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D. V. Ramana

MCom, MPhil, PhD (Utkal Univ.)

Subha Kant Padhi
FCA (ICAI), DISA (ISA), PhD (Utkal) Accounting and Finance
Before joining XIMB, Dr. Padhi practiced as a
Chartered Accountant for about 10 years and has been a 
consultant to many Indian and Oversees Companies.

P.K. Mohanty
MCom, MBA, PhD (Sambalpur University) Accounting & Finance
Dr. Mohanty has served many organisations at senior
executive level & possesses many years of corporate
experience. He was also a Consultant to BSNL for a
period of 3 years.

Fr. A.C. Jesurajan, SJ

M.A Communication (Leicester Univ.), L.Ph. Philosophy ( Sacred Heart College)
Fr. Jesurajan has worked for 17 years in the field of Mass Communication, teaching undergraduate & graduate students at the Ateneo de Manila University, Phillippines ,at Amruthavani, Securnderabad, and St. Xavier's College, Bombay. He conducted In-Company programmes for all levels of managers from more than 200 companies in india and abroad.

Ibha Kumar

MA (Kanpur), PhD (IIT Kanpur) General Management
Dr. Kumar teaches courses in Communication.She has more than 27 years of research and teaching experience.

Fr. Donald D’Silva

M.A. Communication (Madras), PGDHRM (Pondichery ), PhD (Madras)
Fr. Donald teaches Bussiness Communication, Societal Analysis and Sustainability. He has conducted in-house training programmes for government as well as business organizations

Purnima Anjali Mohanty
Her doctoral research was on Emily Dickinson and Feminism.She has presented various papers on communication and on social marketing at various international conferences.

                                                                                    DECISION SCIENCE
Bhabesh Sen

MA(Utkal), MS( Michigan State univ.), PhD (Colorado state Univ.)
Dr. Sen has worked on variance component model and econometrics.He has been teaching Statistics, Quantitative methods, Econometrics and Research
methodology for the last 33 years.

Sandipan Karmakar
PhD (Ongoing IIT Kharagpur), MTech in Industrial Engineering and Management(IIT Kharagpur), BTech in Industrial Engineering (NIT Jalandhar).

Papiya Bhattacharjee

PhD, IIT Kharagpur; M.Tech (Operations Research), NIT Durgapur; M.Sc. (Applied Mathematics), University of Calcutta

Subhajyoti Ray
M-Stat (ISI), Fellow (IIM-Ahmedabad) 
Prior to joining XIMB, Dr. Ray worked for nearly 6 years with the Reserve Bank of India. His experience has been in the area of Information systems and statistical analysis.
Biresh K. Sahoo 

MA (Eco), MPhil (Eco) (Univ. of Hyderabad, India); PhD (IIT Kharagpur, India); JSPS Fellow (GRIPS, Tokyo, Japan); Lise Meitner Fellow(WU-Wien,ustria) Economics
Dr. Biresh Sahoo has more than 14 years of teaching and research experience in India and abroad.He has been a Visiting Professor in JNU, New Delhi.

Latha Ravindran 

MA (Madras); MPhil, PhD (Coimbatore) Economics
Dr. Latha Ravindran teaches core courses such as, Micro-economics and Macro-economics. A doctorate in Economics, she joined the Institute as a faculty member in 1988.
Biswa Swarup Misra

MA, PhD (Patna), CAIIB Economics 
Dr. Misra has been an Economist in the Reserve Bank of India prior to joining XIMB. Dr. Misra also had a stint as the Chief Economist of Bank of India. 

S.P. Das
MA, LLB (Sambalpur); DSW (Bangalore)
PhD (Utkal) Economics & Rural Management
Dr. Das  teaches Economics, Business Law and courses in Rural Management.Apart from teaching he has been a recognized consultant to many corporate bodies in Rehabilitation & Resettlement along with CSR programme formulation and conducts training programes in the  area of CSR & Social Development.
Asit Ranjan Mohanty

M.Phil (Eco), JNU, Fellow UGC, CAIIB, 
PhD (Utkal) 
Dip in Risk Management (IIBF) 
Dr. Mohanty has worked in Commercial Banks in Senior Management positions in their Risk
Management Departments.

Bishnu Prasad Mishra 

M.A (Eco), DSE, PhD (Utkal Univ.) CAIIB 
Accounting & Finance and Rural Management

Dr. Bishnu Prasad Mishra started his professional career with State Bank of India, after graduating from the Delhi School of Economics, Delhi. 

