Ananth Krishnamurthy

 

Associate Professor, Industrial and Systems Engineering

University of Wisconsin-Madison,

ME 3258, 1513 University Avenue, Madison, WI-53706

Phone: 608-890-2236; Fax: 608-262-8454

Email: ananth@engr.wisc.edu

 

 

BIOGRAPHY

 

Ananth Krishnamurthy is an Associate Professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His research targets the development and state-of-the-art application of performance modeling techniques in the design and analysis of manufacturing systems and supply chains. Topics of interest include production inventory systems, assembly operations, product variety and customization, material handling and warehouse systems, lead time reduction and quick response manufacturing. His research is supported by federal agencies as well as industry. Dr. Krishnamurthy also serves as the Director of the Center for Quick Response Manufacturing. He is a member of INFORMS, IIE, IEEE, SME, and APICS.

 

EDUCATION

 

·         University of Wisconsin – Madison, Madison

Ph.D. Industrial Engineering, 2002

·         University of Wisconsin – Madison, Madison

M.S. Manufacturing Systems Engineering, 2001

·         Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India

5-Year Integrated M. Tech., 1996

TEACHING

 

·         ISyE 415: Introduction to Manufacturing Systems Design and Analysis

·         ISyE 641: Design and Analysis of Manufacturing Systems

RESEARCH

 

Research Expertise

 

·         Design and Performance Analysis of Manufacturing Systems and Supply Chains, Quick Response Manufacturing, Queuing Theory and Stochastic Models, Optimization and Simulation

 

Research Publications

 

Journal Articles (JA)

 

1.      D. Roy, A. Krishnamurthy, S.S. Heragu and C.J. Malmborg, 2011, “Performance Analysis and Design Tradeoffs in Warehouses with Autonomous Vehicle Technology,” IIE Transactions (PDF).

2.      K. Satyam and A. Krishnamurthy, 2011, “Performance Analysis of CONWIP Systems with Batch Size Constraints,” Annals of Operations Research (Accepted) (PDF).

3.      R. Ramakrishnan and A. Krishnamurthy, 2011, “Performance Evaluation of a Synchronization Station with Multiple Inputs and Population Constraints,” Computers and Operations Research (Accepted) (PDF).

4.      L. Zhang, A. Krishnamurthy, C.J. Malmborg and S.S. Heragu, 2011, “Performance Modeling of Autonomous Vehicle Storage and Retrieval Systems with Generally Distributed Service Times,” European Journal of Industrial Engineering, Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 448-470.

5.      S.S. Heragu, C. Xiao, A. Krishnamurthy and C.J. Malmborg, 2011, “Analytical Models for Analysis of Automated Warehouse Material Handling Systems,” International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 49, No. 22, pp. 6833-6861.

6.      B. Ekren, S.S. Heragu, A. Krishnamurthy and C.J. Malmborg, 2010, “Simulation Based Experimental Design to Identify Factors Affecting Performance of AVS/RS,” Computers & Industrial Engineering, Vol.58, pp. 175-185 (PDF).

7.      A. Krishnamurthy and R. Suri, 2009, “Planning and Implementing POLCA: A Card-Based Control System for High Variety or Custom Engineered Products,” Production Planning and Control, Vol. 20, No.7, pp. 596-610 (PDF).

8.      L. Zhang, A. Krishnamurthy, C.J. Malmborg and S.S. Heragu, 2009, “Variance-Based Approximations of Transaction Waiting Times in Autonomous Vehicle Storage and Retrieval Systems,” European Journal of Industrial Engineering, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 146-169 (PDF).

9.      N. Jaggi, K. Kar and A. Krishnamurthy, 2009, “Rechargeable Sensor Activation under Temporally Correlated Events”, Rechargeable Sensor Activation under Temporally Correlated Events,” Wireless Networks Vol. 15, No. 5, pp. 619-635 (PDF).

10.  R. Ramakrishnan and A. Krishnamurthy, 2008, “Analysis of Kitting Operations in Manufacturing Systems,” Asia Pacific Journal of Operations Research, Vol. 25, No. 2, pp. 187-216 (PDF).

11.  K. Satyam and A. Krishnamurthy, 2008, “Analytical Models for Multi-product Manufacturing Systems Operating under CONWIP Control Policies,” IIE Transactions, Vol. 40, No. 3, pp. 252 – 264 (PDF).

