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Short Profile
 
Name: Abdulrazak A. Honnutagi
 
Degree: M. E. (Hons) (Building Science & Tech.)(IIT, Roorkee), B.E.(Civil) (Karnataka University)
Total work experience:  20 Years
Research Area: Knowledge Management (Technology / IT / HR)
Thesis Supervisor: Dr. R. M. Sonar
Thesis Title: Yet to be decided
E-mail: arazak.honnutagi[at]iitb.ac.in,

 

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Name: Abhishek Thakore
 
Degree: B Com, MBA (IIM Bangalore)
Total work experience: 5 years
Research Area: Work Engagement
Thesis Supervisor: Prof. Shivganesh Bhargava
Thesis title: Yet to be finalized
E-mail: 09427803[at]iitb.ac.in
 
Name: Akash Suresh Mavle
 
Degree: BE(Instrumentation, COEP, Pune),1995, Master of Management, IIT Bombay 1998
Total work experience: 14 years
Research Area: Entreprenuership, Innovation, Technology Business Incubators
Thesis Supervisor: Dr. Anand Patwardhan
Thesis title: Performance Measurement of Technology Business Incubators
E-mail: akashm[at]iitb.ac.in
 
Name: Amrit Man Nakarmi
 
Degree: M.Eng. (Engineering management, University of Alberta, Canada) M.Sc.(honours) (Mechanical engineering, Former Soviet Union (FSU))
Total work experience:       29 years
Research Area: Public policy
Thesis Title: Modeling for energy planning and policy analysis in Nepal
Thesis supervisor: Prof Rangan Banerjee
E-mail: anakarmi[at]som.iitb.ac.in; nakarmiamrit[at]gmail.com

 

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Name: Amrutaunshu Nerurkar
 
Degree: B.E. (Computer Science), M.Mgt. (IIT Bombay)
Total work experience: 6 years
Research Area: Open Source Paradigm for Collaborative and Distributed
Innovation
Thesis Supervisor: Prof. Shishir Jha
Thesis Title: Yet to be decided
Category: External
E-mail: amrutaunshu.nerurkar[at]iitb.ac.in

 

 

 
Name: Arunima Haldar
 
Degree: MBA (Finance), B.Com (Hons.) SRCC, Delhi University, UGC JRF Qualified
Total work experience:More than 6 years of Research and Academic Experience
Research Area:Corporate Finance
Thesis Supervisor: Prof. S.V.D.N. Rao
Thesis Title: An Empirical Analysis of Governance Practices of Indian Firms.
Category: Fellowship Awardee  (University Grants Commission Senior Research Fellow)
E-mail:arunima.haldar[at]iitb.ac.in; arunima[at]som.iitb.ac.in

Information about research area:

The study established the relationship between corporate governance and financial performance while taking into account the endogeneity of the relationships among corporate governance, financial performance, capital structure, and ownership pattern. The principal contribution of this study is to provide a detailed study of firm level governance practices in an emerging market – India using Simultaneous Equation Modeling with panel data.

 

 

 
Name: Arvind N. Agrawal
 
Degree: B Sc (IIT Kharagpur) ; MBA (IIM Ahmedabad)
Total work experience: 32 years
Research Area: Leadership
Thesis Supervisor: Prof. Shivganesh Bhargava
Thesis title: Yet to be finalized
E-mail: arvind[at]rpgnet.com

 

 

Name: Ashish Hattangdi

Degree: B.E,Computer Engg ( Mumbai University), PGDCM (MBA)(Indian Institute of Management,Calcutta)
Total Work Experience: 8 months
Research Area: General Management
Thesis Supervisor: Prof. Shishir Jha and Prof.Atanu Ghosh
Thesis Title: Assessing Effectiveness of Information and Communication Technology Enabled Higher Education.
E-mail: ashishphd[at]iitb.ac.in

Information about research area:

The study confirmed that perceptions of different types of interactions in education are positively correlated with the perceived satisfaction levels experienced by the students in both face to face traditional and ICT enabled virtual classroom modes. It also demonstrated how traditional classroom education is perceived as superior to ICT enabled distance education in a statistically significant manner on all measures of perceived interaction and satisfaction. The most interesting personal insight during the study, even though rather obvious, was that the educational process, even in classrooms should involve agreements, discussions as well as disagreements to create knowledge and not just passively transmit or receive knowledge.

