Godwin Tennyson

Operations Management & Quantitative Techniques

Ph.D (IIT Madras), M. Tech (NIT Calicut)

+91 431 250 5013

godwin@iimtrichy.ac.in

Dr. Godwin Tennyson has been associated with IIM Tiruchirappalli since its inception. He obtained his doctoral degree from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras, and had worked in corporate sector for nearly 5 years as business analytics and operations research consultant before moving to academia. He is actively involved in research with publications in several reputed peer-reviewed international journals and more than 30 international conferences presentations where he was awarded 'Best Paper' thrice. He had served as session chair at several international conferences and was the Conference Chair of 11th Indian Subcontinent Decision Sciences Institute International Conference. Dr. Godwin teaches 'Pricing Management' and 'Revenue Management' and is also actively involved in executive education. Dr. Godwin had held several administrative responsibilities at IIM Tiruchirappalli since its inception. He had been the founding Chairperson of Placement and External Relations, Chairperson of Operations Management and Quantitative Techniques Area, and Chairperson of International Relations. He is currently the Chairperson of the flagship Post Graduate Programme in Management and Dean (Administration). In addition, he is the First Appellate Authority of Rights to Information Cell, and member of Building and Works Committee. Dr. Godwin also serves as external member of doctoral committees of other institutes/universities, examiner for doctoral candidates of universities, member of board of studies and paper reviewer for reputed international journals.

Godwin Tennyson | Year – 2017
An Empirical Analysis of Delhi - Mumbai Sector Flight Fares. International Journal of Business Analytics (IJBAN), Volume 4 (60-78), doi: 10.4018/IJBAN.2017100104

Godwin Tennyson, Sajeev, K., & George, A. C. | Year – 2016
Finding Time-Robust Fuel Efficient Paths for a Call-Taxi in a Stochastic City Road Network. Journal of Advanced Transportation, Volume 50 (1156-1180), doi: 10.1002/atr.1395

Godwin Tennyson, Gopalan, R., & Narendran, T. T. | Year – 2015
Estimating order delivery times and fleet capacity in freight rail networks: part I - simulation modelling. International Journal of Operational Research, Volume 24 (329-355), doi: 10.1504/IJOR.2015.072232

Godwin Tennyson., Gopalan, R., & Narendran, T. T. | Year – 2015
Estimating order delivery times and fleet capacity in freight rail networks: part II - analytic approximation. International Journal of Operational Research, Volume 24 (369-398), doi: 10.1504/IJOR.2015.072722

Godwin Tennyson ., Gopalan, R., & Narendran, T. T. | Year – 2013
Factors influencing the design of a linear rail network for a dedicated freight corridor. International Journal of Logistics Systems and Management, Volume 14 (73-92), doi: 10.1504/IJLSM.2013.051021

Godwin Tennyson , Ram Gopalan, and T. T. Narendran | Year – 2008
Tactical Locomotive Fleet Sizing for Freight Train Operation, Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, Vol. 44, pp. 440-454.

Godwin Tennyson , Ram Gopalan, and T. T. Narendran | Year – 2007
Freight Train Routing and Scheduling in a Passenger Rail Network: Computational Complexity and the Stepwise Dispatching Heuristic, Asia Pacific Journal of Operational research, Vol.24, No.4, pp. 499-533.

Godwin Tennyson , Ram Gopalan, and T. T. Narendran | Year – 2007
A Heuristic for Routing and Scheduling Freight Trains in a Passenger Rail Network, International Journal of Logistics Systems and Management. Vol.3, pp. 101 -133.

Godwin Tennyson , Ram Gopalan, and T. T. Narendran | Year – 2006
Locomotive Assignment and Freight Train Scheduling using Genetic Algorithm, International Transactions in Operational Research. Vol.13, pp. 299-332.

Courses Taught:
1. Pricing Management
2. Revenue Management
3. Supply Chain Management
4. Logistics Management
5. Quantitative Methods