Shridhar Kumar Dash

MA (Economics) PhD (Finance) (IGIDR) Accounting & Finance
Dr. Dash has over 19 years of experience in research and corporate sector. Before joining XIMB he was Vice President and Head of Risk and Information Management at Reliance Retail – Membership, Finance and Travel Services.

Banikanta Mishra
M.A. (Economics): Delhi School, India
Ph.D. (Finance): Stern School, NYU, USA
Dr. Mishra teaches courses in finance area.

His teaching interests are in Corporate Finance, International Finance, Investment Banking, Derivatives, Financial Engineering, Risk Management, Valuation, and Financial Strategy, while his research interests are in Information Asymmetry, Market Efficiency, Financial Instruments and Risk Measurement.

Dr. Santanu K. Ganguli
FCA (ICAI), PhD (Vidyasagar University)
Before joining academics he was a practicing chartered accountant for 18 years. Dr. Ganguli has over 10 years experience in teaching and research in India and abroad. His papers have been published in ABS ranked journals .          His teaching and research interest cover financial statement analysis and security valuation, Derivatives, corporate finance and governance.

Soumya Guha Deb

BCE (Hons) (JU), PGDBM (IIM-Calcutta)
Fellow (IIM-Calcutta) 
Dr. Deb’s teaching interests are in the areas of Corporate Finance, Mutual Funds, Portfolio
Management, Derivatives, Fixed Income Markets and International Finance.
                                                               GENERAL MANAGEMENT & STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT
Amar KJR Nayak
Ph.D.(IIT, Kharagpur), Research Fellow(Kobe University, Japan), MBA(IIM, Bangalore), B.E.(NIT, Rourkela, India)
He is a Chair Professor, National Bank for Agriculture & Rural Development.He has been working on an action research to develop organizational and institutional designs for sustainable community systems.

Bibhu Prasan Patra 

MA (Utkal), MPhil (NEHU, Shillong) , PhD (IIT Kanpur) General Management
Dr Bibhu Prasan Patra is an Associate Professor in the Strategic Management Area.Currently he is teaching Business Ethics and International Business Ethics.

Prahlad Mishra

MA, PhD (Sambalpur) Economics & General Management
Dr. Mishra is a Professor in Economics and General Management Area and teaches core courses in both the areas

Anshuman Tripathy
MBA, PhD (Utkal), FPM (IIM Calcutta)
Prior Joining  XIMB he had the opportunity to work at M.H.Alshaya , Pricewaterhouse Coopers, DDCE( Utkal University), and Odisha Engineering College.
Dr. Tripathy teaching interests are Strategic Management, Compensation & Reward Management, Multinational HRM & Corporate Entrepreneurship.

Brajaraj Mohanty 

MCom (Utkal), Fellow (IIM-Ahmedabad) Strategic Management
Dr. Mohanty has over 35 years of teaching, research & consulting experience.A former faculty-member of  IIM-C.  

Msc(IIT Bombay); Fellow (IIM-A)

                                                                          HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT  
Debendra Prasad Kar
PhD in OB (IIT, Kharagpur), MBA(Burdwan), 
LL.B (Utkal Univ.)
Dr. Kar has more than 20 years of industry experience both in Plant sites as well as in Corporate roles

Saveeta Mohanty

PhD (Utkal)  
OB & Human Resource Management
Dr. Mohanty began her career at Wipro_Limited. Subsequently, she set up a unit for the manufacture of Hair Oils and Tooth Powders for Dabur India Limited and won the OASME Award for the Best Lady Entrepreneur of the State.
Snigdha Pattnaik

PGD PM&IR (XLRI), PhD (Utkal Univ.)
Human Resource Management
Dr. Pattnaik is Professor in Human Resource Management and currently Dean, Xavier School of HRM. She has been an academician, consultant and trainer for over three decades, in the areas of human resource management,behavioural skills, managerial excellence, personal growth and women in organizations. Her research interests lie in the fields of Diversity & Inclusion, Managing Change, and Human Resource Development. 

Sasmit Patra

MBA, PhD (Allahabad) Organisational Behaviour & HRM.                                                                  

Dr. Patra teaches courses on organisational behaviour and human resource management.He has experience of working in academics and industry.

