Venkat Venkateswaran, Ph.D.
Professor of Practice
Lally School of Management and Technology

B.Tech Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology
M.S.I.E, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Ph.D. Operations Research, Case Western Reserve University
Phone: 860-548-2551
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Dr. Venkat Venkateswaran is Professor of Practice at Rensselaer at Hartford. His areas of expertise include systems engineering and operations research, especially in modeling and optimization, and modeling and analysis of systems for Telecommunication, Services and Logistics, and Network Security (Intrusion Detection, Survivability). He is a member of INFORMS (the Institute for Operations Research and Management Science), SIAM (the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics), and a referee for Naval Research Logistics, Linear Algebra and its Applications, SIAM J. of Matrix Anal. and Appl. and OR Letters, Infocom.

His industry experience includes several years as a Principal Technical Staff Member at AT&T Bell Laboratories, in the Operations Research and Performance Analysis Departments. His work was focused on operations, planning, and policy for different AT&T business units and also on fundamental research in operations research methods.

Dr. Venkateswaran has given numerous presentations at INFORMS National Conferences and International Mathematical Programming Symposia. He is the author of numerous internal AT&T technical memoranda on findings and research performed and has won the Spirit of Communications Award and True Spirit Award for his contributions at AT&T Consumer Communications Services.

Dr. Venkateswaran earned his B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering at IIT (Indian Institute of Technology) in Madras, India, his M.S.I.E. at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, and his Ph.D. in Operations Research at the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University.

Recent Publications

  • Ed Arnheiter, John Maleyeff and Venkat Venkateswaran, "The Continuing Evolution of Lean Six Sigma," the TQM Journal, vol.24, No. 6, 2012.
  • Venkat Venkateswaran and John Maleyeff, "Classifying Services by Attributes Important to Customers," the International Journal of Business Intelligence and Data Mining, Vol.6, No.4. p. 384-401, 2011.
  • Arnheiter, E., Maleyeff, J., and V. Venkateswaran, V., "Lean Six Sigma for the 21st Century," Proceedings of the 2010 Northeast Decision Sciences Conference, March 26-28, Alexandria, VA.

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