• Award received from the Institute of Industrial & Systems Engineers (IISE)
• The award honours individuals who have significantly contributed to the industrial engineering profession
• Awarded to professionals for outstanding research activity that has benefited practitioners, organizations, or other researchers
13th March 2023, Mumbai: Prof. Manoj Tiwari, Director of the National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE) Mumbai, is the first ever researcher from India to be awarded the prestigious David F. Baker Distinguished Research Award from the Institute of Industrial & Systems Engineers (IISE). This prestigious award, given once a year, honours individuals who have significantly contributed to the industrial engineering profession through outstanding research activity that has benefited practitioners, organizations, or other researchers. Prof. Tiwari was awarded for his research on Logistics Support System. Prof. Tiwari is currently advising the Centre on formulating the National Logistics Policy.
Elated on being awarded as the first ever Indian researcher to be awarded the David F. Baker Award for Distinguished Research, Prof. Manoj Tiwari, Director NITIE said, “I am humbled to be awarded by Industrial & Systems Engineers (IISE). I express my gratitude to the IISE Award committee, fellow researchers, colleagues, family and friends to extend their support during this journey.”
The NITIE community congratulated Prof. Tiwari on this remarkable achievement, his contributions to the field and his tireless efforts to advance the industrial engineering profession.
After teaching in reputed Universities abroad, Prof. Tiwari returned to India to contribute scientifically to the industrial progress of the country. Prof. Mr. Tiwari is a member of the editorial board of several international journals. He is also a member of the Global Initiative for Academic Network (GIAN) and Chairman of the Board of Studies of the UGC.
NITIE was established by the Government of India with the support of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) through the International Labour Organization (ILO) to develop skilled industrial engineering professionals and managers. Known for its comprehensive growth-oriented initiatives in applied research and largest industry connections NITIE has had an active presence in nurturing the talent of today.
National Institute of Industrial engineering (NITIE):
National Institute of Industrial engineering (NITIE) was established by the Government of India in 1963 with the assistance of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the International Labor Organization (ILO). NITIE has been consistently ranked among the top B-schools in India: A vindication of our dedication and effort to produce the Business Leaders of tomorrow. Ranked 12th in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) rankings for Management Institutes across India, NITIE is committed to creating skilled professionals to gauge the country’s growing engineering and management needs. Our logo, the eternal flame, serves as a totem for our vision of being the thought leader in Industrial Engineering education and research and partner in the nation’s manufacturing renaissance. It also stands for our mission to advance transformative education and industry-inspired research in Industrial Engineering. Located in the Financial Capital of our country, we are close to the leading corporate houses in the country, giving us the added advantage of integrating classroom knowledge with practical experience.NITIE is gifted by mother nature; surrounded on three sides by lakes and the lush greenery at our campus has earned it the moniker “God’s Own Campus.”
With 60 Academicians and around 1200 students across various programs, NITIE is a hub for Technical Innovation and Operational Excellence. With the rigorous curriculum and contemporary program structure, the students of NITIE are primed to act as the levers of change in the Industry. NITIE offers two major Programmes– a research-based Fellow and a Post Graduate Diploma. NITIE offers Post Graduate Diplomas in Industrial Management, Industrial Engineering, Sustainability Management. NITIE also provides a Post Graduate Diploma to leaders currently working in the Industry via the Visionary Leaders for Manufacturing Programme. We have recently launched the General Management Programme (GMP) for Defense Officers as well. All the courses offered at NITIE are Full-Time residential courses with immersive academic and industry interaction.
Our students are in constant touch with the Titans of Industry and Leading researchers, especially in Supply Chain and Operations. At NITIE, we host eminent faculties from international institutes like the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to take courses for students and working professionals across industries. CXOs and business leaders, ranging from Information Technology to Fast Moving Consumer Goods, flock to our events to illuminate, inspire and ignite the minds of the future leaders at our institute. NITIE has recently added The Centre of Excellence in Logistics and Supply Chain Management to our list of stellar achievements. The center aims to conduct cutting-edge research, knowledge creation, and capacity-building programs to develop India’s logistics sector through applied research and industry outreach to tackle real-time business scenarios. NITIE has a vibrant Student Exchange Programme with several partner universities across North America, Europe and Asia.