Sanjib Chowdhury is currently a full-time Visiting Professor at VGSoM, IIT Kharagpur in the areas of 1. Strategic Management, and 2. Operations Management. He has 39+ years of work experience including 5+ years in academics and 34 years in two major oil companies in India and Kuwait in the cross-functional areas of: Strategic and Corporate Planning, Business Performance Improvement, Optimization of operations and processes, Project Management, and HR and General Management.
He is the recipient of "Kuwait Gulf Oil Company's Ideal Employee Award", "ONGC Chairman’s Award", "ONGC Director’s Award" to mention a few, and had held several responsible positions in these organizations. Based on his work experience, he has solely authored a book titled "Optimization and Business Improvement studies in Upstream Oil and Gas Industry", published by John Wiley & Sons Inc., New Jersey, USA, Aug 2016.
He holds B. Tech. (Hons.), M. Tech., and Ph. D. degrees in Industrial Engineering and Management all from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, and published several technical papers in journals of repute.
Research interests: Strategic Management: Strategic Planning under high uncertainty.
Operations Management: Optimization under high uncertainty, application of quantitative/ qualitative techniques
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