Background and activities

Swapnil is a PhD Candidate at the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering. His research topic is within customised manufacturing, with a focus on how manufacturers can improve project and production planning decisions to minimise delays in product delivery.

He has a master’s degree from NTNU, where he graduated in June 2018 with a specialisation in production management and logistics. His master’s thesis explored how retailers could better utilise insights into customer behaviours to reduce overproduction and waste in perishable food supply chains.

Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Part of book/report

  • Bhalla, Swapnil; Alfnes, Erlend; Hvolby, Hans-Henrik. (2019) Assessing Fit of Capacity Planning Methods for Delivery Date Setting: An ETO Case Study. Advances in Production Management Systems. Towards Smart Production Management Systems : IFIP WG 5.7 International Conference, APMS 2019, Austin, TX, USA, September 1–5, 2019, Proceedings, Part II.


  • Bhalla, Swapnil; Vatn, Jørn. (2018) Identifying the Effects of Eliminating Replenishment for Nonexistent Backorders, on the Performance of Perishable Inventories - A Simulation Study. 2018.