Ananth Krishnamurthy

Associate Professor

3258 Mechanical Engineering Building
1513 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706

Ph: (608) 890-2236
Fax: (608) 262-8454
ananth@engr.wisc.edu


Education

  • B.Tech-M. Tech., Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India
  • M.S., Manufacturing Systems Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Ph.D., Industrial Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Education

  • B.Tech-M. Tech., Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India
  • M.S., Manufacturing Systems Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Ph.D., Industrial Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Research Interests

Ananth Krishnamurthy is an Associate Professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His research targets the development and application of performance modeling techniques in the design and analysis of manufacturing systems and supply chains. Topics of interest include production inventory systems, assembly operations, product variety and customization, warehouse systems, and quick response manufacturing. His research is supported by federal agencies as well as industry. Dr. Krishnamurthy also serves as the Director of the Center for Quick Response Manufacturing. He is a member of INFORMS, IIE, IEEE, POMS, SME, and APICS.

Publications

  • T. Martagan, A. Krishnamurthy, P. Leland, and C. Maravelias, 2014, “Optimal Purification Decisions for Engineered Proteins,” Operations Research (under revision).
  • S. Bhat and A. Krishnamurthy, 2014, “Dynamic Control Policies for Multi-Class Systems with Seasonal Demands,” European Journal of Operations Research (under review).
  • S. Bhat and A. Krishnamurthy, 2014, “Interactive Effects of Seasonal Demand Characteristics on Manufacturing Systems,” International Journal of Production Research (revised and submitted).
  • N. Goossens, A. Krishnamurthy and N. Vandaele, 2014, “Analysis of a Fork/Join Station with Inputs from a Finite Population Sub-network with Multi-server Stations,” OR Spectrum (under review).
  • D. Roy, A. Krishnamurthy, S.S. Heragu and C.J. Malmborg, 2013, “A Simulation Study of Blocking Effects in Warehouse Systems with Autonomous Vehicles,” European Journal of Industrial Engineering (under review).
  • S. Bhat, A. Krishnamurthy, 2014, “Value of Capacity Flexibility in Manufacturing Systems with Seasonal Demands,” IIE Transactions (Accepted).
  • D. Roy, A. Krishnamurthy, S.S. Heragu and C.J. Malmborg, 2014, “Queuing Models to Analyze Dwell-point and Cross-aisle Location in Autonomous Vehicle-based Warehouse Systems”, European Journal of Operational Research (to appear: doi:10.1016/j.ejor.2014.09.040).
  • B. Ekren, S.S. Heragu, A. Krishnamurthy and C.J. Malmborg, 2014, “Matrix-Geometric Solution for Semi-Open Queuing Network Model of Autonomous Vehicle Storage and Retrieval System,” Computers and Industrial Engineering, Vol. 68, pp. 78-86.
  • D. Roy, A. Krishnamurthy, S.S. Heragu and C.J. Malmborg, 2013, “Stochastic models for Unit-Load Operations in Warehouses with Autonomous Vehicles,” Annals of Operations Research (DOI 10.1007/s10479-014-1665-8).
  • J. Gong, J.E. Mitchell, A. Krishnamurthy, and W. A. Wallace, 2013, “An Interdependent Layered Network Model for a Resilient Supply Chain,” Omega (Accepted, dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.omega.2013.08.002)
  • B. Ekren S.S. Heragu, A. Krishnamurthy and C.J. Malmborg, 2013, “An Approximate Solution for Semi-Open Queuing Network Model of Autonomous Vehicle Storage and Retrieval System,” IEEE Transactions on Automation and Systems Engineering, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 205-215.
  • D. Roy, A. Krishnamurthy, S.S. Heragu and C.J. Malmborg, 2013, “Blocking Effects in Warehouse Systems with Autonomous Vehicles,” IEEE Transactions on Automation and Systems Engineering, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 439-451.
  • K. Satyam and A. Krishnamurthy, 2013, “Performance Analysis of CONWIP Systems with Batch Size Constraints,” Annals of Operations Research, Vol. 209, No. 1, pp. 85-114.
  • K. Satyam, A. Krishnamurthy and M. Kamath, 2013, “Solving General Multi-class Closed Queuing Networks using Parametric Decomposition,” Computers and Operations Research Vol. 40, pp. 1777-1789.
  • R. Ramakrishnan and A. Krishnamurthy, 2012, “Performance Evaluation of a Synchronization Station with Multiple Inputs and Population Constraints,” Computers and Operations Research, Vol. 39, No. 3, pp. 560-570.
  • D. Roy, A. Krishnamurthy, S.S. Heragu and C.J. Malmborg, 2012, “Performance Analysis and Design Tradeoffs in Warehouses with Autonomous Vehicle Technology,” IIE Transactions, Vol. 44, pp. 1045-1060.
