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Ph.D Scholars Profile

XIM University Ph.D Scholars (Full-Time)


Ph.D Scholars Batch 2021 Profile :

  • Brijraj Agarwal – XUPH21003

    Academic Background: M. Com (Ravenshaw University) Specialization in Finance; UGC-NET-JRF (AIR-13)

    Industry Experience: I own and run a 3PL company. My company has been involved in pan-Odisha logistics, warehousing and operations for multiple MNCs in the state of Odisha since 2016.

    Research Area: Equity Markets; Market instruments. I am a keen researcher and fervently want to be an educationist.

  • Shaun Joseph- XUPH2107

    Academic Background: Bachelor of Arts in Economics (Hons.) from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai. M.A in Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Tuljapur.

    Internship Experience: 3 months at Karekeba Ventures (An incubation cum angel investment platform), 1 month at Social Lens (A management consulting firm for Non-Profits), 2 months at Gramhal (Agri-tech Social Enterprise)

    Research Interests: Entrepreneurship and Social Entrepreneurship

  • Tony John – XUPH2108

    Academic Background: M.A. English; M.A. Philosophy, Loyola College, Chennai; B.Sc. (Computer Science), St. Xavier’s College, Calcutta

    Industry Experience: I have more than 4 years of Teaching and Administrative experience in the ICSE School. I have played Leadership roles in the Jesuit Educational Institutes. Furthermore, I possess 5 years of teaching experience in the fields of IT, Soft-skills, and Communicative English.

    Research Area: My area of interest is the impact of Education and Leadership in the Post-pandemic world. (HR/OB).

  • Ansuman Mishra – XUPH2109

    Academic Background: Ansuman is an MBA graduate from Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, USA and an Engineering graduate from Utkal University, Odisha. Ansuman has also completed his Global Business Management programs from Schulich School of Business - Canada, WHU - Germany, and FDC - Brazil.

    Industry Experience: Ansuman is a seasoned, results-driven business development consultant who has over 20 years of project management experience in information technology, strategic IT marketing, designing brand experience & innovation strategy across different industries like Asset Management, Retail Banking, Market Research, FMCG, Event Management etc. As a global business leader, he has worked extensively in Canada, US, India, and Hong Kong. Ansuman is passionate about developing a culture for enterprise agility and a sustainable organizational structure.

    Research Area: Luxury Brand Management, Advertising Strategy & Digital Marketing.

  • Deepika Swain – XUPH2110

    Academic Background: UGC_NET (June-2020), MBA-(MKU), MPIB- (GIFT, Visakhapatnam), M. Sc and, B Sc. (Zoology Hons) – Berhampur University. Odisha.

    Industry And Academic Experience: 2 years of experience in ICICI, Lombard, 3 years of teaching experience, as full time (GIMS, Gunupur, Orissa) and guest faculty; a long research association with XLRI, Jamshedpur where I worked as a research assistant. My areas of interest hovers around Positive Psychology, Employee engagement, Organizational Culture, Organizational Behavior, Brand Equity Building, Corporate Social Responsibility, and Strategic Planning.

    Research area: Human Resources Management

  • Nabaprabhat Paul – XUPH2111

    Academic Background: M.Sc. in Ecology and Environment Studies from Nalanda University. B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering from MMU, Haryana. IGCSE/O-Level & AS/A-Level from Cambridge International Examinations.

    Industry Experience: JRF in DST-CCP project at Anna University, Tamil Nadu.

    Research Areas: Sustainable Development, Scientific modelling, Integrated Water Resource Management.

  • Purba Bhatterjee – XUPH2113

    Academic Background: M.COM in FINANCE as a core subject (Awarded First Class with Distinction) from Jamshedpur Women`s College, Kolhan University. B.COM in ACCOUNTS honors (Awarded First Class with Distinction) from Jamshedpur Women`s College, Kolhan University.

    Industry Background: A developing professional and researcher. Submitted a Dissertation during M.COM on the most relevant topic “THE ROLE OF BANKING SYSTEM IN OUR ECONOMY”.

    Research Area: Financial Distress Prediction Models, Financial Reporting

  • Rashmita Rana – XUPH2114

    Academic Background: M.A. and LLM

    Industry Background: Practicing Lawyer at High court of Odisha Regdn. No- 0-36/2003 (17+ years)

    Research Area: Law (Surrogacy)

  • Yasminara Begum – XUPH2115

    Academic Background: BSc Physics (Hons) from RD Women's Autonomous College, Bhubaneswar; MSc (Engg Physics) from Amity University, Noida; MA (Public Administration) from IGNOU.

    Industry Experience: Interned with Defence Research and Development Organization’s LASTEC lab at New Delhi on original thesis/dissertation topic.

    Research Area: Urban Management and Governance.

