This is an introductory level course in Manufacturing Systems Technology and management. For most enterprises, the long term goal is to stay in business, grow and make profits. This is particularly true for manufacturing enterprises, which must understand the dynamic changes that are taking place in business environment and are flexible enough to change at every level. This course is an introductory course for engineering professionals who would like to take up careers in manufacturing and also for professionals who are already in manufacturing careers and would like to see the technological changes that manufacturing paradigm has witnessed in the last 3 decades.
Prof. Shantanu Bhattacharya is currently an Associate Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. Prior to joining IIT Kanpur he was associated with Suzuki Motors in the senior management level and has over 6 years of experience in various production capacities and positions. Prof. Bhattacharya currently takes care of the 4-I laboratory at IIT Kanpur as its coordinator and has also been associated with the TA 202 laboratory as coordinator from 2012 to 2015. Both these laboratories are very high end in terms of offering manufacturing training programs.