12.  N. Jaggi, K. Kar and A. Krishnamurthy, 2008, “Near-Optimal Activation Policies in Rechargeable Sensor Networks under Spatial Correlations,” ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks (TOSN), Vol. 4, Issue 3, No. 17, pp. 1-36 (PDF).

13.  P-H. Kuo, A. Krishnamurthy and C.J. Malmborg, 2008, “Performance Modeling of Autonomous Vehicle Storage and Retrieval Systems Using Class-Based Storage Policies,” International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology, Vol. 31, No. 3/4, pp. 238-248 (PDF).

14.  D. Claudio and A. Krishnamurthy, 2008, “Kanban-based Pull Systems with Advance Demand Information,” International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 47, No. 12, pp. 3139-3160 (PDF).

15.  P-H. Kuo, A. Krishnamurthy and C.J. Malmborg, 2007, “Design Models for Unit Load Storage and Retrieval Systems Using Autonomous Vehicle Technology and Resource Conserving Storage and Dwell Point Policies,” Applied Mathematical Modeling, Vol. 31, pp. 2332-2346 (PDF).

16.  O. Al-Araidah, A. Krishnamurthy and C.J. Malmborg, 2007, “A Comparative Study of Single-Phase and Two-Phase Approaches for the Layout Problem with Material Handling Costs,” International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 45, No. 4, pp. 951-970 (PDF).

17.  A. Krishnamurthy and R. Suri, 2006, “Performance Analysis of Single Stage Kanban Controlled Production Systems using Parametric Decomposition,” Queuing Systems: Theory and Applications, Vol. 54, pp. 141-162 (PDF).

18.  O. Al-Araidah, A. Krishnamurthy and C.J. Malmborg, 2006, “A Two-Stage Simulated Annealing Procedure for Block Layout Problems,” International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 44, No. 20, pp. 4417-4429 (PDF).

19.  K. Kar, A. Krishnamurthy and N. Jaggi, 2006, “Dynamic Node Activation in Networks of Rechargeable Sensors,” IEEE/ACM Transactions in Networking, Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 15 – 26 (PDF).

20.  J. Granger, A. Krishnamurthy and S.M. Robinson, 2006, “Rapid Improvement of Stochastic Networks using Two-Moment Approximations,” Mathematical and Computer Modeling, Vol. 43, pp. 1038-1060 (PDF).

21.  J.M. Tien, A. Krishnamurthy and A. Yasar, 2004, “Towards Real-Time Customized Management of Supply and Demand Chains,” Journal of Systems Science and Systems Engineering, Vol. 13, No. 3, pp. 129-151.

22.  A. Krishnamurthy, R. Suri and M. Vernon, 2004, “Re-examining the Performance of MRP and Kanban Material Control Strategies for Multi-product Flexible Manufacturing Systems,” International Journal of Flexible Manufacturing Systems, Vol. 16, pp. 123-150 (PDF).

23.  A. Krishnamurthy, R. Suri and M. Vernon, 2004, “Analysis of a Fork/Join Station with Inputs from Coxian Servers in a Closed Queuing Network,” Annals of Operations Research, Vol. 125, pp. 69-94 (PDF).

 

Journal Articles under Review (JR)

1.      B. Ekren, S.S. Heragu, A. Krishnamurthy and C.J. Malmborg, 2011, “Matrix-Geometric Solution for Semi-Open Queuing Network Model of Autonomous Vehicle Storage and Retrieval System,” Annals of Operations Research (revised and re-submitted)

2.      D. Ge, A. Krishnamurthy and O. Alagoz, 2011, “Optimal Release Policy for Kanban Controlled Systems with Advance Demand Information,” Naval Research Logistics (under revision) (PDF).

3.      N. Goossens, A. Krishnamurthy and N. Vandaele, 2011, “Analysis of a Fork/Join Station with Inputs from a Finite Population Sub-network with Multi-server Stations,” Submitted to Queuing Systems: Theory and Applications (under review).

4.      B. Ekren S.S. Heragu, A. Krishnamurthy and C.J. Malmborg, 2011, “Semi-Open Queuing Network Approach for Modeling Autonomous Vehicle Storage and Retrieval System,” IEEE Transactions on Automation and Systems Engineering (conditionally accepted).

5.      D. Roy, A. Krishnamurthy, S.S. Heragu and C.J. Malmborg, 2011, “Blocking Effects in Warehouse Systems with Autonomous Vehicles,” IEEE Transactions on Automation and Systems Engineering (conditionally accepted) (PDF).

