1 Name : Dr. Hari Vasudevan Vice-Principal Professor & Head, Dept. of Production Engg. Convener, Training & Placement Cell. 2. Date of Birth : 29-5-1969 3. Education : Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) July 2006, Cumulative Performance Qualifications Index 7.78 /10, IIT Bombay. M.E. (Production Engg), April 1999, Ist class with distinction, 73%, Mumbai University. Post-Graduate Diploma in Industrial Engg., December 1995, Ist class 60%, Mumbai University. B.E. (Industrial Production), July 1990, Ist class 61%, Karnatak University Full Time Certificate Programme (ERP-BaaN) (1999), S.P.Jain Institute of Management & Research, Mumbai under the University Synergy Programme of BaaN Institute, Netherlands. 4. Work 1) Vice-Principal, Dwarkadas J. Sanghvi College of Engg. from Experience 17-7-2007 till date. Teaching 2) Head of Production Engineering Department from 01-07-2008 till date. 3) Professor in Production Engineering, Dwarkadas J. Sanghvi College of Engineering from 16-7-2007 to date. 4) Convener, Training & Placement Cell from 1-6-2007 till date. 5) Assistant Professor in Production Engineering Dwarkadas J. Sanghvi College of Engineering from 31-7-2003 to 15-7-2007. 6) Lecturer in Production Engineering., Dwarkadas J. Sanghvi College of Engineering from 17-8-1994 to 30-7-2003. 7) Lecturer, Dept. of Mechanical Engg., S.B.M. Polytechnic from July 1993 to August 1994. 8) Lecturer, Dept. of Mechanical Engg., Fr. Agnel Polytechnic from June 1992 to July 1993. Research & 1) Project Trainee, Crompton Greaves Limited, Kanjur Marg, Mumbai Industry from August, 1997 to November, 1998. 2) Project Trainee, PAM Pharmaceuticals and Allied Machinery Co. Ltd., Kandivali, Mumbai from June, 1997 to July, 1997. 3) Project Trainee, Hercules Hoists Ltd., Mulund, Mumbai from January, 1995 to November, 1995. 4) Production Planning Engineer, Plastic Art, Mumbai from July 1990 to June 1992. Others 1) Visiting Faculty at Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute (VJTI), teaching M.Tech. (Production Engg.) students; subject:-Supply Chain Management during January 2008-May2008. 2) Visiting faculty at NMIMS University’s MPSTME, teaching subjects like “Manufacturing Management”, “Manufacturing Systems and Strategy” and “World Class Manufacturing” for the MBA (Tech) course since the academic year 2006-2007. 3) Visiting faculty at NMIMS University’s MPSTME, Shirpur Campus teaching subjects like “Engineering Drawing” and “Material Science” for the MBA (Tech.) and B.Tech courses since the academic year 2007-2008. 4) Visiting faculty at Chetana’s Ramprasad Khandelwal Institute of 2 Management and Research, Bandra (E),Mumbai in the subject of Production Management for the academic year 1996-1997. 5) Visiting faculty at Shri Bhagubhai Mafatlala Polytechnic, Vile Parle (W), Mumbai during 1994-1996, teaching subjects of Production Management, Work Study & Ergonomics and Engineering Drawing. 6) Visiting Faculty at SVKM’s Institute of International Studies (IIS), teaching students of IIS and Kingston University, London in their graduate program, the subject of “Technology and Change” during academic year 2006-2007. 5. Area of : Manufacturing Systems and Strategy, Manufacturing Management, Specialization Market Orientation of Manufacturing Firms and World Class s Manufacturing. 6. Subjects : Manufacturing Engineering, Operations Research, Production teaching at Management, Industrial Management & HRD and Supply Chain Under Management. Graduate Level Post Graduate Level 7 Research -- to guidance 11 Masters International Journal Publications: Ph.D. No. of papers 1) Relational Switching Costs, Satisfaction and Commitment: A Study in published in the Indian Manufacturing Context, Asia Pacific Journal of Marketing and National Logistics (APJML),Emeraldinsight Publications, 2006, Vol. 18, No. 04 Journals (Oct.). (with Gaur S S. and Shinde R. K). International 2) Effect of Customer Orientation and Competitor Orientation on Small and Journals Medium Scale Manufacturing Firm’s Performance in Turbulent Markets, Conference International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business (IJESB), Projects Inderscience Publishers. (with Gaur S S.) Accepted. Carried Out, Patents, International/ National Conference Papers & Presentations: Technology 2007 Transfer, 1) Achieving Zero Defects at an Economically Affordable Cost in Research International Conference of Society of Operations Management Publications (Nasik:Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management, Maharashtra, December, 2007) (with Sawan Sumar Naik). 