  • L. Zhang, A. Krishnamurthy, C.J. Malmborg and S.S. Heragu, 2011, “Performance Modeling of Autonomous Vehicle Storage and Retrieval Systems with Generally Distributed Service Times,” European Journal of Industrial Engineering, Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 448-470.
  • S.S. Heragu, C. Xiao, A. Krishnamurthy and C.J. Malmborg, 2011, “Analytical Models for Analysis of Automated Warehouse Material Handling Systems,” International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 49, No. 22, pp. 6833-6861.
  • B. Ekren, S.S. Heragu, A. Krishnamurthy and C.J. Malmborg, 2010, “Simulation Based Experimental Design to Identify Factors Affecting Performance of AVS/RS,” Computers & Industrial Engineering, Vol.58, No. 1, pp. 175-185.
  • A. Krishnamurthy and R. Suri, 2009, “Planning and Implementing POLCA: A Card-Based Control System for High Variety or Custom Engineered Products,” Production Planning and Control, Vol. 20, No.7, pp. 596-610.
  • L. Zhang, A. Krishnamurthy, C.J. Malmborg and S.S. Heragu, 2009, “Variance-Based Approximations of Transaction Waiting Times in Autonomous Vehicle Storage and Retrieval Systems,” European Journal of Industrial Engineering, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 146-169.
  • N. Jaggi, K. Kar and A. Krishnamurthy, 2009, “Rechargeable Sensor Activation under Temporally Correlated Events,” Rechargeable Sensor Activation under Temporally Correlated Events,” Wireless Networks Vol. 15, No. 5, pp. 619-635.
  • R. Ramakrishnan and A. Krishnamurthy, 2008, “Analysis of Kitting Operations in Manufacturing Systems,” Asia Pacific Journal of Operations Research, Vol. 25, No. 2, pp. 187-216.
  • K. Satyam and A. Krishnamurthy, 2008, “Analytical Models for Multi-product Manufacturing Systems Operating under CONWIP Control Policies,” IIE Transactions, Vol. 40, No. 3, pp. 252 - 264.
  • N. Jaggi, K. Kar and A. Krishnamurthy, 2008, “Near-Optimal Activation Policies in Rechargeable Sensor Networks under Spatial Correlations,” ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks (TOSN), Vol. 4, Issue 3, No. 17, pp. 1-36.
  • P-H. Kuo, A. Krishnamurthy and C.J. Malmborg, 2008, “Performance Modeling of Autonomous Vehicle Storage and Retrieval Systems Using Class-Based Storage Policies,” International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology, Vol. 31, No. 3/4, pp. 238-248.
  • D. Claudio and A. Krishnamurthy, 2008, “Kanban-based Pull Systems with Advance Demand Information,” International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 47, No. 12, pp. 3139-3160.
  • P-H. Kuo, A. Krishnamurthy and C.J. Malmborg, 2007, “Design Models for Unit Load Storage and Retrieval Systems Using Autonomous Vehicle Technology and Resource Conserving Storage and Dwell Point Policies,” Applied Mathematical Modeling, Vol. 31, pp. 2332-2346.
  • O. Al-Araidah, A. Krishnamurthy and C.J. Malmborg, 2007, “A Comparative Study of Single-Phase and Two-Phase Approaches for the Layout Problem with Material Handling Costs,” International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 45, No. 4, pp. 951-970.
  • A. Krishnamurthy and R. Suri, 2006, “Performance Analysis of Single Stage Kanban Controlled Production Systems using Parametric Decomposition,” Queuing Systems: Theory and Applications, Vol. 54, pp. 141-162.
  • O. Al-Araidah, A. Krishnamurthy and C.J. Malmborg, 2006, “A Two-Stage Simulated Annealing Procedure for Block Layout Problems,” International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 44, No. 20, pp. 4417-4429.
  • K. Kar, A. Krishnamurthy and N. Jaggi, 2006, “Dynamic Node Activation in Networks of Rechargeable Sensors,” IEEE/ACM Transactions in Networking, Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 15 - 26.
  • J. Granger, A. Krishnamurthy and S.M. Robinson, 2006, “Rapid Improvement of Stochastic Networks using Two-Moment Approximations,” Mathematical and Computer Modeling, Vol. 43, pp. 1038-1060.
  • J.M. Tien, A. Krishnamurthy and A. Yasar, 2004, “Towards Real-Time Customized Management of Supply and Demand Chains,” Journal of Systems Science and Systems Engineering, Vol. 13, No. 3, pp. 129-151.
  • A. Krishnamurthy, R. Suri and M. Vernon, 2004, “Re-examining the Performance of MRP and Kanban Material Control Strategies for Multi-product Flexible Manufacturing Systems,” International Journal of Flexible Manufacturing Systems, Vol. 16, pp. 123-150.
  • A. Krishnamurthy, R. Suri and M. Vernon, 2004, “Analysis of a Fork/Join Station with Inputs from Coxian Servers in a Closed Queuing Network,” Annals of Operations Research, Vol. 125, pp. 69-94.

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