Sustainability aims to conserve energy and natural resources, and to ensure that they have minimal impact on the environment and society. It targets at fulfilling the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. This course provides an overview of the Sustainability in Manufacturing Systems; various methodologies and its application to improving the eco-efficiency are focused. An additional objective is provide insights on Sustainable aspects management methodologies such as Lean manufacturing, Green Supply Chain, and Process Integration. Simulation of the systems is also discussed to make the students learn to cater the modern tools in virtual environment.
Prof. Deepu Philip is a faculty of Industrial & Management Engg. Department and Design Programme of IIT Kanpur. He works in the area of Production and Operations, Systems Simulation, Product Life Cycle Management, Unmanned Aerial Systems, and Systems Engineering. He holds bachelor degree in Industrial Engineering with his doctorate in Industrial & Management Engineering from MSU Bozeman. He has both academic and industrial experience with leading organizations of the world. He has experience in designing and implementing complex system of systems in different fields including defense, aviation, fertilizer, strategic chemical plants, transportation, banking, automation, health care, energy, and communication.
Amandeep Singh is appointed as Project Scientist in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India. He holds PhD degree from IIT Kanpur and bachelor degree in Production Engineering. Mr. Singh has over eight years of industrial and teaching experience. His research interests are Sustainable manufacturing processes, Value engineering, and metallurgy. He has presented his research in various international conferences organized by reputed bodies like CIRP and IEOM.