Faculty Directory

  • Name: K.R. Chari
  • Designation:
    Dean (Students Welfare)
    Professor of Operations Management
  • Contact Details:
  • Email Id: [email protected]
  • Phone: +91-120-6843000-10, Extension: 422


A Mechanical Engineer by qualification and followed by a 2 years PG certification in Industrial Engineering, worked with a wide spectrum of industry in India and abroad, till 2009. He has provided his expert services to more than 200 industrial units and service organisations ranging from Large corporations and MNCs to Cottage industry. His services covered Productivity improvement, Cost optimisation, Energy Management, Environment management and Design optimisation in  products and processes. He Joined BIMTECH in 2009 as a Professor (Operations Management) and later was also assigned the responsibility of Dean Students’ Welfare.

Prof. Chari has been invited by many international bodies like the Asian Productivity Organisation (APO), UNEP, SIDA (Swedish International Development Agency), UNEP (United Nations Environmental Program), UNDP etc. as an expert and panellist on various conferences and seminars.

He has also been on many expert committees of various ministries of the Government of India like the Labour, MNRE etc.



  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering, Jiwaji University, Gwalior, 1971
  • 2 Yrs. PG Certificate Program in Industrial Engineering (PGCIE), National Productivity Council, New Delhi, 1973
  • Fellow of the Institution of Engineers (India) FIE, 1992
  • Chartered Engineer, 1992


Area of Interest and Research

  • Productivity Improvement
  • Energy and Environment Management
  • Circular Economy and Waste Recycling
  • Project Management


Teaching Courses and New Courses Developed

  • Productivity Management
  • Technology Management
  • Energy Management


  • Application oriented consulting services, 30 years
  • Design & Development of software applications, 7 years,
  • Professor, Operations Management, Birla Institute of Management Technology, Greater Noida, India, June 2018 – onwards. (Please use the official designation awarded)


Academic Positions and Assignments

  • Chief Proctor, 3 years
  • Dean Students Welfare, 6 years


Professional Association and Board Participation

  • Life member, Society of Value Engineers
  • Life member, SEEM (Society of Energy Engineers and Managers)


Recognitions and Awards

  • Best Applied Research paper, Winner, Christ University, Bangalore, 2013.


Research Funding and Consulting

  • UNEP, Preparation of Compendium of Technologies for Destruction and Recycling of waste oils: USD 24,000, 2010-11
  • UNEP, WAB2E (Waste Agricultural Biomass to Energy: Demostration project),: USD 20,000, 2013-14
  • Cupola Slag utilisation project, Foundation for SMEs, New Delhi, 2010-12
  • Multiskill based career growth plan for M/s Kirloskar Brothers Ltd., INR 11 lacs, 2015-16


Research Papers and Working Papers

  • Development of products from Waste Marble Dust of Rajasthan
  • Development of products from waste plastics
  • Development of products from Rice Husk Ash
  • Development of products from dust from stone slabs industry



Research in Progress

  • Product development from Parali (Paddy Straw)


Books, Chapters and Technical Reports


  • Value Engineering, NPC, New Delhi



Editorial Positions and Reviews

Conference, Seminar Paper and Presentations

  • Participated as paper contributor/panellist/subject expert at UNEP conference in Phnom Penh , Cambodia, Osaka Japan, Costa Rica, Brazil, Taipei (Taiwan),


MDP Sessions, Workshops and Technical Lectures

  • Has been very actively involved in more than 200 MDPs, industry workshops and technical experts panels


Social Engagement

  • Actively associated with BIMTECH Foundation and Ranganathan Soiety for Social Welfare and Library Development



Curriculum Vitae