 

 

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Name: Ashok Kumar Upadhyay

Degree: B.E. (Mech), BARC Training School (31st Batch), MA (PM&IR) Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS)
Total Work Experience: 22 years
Research Area: project Management (Modularization / Project Scheduling / People Management
Thesis Supervisor: Prof.(Ms.) Karuna Jain
Thesis Title: Yet to be decided
E-mail: ashok.upadhyay[at]iitb.ac.in

 

 

 
Name: Devesh Baid
 
Degree: C W A, FDP (IIMA), M Com, B.Com (Hons.) SRCC,  Delhi University
Total work experience: 9 years
Research Area: Management Control Systems
Thesis Supervisor: Prof. S.V.D.N. Rao
Thesis title: Implementing Scorecard for Private Technical
Education Institutes in India.
E-mail: devesh[at]som.iitb.ac.in

 

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Name: Dinesh Sharma

Degree:MBA (Information Management), B.E (Electrical Engineering)
Total work experience: 12 years
Research Area: Information Technology
Thesis Supervisor: Dr. Rajendra Sonar
Thesis Title:Yet to be finalized.
E-mail:dinesh.sharma[at]iitb.ac.in

 

 

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Name: Kanchan Joshi
 
Degree: M.B.A( Finance), Mumbai University,B.E(Electronics)(Mumbai University)
Total work experience: 3 Months
Research Area: Project Scheduling
Thesis Supervisor: Prof. Karuna Jain
Thesis title: yet to be decided
E-mail: kanchanjoshi[at]iitb.ac.in

 

 

Name: Gautam
 
Degree: B.Tech(Hons)IIT Kgp, MBA SIES College of Management, Navi Mumbai. 
Total work experience:  22 Years
Research Area: Oil and Gas
Thesis Supervisor: Dr.Hans Huber
Thesis Title: Yet to be decided
E-mail: gautam1964[at]gmail.com

 

 

 
Name: Jeevan J Arakal
 
Degree: B .A Economics (Kerala University), PGDM (RM) - Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar (XIMB)
Total Work Experience – 4 Years
Research Area: Marketing Strategy
Thesis Superivisor- Dr. Dinesh Sharma
Thesis Title: To be finalized
E-mail: jeevanjarakal[at]iitb.ac.in, jeevanarakal[at]gmail.com , Jeevan[at]csrem.ac.in

 

 

 
Name: Manish Goswami
 
Education: Master of Management (IIT Bombay), B.E. - Electronics and Telecommunication (Rani Durgavati University, Jabalpur).
Total work experience: 14 years
Research Area: Emissions Trading
Thesis Supervisors: Prof. (Ms.) Karuna Jain, SJMSOM, IIT Bombay
                                      Mr. Rajesh Sharma, Vice President – Financial Controls,    Jet Airways (India) Limited, Mumbai.
Thesis Title (planned): Impact of Emissions Trading on Airline Operations
E-mail: manish.goswami[at]iitb.ac.in

 

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Name: Narendra V. Lakal

Degree: M. E. (Mechanical-Production)
Total work experience:  6.5 Years
Research Area: Operations Management (Lean Manufacturing)
Thesis Supervisor: Prof.(Ms.) Karuna Jain
Thesis Title: Yet to be decided
E-mail: narendra.lakal[at]iitb.ac.in

 

Name: Neeraj Mankad
 
Degree:MBA (Leeds University, UK), BE
Total work experience:15 years
Research Area: Strategy, Digital Economy
Thesis Supervisor:Prof. Shishir Jha
Thesis Title:An investigation into value creation within the Digital
Entertainment Industry
Category: Self Finance
E-mail:neerajm[at]iitb.ac.in , neerajmankad[at]gmail.com

 

 
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Name: Qutbuddin Siddiquee
 
Degree: AIS (Patent Information System, NISCAIR, CSIR, New Delhi), M.Sc. (Physics, CCS University, Meerut, UP)
Total work experience:  7  years
Research Area: Technology Management, Innovation and IPR Management
Thesis Supervisor: Prof Karuna Jain & Dr. Vivek Singal
Thesis Title: Yet to be finalized.
E-mail: qutbuddin[at]som.iitb.ac.in
 
