Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management
Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
Shailesh J. Mehta, School of Management
IIT Bombay
Core Faculty

Prof. Arti D. Kalro

Ph.D., IIT Madras

Arti D. Kalro is an Assistant Professor in the area of Marketing. Her areas of research include Advertising and Persuasion, Integrated Marketing Communications, Media Studies and Green Marketing. Before joining SJMSOM, she worked as a lecturer at School of Communications and Media Studies, M.O.P. Vaishnav College for Women, Chennai and as a Guest Faculty at DoMS, IIT Madras and Chennai Business School. Her teaching interests include Integrated Marketing Communications, Marketing Management, Marketing Research, Business Research Methods and Media Studies. She has published in international journals and also, presented in many international conferences.

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Prof. Ashish Pandey

Fellow, MDI Gurgaon

Prof. Pandey is an Assistant Professor of OB/HRM area. He has ten years of working experience in industry, research and consulting. Before joining SJMSoM he was leading Research & Development function at Pragati Leadership Institute, a Pune based consulting organization which works in the area of organization and leadership development. Along with research and development he has been involved in training and consulting work in the areas of people development. His main training and consulting assignments had been with Adore Welding, BMC Software, Indo-German Tool Room, Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Wipro, etc. His research papers, inventory and approach notes have appeared in several leading national and international journals and periodical like Pfeiffer Annual of training and consulting; Journal of European Industrial Training; Journal of Business Ethics; Psychological Studies; Indian Journal of Training and Development, Global Business Review, Times Ascent etc. His doctoral research work on ‘Spiritual Climate and its Impact on Customers’ experience’ has received awards at different national and international forums held at Infosys Leadership Institute (Mysore), Indian Institute of Science (Bangalore) and Indian Institute of Management (Indore).

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Prof. Ashish Singh

Ph.D., Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR), Mumbai

Ashish is an Assistant Professor at the Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management.  His research and teaching interests include economics of discrimination, distribution, social exclusion and underdevelopment. He also works in the areas of public health and demography.



Prof. Atanu Ghosh

Ph.D.(IIT Bombay), M.Tech.(IIT Delhi), PGDM (IIM Ahmedabad)

Prof. Ghosh has extensive industrial experience with organisations like Calico Mills, Arvind Mills Ltd., Bombay Dyeing, Mafatlal Industries Ltd. and Hindustan Spinning & Weaving Mills. He has worked on Consultancy assignments for Godrej & Boyce on Strategy Formulation for Prima Division, CII on Sector Study of Indian Apparel Industry, Right Sizing of Officers in SBI Corporate Centre, and Assessment of economic viability of an NGO funded by Swiss Development Agency. His areas of interest include Strategic Management, Services Marketing, Relationship Marketing, Supply Chain Management, Leadership etc.


Prof. A.T. Kusre

M. Tech. , IIT Bombay

Prof. Anand Kusre has worked in the areas of technology development and commercialization for over 25 years having led national and international programmes. He has been one of the pioneers of early-stage financing of technology ventures in India. He was instrumental in introduction of Management of Technology programmes in leading technology and management institutes in India. He is associated with the major Science and Technological initiatives launched by the Government of India and leading financial institutions. His fields of interest include Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Management of New Ventures.

Email: anand.kusre[AT]


Prof. Dinesh Sharma

Fellow,MDI Gurgaon

Prof.Sharma comes with diverse experience in marketing – as practitioner, researcher and teacher. His areas of interest in teaching are marketing strategy, marketing research, brand management, sales and distribution management. His areas of interest in research are marketing strategy, consumer value and brands. He has published papers in many peer reviewed international journals and also has written case studies.

Email: dineshsharma[AT]

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Prof. Gajendra Kumar Adil

Ph.D, University of Manitoba, Canada, CPIM

He has worked as Asst. Professor, Bilkent University, Turkey and City University of Hongkong. He also worked as technology transfer consultant at i2 Technologies, USA and as Industrial engineer at Bristol Aerospace Ltd. His publications have appeared in leading journals such as Operations Research, IIE Transactions, International Transactions in Operational Research, European Journal of Operational Research, International Journal of Production Research and Journal of Manufacturing Systems. His fields of interest include operations management and decision sciences.


