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Dr. Theophilus Dhyankumar2

Dr. Theophilus Dhyankumar

Assistant Professor of Operations & Supply Chain Management

QUALIFICATION & SPECIALIZATION : B.Tech (Industrial Biotechnology) (Pavendar Bharathidasan College Of Engg & Tech, Trichy),  M.E (Industrial Engineering) (College of Engineering, Guindy, Anna University), Ph. D (Industrial Engineering) (College of Engineering, Guindy, Anna University)

EXPERIENCE IN YEARS TEACHING/PRACTICE/INDUSTRY/RESEARCH :  2 years of teaching / 10 years of research

Dr. Theophilus Dhyankumar is Research Associate at LIBA specializing in Healthcare Supply Chain Management. Having gained the skills of engineering in bachelors and masters, he made it multi-disciplinary by applying them all in the field of healthcare supply chain management, submitting his Thesis on the topic “Hierarchical Decision Making Approach for Organ Transplantation in India”. The other areas that are of interest to him include Operations Research, Supply Chain Management and Logistics, System Simulation, Optimization and Data Analytics.

Bachelor of Engineering in Industrial Biotechnology from Pavendar Bharathidasan College of Engineering and Technology, Trichy, affiliated to Anna University.

Master of Engineering in Industrial Engineering from College of Engineering, Guindy, Anna University, Chennai

Ph.D (Thesis Submitted) from College of Engineering, Guindy, Anna University, Chennai


International Journal Publications

Theophilus Dhyankumar, C & Joe Arun, C. 2021, ‘Review of Organ Donation: A Healthcare Supply Chain Management Perspective’, Accepted for publication in SCMS Indian Journal of Management, Jul-Sep 2021, Vol 18.3.

Rajmohan, M, Theophilus Dhyankumar, C, Sumalatha, MR & Saravanakumar, S 2017, ‘Facility location of organ procurement organizations in Indian health care supply chain management’, South African Journal of Industrial Engineering, Vol.28, No.1, pp. 90-102. ISSN print: 2224-7890, ISSN online: 2224-7890.

International Conference Proceedings

Theophilus Dhyankumar, C, Joe Arun, C & Rajmohan, M. 2021, ‘Prediction of Graft Survival Using Artificial Neural Network (ANN)’, in proceedings of the First Healthcare Conference, KJ Somaiya Institute of Management, Mumbai, India.

Theophilus Dhyankumar, C, Rajmohan, M & Baskaran, R, ‘Selection of Kidney Transplant Recipient using MCDM Technique’, Second International Conference on Advances in Industrial Engineering Applications (ICAIEA) 2014, January 6 – 8, 2014, Anna University, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India.

National Conference 

Presented a paper titled “PRIONS-The Deadly Infectious Protein” along with A. Irudaya Alto and K. Syed Mohammed Azizdin, at National Level technical Symposium “HELIX’05” held at Andal Alagar Engineering College campus, Mamandur, Tamilnadu, India 


The Following Courses were handled:


Discrete Event System Simulation


System Simulation Lab


Short term course on Data Analytics for Operations Research at IIT Kanpur Nov 14 – 18, 2018

Short term course on Data Analytics with Application to Healthcare, IIT Madras, Jan 23 – Feb 03, 2017

Short term course on Scheduling Systems – An Integrated View on Models, Methods and Tools with a Focus on Manufacturing and Servicing Systems, IIT Madras, July 08 – 17, 2016

Short term course on Supply Chain Engineering and Multi-criteria Decision Making, IIT Madras, June 27 – July 08, 2016

Short term course on Health care operations and Innovations, Gupta School of Management, IIT Kharaghpur, June 07 – 17, 2016

Short term course on Machine Learning Techniques in Modern Manufacturing, Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai, Dec 10 – 16, 2018

Workshop on Text Analytics, Dept of Management Studies, School of Management Pondicherry University, Nov 10 – 11, 2018

Seminar on Analytics Society of India Launching of the Regional Chapter (Chennai), Loyola Institute of Business Administration (LIBA), Chennai, Oct 6, 2018

Workshop on Machine Learning Basics using PYTHON, Dept of Computer Technology, MIT, Anna University, Sep 19 -20, 2018

Workshop on Machine Learning, Dept of Industrial Engineering, CEG, Anna University, Aug 18 – 21, 2018

Seminar on Data Analysis, Dept of Industrial Engineering, CEG, Anna University, Mar 22 – 23, 2018

Short term course on Design and Optimization of Production Management Systems, NIT Tiruchirapalli, June 3 – 8, 2013

Workshop on Multi-criteria  Decision Making, Dept of Industrial Engineering, CEG, Anna University, Mar 26 – 27, 2013

International Workshop on Decision Making and Optimization, ORSI Chennai Chapter, Sept 7, 2012

Workshop on Optimization in Engineering and Management Research, Dept of Industrial Engineering, CEG, Anna University, May 24 – 25, 2012

Workshop on Machine Learning Techniques with Image Processing Applications, Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering, Kalavakkam, Apr 25 – 27, 2012

Workshop on Application of Metaheuristics for Engineering Optimization, Dept of Industrial Engineering, CEG, Anna University, Mar 20 – 21, 2012

Workshop on Supply Chain Management, Dept of Industrial Engineering, CEG, Anna University, Sep 24 – 25, 2010


Primary Interests

  • Supply Chain Management
  • Healthcare Supply Chain
  • Simulation

Industries Associated With

  • Hospital Industry
  • MOHAN Foundation

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