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Dr Manju Lata Agarwal


Professor, Mathematical Sciences Foundation

Curriculum Vitae

Prof. Manju Agarwal
Educational Qualifications
  1964 - B.A. (H) Mathematics, University of Delhi

  1966 - M.A. Operational Research, University of Delhi

  1981 - Ph.D. Operational Research- University of Delhi    
Research Interests
  Stochastic Models in Reliability via Semi Markov Processes, and GERT
Transient and Numerical Solutions of Non-Markovian Queuing Models
Queuing Networks
Lattice Path Combinatorics
Discrete Probability Distributions via Urn Models and Run Theory
System Reliability Optimization via Heuristic Algorithms, Genetic Algorithms & Ant Colony Optimization Algorithms.
Recent Publications

  Agarwal, Manju Lata and Kanwar Sen, ed. Recent Developments in Operational Research.  Narosa, New Delhi, 2001.

Selected research papers published in Refereed/Peer Reviewed Journals:

  Ant colony approach to constrained redundancy optimization in binary systems. Applied Mathematical Modelling. 34(4): 992-1003. 2010. (with V K Sharma)

  Lattice path approach for busy period density of GIa/Gb/1 queues using C2 Coxian distributions. Applied Mathematical Modelling.34(6): 1597-1614. 2010. (with B Borkakaty and Kanwar Sen)

  Combined m-consecutive-k-out-of-n: F system and consecutive-k-out-of-n: F system. IEEE Transactions on Reliability. 58(2): 328-337. 2009. (with Pooja Mohan and K Sen)

  GERT analysis of m-consecutive-k-out-of-n: F system with overlapping runs and (k-1)-step Markov dependence. International Journal of Operational Research. 3(1/2): 36-51. 2008. (with P Mohan)

  A heuristic approach for constrained redundancy optimization in multi-state systems. Economic Quality Control. 22(2): 247-260. 2007. (with Sudhanshu Aggarwal and Rashika Gupta)

Theses Supervised (at University of Delhi)
  PhD: V K Sharma (2010), B Borkakaty (2007), P Mohan (2007), R Gupta (2006), S Aggarwal (2005), M Chaudhuri (1998), M Mahajan (1992).

  MPhil: P Mohan (2003), D Aggarwal (2003), P Kumar (1999), M Gulati (1997), Srividya (1996), S Pradhan (1996), M Chaudhuri (1994), S Goyal (1990).

Past Positions

  1993 – 2010: Professor, Department of Operational Research, University of Delhi

  1983 – 1993: Reader, Department of Operational Research, University of Delhi

  1983: Lecturer in Reader’s Grade, Department of Mathematics,  Indraprastha College For Women, University of Delhi

  1966 – 1982: Lecturer , Department of Mathematics, Indraprastha College For Women, University of Delhi


  2008 – 2009: Chairperson, Board of Research Studies (Mathematical Sciences), University of Delhi.

  2007 – 2009 and 2000 – 2001: Dean, Faculty of Mathematical Sciences, University of Delhi.

  2006 – 2009 and 2000 – 2003: Head, Department of Operational Research, University of Delhi.

  2000 - 2002: Chairperson, Sub-Committee (Mathematical Sciences), Board of Research Studies for the Humanities, University of Delhi.

  1978 – 1981: Teacher-in-Charge, Department of Mathematics, Indraprastha College For Women, University of Delhi.