Prof. Indrajit Mukherjee

Ph.D, IIT Kharagpur

Dr. Indrajit Mukherjee is an Associate Professor at SJMSOM. A Ph.D. from the Department of Industrial Engineering and Management, IIT Kharagpur and M.Tech. (Quality, Reliability & Operations Research) from Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta. Before joining SJMSOM, he worked as Lecturer in the School of Management Sciences, Bengal Engineering and Sciences University, Shibpur, and Department of Mechanical Engineering at BITS, Pillani, Rajasthan. He also worked as a Senior Engineer in Tata Motors Limited, Pune. His publications have appeared in leading journals such as Computers and Industrial Engineering, Applied Soft Computing, Journal of Material Processing Technology, and International Journal of Intelligent Systems Technologies and Applications. His areas of research interest include Operations Management , Quality Engineering and Management.

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Prof. (Ms) Karuna Jain

Ph.D., IIT Kharagpur; Post-Doctoral Fellow, Faculty of Management, University of Calgary, Canada

Prof. (Ms.) Karuna Jain is Professor of Technology & Operations Management at Shailesh J Mehta School of Management, Indian Institute of Technology – Bombay, Mumbai India. Being as electrical engineer, she worked as an IES officer in DoT (Govt. of India) for three years before joining IIT Bombay. A PhD from IIT Kharagpur, Prof. Jain has extensive industrial and teaching experience in the field of Operations and Technology Management. Her current areas of research interest include Technology and Innovations Management, Supply Chain Management, Project Management, and Intellectual Property Right. She has published extensively in national and international journal and participated in international conferences in the area of Technology and Operations management (IAMOT, POMS, PICMET, WCIC and IFTM).

She has been elected as Vice President, Programs and Meeting, Indian Subcontinent Region of Decision Sciences Institute (DSI). She is a Member, Education Committee of the Production and Operations Management Society (POMS). She has also been awarded “Emerald Literati Network 2007 Awards for Excellence” for her joint paper published in Journal of Intellectual Capital.


Prof. Kirankumar Momaya

Ph.D., University of Toronto

Kirankumar S. Momaya is a Professor of Competitiveness at Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India. His research interests include role of business excellence, management of technology & innovation (MoT),and collaborations for competitiveness. He worked with the Department of Management Studies, IIT Delhi as a core faculty for more than a decade and made several unique contributions. He has worked on some challenge projects in India and Japan, including one at the Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo and has also worked with Shimizu Corporation.

He has contributed in editorial roles to journals such as the International Journal of Global Business and Competitiveness (IJGBC), Journal of Advances in Management Research (JAMR) and Global Journal of Flexible Systems Management (JFSM). He has authored/edited (singly/jointly) two books and published more than 60 papers in refereed national and international journals, and many articles for practitioners. He enjoys working with energetic researchers willing to take challenges in tough contexts.


Prof. T T Niranjan

Fellow of MDI Gurgaon

T​. T. Niranjan is an assistant professor of Operations Management ​at SJMSOM, IIT Bombay. His research focuses on the effects that cognitive biases have on decision-making within OM contexts. He also has introduced the concept of “service triads”, which is emerging as a significant area of research. He has published in premier journals such as the Journal of Operations Management, Journal of Supply Chain Management, and Decision Sciences. He serves on the editorial review boards of the Journal of Operations Management and Journal of Business Logistics and has received the Outstanding Reviewer Award from Decision Sciences.

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Prof. Pankaj Dutta

PhD, IIT Kharagpur

Dr. Pankaj Dutta is an Associate Professor of Decision Sciences and Quantitative Methods. Before joining SJMSOM, he has served as a Lecturer at BITS Pilani, Rajasthan. He has also worked as Postdoctoral Fellow at EPFL, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland. His current areas of research interest include Supply Chain Optimization, Production Planning and Inventory Management, Reverse Logistics, Project Scheduling, Quantitative Finance and Decision-Making under Risk and Uncertainty. He is also interested in Business Simulation, Fuzzy Logic and its application to Industrial Engineering & Management. He pioneered the concept of fuzzy random demand in the field of Inventory Systems. He has publications in international journals like Journal of Cleaner Production, European Journal of Operational Research, International Journal of Production Research, International Journal of Systems Science, Asia-Pacific Journal of Operational Research, Computers & Mathematics with Applications, Computers & Industrial Engineering and International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology.