  • Abhishek Gupta – XUPH20002

    Academic Background: Clinical Psychologist (B.A.+M.A.) from Amity University, NOIDA, Uttar Pradesh with a penchant for research to objectify the still non-physical knowledge.

    Industry Experience: He has gained adequate experience in Clinical Psychology while doing his Internships at the Department of Clinical Psychology, PGIMER, Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, New Delhi and at the School of Mental Health, Vidyasagar Institute of Mental Health Neuro & Allied Sciences, New Delhi. He has also served as a Volunteer with Economic Rural Development Society, a leading NGO, for Multiple Psychological Intervention programmes across Project Centers and Schools in India on ‘Child Behaviour and Development’ and ‘Mitigation of Substance Abuse Disorders in Adults’. He also studied Español at Instituto Cervantes de Nueva Delhi and holds a Grade A Certification.

    Research Area: Positive Psychology, Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management, Immigration & Quantitative Methodologies.

  • Barsha Pattanaik – XUPH20004

    Academic Background: M. Tech in Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering from G.I.E.T, Gunupur, Odisha ,B .Tech in Applied Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering from K.I.S.T, Bhubaneswar.

    Industry Background: 2 Years worked as a lecturer in Gandhi Institute of Engineering & Technology, Gunupur, Odisha and 3 years worked as an Assistant Professor in NM Institute of Engineering & Technology, Bhubaneswar.

    Research Area- Data Science, Computer Science Engineering

  • Fr. Benjamin Lakra- XUPH20005

    Academic Background: Graduate in LL.B from K.L.E Society’s Law College, Bangalore and postgraduate (LL.M) from Christ University Bangalore.

    Industry Background: I worked for four years as legal practitioner in District Court at Chaibasa (Jharkhand) and had one year of legal practice in High Court of Patna.

    Research Area: Minority rights

  • Rupak Kumar Sahu – XUPH20007

    Academic Background: B.A (English); MFC (Utkal University); MBA Executive (XIMB).

    Industry Background: Worked as Manager in Branch Operations and NPA Management in Canara Bank, Service Portfolio Manager-SME at DCB Bank, with a total work experience of 68 months.

    Research Area: Financial Risk

  • Shyamal Kumar Jena – XUPH20009

    Academic Background: Graduate in Commerce from B J B College (Utkal University), MBA (ENPC, France) & IEMB (SDA Bocconi)

    Industry Experience: Over 17 years of work experience in BFSI sector with renowned brands such as HSBC, Citibank, SBI Card etc. Presently working with AU Small Finance Bank as Vice President. A senior management professional with a proven track record of delivering results and strong capabilities in strategic planning & execution across various functions in the banking and retail division. Expertise in building and leading large teams across different territories.

    Research Area: Bottom of Pyramid, Rural marketing and Sales & distribution management.

  • Sridhar Chakravarthi Mulakaluri- XUPH20010

    Academic Background: PGDM from XIMB, BE (Mechanical) from Andhra University, Visakhapatnam.

    Industry Experience: Have an industry experience of 30+ years across multiple industries including Defence, Hospitality, Manufacturing, IT Services, Management Consulting, Training & Development, Nonprofits and Sports. Have some teaching experience in the MBA department of Woxsen School of Business, Hyderabad. Certified Startup Mentor from CII.

    Research Area: Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship

  • Stella Monica Tapno – XUPH20011

    Academic Background: PGDM/MBA from Xavier Institute of Management, Jabalpur with a specialization in Rural Management. I also hold a degree in Bachelor of Technology in the field of Electrical and Electronics Engineering.

    Industry Background: I am a development professional, holding 4 years of experience working at different national and international NGOs.

    Research Area: Climate Change and Rural Economy

  • Tapas Kumar Das – XUPH20012

    Academic Background: UGC-NET(Management) Qualified, M.B.A. in HR and Marketing from Sambalpur University followed by B.B.A. from G.M.(Autonomous)College, Sambalpur.

    Industry Background: 22 Months of experience in Sales and Marketing from Retail, Finance and FMCG Sector.

    Research Area: Consumer Behavior and Marketing communication mainly Focusing on Rural Consumers and FMCG products

  • Tessy Jacob – XUPH20013

    Academic Background: Master’s Degree in Media and communication studies (MAMCS) from Christ University, Bengaluru.

    Industry Experience: I have worked as a freelance Media Educator for rural youth and School students. I am a freelance reporter for two online news portals(https://globalsisters.org/ and https://mattersindia.com/)

    Research Area: Developmental communication

  • Vaishali Behera – XUPH20014

    Academic Background: UGC-NET qualified, M.A. Mass communication and Journalism (XCOMM, XIM University), B.A. English Honour’s (Ravenshaw University).

