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When it comes to our faculty too, only the best will do. Our teaching staff are Ph.Ds. and Post-graduates from India’s top institutions – like IIT, IISc, and BITS Pilani. They actively publish papers in international and national journals, and bring a mix of teaching, research, and industry experience. The faculty are extremely accessible and supportive of their working students. For more details on each faculty member, click on their profiles.

Sandeep Kayastha
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 Rajiv Gupta
Prof Rajiv Gupta

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.

Dr. Naga Vamsi Krishna Jasti
Dr. Naga Vamsi Krishna Jasti

Naga Vamsi Krishna Jasti is an Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering Group under Work Integrated Learning Programmes Division (WILPD) of Birla Institute of Technology and Science Pilani. He received his Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad, 2004.  He received his Master of Mechanical Engineering and Ph.D. in Lean Manufacturing from BITS Pilani in the year 2006 and 2015 respectively.

He has twelve years’ experience of teaching for industry professionals and handling industry academic projects. He has involved in post-graduation and undergraduate curriculum and content development. He has conducted industrial training programs on manufacturing systems. He has a research experience of 10 years and published twenty research papers in international reputed journals and conferences. He involved in teaching various courses like Lean Manufacturing, Total Quality Management, Manufacturing excellence and World Class Manufacturing at graduate and undergraduate level.  His expertise includes design, delivery and administration of Experiential Learning Initiatives apart from course design and delivery, programme design and administration. In administrative responsibility, he is faculty In-Charge and technology lead for B. Tech (Engineering Technology), M. Tech (Manufacturing Management) and M. Tech (Quality Management) and program committee core team member for B. Tech Engineering Technology, B. Tech Manufacturing Technology and  M. Tech Quality Management.

 

Shekhar Rajagopalan
Shekhar Rajagopalan

S Rajagopalan is an Associate Professor at Birla institute of technology & Science, Pilani. He received his doctorate in Mathematics and an MS in Computer Science from Syracuse University. He has an experience of approximately 25 years, split equally between the corporate world and Academics. He started his career working as an Scientist in an Image Processing project. He has managed large operations in IT and IT-enabled services. He has taught in courses in Mathematics, Operations Research, Statistics, Computer Science and Finance. Currently he is working in the area of Data Science. He has several papers published in international journals.

Gaurav Nagpal
Gaurav Nagpal

Gaurav Nagpal is an Assistant Professor in Management Department of Birla Institute of Technology and Science Pilani. His area of expertise is Operations and Supply Chain Management, Operations Research, Industrial Engineering, Business Statistics and Data Analytics.  He received his Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from YMCA Institute of Engineering in 2005.  Post that, he completed his MBA from Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi. He has been a GATE topper with 99.83 percentile (AIR-41) in mechanical engineering. He has also done EPMBD from IIM Calcutta, and is CSCP qualified from APICS. He is currently pursuing his PhD from BITS Pilani in the area of inventory management.

He has twelve years of industry experience, of which the former seven years were into Operations and supply chain profiles with NTPC, Daimler India Commercial Vehicles and with Escorts Agri-machinery Group. After that he worked for five years in business strategy, planning and analysis profiles. Before joining BITS as Assistant Professor in 2018, he was working with the leading grocery e-Commerce firm “Grofers” as Associate Director- Business Planning and Analysis.

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