Dr. Jolly Puri

Assistant Professor

Specialization

Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) in Uncertain Environments, Fuzzy Optimization

Email

jolly.puri@thapar.edu

Specialization

Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) in Uncertain Environments, Fuzzy Optimization

Email

jolly.puri@thapar.edu

Contact No.

+91-7087-960-125

Assistant Professor

jolly.puri@thapar.edu

Biography

Dr Jolly Puri is working as an Assistant Professor in the School of Mathematics (SOM), Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology (TIET), Patiala. She received her Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in the area of Applied Mathematics (specifically Operations Research) from Department of Mathematics, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee in 2015. She has been teaching undergraduate and postgraduate mathematics courses at TIET, Patiala since 2015. She has published eleven journal publications till date in Elsevier and Springer having a cumulative impact factor of 25.181. The research publications are in reputed SCI Journals like Annals of Operations Research, Expert Systems with Applications, International Journal of Fuzzy Systems, Data Technologies and Applications, and WORK: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment, and Rehabilitation. She has 1 ongoing (September 2020 – September 2022) Seed Money research project entitled “Development of Dynamic Data Envelopment Analysis Models with Application to Indian Banking Sector”. Dr Puri has guided four Master’s student and one is ongoing. Dr Puri has guided four Master’s student and one is ongoing. She is guiding two Ph.D. students.

Experience

Total Teaching Experience: More than 5 years

Teaching Interests

  • Operations Research/Optimization Techniques, Advanced Optimization Techniques
  • Numerical Analysis, Engineering Mathematics, Fuzzy Mathematical Programming
  • Statistical Methods and Algorithms, Data Structures and Algorithms, C-Programming

Research Interest

  • Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA), Dynamic DEA, Inverse DEA, Fuzzy DEA
  • Fuzzy Optimization, Combinatorial Optimization, Decision Making
  • Performance evaluation in sectors viz. Banking, Information Technology and Power Plants

Research Publications

Journal Publications

  • Jolly Puri and Meenu Verma, “Integrated data envelopment analysis and multicriteria decision-making ranking approach based on peer-evaluations and subjective preferences: case study in banking sector”. Data Technologies and Applications, 54 (4), 551-582, 2020. (Emerald, Impact factor: 0.704)
  • Sumit Goyal, Ash Narayan Sah, Rakesh Kumar Sharma and Jolly Puri, “Estimating technical efficiencies of Indian IT companies for setting improvement targets for inefficient companies: An empirical analysis with wrokers’ effort as key input”. WORK: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment, and Rehabilitation, 66 (4), 885-900, 2020. (IOS Press, Impact factor: 1.132)
  • Jolly Puri, Shiv Prasad Yadav and Harish Garg, “A new multi-component DEA approach using common set of weights methodology and imprecise data: An application to public sector banks in India with undesirable and shared resources”. Annals of Operations Research, 259, 351-388, 2017. (Springer, Impact factor: 2.583)
  • Jolly Puri and Shiv Prasad Yadav, “Improved DEA models in the presence of undesirable outputs and imprecise data: An application to banking industry in India International Journal of Systems Assurance Engineering and Management, 8, 1608-1629, 2017. (Springer, H-Index: 20)
  • Jolly Puri and Shiv Prasad Yadav, “Productivity and Profitability of Public Sector Banks in India: A Multi-component DEA Approach”. International Journal of Operational Research, 30, 233-276, 2017. (Inderscience, H-Index: 24)
  • Jolly Puri and Shiv Prasad Yadav, “A fully fuzzy DEA approach for cost and revenue efficiency measurements in the presence of undesirable outputs and its application to the banking sector in India”. International Journal of Fuzzy Systems, 18(2), 212-226, 2016. (Springer, Impact factor: 4.406)
  • Jolly Puri and Shiv Prasad Yadav, “Intuitionistic Fuzzy Data Envelopment Analysis: An Application to the Banking Sector in India”. Expert Systems with Applications, 42(11), 4982-4998, 2015. (Elsevier, Impact factor: 5.452)
  • Jolly Puri and Shiv Prasad Yadav, “A Fully Fuzzy Approach to DEA and Multi-component DEA for Measuring Fuzzy Technical Efficiencies in the Presence of Undesirable Outputs”. International Journal of Systems Assurance Engineering and Management, 6(3), 268-285, 2015. (Springer, H-Index: 20)
  • Jolly Puri and Shiv Prasad Yadav, “A Fuzzy DEA Model with Undesirable Fuzzy Outputs and its Application to the Banking Sector in India”. Expert Systems with Applications, 41(14), 6419-6432, 2014. (Elsevier, Impact factor: 5.452)
  • Jolly Puri and Shiv Prasad Yadav, “A Concept of Fuzzy Input Mix-efficiency in Fuzzy DEA and its Application in Banking Sector”. Expert Systems with Applications, 40(5), 1437-1450, 2013. (Elsevier, Impact factor: 5.452)
  • Jolly Puri and Shiv Prasad Yadav, “Performance Evaluation of Public and Private Sector Banks in India using DEA”. International Journal of Operational Research, 18(1), 91-121, 2013. (Inderscience, H-Index: 24)

