Core Faculty


Core Faculty


Dr. Debasis Chanda, Dean – Academic & Professor – Operations Management

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Dean – Academic & Professor – Operations Management
E-mail: dc@mdim.ac.in

Dr Debasis Chanda holds PhD (Engineering) from Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Jadavpur University, PGDBM from Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC) and BE (Electical) from Jadavpur University. He brings in twenty plus years of cross-functional experience in the Information Technology industry and 5 plus years of experience in the Engineering Industry. He is also certified as an Enterprise Architect by The Open Group (TOGAF).
Prior to joining MDIM, Dr Chanda played the role of Principal Architect – Consulting specializing in Business-Technology Consulting in Cognizant Technology Solutions at Associate Director Level. His functional expertise also includes Strategy Consulting and Brand Building. He is a former Associate Professor at IIM Shillong.
Dr Chanda’s Industry expertise includes Government, Banking, Insurance, Communications, Media & Entertainment, Manufacturing & Logistics, Retail, Publishing, Pharma & Life Sciences. He has Global Business exposure – Continental Europe, USA, APAC, Middle East and India.


Dr. Sunil Giri, Associate Professor, Operations Management

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Associate Professor, Operations Management
E-mail: drsunilgiri@mdim.ac.in

Dr. Giri is B.Tech (Electrical Engineering) MBA and PhD in Supply Chain Management. He has handled various position like Director, School of Business, Member Academic Council, Chairmen Board of Studies (SOB),Chairmen MDP & Consulting( COM) at SMVD University. He is associated with various Universities in various capacities. He is having 14 years of rich experience in management teaching, training & consulting and research. His research interest is Sustainable Supply Chain, QR Logistics, Humanitarian Logistics, Supply Chain visibility, Lean manufacturing, Quality Management. He offers Courses and sessions on the topic like operations Management, Supply chain Management, Global Logistics, Supplier Relationship management, Supply chain modeling ,Benchmarking both for academic and training mode. He has taken training session in campus and in company MDP’s conducted for executives/officers of various organizations like SAIL(CMO),Berger Paints, Cedilla Pharmaceuticals, Hindustan Co-Co Cola, Lupin , Intex, Waterhealth, United phosphorous, Sarveshwar Overseas, Indian Forest Service (IFS) Officers to list a few. He has taken up various Projects and consulting to Intex Technologies, BPRD, AICTE, JKSERC. He has guided various Ph.D Scholars and had in his name publications in national and international Journals.


Dr Soumendu Biswas, Faculty Member, Organizational Behaviour and Human Resource Management

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Faculty Member, Organizational Behaviour and Human Resource Management
E-mail: soumendubiswas@mdim.ac.in

Dr. Soumendu Biswas received his PhD degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. His experience includes teaching Organizational Behaviour, Research Methodology, and Human Resource Management at the Xavier Institute of Social Services, Ranchi. Prior to joining IIT Kharagpur as a research scholar, he was associated with XLRI Jamshedpur as a Research Assistant in the OB/HR Area. Dr. Biswas has published articles in quite a few national and international journals and has also presented papers in several international conferences such as the European Academy of Management, the Asian Academy of Management, the Australia-New Zealand Academy of Management, the American Society of Training and Development, the National Academy of Psychology, and so on. His Areas of Interest are Organizational culture, International dimensions of Organizational Behaviour, and Multivariate Data Analysis Techniques with specific reference to SEM procedures. In 2009-10 he was adjudged the Best Researcher(faculty) and awarded with the certificate of Excellence in Research at MDI Gurgaon. Currently, he is on deputation from MDI Gurgaon and is associated with the Behavioural Sciences at MDI Murshidabad.

 


Dr. Niharika Gaan, Assistant Professor, Human Resource Management

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Assistant Professor, Human Resource Management
E-mail: niharika@mdim.ac.in

Dr. Niharika Gaan earned PhD in Management from the Institute of Management, Nirma University of Science and Technology which was awarded in the year 2006. She has over 16 years of work experience as academician, practitioner and researcher. She has published in peer- reviewed journals of national and international repute like Vikalpa, IIMA; International Journal of Business and Management; New Zealand, Journal of Human Resource Management; Decision, IIMC; Vision-The Journal of Business Perspectives, MDI. She has even presented research papers at national as well as at international conferences organized by IIMA, IIMB, and The European Academy of Management. She was a member of the editorial board of Contemporary Management Research published by the Academy of Taiwan Information Systems Research and has remained a constant reviewer to American Academy of Management, European Academy of Management, and Journal of Education and Studies. Recently, she made a modest accomplishment of the sponsored project on Intimate Partner Violence funded by ICSSR, Ministry of HRD as a Principal Investigator. She has even been associated with prestigious companies such as IBM and ACC Concrete in terms of doing collaborative consulting assignments. She is a certified trainer too on psychometric test (Carlton Advanced Management Institute, Canada). She has designed/ developed or conducted training sessions for the executives of the companies such as NCL, ECL, NSPCL, IOCL, and NALCO on areas of change management, team building and leadership.