    Industry Background: Worked as an electronic print and audio-visual content creator. Teaching experience with BCA and MJMC students with Communicative English and Basics of Communication respectively.

    Research Area: Media and Environmental Conservation

  • Lipsa Nayak - ( XUPH19001)

    Education Background: M.B.A Rural Management (Gold Medalist), XIM University), B.Tech in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering(I.G.I.T, Sarang, Odisha).
    Industry Background: 55 months of work experience as Lecturer at I.G.I.T, Sarang and as Associate Consultant (Microsoft certified professional) at Capgemini. Management Intern, NTPC for a project on CSR branding.
    Research Area: Business Marketing

  • Nancy Bhandari (XUPH19002 )

    Education Background: PGDM (Human Resources Management) from IILM- Graduate School of Management, BSc (Biotechnology) from Punjabi University, Punjab.

    Industry Background: 6 years of work experience in the academic sector managing HR and ancillary activities at IILM, Gurgaon and Surya World- Institutions of Academic Excellence. Presently associated with HR department of XIM University.

    Research Area: Human Resource Management

  • Pragnya Sambit Acharya (XUPH19003)

    Education Background: MBA in Human Resource Management and Marketing Dual Specialization from Institute of Public Enterprise Hyderabad(2017), Bachelors in Business Administration from Madras Christian College Chennai (2015).

    Industry Background: Currently the Senior Executive Human Capital Management with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy. Previously worked as an Assistant Professor with Institute of Public Enterprise Hyderabad (2017-2018) and Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship, Chennai (2018-2019), teaching in various areas of Human Resources such as Organizational Behavior, Strategic HRM, HR Metrics and Analytics.

    Research Area: Exploring the evolution of retention strategies across generational cohorts in select organizations in India and identifying unique strategies for retaining high performing millennial knowledge workers.

  • Pramila Satpathy (XUPH19004 )

    Education Background: MBA (Rural Management from XIMB), Masters in Personal Management & Industrial Relations (Sambalpur University), Masters in Rural Development (IGNOU) and BSc (Zoology Hons).

    Industry Background: 12 years of work experience as a development practitioner in CARE India, CAPART, DANIDA and School of Women's Studies, Utkal University. Presently working as Programme Officer in School of Sustainability, XIM University for the past 5 years. Also teaching courses on Sustainability, Monitoring & Evaluation, WASH and Poverty to the BSc Sustainable Development batches of School of Sustainability.

    Research Area: Sustainability Leadership & Entrepreneurship

  • Priyanka Baheti (XUPH19005)

    Education Background: Master of Commerce (M.Com) from St. Xavier’s University, Kolkata; specialisation in Finance. Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com Hons) from Devi Ahilya Vishwa Vidyalaya, Indore; specialization in Finance.

    Research Area: Behavioural Finance in the field of Urban Management and Governance.

  • Satyakki Bhattacharjee (XUPH19006)

    Education Background: Has been a Corporate Management Executive Practitioner for 26 years. Specializes in human side of business, offering groundbreaking people process solutions, change advisory services, C-level capability building. Been in non-executive roles as business strategy Advisor offering solutions through Organisational Development interventions for impactful business results. Currently, he is Managing Partner of GrowthSqapes – A Capability Building Consulting firm.

  • Shraddha Kumar (XUPH19007)

    Education Background: M.Plan ( Housing) from School of Planning and Architecture, PGDDM (Ongoing) from IGNOU, B.Arch from Manipal University.

    Industry Background: Professional Background- 5 years in work experience in the field of Urban Planning, Urban Design, Housing, Architecture, Interior Design and research in organizations such as IBI, W.S. Atkins and SPA, Delhi. Currently a faculty in Centre of Urban Management and Governance in XIM University.

    Research Area: Urban Planning

  • Smita Tripathy (XUPH19008)

    Education Background: M.Phil in Management (Marketing) from Ravenshaw University, M.com (DDCE , Utkal University), PGDM from Regional College of Management, Autonomous ( Finance & Marketing), Qualified NET in the subject of Management .Lifetime member of Indian Commerce Association.

    Research Area: Marketing Management

  • Sukanya Dasgupta (XUPH19009)

    Education Background: B.Arch (VTU,Belgaum)), MA in Urban Design (Oxford brookes university, Oxford).

    Industry Background: An architect and an interior designer with 15 years of experience ranging from working in architectural design consultancy to Project Management firms like JLL and Cushman and Wakefield. Currently working as an assistant professor at KIIT, (DU) , since 2018.

    Research Area: Interested in smart city governance.

  • Swati Singh (XUPH19010)

    Education Background: MBA (specialization healthcare) from Goa Institute Of Management, bachelors in foreign trade from BMCC Pune.

    Industry Background: Have an industry experience of 1.5 years and one year of teaching experience in MBA department of Jaipur National University.

