Prof Anjani Srikanth Koka
Anjani Srikanth Koka is presently working as a Lecturer (Off-Campus) in the Department of Management at BITS, Pilani – Hyderabad Off-Campus Centre. He did his M.Sc (Hons.) Mathematics, MMS and Ph.D from BITS, Pilani in 2007 and 2017. He has been teaching courses viz., Principles of Management, Managerial Communication, Technical Report Writing and Human Resource Management to working professionals who pursue their off-campus degrees from BITS, Pilani. He has 9 years of teaching experience. He has worked for over 2 years in the IT industry prior to joining BITS Pilani. He has published several research papers in International and National Journals. His areas of interest are Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management, Soft Skills and Professional Communication.
Prof Nirankush Dutta
Dr. Nirankush Dutta joined BITS Pilani as a faculty in the Department of Management in 2017. He brings with him six years of work experience, of which four years are in the IT industry in India and abroad, and two years are in the academia, where he taught Management courses to students of post-graduate level. His primary research interest lies in Online Social Media Marketing and e-Commerce. In his Doctoral thesis he has focused on building an empirically validated model on the role of trust in Online Social Media Marketing. His research papers have been published by International Journal of Web Based Community (ABDC indexed, Category “B”), Journal of Internet Commerce (ABDC indexed, Category “B”) and Indore Management Journal (Published by Indian Institute of Management Indore). Case studies authored by him have been published in Emerald Emerging Market Case Studies, Ivey Cases and International Journal of Case Studies in Management (Published by HEC Montreal) and are available through Harvard Business Publishing.
Prof Sandeep Kayastha
Sandeep Kayastha is an Associate Professor in off-campus programs. He completed his MTech from IIT Kharagpur. Prof Sandeep teaches MBA level courses in Operations Management and allied areas, and conducts Management Development Programs for senior executives in the manufacturing industry. Before joining BITS he worked as a faculty member in several leading educational and research institutes of the country. Sandeep Kayastha is an active researcher. His current areas of research are marketing and contract law, workload reduction, simulation, and history of technology.
Prof Udayan Chanda
Udayan Chanda is currently working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Management, Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS) Pilani. Earlier he was associated with Industrial Statistics Lab., Department of Information & Industrial Engineering, Yonsei University as Post Doctoral Fellow, and Department of Operational Research, University of Delhi as Assistant Professor. He received his Ph.D. Degree in Marketing Models and Optimization (Operational Research) from University of Delhi, Delhi in 2009. He did his Master’s in Operational Research from University of Delhi in 2003. He has published extensively in the area of Marketing Models, Optimization, Software Reliability and Inventory Management. He is the recipient of AIMS International Outstanding Young Management Researcher Award 2017 and Young Scientist Award- VIFRA 2015. He is Cited in Marquis Who's Who in the World (Twenty Ninth Edition, 2012, 2011) and Marquis Who's Who in Asia 2012 (2nd Edition). He received The National Research Foundation of Korea (Republic) Scholarship 2010, to pursue Post Doctoral Research at the Yonsei University. He is also a member of the editorial review boards of several reputed journals. His research interests include Marketing Models, Inventory Modeling, Software Reliability Growth Modeling, Dynamic Optimization Techniques etc.
Prof Udayan Chanda
Arun Maity is an Associate Professor in the Mechanical Engineering Department at Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS), Pilani (Rajasthan). He did his graduation in Mechanical Engineering from Government Engineering College (now NIT) Raipur and Master’s in Mechanical Engineering with specialisation in Production Engineering (Management Science Group) from the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara. He has done his Ph.D. in the field of Manufacturing Excellence from Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani at Grasim Industries Limited. His areas of interest are manufacturing excellence, project management and human resource management. He earned a Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management from IGNOU and certificates on Project Management from RITx through edX as part of professional development.
Prof Krishnamurthy Bindumadhavan
Krishnamurthy Bindumadhavan is an Associate Professor and Group Leader of the Management Group, Off Campus Programs at Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani. He is based out of Hyderabad. Prof. Bindumadhavan is a CFA charterholder from CFA Institute, USA and FRM titleholder from GARP, USA. He also holds an undergraduate degree in engineering and an MBA. He has over 15 years of international experience in the banking and financial services industry, including 8 years with Capital One, a top 10 US bank, based out of Richmond, Virginia. In addition to working for a bank he has also worked as a consultant, entrepreneur and faculty among other roles. He is very passionate about teaching and joined BITS, Pilani in December 2014.
Prof Rajiv Gupta
Rajiv Gupta is an Adjunct Professor in the Work Integrated Learning Program at BITS Pilani. His principal areas of teaching interests are Manufacturing Systems, Lean Manufacturing, Quality, and Logistics & Supply Chain Management. He is also involved in courses related to the application of Lean Manufacturing and Quality in Healthcare. Dr. Gupta has been a full-time faculty member at the State University of New York at Buffalo, and the General Motors Institute in Flint Michigan. He has also taught as Adjunct Faculty at Kettering University (new name for General Motors Institute), and the University of Michigan at the Dearborn campus. In addition he has taught at the S.P. Jain Institute for Global Management in Dubai and Singapore, the FORE School of Management in Delhi and the School of Inspired Leadership (SOIL) in Gurgaon. Dr. Gupta has successfully run his consulting business as an International Associate of Tompkins Associates of Raleigh, North Carolina, as well as an independent consultant to automotive and other companies. He has also held the position of Head of Automotive Operations and Solution Design at Mahindra Logistics. Dr. Gupta holds a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University, an M.S. in Industrial Engineering from North Carolina State University, and a B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering from I.I.T. Delhi.