Conference Proceedings

  • Jolly Puri and Shiv Prasad Yadav, “Fuzzy Multi-component DEA with Shared and Undesirable Fuzzy Resources”. World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, International Science Index 93, International Journal of Mathematical, Computational, Natural and Physical Engineering, 8(9), 1170-1178, 2014. (ISSN: 1307-6892)
  • Jolly Puri and Shiv Prasad Yadav, “Interval Multi-component DEA with Shared and Undesirable Resources”. Proceedings of International Conference on Mathematical Sciences - 2014 (ICMS-2014), Sathyabama University, July 17-19, 2014 in Elsevier. (ISBN: 978-93-5107-261-4)
  • Jolly Puri and Shiv Prasad Yadav, “Performance Measurement of Public Sector Banks in India: A Multi-component DEA Approach”. Proceedings of International Conference on Mathematics & Engineering Sciences - 2014 (ICMES-2014), March 20-22, 2014 in Mathematical Sciences International Research Journal, 3 (1), 99-106, 2014, IMRF. (ISSN: 2278-8697)
  • Jolly Puri and Shiv Prasad Yadav, “A Dual SBM Model with Fuzzy Weights in Fuzzy DEA”. Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Soft Computing for Problem Solving (SocProS 2012), December 28-30, 2012 in Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, 236, 305-312, 2014, Springer. (ISBN: 978-81-322-1602-5)

Book Chapter

  • Jolly Puri and Shiv Prasad Yadav, “Fuzzy Mix-efficiency in Fuzzy Data Envelopment Analysis and its Application” in Performance Measurement with Fuzzy Data Envelopment Analysis, Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing, 309, 117-155, 2014, Springer, Berlin Heidelberg. (ISBN online: 978-3-642-41372-8; ISBN print: 978-3-642-41371-1)

