Faculty Details

Dr. W.S. William

Professor, Operations Management
B.Tech (Hons), IIT Kharagpur; M.Tech.(IE & OR), IIT Kharagpur; PhD, IIT Kharagpur
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Teaching Interests

1. Operations Management
2. Project Management
3. Supply Chain Management
4. Business Process Reengineering
5. Services Operations Management

Research Interests

My current area of interest are the following:
1. Operations Strategy
2. Supply Chain Management
3. Design lessons from nature

Administrative Responsibilities

Present Responsibilities

  • Member, Grievance Committee (2015 - Present)
  • Member, Alumni Committee (2013- Present)
  • Member, Strategic Academic Advisory Board (MBA-BM) (2014 - Present)
  • Member, Faculty Review Committee (2002 - Present)

Past Responsibilities

  • Dean ( Academic) from 2002 to 2009

Member in Editorial Board

1. Member, Editorial Board, Vilakshan, XIMB Journal

Other Membership

1. ADVISOR, AMA AKHA PAKHA (Bi-monthly magazine on Grassroot Innovation)
2. Member Academic Advisory Board, LIBA, Chennai
3. Member, Management Advisory Board, Paradip Port Trust
4. Member, American Operations Management Society (APICS)
5. Member, Bhubaneswar Metropolitan Management Association (BMMA)

Research & Publications


2016, Training-Conducted: Certificate in Infrastructure Managemnet, Venue: Xavier University Bhubaneswar

2016, Training-Conducted: Supervisory Developemnty program for L&T Executives, Venue: MDC at XIMB

2016, Training-Conducted: Rapid Review of Project Management Practices, Venue: XIMB

Projects / Consultancy

2016, Studies on Organization Structure and Assessment of Manpower Requirement, Client: GRIDCO Limited, Status: Completed

2015, Alternatives to Deal with Marketable Surplus Milk, Client: OMFED, Status: Completed

0, Organization Structure and Manpower Planning, Client: GRIDCO, Status: On-going

Work Experience

1.Engineers India Limited - Planning Engineer
2. National Institutute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), Mumbai - Faculty member