    Research Area: Information Systems

  • Tapan Kumar Pradhan (XUPH19011)

    Education Background: MA and PhD in Sociology, UGC-JRF and CAIIB.

    Industry Background: Worked as Deputy General Manager, RBI and Additional Secretary & Director, Finance Department, Government of Odisha. Been a Director on the Board of Odisha Gramya Bank, Utkal Grameen bank and Malabar Gramin Bank.

    Research Area: Financial Inclusion and Sustainable Innovations.

  • Amrita Priyadarsini (XUPH18001)

    Education Background: BTech in Information Technology (BPUT, Odisha) MBA (Exec) - XIMB, Odisha Industry Background: Tata Consultancy Services (11.5 years’ experience) Research Area: Information Systems (Value creation in corporate due to implementation of IT Governance)

  • Debaraj Das (XUPH18003)

    Education Background: MBA (Kelley School of Business, IU, USA), M.Tech (IITM), B.E (UCE, Burla), FIE Industry Background: More than 25 years of Industrial experience in various industries (FMCG, Automotive, Industrial Safety Products and Defence PSU - Aircraft) in various leadership roles with last 6+ years as Strategic Business Unit Head/ MD/CEO. Presently working as CEO of Venkys UFFBL - Bangladesh Business. Research Area: HR/Behavioral Science

  • Katyayani Singh (XUPH18004)

    Education Background: Post-Graduation in Organizational Behavior from Amity University, Noida. Research Area: Employee Engagement, Leadership Management, Talent Management.

  • Nalin Ranjan (XUPH18005)

    Education Background: B.Plan(NIT-Bhopal), M.Plan(Urban Planning, SPA-Delhi) Industry Background: 5 years’ work experience as an Assistant Professor in Amity University, Haryana. An active Associate member of Institute of Town Planners, India. Research Area: Urban Management with a focus on Urban challenges

  • Pritish Nanda (XUPH18006)

    Education Background: Post Graduate Diploma in Health Management from Indian Institute of Health Management and Research in India, Master of Public Health coursework from Curtin University of Technology, Australia Industry Background: worked with (a) Grassroot organizations, (b) International Organization and (c) with multi-lateral agencies primarily in the field of public health. Currently supporting the Department of Housing and Urban Development in implementing the Odisha Urban Sanitation Strategy. Research Area: Governance issues related to sanitation within the urban local bodies.

  • Ritu Vasu Primlani (XUPH18007)

    Education Background: Master in Arts Industry Background: Ritu Vasu Primlani is an award-winning international standup comedian, environmentalist, somatic therapist, professor, triathlete, and social entrepreneur. She is the recipient of over a dozen international awards, including the highest award given by a woman by the President of India, the Nari Shakti award. She'll be researching sustainable transport, UMG Research Area: Urban Management and governance

  • Rana Prithviraj Singh (XUPH18009)

    Education Background: Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) from the M.S. Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences, Bangalore followed by master’s in business administration from the University of Northampton, U.K. Industry Background: He accomplished a complex project at ISRO Satellite Centre as an Engineer Trainee on “Static and Dynamic Analysis of Lunar Lander Mechanisms”. He has also worked as a Business Development Manager for a U.K. based Media Company located in Northampton. In addition, he has few Research experiences- Research report titled “The Physical Environment as an Obstacle to Small Business Growth: Understanding Organizational Culture in its Physical Manifestation”. Further, he is also a member of the Organizing team for ‘Annual Research of Cities Summit’ (School of Human Settlements-XIM University) and presently working as a Lead Researcher for an International Collaborative Pilot-Project titled “Smart-Wise Sustainable Cities”. Research Area: Urban Management & Governance.

  • Bhawana Pal (XUPH17001)

    Education Background: PGDM(XIMB); CAIIB(IIBF); PGJMC(IGNOU); MA(Eng); BSc(Microbio); PGDIR, LW& PM and ANC(NIIT) Industry Background: I am working as AGM in NABARD with over 13 years’ experience there. I have contributed in various sections viz. Corporate Planning, Non-Farm Sector, PRO, IDD, etc. Research Area: I am interested in contribution to society through research in HR.

  • Himanshu Sekhar Nayak (XUPH17002)

    Education Background: B.E. (Mech) (Utkal University), M.E. (Prodn Engg.) (NIT Rourkela), PGDM (XIMB) Industry Background: More than 24 Years of experience in Steel Industry and presently working in Tata Steel Research Area: Strategic Management.

  • Johnson Padiyara Thomas (XUPH17003)

    Education Background: B. Com from St. Xavier’s College- Kolkata, Bachelor in Philosophy from JDV, Pune, MA. English, PGDRM from XISS, Ranchi. Industry Background: Worked as Deputy Director of a Calcutta based NGO for 1 year. Director of a Social Service Centre for 5 years. Presently Vice - Principal of St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata. Research Area: Micro Finance.

