicle routing problem of milk run problem for AMUL (Kaira Milk Union) to minimize the transportation cost (with AMUL-IRMA) (2019).
  • Analyzing the impact of irrigation project in arid region of Gujrat (with Sardar Sarvar Canal, Govt of Gujarat-IRMA) (2019).
  • Time and motion study of MNREGA worker (with Govt. of Gujarat-IRMA) (2019).
  • A social-network analysis to resolve the inter-village/community water conflict problem (with Jal Bhagirathi, Jodhpur-IRMA) (2017).
  • A machine learning based prescriptive analytics model for automated wealth management (with MPHASIS-Nextlabs) (2016).
  • InfraGraf® A machine learning and graph theory-based algorithm to identify and predict system warnings, failures, outages, performance, availability, and sub-optimal performance (with MPHASIS-Nextlabs) (2016).
  • HyperGraf® A big data correlation engine generates customer 360-degree insights (with MPHASIS-Nextlabs) (2015).

Executive training

  • FDP on Analytics  August 30th to Sept 3rd, 2021
  • FDP on Pedagogy in Research Methodology, July 12th, 2021 to July 16th, 2021
  • FDP on Analytics, 27th July to 31st July, 2020.
  • Inventory Management at IRMA (May 15 - 16, 2018)
  • Executive Development Programme for Fullerton India Credit Co. Ltd. (Term-4), (December 3 - 13, 2018)
  • General Business Management Programme for National Dairy Development Board, (October 8 - 27, 2018)
  • Executive Development Programme for Fullerton India Credit Co. Ltd. (Term-3), (October 5 - 13, 2018)
  • Executive Development Programme for Fullerton India Credit Co. Ltd. (Term-2), (July 9 - 14, 2018)
  • General Business Management Programme for National Dairy Development Board, (July 16 - August 4, 2018)
  • General Management and Leadership Programme (GMP), (February 26 - March 10, 2018)

Invited Seminars & Talks

  • “Industry 4.0 oriented Curriculum Development” at NIT Raipur, FDP on ‘Shifting Teaching-Learning Paradigm Addressing the Future Needs of Engineering’ during 7th-11th September, 2019.
  • “Data Analysis and Data visualization” Basic course in Management organized by National Dairy Development Board, Anand Gujarat INDIA (2016).
  • “Approaches to Water Conflict Resolution Mechanisms for for Raj Sagar Dam, Pali District”, workshop on “Experience Sharing on Water-Conflict Resolution” organized by Jal Bhagirathi Foundation (JBF) with the support of The Asia Foundation, Jodhpur, 9th January, 2017.
  • “Safety Engineering” CEP Course on Trends in Environmental Engineering Evaluation and Practices, organized by Electronics & Radar Development Establishment, Defence Research and Development Organization, December 4th to 6th Dec, 2013. Bangalore, India.
  • “Concurrent Engineering” CEP Course on Trends in Environmental Engineering Evaluation and Practices, organized by Electronics & Radar Development Establishment, Defence Research and Development Organization, September 24-th to 28-th, 2012. Bangalore, India.

Chair-

               IT Resource Advisory Committee

               Area Chair (2020-2021)

Member-

               PGP Committee

               PhD Program Committee

Member of Fellow program committee (2017-2019), IRMA
Member of Research & Consultancy committee (2017-2019), IRMA