Specialties: Supply Chain Collaboration (CPFR, VMI), Inventory Management, Production Planning, Information Systems (RFID), Simulation Modeling (Arena)
Ph.D., Western Michigan University
Assistant Professor of Supply Chain Management
Sage 1414, (920) 424-1436
Dr. Kamalapur earned his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Gulbarga University India, and earned his M.S. and Ph.D. from Western Michigan University, with specialization in the area of Operations Management and Supply Chain Management. Prior to coming to the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, he taught courses for nearly four years in the area of Operations Management and Supply Chain Management at Western Michigan University. In addition, he has more than nine years of industry experience, working for companies such as Denso Manufacturing, managing projects from concept design phase to project launch. His current research is in the area of inventory management and supply chain collaboration (CPFR and VMI).
Kamalapurkar, R. & Lyth, D. Benefits of CPFR and VMI Collaboration Strategies in a Variable Demand Environment - A Simulation Study. DSI Conference, Nov 2011, Boston, Pg. 4531- 36.
Kamalapurkar, R. & Lyth, D. Benefits of CPFR and VMI Collaboration Strategies in a Variable Demand Environment. DSI Conference, Nov 2010, San Diego, CA
Decision Science Institute (DSI)
Production and Operations Management Society (POMS)
The Association for Operations Management (APICS)