  • Lipsa Mohapatra (XUPH17004)

    Education Background: MBA (Fashion Management, NIFT, Bengaluru), B.Tech. (Textile Technology, Institute of Textile Technology, Odisha) Industry Background: Taught in Footwear Design Development Institute, Kolkata and College of Engineering Technology, Bhubaneswar. She is at present Assistant Professor in Department of Fashion Management Studies, National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Ministry of Textiles, Bhubaneswar. She was trained in corporations like Madura Garments, Metro Cash & Carry, Shahi Export house, etc. Her paper on sustainable cotton was selected in the symposium "Transition Strategies for Sustainable Community Systems", XIMB, in 2017. She contributed few papers and case studies in the proceedings of IFFTI Conference, 2016, China and presented another paper in International Case Symposium in Fashion, Retail & Management, 2015. She has about eight years of experience in industry, management teaching and research in craft clusters of Odisha. Research Area: Sustainable livelihood for artisans, sustainable fashion and culture.

  • Mitrabinda Acharya (XUPH17005)

    Education Background: B.Sc (Physics), MCA ,MBA Industry Background: She is working for a global Information Technology Services and Consulting firm for last 18 years. Research Area: Information Technology with a focus on estimation methodology.

  • Namita Kumari Mohapatra (XUPH17006)

    Education Background: M.Arch.(Urban Design) from School of Planning & Architecture, New Delhi, B.Arch. from College of Engineering & Technology, Bhubaneswar. Industry Background: 25 years’ work experience as an Architect in Office of Chief Architect, Odisha, Bhubaneswar, Govt. Of Odisha, Act as Committee member in Council of Architecture, New Delhi. Research Area: Urban Management with a focus on Pedestrianization in Urban

  • Pallavi Das (XUPH17007)

    Education Background: Master in Business Administration, Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and Sociology, UGC-Net qualified. Industry Background: Worked at TISS, Mumbai and K.J.Somaiaya Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai. Total work experience more than five years. Research Area: Strategy and General Management. Area of interest involves exploring dimensions of sustainable businesses.

  • Poonam Pratap Dev (XUPH17008)

    Education Background: MBA (HR and Marketing) ,B.Tech (Electronics and Telecommunication). Research Area: Human Resource.

  • Pradyut Priyadarshini Mishra (XUPH17009)

    Education Background: M. Com in Accounting & Financial Control from School of Commerce, Devi Ahilya Viswavidyala,Indore, Mphil in Commerce from the same. Research Area: Implication of forensic accounting focusing on rural finance prior to sustaining.

  • Preeti Sharma (XUPH17010)

    Education Background: Masters in Personnel Management and Industrial Relations (Banaras Hindu University) Bachelors of Arts (Geography Hons). Industry Background: 3.5 years of experience with Hindustan Coca-Cola & Recruitment Consultancy. Research Area: Human Resource management.

  • Puneet Kumar Biswal (XUPH 17011)

    Education Background : MBA- Finance and Marketing. Industry Background: 4 years of work experience and out of that 3 years’ experience in different state govt projects in various functions like Finance, Operation, Commerce and Marketing. Research Area: Urban Management and Governance.

  • Rainy Rose (XUPH17012)

    Education Background: MBA (HR, Marketing) Ravenshaw University, B.Tech (Information Technology) from ITER,SOA University. Industry Background: Worked as a Correspondent in Zee Media. Worked as a Program Executive in Media Analysis Service System (MASS). Have produced many documentaries. Research Area: Corporate Communication.

  • Sebastian George (XUPH17013)

    Education Background: Master’s Degree in Urban Design Kamla Raheja Vidyanidhi Institute for Architecture and Environmental Studies, Juhu, Mumbai. Industry Background: 2 years of teaching experience in an Architecture College Cochin. Research Area: Urban Management and Governance.

  • Soumya Rani Gouda (XUPH17014)

    Education Background: MBA in Rural Development from XISS, Ranchi and BBA from Utkal University. Industry background: My career started with the Gujarat Government in Dairy Development. I joined a research NGO, Ekjut, working on maternal and child health. I was a Research Associate at NIT, Rourkela, in child development project. It is 33 months of professional experience and qualified UGC-NET in the subject of Social Work. Research Area: Sustainable Management, focusing on Human Development and Health.

  • Subhrata Subhadarsini (XUPH 17015)

    Education Background: post graduate diploma in English journalism and public relation from Indian institution of Mass Communication , masters in political science & mass communication. Industry background : Since last seventeen years I have been working with different business entities in different capabilities. Presently I am working with Aditya Birla Group as Sr. Manager in the PR and Corporate Communications department. Prior to this I have worked with TATA STEEL, Tata Consultancy Services, CYSD, Hindustan Times, Sun Times, etc. Research Area: PR and Corporate Communication.