 


Dr. Pinku Paul, Assistant Professor,  Accounting & Finance

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Assistant Professor, Accounting & Finance
E-mail: pinkupaul@mdim.ac.in

Dr. Pinku Paul is MBA, M.Com, PhD. in Business Administration. She is UGC NET qualified. She has over 11 years of teaching and research experience. Her research interest is in the area of behavioural finance, financial services, banking and insurance industry. She teaches subjects like Financial Management, Managerial Accounting and Control, Security Analysis and Portfolio Management, Project Appraisal, Financial Services, Banking Management and Insurance Management. She has authored several papers, which have been published, in national and international journals. She has also worked as Management Trainer in the World Bank Second India Development Market-Place (IDM) 2007 project on “Capacity Building of Rural Women on Production and Marketing of Cashew Apple Juice”.
She has been awarded as Best Professor in Financial Management in 2015 during 23rd Business School Affaire & Dewang Mehta National Education Awards.

 


Dr. Paroma Mitra Mukherjee, Assistant Professor, Economics

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Assistant Professor, Economics
E-mail: paromamitra@mdim.ac.in

Dr. Paroma Mitra Mukherjee is Ph.D.in Management from NIT Durgapur, MBA in Systems and Operation from The University of Burdwan and B.Sc in Economics with Statistics and Mathematics from The University of Burdwan. She has over 13 years of experience in teaching and research. Her teaching interests are in the area of Managerial Economics, Macro Economics, Indian Economics and Strategic Management. She is an active researcher and published several papers in reputed International and National Journals of repute and also participated in various International and National conferences, Seminar, Workshop etc including IIM, IIT, NIT IMT, BHU, University etc. her area of research includes Applied Managerial Economics, Macro Economics, and Strategic Management. She is a reviewer of few reputed journals.

 


Dr. Amrita Sengupta, Assistant Professor, Quantitative Techniques

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Assistant Professor, Quantitative Techniques
E-mail: amritas@mdim.ac.in

Dr. Amrita Sengupta is an academician, who has proved to be a great teacher, a passionate researcher and an able administrator. She has completed her PhD from IIT Kharagpur and her Masters in Economics from Jadavpur University. She has more than eleven years of experience in teaching, research and administration in varied organizations like IIM Calcutta, Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology, iLEAD and Institute of Wetland Management and Ecological Design. She has worked extensively in both Development Economics and Resource and Environmental Economics. She has also worked on Industry Competitiveness under CII in a World Bank Project.
She has been a Board of Studies Member, Examinations and Timetable Chair, Internal auditor of ISO, Guided Research Students and organized several Management Development Programs, Seminars, Conferences while at SMIT. She has not only been an effective teacher, she has been equally successful as an administrator.  She has publications in several peer reviewed journals, books, learning materials, Conference Proceedings, Reports both national and International. She has been the editor of several publications for both IIMC and SMIT. 
Her areas of interests in teaching and research are Microeconomics, Development Economics, Environmental Economics, International Trade, Sustainable Development and Quantitative Techniques.

 


Dr. Arindam Mondal, Assistant Professor, Strategy and Marketing

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Assistant Professor, Strategy and Marketing
E-mail: arindamm11@mdim.ac.in

Dr. Arindam Mondal is an Assistant Professor in the area of Strategy and Marketing. He completed Bachelors in Electrical Engineering with first class (Hons) from one of the oldest engineering college in this country, Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur in 2009. After that, he served Coal India Limited, a Maharatna Central Public Sector Enterprise, as an Executive Engineer of Mahanadi Coalfields Limited, a subsidiary of CIL for almost two years (2009-2011). He was posted in an underground coal mines in the state of Orissa and there, he gained extensive experience in the important areas of mining operations, manpower handling, strategic planning, project management, procurement and materials management etc. After that he joined the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta to pursue the Fellow Programme in Management in Strategic Management area (2011-2016). Apart from his academic interests, he also take keen interest in community service works and have been actively involved in various activities as a part of his responsibility towards the betterment of our society.