6.      D. Roy, A. Krishnamurthy, S.S. Heragu and C.J. Malmborg, 2011, “Stochastic models for Unit-Load Operations in Warehouses with Autonomous Vehicles,” Annals of Operations Research (under review) (PDF).

7.      K. Satyam, A. Krishnamurthy and M. Kamath, 2011, “Solving General Multi-class Closed Queuing Networks using Parametric Decomposition,” Computers and Operations Research (under review) (PDF).

 

Working Papers (WP)

1.      R. Ramakrishnan, and A. Krishnamurthy, 2012, “Analytical Models for Fabrication/Assembly Systems,” to be submitted to IIE Transactions.

2.      N. Goossens, A. Krishnamurthy and N. Vandaele, 2012, “Approximations for a Fork/Join Station with Inputs from Multi-server Stations,” to be submitted to European Journal of Operations Research.

3.      K. Satyam and A. Krishnamurthy, 2012, “Analytical Models for Evaluating Product Variety and Loop Length Tradeoffs in Multi-Stage Pull Systems,” to be submitted to IIE Transactions.

4.      D. Ge and A. Krishnamurthy, 2012,“Integrating Advance Demand Information in Supply Chain Contracts,” to be submitted to IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering

5.      D. Roy, A. Krishnamurthy, S.S. Heragu and C.J. Malmborg, 2012, “Effect of Cross-Aisle and Dwell Point Decisions in Warehouse Systems with Autonomous Vehicles,” to be submitted to IIE Transactions.

 

Book Chapters (BC)

1.      A. Krishnamurthy, D. Roy, S.S. Heragu and C.J. Malmborg, 2010, “Blocking Effects on Performance of Warehouse Systems with Autonomous Vehicles,” Proceedings of the 11th International Material Handling Research Colloquium (IMHRC), Milwaukee, WI, USA.

2.      A. Krishnamurthy and D. Seethapathy, 2010, “Production Inventory Models for a Multi-product Batch Production System,” Proceedings of the 2nd Conference on Rapid Modeling, Neuchatel, Switzerland.

3.      L. Zhang, A. Krishnamurthy, C.J. Malmborg and S.S. Heragu, 2008, “Specialized Queueing Models for Autonomous Vehicle Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems,” in K. Ellis, R. Meller, M.K. Ogle, B.A. Peters, G.D. Taylor and J.S. Usher (Eds.), Progress in Material Handling Research: 2008, The Material Handling Institute, Charlotte, NC.

4.      S.S. Heragu, X. Cai, A. Krishnamurthy and C.J. Malmborg, 2008, “Open Queueing Network Model for an Autonomous Vehicle Automated Storage/Retrieval System,” in K. Ellis, R. Meller, M.K. Ogle, B.A. Peters, G.D. Taylor and J.S. Usher (Eds.), Progress in Material Handling Research: 2008, The Material Handling Institute, Charlotte, NC.

5.      N. Jaggi, K. Kar and A. Krishnamurthy, 2008, “Dynamic Sleep Scheduling in Rechargeable Sensors,” Handbook of Wireless Mesh & Sensor Networks, G. Aggelou (Editor).

6.      O. Al-Araidah, A. Krishnamurthy and C.J. Malmborg, 2007, “Simultaneous Facility Layout and Materials Handling System Design,” Facility Logistics: Solution Approaches to Emerging Challenges, Kevin Gue and Maher Lahmar (Editors).

7.      A. Krishnamurthy, 2006, “From Just in Time Manufacturing to On-Demand Services,” Chapter 1 in Service Enterprise Integration: an Enterprise System Engineering Perspective, (Editor: Cheng Hsu), Norwell, MA, Springer (PDF).

8.      J. Granger, A. Krishnamurthy and S.M. Robinson, 2002, “Approximation and Optimization for Stochastic Networks,” in Dynamic Stochastic Optimization (Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems No. 532) K. Marti, Y. Ermoliev, and G. Pflug (Editors), Springer-Verlag, Berlin, pp. 67-79 (PDF).

9.      A. Krishnamurthy, R. Suri, and M. Vernon, 2003,  “Two-Moment Approximations for Throughput and Mean Queue Length of a Fork/Join Station with General Input Processes,” in Stochastic Modeling and Optimization of Manufacturing Systems and Supply Chains, J.G. Shanthikumar, D.D. Yao and W.H.M. Zijm (Editors), Kluwer International Series in Operations Research and Management Science, pp. 87-126 (PDF).

