Sanjiv Sarin

Special Assistant to the Chancellor/Professor

Sanjiv Sarin
College of Engineering

Industrial & Systems Engineering

McNair 426A


Dr. Sarin is Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering at A&T. He earned a bachelor's Chemical Engineering and master's in Mechanical Engineering (IE concentration) from IIT Delhi and a PhD in Industrial Engineering from State University of New York at Buffalo. He is a licensed Professional Engineer, senior member of IISE, and member of Omega Rho, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Phi Kappa Phi and Order of the Engineer. He has received several awards including the outstanding advising award, teaching excellence award, and the outstanding administrator award. He has served as Assoc Dean of Engineering; Director of Computational Engineering; Chair of Bioengineering; Graduate College Dean; Assoc VC for University Outreach, Professional Development and Distance Education; Director of International Programs; Vice Provost for Research, Graduate Programs and Extended Learning; VC for Research and Economic Development; and Special Assistant to the Chancellor for Strategic Partnerships.

Research Interests

Transportation, Logistics, Quality Assurance, Operations Research

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Recent Publications

  • C Campbell, N Bishop, Sanjiv Sarin (2016). (Case Study: Applying Communities of Practice in Graduate Enrollment Management for a Cultural Interpretation of Workplace Learning). (2) 2, Journal of Research Initiatives (Online).
  • Sanjiv Sarin (2002). (A Model for International Accreditation of Engineering Programs, in Engineering). In Win Aung, Peter Hicks, Luiz Scavarda, Vaclav Roubicek, Che-Ho Wei, (Education and Research: A Chronicle of Worldwide Innovations) (2002) pp. 189-196. Begell House Publishing.
  • Sanjiv Sarin, Keith Schimmel, Paul Stanfield, Franklin King, Eui Park (2002). (Empowerment of Course Committees in Engineering Education). Proceedings of International Conference on Engineering Education-2002.
  • G Culp, W Riffee, D Starrett, Sanjiv Sarin, H Abrahamsen (2001). (Faculty Rewards in Digital Instructional Environments). Jan 2001, pp. 11-14. Syllabus.
  • S Larbi, Sanjiv Sarin, C Anyanso-Archibong (2000). (MIS Staff Planning in a State Government Agency). (4) 7, pp. 325-330. International Journal of Industrial Engineering.
  • Sanjiv Sarin (2000). (Quality Assurance in Engineering Education: A Comparison of EC 2000 and ISO 9000). (4) 89, pp. 495-501. Journal of Engineering Education.
  • Sanjiv Sarin (1997). (Teaching Taguchi’s Approach to Parameter Design). (5) 30, pp. 102-107. Quality Progress.
  • Silvanus Udoka, Sanjiv Sarin, Lorace Massay (1995). (Applications of automatic identification technologies across the IE curriculum). (1) 29, pp. 125–129. Computers & Industrial Engineering.
  • M. Chandra, Sanjiv Sarin, Thomas Eshun (1995). (Computer aided assembly sequencing: Die set application). (1-4) 29, pp. 687-691. Computers & Industrial Engineering.
  • Chin-Sheng Chen, Sanjiv Sarin, B Ram (1993). (Mixed-integer programming model for a class of assortment problems). (3) 65, pp. 362-367. European Journal of Operational Research.
  • Sanjiv Sarin, M Lefoka (1993). (Scheduling Heuristic for the n-Job m-Machine Flow Shop). (2) 21, pp. 229-234. Omega - The International Journal of Management Science.
  • Tanya Smith, Sanjiv Sarin (1992). (A program for dispatching and routing AGVs). (1-4) 23, pp. 187-190. Computers & Industrial Engineering.
  • Thomas Eshun, Chin-Sheng Chen, Samuel Owusu-Ofori, Sanjiv Sarin (1991). (Data integrity in an IGES description of turned part geometry). (1-4) 21, pp. 459-463. Computers & Industrial Engineering.
  • C Chen, Sanjiv Sarin, B Ram (1991). (The Pallet Packing Problem for Non-Uniform Box Sizes). (10) 29, pp. 1963-1968. International Journal of Production Research.
  • B Ram, Sanjiv Sarin, C Chen (1990). (A Model and a Solution Approach for the Machine Loading and Tool Allocation Problem in a Flexible Manufacturing System). (4) 28, pp. 637-646. International Journal of Production Research.
  • Balasubramanian Ram, Chin-Sheng Chen, Sanjiv Sarin, Mysore Chandra (1990). (Communication interface in a physical simulator for robotic palletization). (1-4) 19, pp. 200-204. Computers & Industrial Engineering.
  • Chin-Sheng Chen, Balasubramanian Ram, Sanjiv Sarin (1989). (Design and development of a physical simulator for robotic palletization). (1-4) 17, pp. 202-208. Computers & Industrial Engineering.
  • Sanjiv Sarin, Mark Karwan (1989). (The Linear Multiple Choice Knapsack Problem). (2) 8, pp. 95-100. Operations Research Letters.
  • Balasubramanian Ram, Sanjiv Sarin (1988). (An Algorithm for the 0-1 Equality Knapsack Problem). (11) 39, pp. 1045-1049. Journal of the Operational Research Society.
  • Sanjiv Sarin, Balasubramanian Ram (1988). (Evaluating formatted alphanumeric displays). (2) 14, pp. 219-226. Computers & Industrial Engineering.
  • Sanjiv Sarin, AJG Babu (1988). (Heuristic Solution to a Resource Allocation Problem). (3) 61, pp. 50-54. Journal of the National Technical Association.
  • Sanjiv Sarin (1988). (Planning a Storeroom Operation -- A Case Study). (2) 29, pp. 62-65. Production and Inventory Management Journal.
  • Sanjiv Sarin, Mark Karwan, Ronald Rardin (1988). (Surrogate duality in a branch-and-bound procedure for integer programming). (3) 33, pp. 326-333. European Journal of Operational Research.
  • Sanjiv Sarin, Mark Karwan (1987). (A computational evaluation of two subgradient search methods). (3) 14, pp. 241-247. Computers & Operations Research.
  • Balasubramanian Ram, Sanjiv Sarin, Arup Mallik (1987). (A methodology for projecting course demands in academic programs). (2) 12, pp. 99-103. Computers & Industrial Engineering.
  • Sanjiv Sarin, Mark Karwan, Ronald Rardin (1987). (A new surrogate dual multiplier search procedure). (3) 34, pp. 431-450. Naval Research Logistics.
  • Balasubramanian Ram, Muhammed Al-Rumaih, Sanjiv Sarin (1986). (A Decision Support System for Course Scheduling). (2) 15, pp. 149-158. Journal of Educational Technology Systems.
  • Vahid Lotfi, Sanjiv Sarin (1986). (A graph coloring algorithm for large scale scheduling problems). (1) 13, pp. 27-32. Computers & Operations Research.