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Operations and Quantitative Techniques

Achinta Kr. Sarmah

Assistant Professor, Ph.D

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Email :achinta@iimshillong.ac.in

Office Ph.: +91 364 2308058

Research Interests/ Areas

Optimization, Statistical Decision Making, Multi variate analysis

Teaching Interest / Areas

Decision Science, Operations Research


Born and brought up in a village at the banks of the Brahmaputra river, Prof. Sarmah accepts life as a journey in search of truth and it’s manifestations in various forms. Having dedicated his entire life to the teaching profession, Prof. Sarmah believes that the ultimate goal of a teacher is to lead his class through the path of wonder, and not of fear. According to him, the ultimate goal of the teaching-learning discourse is to instill a sense of cooperation among the students and make them see the true purpose of life beyond the horizon of competitiveness.

Prof. Sarmah’s teaching and research interests include Optimization, Decision Science and Operations Research.


  • Kakati, B. K., Sarmah, A. K., & Kakoty, S. (2021). Cooperative is an economically viable social enterprise in the study of JWSSPCFL. Local Development & Society, 2(1), 80-96. doi:doi.org/10.1080/26883597.2021.1907214
  • Kakoty, S., & Sarmah, A. K. (2022). Sustainability, Self sufficiency, and Biodiversity: Case Study of the Majuli Island in Assam, India. Biophysical Economics and Sustainability, 1-11. doi:https://doi.org/10.1007/s41247-022-00098-x
  • Mishra, P., & Sarmah, A. K. (2018). International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, (pp. 1298-1309).
  • Sarmah, A. K. (2020). Soft X-ray Holography with Indigenous Facilities from India (Possibilities, Challenges and Furture Directions) (ISBN: 978-9308588-935-6 ed.). Mumbai: Shroff Publishers and Distributors Pvt. Ltd.
  • Sarmah, A. K., Hazarika, S. M., & Sinha, S. K. (2012). Composing and maintaining a pattern-based workflow as a constraint graph. International Symposium on Cloud and Services Computing (pp. 146-151). IEEE.
  • Sarmah, A. K., Hazarika, S. M., & Sinha, S. K. (2013). Formal concept analysis: current trends and directions. Artificial Intelligence Review, 1-40.
  • Sarmah, A. K., Sarmah, S. K., & Hazarika, S. M. (2011). Costraint Propagation in Workflow: A Pattern Basedf Approach. In U. Sharma, B. Nath, & D. K. Bhattacharyaa (Eds.), Machine Intelligence: Recent Advances (pp. 134-143). Delhi: Narosa Publishing House Pvt. Ltd.
  • Sarmah, A. K., Sinha, S. K., & Hazarika, S. M. (2014). A New Pattern-Based Flexible Approach for Maintaining a Constrained Workflow. International Journal of Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering, 24(1), 139-161.
  • Sarmah, A., Hazarika, S. M., & Sinha, S. K. (2008). Security pattern lattice: A formal model to organize security patterns. 19th International Workshop on Database and Expert Systems Applications (pp. 292-296). IEEE.
  • Sarmah, A., Sinha, S. K., & Hazarika, S. M. (2009). Exploiting Multi-context in a Security Pattern Lattice for Facilitating User Navigation. International Conference on Advanced Computing (ADCOM), (pp. 215-222).