 

Book Chapters under Review (BR)

 

1.      A. Krishnamurthy, D. Roy and S. Bhat, 2011, “Performance Trade-offs in Layouts for Distribution of Supplies at Relief Centers,” in Humanitarian and Relief Logistics: Research Issues, Case Studies and Future Trends, Springer Series Operations Research/ Computer Science (ORCS) (under review).


 

Conference Papers (CP)

 

1.      D. Roy, A. Krishnamurthy, S.S. Heragu and C.J. Malmborg, 2011, “Improving Throughput Capacity in Multi-tier Warehouses with Autonomous Vehicles,” Proceedings of the 2011 Industrial Engineering Conference, Reno, NV. (Best paper in Facility Logistics Track) (PDF)

2.      D. Ge and A. Krishnamurthy, 2011, “Pull Systems with Advance Demand Information: Effect of Information Quality,” Proceedings of the 2011 Industrial Engineering Conference, Reno, NV.

3.      A. Hariharan and A. Krishnamurthy, 2011, “Production Inventory Policies for the Manufacturing of Bio-Tech Products,” Proceedings of the 2011 Industrial Engineering Conference, Reno, NV.

4.      D. Roy, A. Krishnamurthy, S.S. Heragu and C.J. Malmborg, 2011, “Performance Analysis of Unit-load Transfer Systems in Multi-Tier Warehouses with Autonomous Vehicles,” Proceedings of the 44th CIRP International Conference on Manufacturing Systems, Madison, WI (PDF).

5.      D. Seethapathy and A. Krishnamurthy, 2011, “Impact of Product Variety on Performance of Multi-product Batch Production Systems,” Proceedings of the 44th CIRP International Conference on Manufacturing Systems, Madison, WI (PDF).

6.      D. Ge and A. Krishnamurthy, 2011, “Effect of Quality of Advance Demand Information in Kanban Controlled Manufacturing Systems,” Proceedings of the 44th CIRP International Conference on Manufacturing Systems, Madison, WI (PDF).

7.      A. Krishnamurthy and D. Roy, 2011, “Queuing Models for Unit Load Warehouse Systems using Autonomous Vehicles,” Proceedings of the 8th Conference on Stochastic Models for Manufacturing and Service Systems, Kusadasi, Turkey (PDF).

8.      D. Roy, A. Krishnamurthy, S.S. Heragu and C.J. Malmborg, 2010, “Vehicle Interference Effects in Warehousing Systems with Autonomous Vehicles,” Proceedings of the 2010 IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, Toronto, Canada.

9.      D. Roy, A. Krishnamurthy, S.S. Heragu and C.J. Malmborg, 2010, “Vehicle Interference Effects in Warehousing Systems with Autonomous Vehicles,Proceedings of the 2010 Industrial Engineering Conference, Cancun, MX.

10.  D. Ge and A. Krishnamurthy, 2010, “Integrating Advance Demand Information in Supply Chain Contracts,” Proceedings of the 2010 IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, Toronto, Canada. (Best Paper Award, Finalist) (PDF)

11.  D. Ge and A. Krishnamurthy, 2010, “Supply Chain Contracts in the Presence of Advance Demand Information,” Proceedings of the 2010 Industrial Engineering Conference, Cancun, MX.

12.  B. Ekren, S.S. Heragu, A. Krishnamurthy and C.J. Malmborg, 2009, “Simulation Based Experimental Design To Identify Factors Affecting Performance of AVS/RS,Proceedings of the 2009 Industrial Engineering Conference, Miami, FL.

13.  D. Roy, A. Krishnamurthy, S.S. Heragu and C.J. Malmborg, 2009, “Design Insights for Autonomous Vehicle Based Storage Retrieval Systems,” Proceedings of the 2009 Industrial Engineering Conference, Miami, FL.

14.  D. Ge and A. Krishnamurthy, 2009, “Using Demand Information Aggregation to Improve Order Fulfillment,” Proceedings of the 2009 Industrial Engineering Conference, Miami, FL.

15.  D. Ge and A. Krishnamurthy, 2009, “Optimal Policies for Kanban Control Systems with Advance Demand Information,” 7th Conference on Stochastic Models of Manufacturing and Service Operations, Ostuni, Italy (PDF).

