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Department of Aerospace Engineering
Girish B.S., Ph.D.
Associate Professor


Ph.D., Anna University, Chennai, 2009.

M. E. (Manufacturing Technology), Regional Engg. College, Tiruchirappalli, 2003.

B. Tech (Production Engineering), Govt. Engg. College, Thrissur, 2001.


Assistant Professor in Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram (April 2010 onwards).

Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Calicut (Jan 2009 to April 2010).

Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering, Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai (Nov 2003 to Jan 2009).

Lecturer in Production Engineering, St. Peter’s Engineering College, Chennai (June 2003 to Oct 2003).

Research Work / Area

Scheduling in Manufacturing systems,Optimization techniques application in Manufacturing,Supply chain management, Cellular Manufacturing Systems

Teaching Interest

Operations Management,Principles of Management,Organizational Behaviour, Facilities Layout Planning,Sequencing and Scheduling, Manufacturing Technology

Selected Publications

S. G. Ponnambalam, N. Jawahar and B. S. Girish (2010). An Ant Colony Optimization algorithm for Flexible Job shop scheduling problem, New Advanced Technologies, A. Lazinica (Ed.), INTECH Publishers, ISBN: 978-953-307-067-4, pp. 73 – 92.

B. S. Girish and N. Jawahar (2009). Scheduling Job shops associated with multiple routings using Genetic and Ant Colony heuristics. International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 47, no. 14, pp. 3891 — 3917.

S. G. Ponnambalam, N. Jawahar and B. S. Girish (2009). Giffler and Thompson based Genetic Algorithms for Scheduling Job shops. Computational Intelligence in flow shop and job shop scheduling, U. K. Chakraborthy (Ed.), Springer-Verlag, Berlin/Heidelberg, SCI Vol. 230, pp229-259.

G. Prabhaharan, A. Muruganandam, S. Asokan and B. S. Girish (2005). Machine Cell Formation for Cellular Manufacturing System using Ant Colony System Approach. International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Vol. 25, pp. 1013–1019.

B. S. Girish and N. Jawahar, An ant colony optimization algorithm for scheduling assembly job shop associated with multiple routingsIEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, (under revision).

B. S. Girish and N. Jawahar (2009). A particle swarm optimization algorithm for flexible job shop scheduling problem. IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE 2009), pp. 298 – 303, (available in IEEE Xplore, DOI: 10.1109/COASE.2009.5234153).

B. S. Girish and N. Jawahar (2009). Scheduling assembly job shop associated with multiple routings using particle swarm optimization approach. Proc. of International Conference on Operational Research applications in Engineering and Management (ICOREM 2009), Anna University, Tiruchirappalli, 25th-27th May. (Received best paper award)

I. Anguchamy, B. S. Girish and N. Jawahar (2007). A mathematical model for distribution network design and cross-docking in supply chain, Proc. of international Conference on Operational research and information technology in Supply chain management (ORITSCM), Thiagarajar college of Engineering, madurai, 7th – 9th Sep 2007.

B. S. Girish and N. Jawahar (2006). Scheduling job shop associated with multiple routings using ILOG Solver. Proc. of International conference on Logistics and supply chain management (ILSCM 2006), PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore.