Shantanu Biswas

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Numerous algorithms and tools have been deployed in supply chain modeling and problem solving. These are based on stochastic models, mathematical programming models, heuristic techniques, and simulation. Since different decision problems in supply chains entail different approaches to be used for modeling and problem solving, there is a need for a unified(More)
The micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSME) sector is one of the fastest growing industrial sectors all over the world. Clusters of small and medium enterprises have been very successful worldwide in promoting their growth. The contributions of MSME clusters to Indian economy in terms of increasing manufacturing capacities, increasing exports,(More)
Combinatorial exchanges are double sided marketplaces with multiple sellers and multiple buyers trading with the help of combinato-rial bids. The allocation and other associated problems in such exchanges are known to be among the hardest to solve among all economic mechanisms. In this paper, we study combinatorial exchanges where (1) the demand can be(More)
Use of renewable energy sources for electricity generation is gaining prominence due to the increasing importance of sustainable development. Many of the electricity producers using renewable energy resources have very small generating capacities and it is a challenge to integrate them with the grid. Smart grids can play an important role in facilitating(More)
Green or sustainable procurement is critical to any supply chain in the modern era. In this paper, we address the issue of selection of suppliers in order to ensure that the procurement process in a manufacturing or service supply chain selects suppliers so as to minimize carbon emissions. The specific problem we address pertains to that of an orchestrator(More)
— Auction based mechanisms have become popular in industrial procurement settings. These mechanisms minimize the cost of procurement and at the same time achieve desirable properties such as truthful bidding by the suppliers. In this paper, we investigate the design of truthful procurement auctions taking into account an additional important issue namely(More)