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Research Interests

Professor Deshmukh's research interests involve probabilistic and stochastic optimization models of decisions involving time and uncertainty, with applications in management science and economics.

Education/Academic qualification

Business Administration, PhD, University of California, Berkeley

… → 1971

Industrial Engineering, MS, Purdue University

… → 1966

Mechanical Engineering, BE, Pune University

… → 1964

Research interests

  • Applied Probability
  • Optimal Decisions
  • Quality Management
  • Response Time Management
  • Risk Management

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Preventive Maintenance Mathematics
Stochastic Games Mathematics
Zero sum game Mathematics
Continuous-time Model Mathematics
Preventive maintenance Engineering & Materials Science
Research and Development Mathematics
Pricing Mathematics
Quality control Engineering & Materials Science

Research Output 1973 2018

  • 166 Citations
  • 22 Article
  • 2 Book
  • 1 Conference article

New product quality and timing under competition

Deshmukh, S., Jan 1 2018, In : Proceedings of the International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management. 2018, JUL, p. 1418 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Product development
Product quality
New products

Managing Business Process Flows

Anupindi, R., Chopra, S., Deshmukh, S. D., Van Mieghem, J. A. & Zemel, E., 2012, 3rd ed. Pearson Education. 360 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Managing Business Process Flows: Principles of Operations Management

Deshmukh, S. D., Anupindi, R., Chopra, S., Mieghem, J. V. & Zemel, E., 2006, Prentice Hall.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

13 Citations (Scopus)


Chikte, S. D. & Deshmukh, S. D., Jan 1 1987, In : Operations Research. 35, 2, p. 198-205 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bilateral bargaining
Non-cooperative game
Subgame perfect equilibrium
22 Citations (Scopus)

A martingale characterization of the price of a nonrenewable resource with decisions involving uncertainty

Deshmukh, S. D. & Pliska, S. R., Aug 1985, In : Journal of Economic Theory. 35, 2, p. 322-342 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Non-renewable resources
Discount rate