  • Sulagna Saha (XUPH17016)

    Education Background: Master in Fashion Technology (NIFT, New Delhi), B Tech (Applied Electronics and Instrumentation) Industry Background: worked as a Merchandiser in an apparel export house contributing in buyer communication, order generation, Product development, Sourcing, Sampling, Fit analysis, production follow up and several other merchandising activities. Currently she is an Assistant Professor NIFT, she has been teaching in both undergraduate & Post graduate levels specializing on Pattern Making, Fit analysis, Product development, Sustainability and Fashion Merchandising. Research Area: Sustainable Consumer Behavior in Fashion.

  • Upendra Nath Behera (XUPH17017)

    Education Background: B.Tech. (Hons.) in Mechanical Engineering from IIT, Kharagpur followed by PG Diploma in Management. Industry Background: 34 years’ experience in the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) and handled varied responsibilities in the State (Odisha) and Central Government. Currently working as Chairman of Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC). Research Area: Efficiency in electricity distribution systems by reducing technical and non-technical losses.

  • V. M. Gowthami (XUPH 17018)

    Education Background: M.B.A.(Gold Medalist) in Human Resource Management & Finance from KIIT School of Management, B.E. Computer Science from SSN College of Engineering, Tamil Nadu. Industry Background: 10 months as Assistant Professor in Aryan Institute of Engineering and Technology, Worked as Research Associate in Navajyoti, a Community Enterprise System in XIMB, Conducted a case study on, ' Organizational change with respect to Performance Management system' in Odisha Power Generation Corporation(OPGC). Research Area: Human Resource Management mainly concerning the people issues in Urban slums.

  • Saroj Kumar Mahapatra (XUPH17019)

    Education Background: Graduated in Mechanical Engineering in 1989 from University College of Engineering, Burla. Industry Background: I had an exposure to Thermal Power Plant and Research and Development in Space Science for 6 yrs. Subsequently, I joined Indian Revenue Service in 1995. At present I am working as Commissioner of Income Tax in Bhubaneswar. I have worked in different capacities of Income Tax Department and as Under Secretary in Ministry of Finance, Govt of India during the intervening period. Research Area: Financing of urban bodies.

  • Arun Kumar Samal (XUPH16001)

    Education Background: MBA (General Management), B.Tech (Electronics & Communication) Industry Background: He is PMP certified and has a over 15 years of experience as Project Manager. He has contributed primarily in the domain of Urban Administration, Banking and Financial Services, Insurance and Sales structure management. Research Area: His research interests lie in Marketing, Retailing and Social Media.

  • Avipsa Mohanty (XUPH1602)

    Education Background: M.A., M.Phil (Economics) from the Central University, Hyderabad Industry Background: She is a UGC-NET-JRF recipient. She is currently engaged with the Centre of Excellence in Fiscal Policy and Taxation(CEFT), a collaboration of the Government of Odisha and XIM University Research Area: She is broadly interested in resear Public Finance, application of Game theory in Public Finance, PPP Projects, Spending Review Mechanism and Governance.

  • Bighnaraj Sahu (XUPH16003)

    Education Background: PGDM (XIMB), CAIIB (IIBF), B.A. (Eco) (Utkal). Industry Background: He has worked more than 20 years in the banking industry. Now I am teaching in Utkal University as a visiting faculty and also working as a consultant to a manufacturing industry. Research Area: My interest is in exploring the potential research areas in finance

  • Alwyn Rodrigues (XUPH1600)

    Education Background: B.Sc. degree in Visual Communication, B.A in Philosophy and M.Sc in Electronic Media. Industry Background: He has a teaching experience as senior lecturer in a Management Institute for two years and in school administration for four years. He is currently associated with Xavier University, Bhubaneswar. Research Area: His research area is in Ethics and Communication.

  • Joshy K X (XUPH16006)

    Education Background: M Sc in Information Technology from MS University Tirunelveli and M A in Philosophy from Madras University. Industry Background: He has 8 years of teaching experience in IT and Communicative English. Research Area: His research area is Strategic Information System with special emphasis on ICT enabled University System.

  • Jugal Mohapatra, (XUPH16009)

    Education Background: Post Graduate in Economics from the Delhi School of Economics. He also has a Master’s degree in Economics from Boston University. Industry Background: He has held many senior positions in the State and Central Govt.in his 37 years of experience as IAS. Research Area: Industrial Organization and Development Economics.

