Dr. Rajesh S. Prabhu Gaonkar

Designation : Professor (on Deputation)

Broad Area of Expertise : Mechanical Engineering

Email : rpg{at}iitgoa.ac.in

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Address : School of Mechanical Sciences, IIT Goa, Farmagudi, Ponda, Goa - 403401

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Educational Qualifications

  1. Research Fellow (Post Doctoral), Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering, National University of Singapore (NUS).
  2. Ph.D. (Reliability Engineering), Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Powai, Mumbai.
  3. Post Graduate Diploma in Operations Management (P. G. D. O. M.), Indira Gandhi National Open University (I. G. N. O. U.).
  4. M. E. (Industrial Engineering), Goa College of Engineering, Farmagudi, Ponda-Goa.
  5. B. E. (Mechanical Engineering), Goa College of Engineering, Farmagudi, Ponda-Goa.

Areas of Research

Reliability Engineering, Maintenance Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Optimization, Design of Experiments, Multi-Attribute Decision Making (MADM).

Courses Taught

ME 320 : Manufacturing Processes - II
ME 321 : Manufacturing Practice Lab                                                       ME 322 : Industrial Engineering and Operations Research

Professional Appointments

  1. Former Head of Mechanical Engineering Department, Goa College of Engineering, Farmagudi, Ponda-Goa.
  2. Former Dean, Faculty of Engineering, Goa University.
  3. Associate Editor of the International Journal of System Assurance Engineering and Management (Springer publication).
  4. Editorial Board Member of the International Journal of Mathematical, Engineering and Management Sciences.

Recent Publications

  • Rajesh S. Prabhu Gaonkar, Sunay P. Pai, Risk Assessment of Starting Air System of Marine Diesel Engine using Fuzzy Failure Mode and Effects Analysis, in the book System Assurances -- Modeling and Management edited by Prashant Johri, Adarsh Anand, Juri Vain, Jagvinder Singh, Mohammad Tabrez Quasim in the Elsevier Series in Emerging Methodologies and Applications in Modeling, Identification and Control, Elsevier - Academic Press, 2022, pp. 51-66. (Book chapter)
  • Milind Sakhardande, Rajesh Prabhu Gaonkar, On Solving Large Data Matrix Problems in Fuzzy AHP, Expert Systems with Applications, Vol. 194, (May 2022), 116488.
  • Sunay Pai, Rajesh Prabhu Gaonkar, Modelling uncertainty using neutrosophic sets for precise risk assessment of marine systems, International Journal of System Assurance Engineering and Management, https://doi.org/10.1007/s13198-021-01496-y
  • Mahesh Caisucar, Rajesh Prabhu Gaonkar, A novel hierarchical ranking method for idea screening in new product development , International Journal of Business Excellence, https://doi.org/10.1504/IJBEX.2021.10040689
  • Saurabh L. Raikar, Rajesh Prabhu Gaonkar, Jaya algorithm in estimation of P[X>Y] for two parameter Weibull distribution, AIMS Mathematics, Vol. 7, No. 2 (November 2021), pp. 2820–2839.

Recognition and Awards

  1. Recipient of Fellowship of the Indian Institution of Industrial Engineering (I.I.I.E.) in the year 2014.
  2. First recipient of Goa State Award for Meritorious Teacher in Technical Education for the year 2015.
  3. Recipient of Dr. J. M. Mahajan National Award of Indian Institution of Industrial Engineering (I.I.I.E.) for the year 2016-17.

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