Prof. V J Lawrence
V J Lawrence is a Mechanical Engineer from the BMS College of Engineering Bangalore. He has a MS (Engineering Management) degree from BITS Pilani and also a PG Diploma in Operations Management from IGNOU. His experience totals 23 years of which 12 years are in the manufacturing industry and 11 years in academics. He worked in the public sector undertaking, M/s BEML for 5 years (1990 - 1995) & M/s Ashok Leyland Ltd. for 7 years (1995 - 2002).
He switched over to academics in the year 2002 & served as a faculty in the Industrial Engineering & Management department of BMS College of Engineering, Bangalore for four years (2002 - 2006). He is with SJIM since the year 2006. While at BEML & Leyland he was associated with activities pertaining to manpower & capacity computations, formulation & monitoring of incentive schemes, estimation & costing, fixing of standard time for machining & assembly operations besides being a coordinator for ISO 9001, QS 9000 & ISO 14001. In academics, his area of specialization is Operations Management and also Quality Management. He has published 17 National & 2 International conference papers. He is a life member of the Institution of Engineers, India (IEI) and also the Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE).