Milind Sohoni is a Area Leader and Professor of Operations Management at the Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad, India. He also serves as the Deputy Dean - Hyderabad Campus and Deputy Dean - Academic Affairs. His other academic appointments include visiting positions at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, IL.
Professor Sohoni’s research interests span large-scale stochastic airline optimization, supply chain analytics, healthcare delivery and nonprofit operations management in resource constrained settings. His areas of expertise include large-scale computational optimization, stochastic network design, combinatorial optimization, empirical modeling, and game theoretic analysis. He has published several research articles in globally recognized, top-tier, academic journals. He works with non-profit, and private, organizations on research projects and has received major grants for his research work. He has also received excellence in research awards from academic and practitioner societies. He serves as an associate editor for leading academic journals in operations management.
Professor Sohoni teaches courses on supply chain management, decision models and optimization, revenue management and pricing, and decision making under uncertainty.
Professor Sohoni has several years of corporate experience in consulting and research. Prior to joining ISB, he was a research advisor with the R&D group at Delta Technology, a wholly owned subsidiary of Delta Air Lines, Atlanta, GA. Prior to that, he worked with the Advanced Decision Support Systems group at AT&T Bell Labs in Holmdel, New Jersey, and Ryder Dedicated Logistics, Miami, Florida.
Professor Sohoni holds a Ph.D. in Operations Research from the School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA.
- Ph D (Operations Research), School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, The Georgia Institute of Technology
- MS (Manufacturing Systems Engineering), The University of Texas at Austin, Texas
- B E (Mechanical Engineering), College of Engineering Pune
Devalkar, Sripad.,Sohoni, Milind.,Arora, Priyank. (2017) "Ex-post funding: How should a resource constrained non-profit organization allocate its funds?", Production and Operations Management
, 26 (6), 1035-1055
Bala, Ram.,Kunnumkal, Sumit.,Sohoni, Milind. (2016) "Evergreening and Operational Risk Under Price Competition", Naval Research Logistics Quarterly
, 63 (1)
Jain, Aditya.,Sohoni, Milind. (2015) "Should Firms Conceal Information When Dealing With Common Suppliers?", Naval Research Logistics Quarterly
, 62 (1), 1-15
Deo, Sarang.,Sohoni, Milind. (2015) "Optimal decentralization of early infant diagnosis of HIV in resource-limited settings", Manufacturing and Service Operations Management
, 17 (2), 191-207
Sohoni, Milind.,Deshpande, Vinayak.,Arikan, Mazhar. (2012) "Building Reliable Air-Travel Infrastructure Using Empirical Data and Stochastic Models of Airline Networks", Operations Research
, 61 (1), 45-64
Sohoni, Milind.,Chopra, Sunil.,Mohan, Usha.,Sendil, Nuri. (2011) "Threshold Incentives and Sales Variance", Production and Operations Management
, 20 (4), 571 – 586
Sohoni, Milind.,Klabjan, Diego.,Lee, Yu-Ching. (2011) "Robust Airline Scheduling under Block Time Uncertainty", Transportation Science
, 45 (4), 451-464
Sohoni, Milind.,Seshadri, Sridhar.,Jain, Aditya. (2011) "Differential Pricing for Information Sharing Under Competition", Production and Operations Management
, 20 (2), 235-252
