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Dr. Vimlesh Kumar Soni

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Dr. Vimlesh Kumar Soni     


Associate Professor


Room No ------, Second Floor, Dept of Mechanical Engineering

MANIT Bhopal 462003



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Date of Birth

March 15th, 1968

Educational Qualification

PhD (Mechanical Engineering specialized in Industrial Engineering & Management)


01.01.2019 onwards – Associate Professor, MANIT Bhopal

11.12.2015 to 31.12.2018 – Director (On Deputation) AICTE, New Delhi

31.01.2003 to 10.12.2015 – Lecturer/Assistant Professor, MANIT Bhopal

11.04.1993 to 30.01.2003 – Faculty, CEDMAP, Bhopal / Indore


Industrial Engineering and Operations Research

Production and Operations Management

Entrepreneurship and Technology Business Incubation


  • International Journals - 18
  • National Journal - 16
  • National Conference - 08
  • International Conference - 15

                                                      Total Published Paper 57

Member of Professional Bodies

  1. Fellow of Indian Institute of Industrial Engineering.
  2. Life Member of Indian Institute of Industrial Engineering
  3. Lige Member of Institution of Engineers (India)

Countries Visited

  1. United Kingdom (Aston University, Birmingham, UK)
  2. United States of America (State Houston University, Houston)
  3. South Africa (University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg)

PhD Thesis Supervised

  1. Dr Pradeep Kumar Soni-“Development of Maintenance Model using some Lean Tools” (Awarded 01.07.2013)
  2. Dr Samant Shant Priya- “A Study on Marketing Mix of e-tailing and their relationship with consumer motives” (Awarded 28.08.2013)
  3. Dr Jitendra Kumar – “Manufacturing Productivity Enhancement using OEE Metrics” (Awarded 14.02.2014)
  4. Dr Lakhan Patidar- “Analysis and Modeling of Value Stream Maping for Indian Industries” (Awarded 25.01.2018)
  5. Dr Dharmendra Tyagi-“Analysis of Barriers and Critical Success Factors of Six Sigma Practices in Indian SMEs” (Awarded 11.05.2018)
  6. Dr Arvind Shrimali- “Analysis of Lean Practices for Implementation in Indian MSMEs” (Awarded 17.08.2018)
  7. Mr Shubham Jain – Broad Area of Research : Manufacturing Analysis (In Progress)

Number of P.G. Projects guided

24 (Completed)

02 (In Progress)

Administrative Work Done

At Institute Level:

  1. Assistant Proctor
  2. Warden and Senior Warden
  3. Prof I/c Central Library
  4. Member, Training & Placement Committee
  5. Prof I/c Air Conditioners & Water Coolers
  6. Prof I/c Vehicle Section
  7. Coordinator, ED Cell

At Department Level:

  1. Faculty I/c Mechatronics Laboratory
  2. I/c Time Table
  3. Member Dept UG Committee
  4. Coordinator, Valuation Centre
  5. I/c Dept Library
  6. Coordinator, DPRC
  7. PG Coordinator (Industrial Design)