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Senior Associate with TransSolutions, LLC
Karthik A. Ramanujan is an analytics professional with experience in design and analysis of airport terminal system and processes (domestic and international), baggage handling system, and ancillary services such as catering. He has strong fundamentals in statistical modeling & analysis, simulation, optimization, and industrial engineering methods and is passionate about airports, visualization, and new technologies.
As a Senior Associate at TransSolutions, Mr. Ramanujan performs data analyses for performance evaluation and modeling, develops simulation models and analyses of transportation facilities (airport terminals, and train stations), and develops software. He is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt, and is proficient with lean six sigma methodologies.
Typical airport projects include performance evaluation of one or more of the following:
- Ticketing / check-in processes
- Security screening checkpoint systems
- Access and exit control systems
- Customs and government inspection services
- Baggage claim processes
Mr. Ramanujan is a co-author for the Airport Cooperative Research Program Report 112: Airport Terminal Response Planning. The research report discusses successful practices for public notification that can be effectively applied to airport specific programs to allow airports to increase safety and public awareness. The report explores efficient and effective notification methods during both routine operations and crisis situations, most notably, current public notification processes in aviation and other industries. Mr. Ramanujan developed a decision support tool to build incident response plans for a variety of terminal incidents related to natural disasters and security. The Airport Terminal Incident Response Plan (TIRP) tool is available through the Transportation Research Board.
Mr. Ramanujan holds a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering and Management and an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Oklahoma State University.
Posts by Karthik Ramanujan
By Karthik Ramanujan, Senior Associate
Published: January 23, 2017
Arena includes a wide range of standard templates to build simulation models. But what if you need something more specific? Arena enables you to develop custom templates to address your needs.
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