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Name: CA Reeta B. Shah
 
Degree: M. Com, C.A.,LL.B.(Gen.), M. Phil.,M.B.A.
Total work experience: 18 years
Research Area: Economic Value Added
Thesis Supervisor: S.V.D. Nageswara Rao
Thesis Title: To be decided
E-mail: reetas[at]som.iitb.ac.in
 
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Name: Riddhi Panse

Degree: M. Tech. (Energy Systems Engineering - IIT Bombay)
Total work experience: 1 year
Research Area: Management of Technology
Thesis Supervisor: Prof. Vinish Kathuria
Thesis Title: “Diffusion of wind power”
E-mail: riddhipanse[at]iitb.ac.in

 
 
Name: Rojers P Joseph

Degree: B Sc, M B A (Bharathiyar Univer sity)
Total work experience:  12
Years
Research Area: IPR and Digital Technology
Thesis Supervisor: Prof. Shishir K Jha
Thesis Title: Impact of Digital Economy on Publishing Business Models(Tentative)
E-mail: ropjos[at]iitb.ac.in

 

 

 

Name: Rashmi Dyondi
 
Degree: MBA (MKTG)
Total work experience: 5 Years in Media and Entertainment Industry
Research Area:  Strategy & Indian Film Industry
Thesis Supervisor: Prof Shishir K Jha
Thesis Title: Distribution Strategies in Indian Film Industry
Category: TA
E-mail: dyondir[at]gmail.com
 
 
 Name: Sagari Dey
 
Degree: MBA (Marketing), B.E.(Instrumentation & Controls)
Total work experience: 4 months
Research Area: Brand Engagement via Brand Communities: A study on Professional Sports league
Thesis Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Dinesh Sharma
Thesis title: Customer Engagement
E-mail: sagari[at]iitb.ac.in
 
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Name:  Sirus Sharifi

Degree: M.Com. (Business Administration), Bachelor of Industrial Management
Total work experience:    3years
Research Area:  Finance & Risk Management
Thesis Supervisor: Prof. S.V.D.N. Rao
Thesis Title: “Operational Risk Management in Financial Institutions”
E-mail: sirus.sharifi[at]iitb.ac.in
 
Sirus Sharifi
 
 
Name:
Sreejith U.
 
Degree: M.B.E (Business Economics), M.Phil
Total work experience: 5 years
Research Area: Economics, Finance & Accounting
Thesis Supervisor: Prof. S.V.D. Nageswara Rao
Thesis Title: "An Empirical Examination of the Information Content of Credit Ratings in India"
E-mail: vrindavan[at]iitb.ac.in

 

 
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Name:  Subir S. Rao

Degree:  B.E. Mechanical Engg. (Univ. of Mumbai), M.S & Tech. Applied Mathematics (Univ. of New South Wales)
Total work experience:   5
Research Area:  Operations Research / Management
Thesis Supervisor:  Dr. Gajendra K. Adil
Thesis Title:  Applied Probability Models for Class Based Storage in Warehousing.
E-mail:  subirrao[at]gmail.com

 

 
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Name: Thiagu Ranganathan

Degree: PGDM
Total work experience:    6 Years
Research Area:  Statistics and Economics
Thesis Supervisor: Dr.Usha Ananthakumar
Thesis Title:  An Evaluation of Indian Soybean Futures
E-mail: thiagu[at]iitb.ac.in
 
Thiagu Ranganathan
 
 
Name:
Venkateshwar Rao Kasina
 
Degree: M.Sc(Physics); M.Tech(Computer Science & Engineering)
Total work experience: 15 years
Research Area: Information Systems
Thesis Supervisor: Dr. Rajendra Sonar

Prof. Krithi Ramamritham, CSDepartment

Thesis Title: to be finalized
E-mail: kasinavrao[at]som.iitb.ac.in

 

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Name: Vijay S Bilolikar
 
Degree: M. E. (Mfg Engg) B.E. (Production)
Total work experience:  16 Years
Research Area: Project Scheduling
Thesis Supervisor: Dr. Karuna Jain.