  • Kamal Pandey (XUPH16010)

    Education Background: M.Tech in Electrical Engineering from IIT-Delhi. Industry Background: He has 11 years of industry experience in companies like Infosys and General Electric predominantly into IT and Engineering. Research Area: He is interested to undergo PhD in the area of finance with a focus to explore and contribute to research areas within IT & Market Risk Management.

  • Nrusinha Prasad Gantayat (XUPH16011)

    Education Background: Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM); B.Tech. Industry Background: He has more than 20 years of Industry experience in various domains. He is currently working in a Global Technology Services and Consulting firm. Research Area: He is having research interest in Operations Management specific to Supply Chain area.

  • Pradipta Ray ( XUPH16012 )

    Education Background: Executive PGDM from Indian Institute of Management, Ranchi, B.E. ( Electrical ) from National Institute of Technology ( Surat ). Industry Background: He has 20+ years of experience. Currently working in educational service sector as Sr. Manager. Has experience in core engineering sector for around 6+ years. Research Area: His research area is Operation Management.

  • Samaresh Chandra Mishra (XUPH16013)

    Education Background: L.L.M in Business Laws from North Orissa University and Masters In Public Administration, Specialisation HRM from Utkal University Orissa. Industry Background: He has 4 Years of experience in the Industry of Academics,is a Legal Consultant focusing in the area of Industrial, Labour Laws and Management processes.Presently he is an academician in Madhusudan Law College under The Utkal University,BBSR. He provides consultancy to the Industries Management especially embodied with Trade Unions,conflict resolution and regarding the effective implementation and realisation of The Factories legal procedures and Management. Research Area: His research area is in the field of HRM with special reference to Business Laws and plans to work in the domain of Corporate Deal makings.

  • Santoy John (XUPH16014)

    Education Background: M.Sc. (Physics), PGCBM (XIMB), CISA, CAIIB (IIBF). Industry Background: He has 16 years of industry experience in banking and two years of experience in teaching. He is presently working with RBL Bank, Mumbai. Research Area: His area of interest is Strategic management.

  • Saswati Tripathy (XUPH16016)

    Education Background: MBA- Human Resource Management and Finance (Utkal University). Industry Background: She has seven years of experience in teaching General Management, Human Resource Management, Organizational Behavior and Soft Skills to PGDM and undergraduate students. She is a member in AIMA (All India Management Association). She has served as chairperson MDP & Consultancy in Asian School of Business Management, Bhubaneswar, and has conducted open and In-company MDPs for Tata Sponge Iron Ltd, Gati KWE, Apollo Hospitals, IDCO and Kurl-On Ltd. She is an Award Leader in IAYP (International Award for Yong People). Research Area: Her research area is in Human Resource Management. She is interested in exploring Talent Management, Talent Engagement and Job Crafting in Healthcare Industry, Organizational Culture.

  • Arun Kumar Patra (XUPH1503)

    Education Background: MCA (CET, Bhubaneswar) ,MBA (Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto) , FRM Industry Background: He has about 18 years of work experience. He started his career as a technology consultant in a large IT consulting firm of India. Then he changed his career to Finance after completing his MBA and worked for a large Bank in Canada for about 8 years. Currently he is back in India to pursue his passion in higher education and research. Research Area: His research area is in different aspects of finance, specifically Derivatives, Accounting and Regulatory Risk Management.

  • Bhavana Acharya (XUPH1504)

    Education Background: Masters in Mass Communication (Guru Jambheshwar University), PGD in English Journalism (Indian Institute of Mass Communication) , BA (Political Science Hons) Delhi University. Industry Background: She has 3 years of work experience with Hindustan Times as a copy editor in New Delhi as well as Kolkata. She got three published articles in the Kolkata edition of HT. She has firsthand experience of editing stories (spots and features) and coming up with engaging straplines and crisp headlines to catch the readers’ attention.She was an integral member of the team responsible for production of edition for regional centres (Jharkhand, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh). She has represented the Indian Institute of Mass Communication as a reporter in the 99th Indian Science Congress (2012). She has interned at a community radio station called Radio Namaskar in Konark during the Konark Festival held in 2011. Research Area: She intends to carry out research work in the field of Communication, with specific domain area in Hindi cinema.

  • Chinmoy Bandyopadhyay (XUPH1506)

    Education Background: MBA-Rural Management from KIIT University, Odisha , B.Tech. (Electronics and Communication Engineering) from W.B.U.T . Industry Background: MBA-Rural Management from KIIT University, Odisha , B.Tech. (Electronics and Communication Engineering) from W.B.U.T

  • Debadata Das Mohapatra (XUPH1507)

    Education Background: M.COM. (Gold medallist, Ravenshaw), M.C.A. (part time, AAIDU), M.B.A. (Part time, NarseeMonjee, Bangalore) Industry Background: He has 13+ years of work experience in Software industry, mainly in network security domain. (MCSE, CCNA certified). Currently working as a Manager in IXIA in Kolkata. Certified in agile technology and Project management (CSM, PMP). Capital structure and reserve utilization of Software industry.