MDP Offered:
1. Pricing Decisions to Enhance Profits

Sessions Handled:
1. Effective Delegation and Supervision
2. Transition into Academic Management
3. Workplace Management: Delegation and Team Building
International Conference
  1. Godwin, T., “Modeling Customized Pricing based on Multiple Attributes”, POMS 30th Annual Conference, Seattle, May 3-6, 2019.
  2. Godwin, T., “Data Envelopment Analysis for Rating of Smart Phones”, POMS 30th Annual Conference, Seattle, May 3-6, 2019.
  3. Godwin, T., “Simulation Modeling of Real-Time Scheduling of Building Elevator System”, POMS 30th Annual Conference, Seattle, May 3-6, 2019.
  4. Godwin, T., “E-Commerce Tactics for Product Delivery Chain”, 12th ISDSI International Conference, India, Dec 27-30, 2018.
  5. Godwin, T., “Inbound Transportation Logistics Analysis of FMCG Products in Tiruchirappalli”, 12th ISDSI International Conference, India, Dec 27-30, 2018.
  6. Godwin, T., “Two Class Capacity Allocation: Spot Demand Management”, XXII Annual International Conference of the Society of Operations Management, India, December 20-22, 2018.
  7. Godwin, T., “Comparison of Passenger Automobiles using Data Envelopment Analysis”, XXII Annual International Conference of the Society of Operations Management, India, December 20-22, 2018.
  8. Kumaravel, S., and Godwin, T., “Coordination in Three-Echelon Supply Chain with a Loss-Averse Retailer using Buyback Contracts”, XXII Annual International Conference of the Society of Operations Management, India, December 20-22, 2018.
  9. Godwin, T., “Queue Selection Decision under Additional Information”, 11th ISDSI International Conference, India, Dec 27-30, 2017.
  10. Godwin, T., “Spot Demand Seat Allocation for Inter-City Bus Services”, 11th ISDSI International Conference, India, Dec 27-30, 2017.
  11. Mohd Kamran, R K, and Godwin, T., “A New Formulation for the Traveling Salesman Problem”, 11th ISDSI International Conference, India, Dec 27-30, 2017.
  12. Godwin, T., “B-School Examination Timetabling under Heterogeneous Elective Selections”, POMS 28th Annual Conference, Seattle, May 5-8, 2017.
  13. Godwin, T., “Machine Cell Design of Parts with Operations Sequence and Demand Distribution”, POMS 28th Annual Conference, Seattle, May 5-8, 2017.
  14. Godwin, T., “A Mean-Variance Portfolio Optimization Model for Spot Demand Seat Allocation”, POMS 28th Annual Conference, Seattle, May 5-8, 2017.
  15. Godwin, T., “A Simulation Model to Analyze the Impact of Virtual Responsiveness in an E-Commerce Supply Chain”, 19th International Conference on Mathematical Modeling and Operations Research, Dubai, March 11-12, 2017.
  16. Godwin, T., “Petri Net Modeling and Simulation of a Call-Taxi System”, 19th International Conference on Mathematical Modeling and Operations Research, Dubai, March 11-12, 2017. (Awarded Best Presentation)
  17. Godwin, T., “Optimizing Traffic Signal Durations at a City Road Intersection”, 21st International Conference of Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies, Hong Kong, December 10-12, 2016.
  18. Godwin, T., “A Student Centric Scheduling of B-School Elective Exams”, XIX Annual International Conference of the Society of Operations Management, India, December 11-13, 2015.
  19. Godwin, T., “Intra-City Travel of Call-Taxis: Finding the Economical Time Robust Path”, XIX Annual International Conference of the Society of Operations Management, India, December 11-13, 2015.
  20. Godwin, T., and V. Madhusudanan Pillai, “A 0-1 Integer Linear Programming Formulation for Machine Cells under Sequence of Operation”, XIX Annual International Conference of the Society of Operations Management, India, December 11-13, 2015.
  21. Godwin, T., “Analysis of Impact of E-Commerce on Supply Chain and Logistics Decisions”, International Conference on Advances in Production and Industrial Engineering, India, February 20-21, 2015. (Invited paper)
  22. Godwin, T., “Simulation Modeling of a Toll Plaza Operation”, XVII Annual International Conference of the Society of Operations Management, India, December 20-22, 2013.
  23. Godwin, T., “Intelligent Selection of a Server Among Parallel Identical Servers”, 2013 Winter Simulation Conference, Washington DC, December 8-11, 2013.
  24. Godwin, T., Ram Gopalan, and T. T. Narendran, “A Tactical Planning Model for Estimating Order Flow Times in Freight Rail Networks”, INFORMS Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas, USA, November 7-10, 2010.
  25. Godwin, T., Ram Gopalan, and T. T. Narendran, “Tactical Planning of Freight Train Operation”, IX Annual International Conference of the Society of Operations Management, India, December 16-18, 2005.
  26. Godwin, T., Ram Gopalan, and T. T. Narendran, “A Petri Net based Simulation Model for Strategic Planning of Freight Train Operations”, The First International Conference in Transportation Logistics, Singapore, July 27-29, 2005.
  27. Godwin, T., Ram Gopalan, and T. T. Narendran, “Multi-Objective Locomotive Assignment for Freight Trains with Scheduling in a Passenger Rail Network”, VIII Annual International Conference of the Society of Operations Management, India, December 17-20, 2004. (Awarded Best Research Paper)
  28. Godwin, T., Ram Gopalan, and T. T. Narendran, “Freight Trains Pathing Logistics Along a Fixed Path Route on a Passenger Railroad”, The Second International Conference on Logistics and Supply Chain Management, India, August 3-5, 2004.
  29. Godwin, T., Ram Gopalan, and T. T. Narendran, “Pacing Freight Trains on a Passenger Railroad”, VII Annual International Conference of the Society of Operations Management, India, December 19-21, 2003. (Awarded Best Research Paper)
  30. Godwin, T., and V. Madhusudanan Pillai, “Design of Cellular Manufacturing System for Probabilistic Product Mix using Genetic Algorithm”, VI Annual International Conference of the Society of Operations Management, India, December 20-22, 2002.
National Conference
  1. Godwin. T., and T. T. Narendran, "A Mathematical Formulation for the Design of a Linear Rail Network", Second National Conference on Management Science and Practice, India, March 9-11, 2007.
International Conference Proceeding
  1. Godwin, T., “Modeling Driver Lane Selection Decisions in a Toll Plaza”, Proceedings of 2015 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, pp. 671-674, 2015. (Available in IEEE Xplore Digital Library)
  2. Godwin, T., “Finding Robust Quickest Path for Call-Taxis in a City Road Network”, Proceedings of 2015 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, pp. 180-184, 2015. (Available in IEEE Xplore Digital Library)
  3. Godwin, T., “Intelligent Selection of a Server Among Parallel Identical Servers”, Proceedings of the 2013 Winter Simulation Conference, pp. 3978 – 3979, 2013. (Available in ACM Digital Library)
  4. Godwin, T., Ram Gopalan, and T. T. Narendran, “Freight Trains Pathing Logistics Along a Fixed Path Route on a Passenger Railroad”, Proceedings of the The Second International Conference on Logistics and Supply Chain Management, 2004.
Book Chapter
  1. Godwin. T., and T. T. Narendran, "A Mathematical Formulation for the Design of a Linear Rail Network", Management Science and Practice, Allied Publishers Private Limited, New Delhi, pp. 73-80, 2007
 

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