Thesis Title: Yet to be decided
E-mail: vbilolikar[at]iitb.ac.in

Name: Vinod P
 
Degree: M.Tech (Computer Science and Engineering)
Total work experience: 15 years
Research Area: Information Security Management
Thesis Supervisor: Dr. Rajendra Sonar
Thesis Title (tentative): Information Security Assessment at
Organizational Level
E-mail: pathari[at]iitb.ac.in

 

 

Name: Bhurchand Jain
 
Degree: ME(mech)
Total work experience: 25 Yrs   
Research Area:  Manufacturing Strategy
Thesis Supervisor: Prof. Dr. G K Adil ,Co Supervisor : Dr. Usha Ananthkumar
Thesis Title:  To be finalised
E-mail: bcjain[at]iitb.ac.in

 

 

Name: Swapnil Patil

Degree: BE (Mech), PG in Marketing Management, DBM, DIEM
Total work experience: Close to 8 Years
Research Area: Livelihood issues of the Farmers living in the vicinity of a SEZ
Thesis Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Shishir Kumar Jha
Thesis Title:  Yet to be decided
E-mail: swapnil.patil[at]iitb.ac.in, swapnilpatil2k[at]gmail.com

 

Swapnil Patil

 

 
Name: Debabrata Das
 
Degree: M.Sc. (Mathematics, IIT Bombay)
Total work experience: 2 years
Research area: Operations Research, Optimization in Supply Chain Modelling
Thesis Supervisor: Pankaj Dutta
Thesis Title: Yet to be decided
Category: TA
E-mail: debabrata[at]som.iitb.ac.in

 

 

 

 

Name: Disha Bhanot
Degree: M.Sc(Hons) Mathematics
Total work experience: 1 year 3 Months
Research area: Microfinance
Thesis Supervisor: Prof. Varadraj Bapat
Thesis Title: Not yet final
Category: Self Finance
E-mail: disha.joy2theworld[at]gmail.com
 

 


 

 

 
Name: Gouri Gargate
 
Degree:M.Sc(Microbiology),LLB,PGDMLT,PGDPL,TIFAC Scientist,Patent Agent,SET,PAT,DL 101.
Total work experience:13 yrs
Research Area: Intellectual Property
Thesis Supervisor: Prof K. Jain
Thesis Title:Not decided
Category: TAP  
E-mail:ggouri[at]iitb.ac.in

 


 

 
Name: Mamta Srivastava
 
Degree: Masters in Human Resource Development & Management
Total work experience: 10 years - a blend of handling HR generalistic profile, consulting in the space of organization assessments and working as visiting faculty for MBA classes
Research area: Leadership Capital
Thesis Supervisor:
Thesis Title: Yet To Be Finalized
Category: TA
E-mail: mamtasmail[at]gmail.com
 

 

 

 
Name: Nagare Madhukar Raosaheb
 
Degree: B.E (Production Engg)M.Tech (M/c Design)IITMadras
Total work experience: Teaching experience of 18 Years
Research Area: Retail Inventory/Supply Chain Management
Thesis Supervisor: Dr.Pankaj Dutta
Thesis Title: Yet to be decided
Category: College Teacher Category
E-mail:enagare[at]gmail.com
 
 

 

 
 
 
 
Name:  Sheila Roy
 
Degree: BEE, 1994, Jadavpur University; PGDBM, 1999, IIM Bangalore
Total work experience: 15 Yrs (IT, Consulting and Insurance)
Research Area: Service Operations, Services Marketing And Service Quality
Thesis Supervisor: Prof Indrajit Mukherjee
Thesis Title: Yet to be decided
Category: Self-financed
E-mail:Sheila.roy[at]iitb.ac.in

 

 
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Name: Vivekanand M Bankolli
 
Degree:B.E(Mech), PGDMM,MEPC,GMP, PMP
Total work experience: 15yrs
Research Area: Project Management
Thesis Supervisor: Prof Karuna Jain
Thesis Title:Production Model in Project Management.
Category: External

E-mail: vivekbankolli[at]iitb.ac.in

 

 
 
Name: Dharmesh Gupta
 
Degree: M.Tech
Total work experience: 15 Yrs
Research area: Innovation Management
Thesis Supervisor: Ms Karuna Jain
Thesis Title: Not yet decided
Category: TA or Self Finance or External.... External
E-mail: dharmesh[at]iitb.ac.in
 
 Name:  Prabhat K. Pani
 
Degree: Ph.D.
Total work experience: 28 years
Research Area: Strategy
Thesis Supervisor: Dr. Ashish K. Pandey
Thesis Title:Corporate Social Responsibility in Indian Business Organisations
Category: External
E-mail: prabhatpani[at]yahoo.com
 
