Niranjan S. Kulkarni
Senior Director, Consulting Services | Associate, CRB
Niranjan S. Kulkarni, PhD, Senior Director, Consulting Services with CRB Consulting Engineers, Inc. holds Ph.D. in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Binghamton University and is also a certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt. Niranjan has over 15 years of experience in business process and data modeling, operations and process simulations, process improvements, layout optimizations and supply chain management. He has worked with the pharmaceutical, biotech, chemical, semiconductor, electronics assembly and packaging, and manufacturing?industries.
Niranjan has contributed to ISPE, IEEE, and IISE organizations – Steering Committee of ISPE's Supply Chain Operations Packaging CoP, Past Co-Chair of Operations Management CoP, Co-Chair for 2020 ISPE AM, Chair for 2021 ISPE AM, Board Member for the Society for Engineering and Management Systems, elected as IISE’s Regional VP, North America Board of Operations for IISE, and serves on the Editorial Board for Global Logistics & International Business Education and Research Center.
Niranjan has authored over 25 peer reviewed papers published in research journals, conference proceedings and industry periodicals. He has co-authored ISPE's ISPE’s?Good Practice Guide?on Operations Management (published in 2016), ISPE's ATMP guide and book chapter in the prestigious Lecture Notes in Computer Sciences series. He is also on the editorial review board of the?International Marketing and Management?Research. He is a recipient of the 2018 Engineering Leader Under 40 award.