Prof. Rahul Patil

PhD, University of Colorado, Boulder, USA

Dr. Rahul Patil is an Assistant Professor of Operations Management at the S.J.M. School of Management. His research focuses on supply chain management, process variability implications, and confidentiality protection. He has published research in leading international journals such as Operations Research Letters, Annals of Operations Research, International Journal of Production Economics, International Journal of Production Research etc. His teaching interests are in Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, and Decision Models in Management. He has served as Vice President- Long Range Planning and VP-Programs and Meetings for the Decision Sciences Institute-India Subcontinent Chapter. Before joining SJMSOM, he worked as a Post Doctoral Fellow at the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore and as an Assistant Professor at SP Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai.


Prof. Rajendra Sonar

Ph.D., University of Pune

Before joining to the School, Prof. Sonar had worked as an Assistant Professor at National Institute of Bank Management (NIBM) in IT Area Group. He was involved in various consultancy assignments of various public sector banks and had conducted MDPs on various IT topics and their applications to banking and finance. His areas of interests include Knowledge-based Systems, Hybrid Intelligent Systems and their applications to Management, Computer Based Information Systems.

Prof. Sarthak Gaurav

Ph.D., Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR)

Sarthak is an Assistant Professor in Economics area. His research and teaching interests are in the areas of development economics, applied econometrics, insurance markets, behavioural economics, and entrepreneurship.  He has published research articles in journals such as Journal of Marketing Research, World Development, Oxford Development Studies, and Economic and Political Weekly. Prior to joining SJMSOM he worked as a post-doctoral researcher at the Asia Research Centre of London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and the Centre de Sciences Humaines (CSH), New Delhi in the well-known ‘Palanpur Study’. He has a PhD in Economics from the Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR), and was a Visiting Doctoral Scholar at Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania in 2011. He was also a Young Scientist at the International Institute of Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Laxenburg, Austria in 2010. He has won two ILO Research Grants, a USAID Visiting Doctoral Fellowship, and was selected by the Reserve Bank of India for participation in the 4th Lindau Meeting of Nobel Laureates in Economic Sciences. Prior to joining IGIDR for his PhD, he worked as a Development Consultant at the Centre for Insurance and Risk Management at IFMR, Chennai.










Prof. Shivganesh Bhargava

Head of Department, SJMSOM

Ph.D., Gujarat University Ahmedabad

He is Professor of Organizational Behavior & Human Resource Management. He has been faculty at IIM, Lucknow. His major international research publications are in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Journal of Social Psychology, and International Journal of Human Resource Management & Development and book from Response (Sage) Publications. Research, teaching, and consulting/training interest areas are Competency Assessment and Talent Development including Giftedness, Performance Management, Entrepreneurship Development including Creativity & Innovation, Emotional Intelligence, Value Based Leadership, Organizational Health, Management of Family and Career, Human Resource Planning including Outsourcing & Call Centers, Managing Knowledge Managers, Management of Human Service Organizations: NGOs, and Reward Management


Prof. S.V.D. Nageswara Rao

Fellow, IIM, Ahmedabad

He is a Professor in the Finance and Economics area. His areas of interest include Corporate Finance, Investment Banking, Capital Markets, Mutual Funds, Corporate Governance, and Financial Engineering. He was Senior Manager with ICRA Ltd., New Delhi. Prof. Nageswara Rao advised a team of analysts on valuation of equity shares of 8 PSUs referred to ICRA by the Disinvestment Commission, Govt. of India. He has offered more than 30 in-house and open management development programmes (MDPs) to companies such as Hindustan Unilever, Tata Group, Sterlite Industries, Ashok Leyland, Larsen and Toubro, SAP India, Intel India, and others. He has also been a consultant to ICRA Ltd., Ashok Leyland, Larsen and Toubro, and Traco Cable Company.



Prof. S. Narayan Rao

Ph.D., IIT Madras

Prof S N Rao is Professor of Finance at Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management, IIT Bombay. He has been a core faculty member at UTI Institute of Capital Markets (now Indian Institute of Capital Markets), Navi Mumbai, The Institute of Chartered Financial Analyst of India (ICFAI), Hyderabad; PSG Institute of Management, Coimbatore; Institute of Technology and Management, Mumbai and has also been the coordinator of ICFAI Business School, Hyderabad. His publications appeared in Eurasian Review of Economics and Finance, Vikalpa, Decision, ICFAI Journal of Applied Finance and other leading professional journals. He conducted and taught in many MDPs in the area of Finance. He presented research papers in annual conferences of professional associations (Northern Finance Association, Financial Management Association International, Eastern Finance Association, Mid-west Finance Association, Asian Finance Association,…)  held in Canada, USA, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Malaysia, Australia and Japan. His areas of interest include  Corporate Finance; Behavioral Finance; Capital Markets; Security Analysis and Portfolio Management; Financial Engineering; Valuation, Mergers & Acquisitions.