 
 Name: Anamika Kishan Chawhan

Degree: M.B.A. in Human Resource and IT
Total work experience:    2 years
Research Area:  Knowledge Management
Thesis Supervisor: Prof. Rajendra M. Sonar
Thesis Title: Not yet decided.
E-mail: anamikakchawhan[at]som.iitb.ac.in
 
 
 Name: Diksha Rohra

Degree: B.Tech(ECE), MBA
Total work experience:    2 years
Research Area:  Marketing
Thesis Supervisor: Prof. Dinesh Sharma
Thesis Title:  To be decided
E-mail: diksha.rohra[at]gmail.com
 
 
 
 
 
 Name: Harsh Pradhan

Degree: MBA
Total work experience: 2 years
Research Area:  Organization Behaviour
Thesis Supervisor: Not Yet Decided
Thesis Title:  Not Yet Decided
E-mail: harsh.pradhan[at]dmsiitd.org
 
 
 
 
 Name: Siddhartha Sarkar

Degree: MBA, MPhil
Total work experience: 4.6 Years
Research Area: Brand Management
Thesis Supervisor: Prof Dinesh K Sharma, Prof Arti Kalro & Prof R G Nambiar
Thesis Title: To be decided
E-mail: sarkarsidd[at]gmail.com

 

 

Name: Sheetal Menon

Degree: M.Sc. Biotechnology
Research Area:  Intellectual Property in Agrobiotechnology
Thesis Supervisor: Prof. Shishir Jha
Thesis Co-Supervisor: Prof. Karuna Jain
Thesis Title:  Yet to be decided
E-mail: sheetal.menon[at]iitb.ac.in

 

 

 Name: Sundar Parthasarathy

Degree: B.E. (Mech.)
Total work experience:    26 years
Research Area:  International Business and Competitiveness
Thesis Supervisor: Prof. S. K. Jha and Prof. K. Momaya
Thesis Title:  To be decided
E-mail: sundar.parthasarathy[at]iitb.ac.in
 
 

 

Name: Mangesh S Gharote

Degree: M.S. by Research, IEOR, IIT Bombay.
Total work experience:  8 Years
Research Area: Operations Management
Thesis Supervisor: Dr. Rahul Patil
Thesis Title: Workforce planning in IT service firms
E-mail: mangesh.g[at]iitb.ac.in

Information about research area:

Workforce management is a crucial area for any organization. Especially if it is an IT service organization, managing workforce optimally plays a key role in improving organizational efficiency, so that the organization remains agile and competitive. There are number of interesting issues in the area of workforce management pertaining to IT service industry that interest researchers. The main areas are workforce allocation, staffing, scheduling and planning. The focus of this research is in addressing few issues in IT service firm using mathematical programming which would be of academic as well as industry interests.

 

 
Mangesh Gharote

Name: Namita Shah 

Degree: BE(Computer Science), MMS(Finance)
Total work experience: 15 years
Research Area:  IT
Thesis Supervisor:
Thesis Title:
E-mail: namita.shah[at]som.iitb.ac.in
 
Name: Sunny Arora

Degree: PhD
Total work experience:    7 years
Research Area:  Marketing (Brand Strategy)
Thesis Supervisor: Prof. Arti Kalro / Prof. Dinesh Sharma
Thesis Title:  Fundamental Analysis of the Linguistic Impact on Brand Names
E-mail: sunny.arora[at]som.iitb.ac.in

 
Sunny Arora
 
Name:  Uma Sundaram

Degree: MBA (Human Resources)
Total work experience:    15 years
Research Area:  Group Facilitation
Thesis Supervisor: Prof. Ashish Pandey
Thesis Title:  to be decided
E-mail: u_sundaram[at]yahoo.com

 

Uma Sundaram

 

Name: Vijay Singh Shekhawat

Degree: BSc, LLB, MBA
Total work experience:    15 years
Research Area:  International Economics
Thesis Supervisor: Vinish Kathuria
Thesis Title:  To be decided
E-mail: vsshekhawat[at]rbi.org.in

 

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Name: Shaphali Gupta

Degree: MBA, UGC-NET, BSc (Mathematics)
Total work experience:  6 years
Research Area:  Consumer Behavior, Retail Services MarketingThesis Supervisor: Prof. Dinesh Sharma
Thesis Title:  Understanding Retail Store Service Convenience
E-mail: shaphalivishal[at]gmail.com

 

 
Shephali Gupta