Shakun Preet’s expertise is in the area of industrial engineering and management within the context of mechanical engineering. She has taught mechanical engineering courses for nearly 16 years at different institutions.
Prior to taking up the current role in 2014, Shakun Preet was an Assistant Professor at Apeejay Stya University; Assistant Professor and Programme In-charge (Mechanical Engineering) at Chitkara University; and Guest Faculty at Punjab Engineering College.
In April 2020, Shakun Preet was appointed to the position of Director: Quality Assurance and Accreditations. She continues to hold the position of Associate Professor in Mechanical Engineering.
Shakun Preet holds a PhD (Mechanical Engineering) from the National Institute of Technology; M.Tech (Machine Design) from Punjab Technical University; and B.Tech (Mechanical Engineering) from Punjab Technical University.
Publications (from 2015)
‘An Investigation of drivers for need of flexibility in Indian manufacturing industries’, International Journal of Technology Policy and Management, 19(3), pp. 226-242. (Kaur, S. P., Kumar, J., and Kumar, R., 2018).
‘The relationship between flexibility of manufacturing system components, competitiveness of SMEs and business performance: A study of manufacturing SMEs in northern India’, Global Journal of Flexible Systems Management, 18(2), pp. 123–137. (Kaur S.P., Kumar J. and Kumar R., 2017).
‘Impact of flexibility of manufacturing system components on competitiveness of SMEs in Northern India’, Journal of Engineering, Project, and Production Management, 6(1), pp. 63-76. (Kaur S. P., Kumar J., and Kumar R., 2016).
‘Impact of competitiveness on business performance: A case study of manufacturing SMEs in Northern India’, International Journal of Indian Culture and Business Management, 13(2), pp. 205–225. (Kaur S. P., Kumar J. and Kumar R., 2016).
‘Role of WC-Co blending in enhancing wear resistance of HVOF-sprayed Cr3C2-25NiCr coatings on 347-H boiler steel’, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research (IJAER), 10(35), pp. 27573-27580. (Kaur S. P. and Singh H., 2015).
Scholarly Conference Proceedings
‘Adopting flexibility - an opportunity for Indian manufacturing SMEs’ Second International Conference on Recent Developments in Science, Engineering and Technology, G D Goenka University Gurgaon. (Kaur S.P., Kumar J., and Kumar R., 30-31 October 2015).
Shakun Preet’s research interests pertain to flexibility in manufacturing systems, quality management, lean and green manufacturing.
Contribution to Profession and Awards (from 2015)
Member, Editorial Board, International Journal of Advanced Research Trends in Engineering and Technology (Publisher – ACE publications)
Member, organizing committee, International Conference on Sustainable Cities and Communities, Gurgaon, 7-8 February 2020.