Sohoni, Milind.,Sunil Chopra.,Achal Bassamboo.,Usha Mohan.,Nuri Sendil. (2010) "Threshold Incentives over Multiple Time Periods and the Sales Hockey Stick", Naval Research Logistics Quarterly
, 57 (6), 503-518
Xu, Jiefeng.,Sohoni, Milind.,Lim, Alvin. (2008) "Solving the hierarchical data selection problem arising in Airline Revenue Management", International Journal of Revenue Management
, 2 (1), 63-77
Sohoni, Milind.,Ellis Johnson.,T. Glenn Bailey. (2006) "Operational Airline Reserve Crew Planning", Journal of Scheduling
, 9 (3), 203 – 221
Xu, Jiefeng.,Sohoni, Milind.,McCleery, Mike.,Bailey, T.. (2006) "A Dynamic Neighborhood based Tabu Search Algorithm for a Real-World Flight Instructor Scheduling Problem", European Journal of Operational Research
, 169 (3), 978-993
Sohoni, Milind.,Johnson, Ellis.,Bailey, T.. (2004) "Long Range Reserve Crew Planning in Airlines", Management Science
, 50 (6), 724-729
Sohoni, Milind.,Bailey, T..,Martin, Kristi.,Carter, Helen.,Johnson, Ellis. (2003) "Delta Optimizes Continuing - Qualification - Training Schedules for Pilots", Interfaces
, 33 (5), 57-70
Sohoni, Milind. (2017) "Introduction to optimization for Business Analytics", Volume edited by Sridhar Seshadri and Bhimsankaram Pochiraju
Sohoni, Milind. (2019) "What Newspaper Vendors Can Teach Airlines", Rsearch Byte
Sohoni, Milind. (2018) "How to Forge a Make in India Success Story",
Sohoni, Milind. (2018) "Saving Lives: Emergency Medical Services in India",
Devalkar, Sripad.,Sohoni, Milind.,Arora, Priyank. (2017) "Tapping the Sceptical Donor: A Novel Funding Approach for Non-profits",
Sohoni, Milind. (2016) "Coping with the Effects of Climate Change",
Fischer, Harry.,Chhatre, Ashwini.,Devalkar, Sripad.,Kolagani, Sriharitej.,Sohoni, Milind. (2016) "From Apple Juice to Garlic Pickle: Climate Change Adaptation in the Himalayas", Cover Story
Sohoni, Milind.,Jain, Aditya. (2016) "To Reveal or Not to Reveal: Secrecy in Supply Chain Management",
Sohoni, Milind. (2016) "Robust Airline Operations: Planning for uncertainty",
Sohoni, Milind.,Devalkar, Sripad. (2015) "Ex-post Funding: Innovating Non-profit Organisations",
Sohoni, Milind. (2009) "Attracting Volunteers in Non-Profits: Empirical Evidence from India’s Education Sector", ISB Insight
Sohoni, Milind. (2006) "Globalizing Indian manufacturing competing in global manufacturing and service networks",
Sohoni, Milind.,T. Glenn Bailey.,Kristi G. Martin. (2003) "An Optimization approach to pilot recurrent training scheduling", Georgia Tech - Technical Report
Deo, Sarang.,Sohoni, Milind.,Gambhir, Jagdeep.,Arora, Priyank. (2013) "Aahan (A): Innovation in community delivery of TB care in India", Indian School of Business
Malladi, Vishwakant.,Sohoni, Milind. "Delay Propagation in Airline disruptions"
Harry, Fischer.,Sohoni, Milind.,Devalkar, Sripad.,Chhatre, Ashwini. "Institutional Networks and Self-organized Adaptation to Climate Change"
Sohoni, Milind.,Erat, Sanjiv. "Can Time Buffers Lead To Delays? The Role of Reactive Capacity"
Devalkar, Sripad.,Sohoni, Milind.,Sharma, Neha. "Payment for Results: Funding Non-Profit Operations"
Seshadri, Sridhar. "Procurement from multiple suppliers using demand partitioning; 2011"
V. Deshpande.,C Manchiraju. "Are airlines demand chaser?"
S. Chitla.,A. Rout. "Increasing recruitment yield at TFI: Do experiential events matter"
Sohoni, Milind.,Bala, Ram.,Kunnumkal, Sumit. "Capacity Investment in Product Upgrades: Attack of the Clones"
Sohoni, Milind.,Krishnan, Harish. "Operational Sharing Among Competitors"
A. Patil.,A. Ahmed.,K. Talluri. "Valuing new markets in airline networks"