                                                                                INFORMATION SYSTEMS
Ajit Kumar
Ajit Kumar

B.Sc (Allahabad University) 
MCA (Bundlekhand University)
PhD (Taipei Medical University, Taiwan)
Postdoctoral Fellow (Taiwan)

Dipak Misra 

BSc. Engg. (UCE, Burla), ME (NIT, Rourkela) 
PhD (Utkal Univ.) Information Systems
Dr. Dipak Misra is Associate Professor in Information
Systems Area. He has 15 years of industry experience and 14 years of Academic experience.

Rahul Thakurta
B.E. (BESU), Fellow (IIM Calcutta) Information Systems  
Dr. Rahul Thakurta is a faculty in the Information
Systems Area. In his dissertation, he investigated the 
nature of software requirements volatility, and explored the management techniques. He teaches courses pertaining to Information  Systems (IS)  and Operations Management disciplines.

Bhaskar Basu
BE (Mech), MProdE (Gold Medalist), PGDBM (IIMC), PhD (IIT-KGP) Information Systems
Dr. Basu has more than two decades of experience in academics and industry .He has a decade of experience
both in India and abroad.His areas of interest and research include decision models, information systems, knowledge management and operations management.

Gopal Krishna Nayak

BTech (IIT Kharagpur), PGDM (IIM Bangalore) , PhD (IIT Kharagpur) Information Systems
Dr. Nayak has been instrumental in the establishment of IT infrastructure in the XIMB campus.

Sanjay Mohapatra
B.E. (NIT Rourkela), M.Tech (IIT Madras),  PGDM (XIMB), PhD (Utkal) Information Systems
Dr. Mohapatra has more than 27 years of combined
industry and academic experience. He has worked in
various capacities in organizations like  Hindusthan Aeronautics Limited,
 Larsen & Toubro,  Pricewater House Coopers, Infosys, Polaris, etc.

Krishna Das Gupta 

MBA, PhD (Utkal Univ.) Marketing
Dr. Krishna Das Gupta started her career in sales inpharmaceutical industry.This was followed by 4-year experience as a corporate trainer in the area of sales and marketing.
Mridula Savitri Mishra

Associate Professor
PhD, ME (Internet Technology and E-Business)

Plavini Punyatoya
B.Tech ; M.Tech (IIT Delhi ); FPM (IIM Indore )
Dr. Plavini is a faculty in the Marketing Area. Her research domain comprises new product branding, green marketing, advertising, and digital marketing.

Subhasis Ray
BE, PGDBM (IIM-C) PhD (Osmania Univ.) Marketing & Strategy
Dr. Ray’s has worked for MNCs like Fosroc, Hilti & the TATA group of companies in the area of sales, marketing & strategy. 

Shashi Bhusan Mohanty


M.N. Tripathi 

BSc: Engg (REC Rourkela), PGDM (IIM Ahmedabad) PhD (Utkal) Marketing
Dr. M.N. Tripathi has worked for more than 23 years in domestic and multinational companies.
His experience
 has largely been in Sales and Marketing,with a brief stint in Logistics & Distribution.

Punyaslok Dhall
PhD (Mktg), LLB, PGDM, BE

Preshth Bhardwaj

Assistant Professor

Sandip Anand
MA (Psychology) (Univ. of Allahabad)
MPS, PhD (International Inst. for Population Sc.,Mumbai) Marketing 
Dr. Anand teaches subjects of Marketing. 
His research 
focuses on understanding response to organisations driven change initiatives.

                                                                                      OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
Arun Kumar Paul

B.Tech. (Hons), IIT Kharagpur,  Fellow XLRI, Jamshedpur 
Operations Management and Decision Sciences
He has over 25 years of industry experience in Integrated Steel Plant, in Process Consulting and in ETO Job shop with multidisciplinary engineering environment.

Gaurav Kabra
B. Tech (IT) & MBA (IIITM Gwalior); Ph.D (IIT Roorkee)

Dr. Kabra teaches subjects related to Operations Management. He has published several research papers in highly referred journals of international repute. His areas of interest include supply chain management, humanitarian logistics and application of IT in Business. He is the recipient of Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence-2016.

