Name Dr. Nilesh Ware
DesignationAssistant Professor
Highest Qualification PhD (IIT Delhi), MTech (NITC), BE (Mech.)
Total Citations283
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(Brief Description / Abstract) :

Dr. Nilesh Ware is an Assistant Professor in Defence Institute of Advanced Technology (Deemed to be University) Pune. He has completed his Ph.D. from the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi in Operations and Supply Chain Management. His area of research mainly pertains to Quality Management, Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, Project Management, etc. His research articles were published in Management Science Letters, Global Journal of Flexible Systems Management, Expert Systems with Applications, Industrial Engineering Journal, etc.


  • 2016. Ph.D. in Management from IIT Delhi
  • 2009. M.Tech. in Industrial Engineering and Management from NIT Calicut
  • 2006. B.E. Mechanical from GECA Aurangabad

Professional Experience (Institution, Position and Period):

  • Assistant Professor at DIAT Pune; April 2016 till date

  • Lecturer at AISSMS’s COE Pune; 2009-10

Research Domains:

  • Quality Management
  • Project Management
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Operations Management
  • Production Planning and Control
  • Industrial Engineering

Specific Projects:

  • IIT Delhi
  • NITIE Mumbai

Research Collaborations:

Ph.D Thesis Supervision:

  • Mrs. Gopa Choudhary: Project Management and Concurrent Engineering (Ongoing)
  • Mr. Manmeet Singh: DRDO Quality Policy (Ongoing)
  • Mr. Mushtaq Bahsa: Quality and Reliability Engineering (Ongoing)
  • Brig. Vaibhav Misra: Energy Management (Ongoing)

M.Tech. Dissertation Supervision:

Summer/Winter Internships From other institutions Supervision:

Other Supervision:

Research Publications from 2010 to 2020:

Books Total Journals Articles Articles published in SCOPUS / Web of Science Index Journals Books Chapter Articles published in the Conference Volumes Registered Patent
5 4 2 1 (ISBN)

Research Publications:

Journal Articles:

  • Ware Nilesh R., S.P.Singh, D.K. Banwet, (2012). Supplier Selection Problem: A State-of-The-Art Review. Management Science Letters 2 (5), 1465-1490. ( Citations: 42)
  • Ware Nilesh, R., S.P.Singh, D.K., Banwet, (2014). A Mixed-integer non-linear program to model dynamic supplier selection problem. Expert Systems with Applications 41, 671-678. (Impact factor: 3.928; Citations: 80)
  • Ware Nilesh R., S.P. Singh and D.K. Banwet (2014). Modeling Flexible Supplier Selection Framework. Global Journal of Flexible Systems Management 15(3), 261-274. (Impact factor: 2.04; Citations: 20)
  • Ware Nilesh R., S.P.Singh, D.K. Banwet, (2014). Analysing the Effect of Demand Variation on Multi-Product, Multi-Source, Multi-Period Model for Supplier Selection Problem. Industrial Engineering Journal 7 (2), 13-18. (Citations: 07)
  • Ali Sadia, Basu Arati, Ware Nilesh (2017). Quality Measurement of Indian Commercial Hospitals–Using A SERVQUAL Framework. Benchmarking: An International Journal 25 (3), 815-837. (Impact Factor: 1.50; Emerald Insight Publisher;Citations: 01)

Book Chapters:

  • Strategic Partnering in Supply Chain. Business Management: Current Trends, 148-154 (2017), Star Publication, Mumbai.
  • Dynamic Supplier Selection Problem. Production and Operations Management, 52-56 (2014), Vikas Publication, UP.

Conference Papers:

  • Ware Nilesh, R., S.P.Singh, D.K., Banwet. A study of inter relationship of supplier selection criteria using ISM approach. Proceeding of the 7th National conference INDIACom-2013, Computing for Nation Development 7th-8th March 2013; ISBN 978-93-80544-06-9.

Research/Review Submitted/Under Review:

Any Publications Submitted/Under Review:

Invited Talks:

  • Quality Management Techniques for AQAMC officers; Aug 2017 and Sept 2018
  • DMSRDE Kanpur, Oct 2018: Quality control and Quality Management: An overview
  • IIIT Pune Nov 2018: Ethics and Management
  • NITIE Conference Dec 2018: Session chair in 3rd National Conference on Industrial Engineering and Technology, 30 Nov-1Dec 2018 at NITIE Mumbai
  • Quality Management for IOFS officers; August 2018
  • BRAHMOS officers: Issues during managing projects; March 2019
  • DRDO Scientist, ITM Mussoorie: Team Building for improving the overall quality of the  project; Dec 2020


Awards/Scholastic Achievements:

Government Funded Projects:

Any Other:

Professional Society Member:

  • Global Institute of Flexible Systems Management (GLOGIFT)
  • Indian Society for Training & Development (ISTD)
  • Indian Institutions of Industrial Engineering (IIIE)
  • Decision Science Institute (DSI)
  • Production and Operations Management Society (POMS)