Dr. Aalok Kumar

Indian Institution of Management, Visakhapatnam.

Dr. Aalok Kumar has been awarded PhD in Operations Management from Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee, India and MTech. in Industrial Management from IIT(BHU) Varanasi with Gold Medal. His PhD work also received the “Excellence in Doctoral Research Award” from IIT Roorkee. During his PhD, he has been also awarded with prestigious Newton-Bhabha fellowship (jointly awarded by British Council UK and DST India) at the University of Sussex, UK, and Queen Elizabeth Visiting Fellowship at the University of Regina, Canada (awarded by Government of Canada). Prior to IIMV, he was working with Jaipuria Institute of Management Lucknow in Operations Management area. His research interests are in multimodal logistics planning, data-driven logistics operations in Industry 4.0 era, electric vehicles-based freight mobility, and resilient logistics system. His research work has appeared in top journals of Operations and Management Science, such as Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, Transport Policy, Journal of Cleaner Production, and Journal of Enterprise Information Management, among others. He has also participated in EURO Winter School at the University of Padova, Italy, and presented paper in various conferences such as POMS USA, EURO Europe, DSI USA, SOM India, GLOGIFT India, and IEOM Society USA.

Research Interest: Multimodal freight transportation, electric vehicles adoption in logistics, freight transport practices and policies, sustainable freight (urban and long-haul) transportation, and logistics 4.0.

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