Sanjib Chowdhury has 38 years of work experience including 4 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. Based on his work experience, he has sole-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. He joined Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur at Vinod Gupta School of Management in February 2018, as full time Visiting Faculty in the areas of: 1. Strategic Management, and 2. Production and Operations Management; Taught these courses, and conducted several Management Development Programs on “Project Management”, and “Leadership Competencies” in reputed Cos.; Developed 12-week Swayam-NPTEL course on “Strategic Management for Competitive Advantage” under the aegis of Govt. of India; Consultancy work etc.
Research interests: Strategic Management: Strategic Planning under high uncertainty. Operations Management: Optimization under high uncertainty, application of quantitative/ qualitative techniques