  • Gargi Banerjee (XUPH1508)

    Education Background: B.A in English. Hons (Scottish Church College, Calcutta University), M.B.A in Marketing and Human Resources (IISWBM, Calcutta University) Industry Background: She has four years of work experience in ICICI Bank. She has worked in Wealth Management Branches of ICICI and handled service queries and Banking needs of HNI customers of ICICI Bank. She has also worked in Trade and Forex departments of ICICI and helped in promoting business for elite trade customers of the Bank. She has also worked with “Times of India” as a student journalist and contributed to a column called “Times@campus”. Her articles have also been published in “The Telegraph” and “Careergraph”. She has helped her father, Mr. P.K.Banerjee in his research and in his writing of the book, “Brahma Puja and Meditation”, a book on a new and scientific form of worship and meditation. Her research area is in the school of Organizational Behaviour. Research Area: She is interested in exploring the different avenues of Organization Behaviour and Human resource Management in the Indian Organizational setup.

  • Gulshan Bibi (XUPH1509)

    Education Background: UGC- JRF Masters and M.Phil in Personnel Management and Industrial Relation (Utkal University) Qualified UGC NET. Industry Background: Worked As Associate Faculty. Research Area: Broadly interested in HRM.

  • Jeeta Sarkar (XUPH1510)

    Education Background: B.A. (Eco. Hons), Master in Personnel Management (Pune University). Industry Background: She is having over 3 years of experience in HR functions viz. talent acquisition, building and implementing the HR framework, retention, staff engagement & creating a performance and highly motivated culture within the organization. She is also having 2 years of research experience as Junior Research Fellow in the Department of Business Administration University of Burdwan and 2 years of teaching experience in management institutions in the area of HRM and Organizational Behaviour. Research Area: Her research area is in General & Strategic Management and Economics. She is interested in exploring areas of studies in connection with optimal compensation contract and organizational performance.

  • Nimisha Bora (XUPH1512)

    Education Background: M.Com (Accounts and Finance),Gauhati University, B.Com (Accounts and Finance), Gauhati University. Research Area: She is interested in exploring the potential research areas in the field of Finance.

  • Saiyada Ghzalah Sahin (XUPH1514)

    Education Background: B.COM (H) Amu, Aligarh, M.B.A (HRM & MARKETING),Silver Medalist, Qualified UGC NET Twice, Qualified UGC NET JRF ASST. PROFESSOR Research Area: She is broadly interested in the area of human resource management and organizational behavior. She would like to precede her research in the field of work- life balance with special reference given to working mothers.

  • Tanmay Khuntia (XUPH1519)

    Education Background: UGC-NET-AP & JRF Qualified , MBA (Marketing & Operation), Msc (Botany-Environmental Biotechnology). Industry Background: 63 months of experience in Sundaram Finance Ltd. in the vertical of operation, credit and marketing. 21 months of experience in selling educational product and managing team at SAPRO MPL. Sustainable Development Human Development, Sustainable Agriculture (Organic Farming), Livelihood, Producer Company.

  • Alok Pattanayak (XUPH1401)

    Education Background: MBA ( Rural Management). B.Sc. (Chemistry), LLB (Utkal University) Industry Background: He has 17 years of work experience in Banking, Finanial Services, Livelihoods and Development sector with expertise in the field of Micro Finance, Livelihood Development services, Customer Relationship Management, Business Development, Management of Risk and Compliance in Financial service sector, Community Mobilization (SHG, CBO, and Producer Groups), NGO management and CSR. He has been associated with ADB, ICICI, Basix, XIMB, UNIDO, KVIC and Govt. of Odisha. He has been associated with major corporate houses like POSCO, Tata Steel, Tata Power, JSW, Vedanta, and NTPC for CSR activities and conducting Socio Economic studies. He carries varied experience in Government and Private sector as well.Presently he is associated with Asian development Bank (ADB) as National consultant to Government of Odisha in livelihood Development sector. Research Area: He intends to carry out his research work in the field of Rural Management and Development sector, with specific domain area in Micro finance and Livelihoods.

  • Moitreyee Paul (XUPH1407)

    Education Background: MBA-HRM from Indian Institute of Engineering Science & Technology (erstwhile BESU), Shibpur.B.Tech-IT(College of Engineering & Management, Kolaghat under W.B.U.T) Industry Background: As an Assistant Professor in the dept of MBA at K L University, Vijaywada,Andhra Pradesh from 15.06.2010 to 27.01.2011. Research Area: Explore areas of Talent management in the education sector. What are the different approaches of talent management and new avenues of talent development.