Education & Experiance

2013 - 2020
iitm

Masters & PhD

Thesis title: Vehicle Routing Problems in Sustainable Urban Freight Transport: Model Formu- lations and Solution Algorithms

2009 - 2013
svu

Bachelor Degree

Thesis title: Web Based Civil Engineering Calculator

2021 - present

Postdoctoral Research Assistant

PU

Lyles School of Civil Engineering

2019 - 2020

Senior Project Officer

iitm

Intelligent Transportation Systems Lab

2014 - 2019

Teaching and Research Assistant

iitm

Department of Civil Engineering

Software skills

Programming/Scripting

Tools

Research Interests

URBAN FREIGHT TRANSPORT

Modeling and optimizing freight movement within cities

GREEN VEHICLE ROUTING

Identifying the optimal routes and order of visits to the customers with focus on sustainability

The following word cloud provides an accurate representation of my research interests.

Word-cloud

Projects

GVRP on web

GVRP on web

Developed a web interface where a user can create a network by clicking on the map and get the optimal routes as an output displayed on the open street map.

Travel Time Maps

Travel Time Maps

Travel time map for Chennai city based on the GPS data collected

Demand Modelling

Demand Modelling

Heat map of freight trip generating establishments in Chennai city, India

Two-Echelon Vehicle Routing Problem

Two-Echelon Vehicle Routing

Proposed mathematical models and heuristic algorithm for two-echelon vehicle routing problems, which involves solving vehicle routing problems in two levels sequentially

EVRP

Electric Vehicle Routing

Proposed mathematical models and heuristic algorithm for electric vehicle routing problems with non-linear charging and load-dependent discharging

International Journal Publications


Published
  1. Kancharla, S. R. & G. Ramadurai, Electric Vehicle Routing Problem with Non-Linear Charging and Load-Dependent Discharging. Expert Systems with Applications. Vol. 160, no 113714 (2020). PDF
  2. Kancharla, S. R. & G. Ramadurai, Simulated Annealing Algorithm For Multi Depot Two-Echelon Capacitated Vehicle Routing Problem. European Transport \ Trasporti Europei. Issue 78, no 8 (2020). PDF
  3. Kancharla, S. R. & G. Ramadurai, Multi-Depot Two-Echelon Fuel Minimizing Routing Problem with Heterogeneous Fleets: Model and Heuristic. Networks and Spatial Economics. Vol. 19(3), pp. 969-1005 (2019). PDF
  4. Kancharla, S. R. & G. Ramadurai, An Adaptive Large Neighborhood Search Approach for Electric Vehicle Routing with Load-Dependent Energy Consumption. Transportation in Developing Economies. Vol. 4, no 10 (2018). PDF
  5. Kancharla, S. R. & G. Ramadurai, Incorporating driving cycle based fuel consumption estimation in green vehicle routing problems. Sustainable Cities and Society. Vol. 40, pp. 214-221 (2018). PDF

International Conferences


  1. Siddartha, M. M., S. Mahesh, S. K. Sripada, S. R. Kancharla, G. Devi, G. Ramadurai Estimating Emissions from Urban Freight Trips. World Conference on Transport Research - WCTR 2019, Mumbai, India, 26-31 May 2019.
  2. Kancharla, S. R. & G. Ramadurai, Simulated Annealing Algorithm For Multi Depot Two-Echelon Capacitated Vehicle Routing Problem. 98th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., USA, 13-17 Jan 2019.
  3. Kancharla, S. R. & G. Ramadurai, Multi-depot Electric Vehicle Routing Problem with Time Windows considering Non-linear Charging and Discharging. 2018 Annual Meeting of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), Phoenix, USA, 04-07 Nov 2018.
  4. Ramadurai, G., S.R. Kancharla, M. Manohar. Electric Future for Buses? Influence of Size, Battery Capacity, and Route Length. 2018 INFORMS International Conference, Taipei, Taiwan, 17-20 June 2018.
  5. Kancharla, S. R. & G. Ramadurai, Load Dependent Electric Vehicle Routing Problem With Time Windows Considering Nonlinear Charging Function. 6th INFORMS Transportation Science and Logistics (TSL) Society Workshop, Hong Kong, 08-10 Jan 2017.
  6. Kancharla, S. R. & G. Ramadurai, An Adaptive Large Neighbourhood Search Approach for Electric Vehicle Routing with Load-dependent Energy Consumption. 4th Conference of the Transportation Research Group of India, Mumbai, India, 17-20 Dec 2017.
  7. Kancharla, S. R. & G. Ramadurai, Incorporating Driving Cycle Based Fuel Estimation For Green Vehicle Routing Problem. 96th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., USA, 08-12 Jan 2017.
  8. Kancharla, S. R. & G. Ramadurai, Multi-depot Two Echelon Pollution Minimizing Routing Problem with Heterogeneous Vehicles. 2016 Annual Meeting of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences, Nashville, USA, 13-16 Nov 2016.

Awards/ Honors

Scholarship

  1. Merit-based scholarship from Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India, Jan. 2014 - July 2019.
  2. K. Ganesh and Meena Ganesh Fellowship for Entrepreneurship Development from IIT Madras, July 2020 - Oct. 2020.

Travel grant

  1. Study visit grant from Volvo Research & Educational Foundations, Sweden, Mar. 2015.

Award

  1. Institute research award from Indian Institute of Technology Madras, 2018-19.

Surendra Reddy Kancharla

Surendra Reddy

Kancharla