16.  D. Ge and A. Krishnamurthy, 2009, “Integrating Kanban Control with Advance Demand Information: Insights from an Analytical Model,” Proceedings of the 1st Conference on Rapid Modeling, Neuchatel, Switzerland.

17.  D. Ge and A. Krishnamurthy, 2009, “Optimal Release Policy for Kanban Control Systems with Advance Demand Information,” Manufacturing and Service Operations Management Conference, Boston, MA.

18.  D. Roy, A. Krishnamurthy, S.S. Heragu and C.J. Malmborg, 2009, “Design Insights for Warehouses based on Autonomous Vehicle Technology,” Manufacturing and Service Operations Management Conference, Boston, MA.

19.  B. Ekren, S.S. Heragu, A. Krishnamurthy and C.J. Malmborg, 2009, “Semi-Open Queuing Network Approach for Modeling Autonomous Vehicle Storage and Retrieval System,” Proceedings of the 2009 Factory Automation and Information Management Conference, Middlesbrough, UK.

20.  X. Cai, A. Krishnamurthy, S.S. Heragu and C.J. Malmborg, 2009, “Analysis of Autonomous Vehicle Storage and Retrieval System by Open Queuing Network,” Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, Bangalore, India.

21.  D. Roy, A. Krishnamurthy, S.S. Heragu and C.J. Malmborg, 2009, “Impact of Zones on Throughput and Cycle Times in Warehouses with Autonomous Vehicles,” Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, Bangalore, India.

22.  A. Krishnamurthy, D. Roy, S.S. Heragu and C.J. Malmborg, 2009, “Design and Operational Insights for Autonomous Vehicle based Storage and Retrieval Systems,” Proceedings of the 2009 International Conference on Value Chain Sustainability, Louisville, KY.

23.  S.S. Heragu, X. Cai, A. Krishnamurthy and C.J. Malmborg, 2008, “Analytical Model for Autonomous Vehicle Storage/Retrieval Systems,” Proceedings of the 2008 Industrial Engineering Conference, Vancouver, B.C.

24.  A. Krishnamurthy, L. Zhang, C.J. Malmborg and S.S. Heragu, 2008, “Lift Queue Dynamics in Autonomous Vehicle Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems,” Proceedings of the 2008 Industrial Engineering Conference, Vancouver, B.C.

25.  D. Ge and A. Krishnamurthy, 2008, “Integrating Kanban Control with Advance Demand Information: Insights from an Analytical Model,” Proceedings of the 2008 Industrial Engineering Conference, Vancouver, B.C.

26.  S.S. Heragu, X. Cai, A. Krishnamurthy and C.J. Malmborg, 2008, “Web Interface for the Conceptualization of AVS/RS and AS/RS,” Proceedings of the 2008 Factory Automation and Information Management Conference, Skovde, Sweden.

27.  K. Satyam and A. Krishnamurthy, 2007, “Effect of Product Variety and Loop Length in Multi-Stage Pull Systems,” Proceedings of Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Nashville, TN.

28.  R. Ramakrishnan and A. Krishnamurthy, 2007, “Performance Evaluation of Multi-Product Fabrication/Assembly Systems,” Proceedings of Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Nashville, TN.

29.  D. Ge and A. Krishnamurthy, 2007, “Performance Evaluation of the Extended Kanban Control System with Advance Demand Information,” Proceedings of Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Nashville, TN. (Awarded best paper in Manufacturing Systems Track)

30.  R. Ramakrishnan and A. Krishnamurthy, 2007, “Queuing Models of Fabrication/Assembly Systems with Multiple end Products,” Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Analysis of Manufacturing Systems, Eindhoven, The Netherlands.

31.  N. Goossens, A. Krishnamurthy and N. Vandaele, 2007,Analysis of a Fork/Join Station with Inputs from a Finite Population Sub-network with Multi-server Stations,” Proceedings of the Manufacturing Service and Operations Management Society Conference, Beijing, China.

32.  N. Jaggi, K. Kar and A. Krishnamurthy, 2007, “Rechargeable Sensor Activation under Temporally Correlated Events,” Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Modeling and Optimization in Mobile Ad Hoc and Wireless Networks (WiOpt), Cyprus.

