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Aravind Satyanarayanan

Aravind Satyanarayanan

MS Student


Currently, he is pursuing his Master’s degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering at The University of Tennessee under the guidance of Dr. Rapinder Sawhney.

In the university,

  • His major role has been the Teaching Assistant for classes that cover Lean Systems and Thinking, Engineering Fundamentals program.
  • Students from various majors that include Integrated Business and Engineering Program, Industrial Engineering majors including sophomores, senior year and few working professional cohort students.
  • His focus of research in validating factors responsible for enhancing training industrial professionals in lean manufacturing using team based Learning and 3D Hologram as the study tool. 


  • Implemented Zone Based Manufacturing to reduce transportation waste in the factory floor, thereby increasing the throughput by 40%, organizing effective employee engagement by ergonomic principles.
  • Developed a scheduling algorithm to handle the increasing capacity constraint of the distribution facility in processing the E-Commerce demand from 1 Million to 5 Million units per day.
  • Surveyed employees on the line to allocate resources equally to convert a non-value-added workstation into an extra quality workstation and increased throughput rate by 14%.


  • Operations Management.
  • Lean Processes.
  • FMEA, Risk mitigation in Industries. 
  • Six Sigma Methodology.
  • Manufacturing Technology and Statistical Process Controls.


  • Masters in Industrial and Systems Engineering;
  • Bachelors in Electrical and Electronics Engineering.

Professional Service

  • Implemented Continuous Quality Improvement projects using Lean and Six Sigma tools (Root cause analysis, A3, Kanban, DMAIC, PDCA, VSM, Regression Analysis).
  • Administered the combined advantages of Systems based thinking and critical problem-solving techniques using Hypothesis testing, and ANOVA to obtain greater efficiency and effectiveness.

Awards and Recognitions

  • Six Sigma Green Belt.
  • MS Excel - Statistical process Control.
Aravind Satyanarayanan

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