Manimay Ghosh 
 BE(Mech), MBA, MS, PhD
 Dr. Ghosh Teaching Interests are Operations  Management, Supply Chain  Management, Service  Operations Management

Bikram Kumar Bahinipati

Ph. D. ( IIT Delhi ); M.Tech. ( IIT Kharagpur )
Dr. Bikram has teaching and research experiences of more than 25 years at IIM Kozhikode, IIT Delhi and OUAT Bhubaneswar. His research interest includes Quantitative, Analytical Modeling & Decision making for Supply Chain Coordination & Collaboration.He has published papers in highly referred journals, such as Computers and Industrial Engineering (Elsevier), Production Planning and control (Taylor and Francis) and so on.

BSC:Engg (Hons) (REC Rourkela)
Mtech: IE & OR (IIT Kharagpur)
Dr. Bishwal has worked in corporate sector for nearly 32 Years mostly in the areas of Operations management.He was chief of manufacturing for the Spirits Division of UB Group before he became the Chief opearting officer for eastern region.He teaches Production and Operations Management, Project  Management and supply chain management.

W.S. William

BTech: Hons, MTech, PhD (IIT Kharagpur)
Dr. William
started his professional career with Engineers India Limited, and was involved in planning and monitoring of several mega projects. He has been awarded IBM Faculty Award in 2007 for initiating a course on services operations. He has also received the Dewang Mehta award for the “Best Teacher" in Operations Management” in 2009.
                                                                                   ORGANISATIONAL BEHAVIOUR
Dipak Kumar Bhattacharyya 

M.A. (Eco.), PGDPM, PG Diploma in Journalism, PhD (Calcutta) Organisational Behaviour& HRM
Dr. Bhattacharyya’s research areas are focused on HRM Practices in Organizations. He has contributed scholarly articles in leading national and international Journals like; Indian Journal of Labour Economics, Vision, Journal of Management Research,  Indian Journal of Industrial Relations, Productivity, Personnel Today, Compensation & Benefits Review, etc. He has also authored several books for Sage, Oxford, Pen, PHI, etc.
Fakir Mohan Sahoo 
MA (Utkal Univ.), PhD (Queens Univ., Canada) 
Organisational Behaviour

Dr. Sahoo is a Research Professor in the OB & HRM Area and teaches Organisational Behaviour, Transformational
Leadership, Dynamics of 
Personal Growth & Employees Counselling. 

Suchitra Pal

MA, MPhil (Utkal University) PhD (Norwegian Univ. of Sc. and Tech., Trondheim) Research Fellow (Centre for Occupational and Life stress, NUIG, Ireland) Organizational Behaviour and HRM
Dr Suchitra Pal has more than 9 years of teaching experience in Norway & Ireland.She joined XIMB in 2011

                                                                          RURAL MANAGEMENT & DEVELOPMENT
Kajri Misra

B. Arch (Bombay University) PGDP (CEPT)
PhD (Cornell University, USA)
Planning & Public System Management
Dr. Kajri Misra has a Masters degree in Environmental Planning from CEPT, Ahmedabad and a PhD in Planning from Cornell University,USA

Soosai Peppin
M.A. (Loyola College, Chennai) MPhil and PhD (JNU) Rural Management and OB&HR
Dr. Peppin is engaged in teaching Social Analysis and Development Alternatives, Organisation Behaviour (Group Behaviour), Organisation Change and Development & Understanding Development Organisations

Sudhanshu Shekhar Singh

MA (Sociology), PGDRD (XISS Ranchi),
Dip. In Sustainable Mgmt. (Univ. of Birmingham),
PhD (Ranchi)
Development Management
Dr. Singh teaches courses such as Development
Administration, Project management, and Micro-level Planning. He is 
actively involved in several social action research projects sponsored by national
 and international agencies.

Jeevan J Arakal 

PGDRM (XIMB), PhD (IIT- Bombay)
Rural Marketing
Dr. Jeevan has worked with Pratham Gujarat Education Initiative as a programme leader in Banaskantha.

Niraj Kumar 

BSc: Agri & AH, MSc: Agri (GBPUAT)
PhD (IVRI, Izatnagar)
Agri-Business & CSR
Dr. Kumar teaches subjects related to Development Communication, Strategic Extension, Agri-Business Management, and Community-based  Approaches
of Rural Management.

C. Shambu Prasad 

B. Tech & MS (IIT, Madras), PhD (IIT Delhi)
General Management & Development Strategy
Dr. Shambu Prasad was trained as an engineer before he broadened his research interests to work on the interface of science,technology & society studies 
(STS), and innovation and development studies.