Conference Paper Presentations

  • Jolly Puri and Sumit Goyal, “Effectiveness of Energy Sector in Top-tier Information Technology Software Services Companies across the world: A Multi-Component Perspective” in International Conference on Measurement of Efficiency and Productivity in Emerging Economies held on December 18-19, 2019 at South Asian University, New Delhi.
  • Jolly Puri and Meenu Verma, “A Hybrid DEA-MCDM Algorithmic Approach for Ranking DMUs using OWA Aggregation Operators with its Application to Educational Institution” in International Conference on Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA 2018) held on April 16-18, 2018 at Aston University, Birmingham, United Kingdom.
  • Jolly Puri and Shiv Prasad Yadav, “Two-level Multi-Component data envelopment analysis approach with common set of weights and interval data” in International Conference on Recent Advances in Optimization Theory and Applications (RAOTA 2016) held on January 30-31, 2016 at Satyakam Bhawan, University of Delhi, New Delhi.
  • Jolly Puri and Shiv Prasad Yadav, “Fuzzy Multi-component DEA with Shared and Undesirable Fuzzy Resources” in International Conference on Computer Science and Applied Mathematics - 2014 (ICCSAM-2014) organized by World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology (WASET) on September 11-12, 2014 at River View Hotel Singapore, 382 Havelock Road, Singapore 169629.
  • Jolly Puri and Shiv Prasad Yadav, “Interval Multi-component DEA with Shared and Undesirable Resources” in International Conference on Mathematical Sciences - 2014 (ICMS-2014) held on July 17-19, 2014 at Sathyabama University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
  • Jolly Puri and Shiv Prasad Yadav, “Performance Measurement of Public Sector Banks in India: A Multi-component DEA Approach” in International Conference on Mathematics & Engineering Sciences - 2014 (ICMES-2014) held on March 20-22, 2014 at Chitkara University, Barotiwala, Baddi.
  • Jolly Puri and Shiv Prasad Yadav, “DEA in Intuitionistic Fuzzy Environment and its Application to the Banking Sector” in International Conference on Optimization Modelling and Applications (OPTIMA 2012) held on November 29 – December 01, 2012 at University of Delhi, New Delhi.
  • Jolly Puri, “Fuzzy Transportation Problem Using Generalized Fuzzy Numbers” in Eighteenth International conference of Forum of Interdisciplinary Mathematics on Interdisciplinary Mathematical and Statistical Techniques (IMST 2009 – FIM XVIII) held on August 2-4, 2009 at Jaypee University of Information Technology, Waknaghat.

Workshops

  • Attended Advanced Workshop Tutorial on Operations Research (AWTOR 2012) sponsored by the Operations Research Society of India (ORSI) Ahmedabad Chapter and held at Indian Institute of Management Indore on August 22-25, 2012.
  • Attended Workshop on Scientific Computing: Theory and Practices (SCTP-2012) organized by Department of Applied Mathematics, Faculty of Engineering & Technology, Gurukul Kangri University, Haridwar on October 08-13, 2012.

Research Guidance

Ph.D. Dissertations

  • Rajinder Kaur, “Development of Dynamic Data Envelopment Analysis Models”, 2019 (Ongoing).
  • Nishtha, “Integrated Data Envelopment Analysis and Machine Learning Models for Failure Prediction”, 2020 (Ongoing).

M.Sc. Dissertations

  • Twinkle Thapper, “An Overview of Inverse Data Envelopment Analysis Models”, 2020 (Ongoing).
  • Sarbjeet Kaur, “A Hybrid Approach of DEA and Support Vector Machine for Decision Making in Optimistic & Pessimistic Environment”, 2019 (Completed).
  • Chandanpreet Kaur, “Production Planning in an Uncertain Environment”, 2019 (Completed).
  • Meenu Verma, “DEA-MCDM Approach for Ranking Decision Making Units Using OWA Aggregation Operators”, 2017 (Completed).
  • Neha Rani, “Multi-component Data Envelopment Analysis and its Basic Models”, 2016 (Completed).

Achievement, Awards and Recognitions

  • DST travel fund awarded for attending “International Conference on Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA 2018)” held on April 16-18, 2018 at Aston University, Birmingham, United Kingdom.
  • TIET travel fund awarded for attending “International Conference on Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA 2018)” held on April 16-18, 2018 at Aston University, Birmingham, United Kingdom.
  • CSIR travel fund awarded for attending “International Conference on Computer Science and Applied Mathematics - 2014 (ICCSAM-2014)” organized by World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology (WASET) on September 11-12, 2014 at River View Hotel, Singapore.
  • IIT Roorkee travel fund awarded for attending “International Conference on Computer Science and Applied Mathematics - 2014 (ICCSAM-2014)” organized by World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology (WASET) on September 11-12, 2014 at River View Hotel, Singapore.
  • Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) awarded by UGC, New Delhi from July 2010 – July 2012.
  • Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) awarded by UGC, New Delhi from July 2012 – July 2015.
  • Qualified GATE (Mathematical) in the year 2012.
  • Qualified UGC-NET JRF (Mathematical Sciences) in December 2009.
  • First rank (By College Merit) in Mathematics during Graduation in 2006-2007.

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