2006 2) Market Orientation-Manufacturing Performance Relationship: An Empirical Study in International Conference-COSMAR (Bangalore: Indian Institute of Science, Karnataka, India, September., 2006). 3) Vibration Analysis of an Assembly by Converting it into a Mass Spring System, in 2006 International Conference on Advances in Materials Processing and Characterization (Chennai: Anna University, Tamil Nadu, India, August., 2006). (with Bhosale Ajith, Lakal Narendra and Khavekar Rajendra). 4) Effect of Market Orientation on Manufacturing Performance of Emerging Market SMEs, in 2006 Academy of Management Annual Meeting and Conference on Knowledge, Action and the Public Concern (Atlanta: USA, Aug., 2006). (with Gaur S S. and Singh, D. A.). 5) Influence of Environment, Resources and Market Orientation on Manufacturing Performance, in 2006 American Marketing Association Annual Meeting and Summer Educator’s Conference (Chicago: USA, Aug., 2006). (with Gaur S S. and Singh, D. A.). 6) Market Orientation-Manufacturing Performance Relationship: Role of Firm Resources and External Environment in 2006 Academy of International Business Annual Meeting and Conference (Beijing: China, June., 2006). (with Gaur S S. and Singh, D. A.). 7) Effect of Market Turbulence and Market Focus on Firm’s Performance in 3 Small and Medium Scale Manufacturing Firms, in the International Seminar on Creating Entrepreneurship Environment and Developing Entrepreneurial Management (Mumbai: Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India, Mar., 2006). (with Gaur S. S.). 2005 8) Market Orientation and Manufacturing Outputs, in 2005 AMS 12th Biennial World Marketing Congress (Muenster: University of Muenster, Germany, July, 2005). (with Gaur S S.). 9) A Review of the Determinants of Customer Loyalty, in 2005 AMS 12th Biennial World Marketing Congress (Muenster: University of Muenster, Germany, July., 2005). (with Gaur S S. and Agarwal Richa). 10) A Modified Approach in Precision Manufacturing by Abrasive Flow Machining, in 2005 National conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering (Hyderabad: Vasavi College of Engineering, Andra Pradesh, India., May, 2005). (with Khavekar Rajendra, Lakal Narendra and Bhosale Ajit). 11) Exploring Relational Switching Cost-Commitment Link in Small and Medium Manufacturing Firms, in 2005 International Conference on Marketing Paradigms for Emerging Economies (Ahmedabad: Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India., January., 2005). (with Gaur S S. and Shinde R K). 2004 12) Achieving Competitive Excellence in Contract processing in a Manufacturing Firm, in 2004 National Conference on World Class Manufacturing (Wardha: B. D. College of Engineering, Sevagram, Maharastra, India., March ., 2004). (with Khavekar Rajendra and Lakal Narendra). Papers in News Letters/text books/work books: 1) Understanding the Benefits and Need for Implementation of ERP in Small and Medium Manufacturing Firms, Voice of Technology, Indian society of Manufacturing Engineers, 2004, Combined Issues 3 and 4, July/Sep and Oct/Dec. 2) Information and Communication, Voice of Technology, Indian society of Manufacturing Engineers, 2000, Issue 4, Oct/Dec 12 No. of books Book Chapters: . published Effect of Market Turbulence and Market Focus on Firm’s Performance in with details Small and Medium Scale Manufacturing Firms, in S. Bhargava (ed.), Developmental Aspects of Entrepreneurship, (New Delhi: Sage Publications) 18-12-2007,(with Gaur S S.). Published two work books, covering the syllabus of Engineering Drawing - 1 and Engineering Drawing -2 for Semester 1 and 2 respectively of the University of Mumbai during the academic year 1996-1997.