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Prof. Shishir Kumar Jha

Ph.D. Syracuse University

His teaching and research interests include Theorizing and analyzing sustainable and democratic alternatives of globalization, Copyright and the Public Domain, Geo-Political Environment and International Business, Comparative Impact Of Globalization, Impact Of Globalization On Indian Society, WTO and Global Political Economy, Indian Society and Political Economy of the Third World, International Relations.

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Prof. (Ms) Trupti Mishra

Ph.D, IIT Kharagpur

Dr. Trupti Mishra is Associate Professor of Economics at Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management, IIT Bombay. Before Joining SJMSOM, She has worked as Assistant Professor at  IITKharagpur . Her area of research is mainly environmental economics. Her teaching interest includes Managerial Economics, Economic Environment of Business, Infrastructural development and Finance and Business and Sustainable development. She has published paper in National and International journals. She was selected by SAP for participation in the 3rd Lindau Meeting of Nobel Laureates in Economic Sciences.


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Prof.(Ms.) Usha Ananthakumar

Ph.D., IIT Bombay

Dr Usha Ananthakumar is a Professor in the area of Decision Sciences & Quantitative Methods at Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management, IIT Bombay.  Her areas of research include Applied Statistics, Multivariate Techniques, Classification in Imbalanced Domains, Text Mining and Data Mining.  Her publications have appeared in International journals like Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, International Journal of Production Research, International Journal of Production and Operations Management, Journal of Quantitative Economics, Studies in Economics and Finance, International Journal of Emerging Markets etc., Her teaching interests include Statistical Methods, Multivariate Data Analysis and Business Analytics.  She also conducts short term programs for executives in the field of Analytics.



CA. Dr. Varadraj Bapat

MCom, CA, CWA, DISA, PhD (IIT Mumbai)


Faculty in Finance, SJM School of Management, IIT Bombay.

Dr. CA. Varadraj Bapat has consulting/teaching experience of 23 years in Accounting/ Finance. Holds qualifications in Chartered Accountancy, Cost Accountancy, & Information System Audit before obtaining PhD from IIT, Bombay. All India Rank-holder at CA Intermediate and Final examinations.

Books published Investment Analysis & Portfolio Management, Accounting for Managers, Financial Accounting – A Managerial Perspective published by McGraw Hill Publishing. Presented/ published in several national/international conferences/ journals. He has done a few research projects. He has spent a term at Johnson Management School, Cornell University, New York, USA.

Conducts MDPs in the area of Accounting/Finance, Leadership, Self development, Yoga.

His teaching & research interests include Managerial Accounting, Accounting Standards, Corporate Governance, Bankruptcy Prediction, Portfolio Management, Financial inclusion, Indian Economic Model, Integral Humanism, Bharatiya Culture, ABVP, education, spirituality, Sanskrit and Yoga. 

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Prof. Vinish Kathuria

Ph.D., Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (Deemed University), Mumbai

Dr. Vinish Kathuria is a Professor at Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management. His teaching and research activities relate to economics mainly in the fields of Industrial Economics, Energy Economics, Economics of Regulation and Economics of pollution. Before joining SJM SOM, he was on Fulbright Senior Researcher fellowship to University of Colorado, Boulder (US). He has several publications in international journals including Journal of Comparative Economics, World Development, Energy Policy, Energy, Oxford Economic Papers, Ecological Economics, Applied Economics, Journal of International Development, Transportation Research, Technological Forecasting and Social Change among others. He has pursued his post-doc from University of Gothenburg, Sweden in the area of Environmental Economics and Ph.D. internship from United Nations University / Institute for New Technologies (UNU/INTECH), Maastricht, The Netherlands. His thesis was short-listed by UNESCO for its Management of Social Transformation (MOST) award in the year 2000-01. In 2012 he was awarded Mahalanobis Memorial Medal (National) Award 2010 in the area of Quantitative Economics.



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