33.  K. Satyam and A. Krishnamurthy, 2006, “Analytical Models for Multi-product Pull Systems with Batch Sizes,” Proceedings of Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Orlando, FL. (Awarded best paper in Manufacturing Design Track)

34.  V. Cesani, A. Krishnamurthy and M.M. Ruiz, 2006, “Perceived Influence of Information Sharing in Company Performance,” Proceedings of Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Orlando, FL.

35.  A. Krishnamurthy and D. Claudio, 2006, “Impact of Information Quality in Hybrid Production Inventory Control Systems,” Proceedings of Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Orlando, FL.

36.  R. Ramakrishnan and A. Krishnamurthy, 2006, “Analytical Models for Production Networks with Assembly Operations,” Proceedings of Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Orlando, FL. (Awarded best paper in Production Planning and Scheduling Track)

37.  K. Satyam and A. Krishnamurthy, 2005, “A Parametric Decomposition Based Approach for Multi-class Closed Queuing Networks with Synchronization Stations,” Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Analysis of Manufacturing Systems: Production Management, Zakynthos, Greece.

38.  R. Ramakrishnan and A. Krishnamurthy, 2005, “Analytical Approximations for Kitting Systems with Multiple Inputs,” Proceedings of Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Atlanta, GA. (Awarded best paper in Production Planning and Scheduling Track)

39.  R. Ramakrishnan and A. Krishnamurthy, 2005, “Analytical Models for Analysis of Disassembly and Assembly Operations at Repair Facilities,” Proceedings of the Manufacturing Service and Operations Management Society Conference, Chicago, IL.

40.  K. Satyam and A. Krishnamurthy, 2005, “Performance of Pull Strategies in Multi-product Systems with Shared Resources,” Proceedings of Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Atlanta, GA.

41.  A. Krishnamurthy and D. Claudio, 2005, “Pull Systems with Advanced Demand Information,” Proceedings of the 2005 Winter Simulation Conference, M. E. Kuhl, N. M. Steiger, F. B. Armstrong, and J. A. Joines (Editors), pp. 1733-1742 (PDF).

42.  K. Kar, A. Krishnamurthy and N. Jaggi, 2005, “Dynamic Node Activation in Networks of Rechargeable Sensors,” Proceedings of Infocom 2005, Miami, FL. (Runner-up for the best paper award in Infocom 2005)

43.  N. Jaggi, K. Kar and A. Krishnamurthy, 2005, “Utility Maximizing Node Activation Policies in Networks of Partially Rechargeable Sensors,” Proceedings of 39th Annual Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS), Baltimore, MD.

44.  J.M. Tien, A. Krishnamurthy and A. Yasar, 2004, “A Taxonomic Approach to Real-Time Mass Customization,” Proceedings of the 2004 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man & Cybernetics (IEEE-SMC), Hague, The Netherlands.

45.  A. Krishnamurthy and R. Suri, 2004, “Analytical Models for Pull-type Control Strategies in Manufacturing Systems,Proceedings of Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Houston, TX.

46.  A. Krishnamurthy, R. Suri and M. Vernon, 2003, “Approximations for a Fork/Join Station with Inputs from Finite Populations,” Proceedings of Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Portland, OR.

47.  R. Suri and A. Krishnamurthy, 2003, “Planning and Implementing POLCA: A Card-based Control System for High Variety or Custom Engineered Products,” Proceedings of FAIM 2003: The International Conference on Flexible Automation & Intelligent Manufacturing, Tampa, FL.

48.  A. Krishnamurthy, R. Suri and M. Vernon, 2001, “Two Moment Approximations for Fork/Join Station with Applications to Modeling Kanban Systems,” Proceedings of Production and Operations Management Conference, Orlando, FL.

49.  J. Granger, A. Krishnamurthy and S.M. Robinson, 2001, “Stochastic Modeling of Airlift Operations,Proceedings of the 2001 Winter Simulation Conference, B. A. Peters, J. S. Smith, D. J. Medeiros, and M. W. Rohrer (Editors), pp. 432-440 (PDF).

50.  A. Krishnamurthy, R. Suri and M. Vernon, 2000, “A New Approach for Analyzing Queuing Models of Material Control Strategies in Manufacturing Systems,” Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Queuing Networks with Finite Capacity (QNETs2000), West Yorkshire, U.K. (PDF).

51.  A. Krishnamurthy, R. Suri and M. Vernon, 2000, “Push Can Perform better than Pull for Flexible Manufacturing Systems with Multiple Products,” Proceedings of Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Cleveland, OH.