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Faculty are drawn from Academia and Industry

Achyanta Kumar Sarmah

Assistant Professor

A graduate in Pure Mathematics and an MCA from Jorhat Engineering College Assam; Prof Sarmah's teaching and research interests include workflow, FCA, Temporal Algebra and Sustainable Information Systems. He has to his credit many international and national publications

Arindum Mukhopadhyay

Assistant Professor

Arindum Mukhopadhyay completed his Masters and Ph.D. from Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur in 2009 and 2015 respectively. His research area includes Inventory modelling and Supply Chain Management. He has represented his research work in various conferences held in India and abroad. He has publications in refereed journals and international conference proceedings.

Atul Mehta

Visiting Faculty (Economics)

Atul Mehta is a faculty member in the Economics and Public Policy Area at IIM Shillong. He has earned his doctorate in Economics area from IIM Indore. Prior to join the Fellow Programme at IIM Indore, he obtained experience in economic policy-oriented research while being associated with National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER), New Delhi and Indian Institute of Health Management Research (IIHMR), Jaipur where he got to work on several projects concerning various rural and urban developmental and healthcare issues in India. His teaching interests include macroeconomics, monetary economics, Indian economy, and development finance and his research interests are in the domain of financial sector development, inclusive finance, poverty and inequality, elementary education, and healthcare management. He has presented his research at several national and international conferences in India and abroad and has also published in refereed journals.

Basav Roychoudhury

Associate Professor

Basav Roychoudhury is a member of the Information Systems area. Basav is a Gold Medalist, both in his Graduation and Post-Graduation, and holds a doctorate in Computer Science and Engineering from Tezpur University. His areas of interest include mobile computing – protocols and security, enterprise systems, and eGovernance, and he is passionate about business analytics and data modelling. He has been involved in consulting in the area of enterprise systems and eGovernance models, and had also been in touch with Department of Electronics and IT (DeitY) and National Institute of Smart Governance (NISG) for man power development. He had also been associated with SAP AG in their initiative under CSR to promote eGovernance in the Panchayats.

Bidyut Gogoi

Consultant on Contract

A PhD in Management, Prof. Bidyut Jyoti Gogoi’s teaching and research interest are in the areas of Marketing Management, Retail Management, Business Research Methods, Marketing Research and Consumer Behaviour Prof. Bidyut Jyoti Gogoi has attended several National and International Conferences. He has also contributed several research papers to National and International journals..

Debasisha Mishra

Assistant Professor

Dr. Debasisha Mishra obtained his Doctoral Degree from Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur, India. He pursued his career in academics after a 12 years of association with Indian information technology industry. His research interest includes topics such as strategic outsourcing, software project management and system dynamics study.

Harsh Vardhan Samalia

Associate Professor

Dr. Harsh Vardhan Samalia has done his doctoral work in the area of Strategic Management and Intellectual Property Rights from ABV-Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management, Gwalior. He completed his Master in Business Administration from Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management, Gwalior

Keya Sengupta

Professor & Dean (Academics)

Keya Sengupta is a Professor of Economics. She was the former Dean of Research and the Head of Centre for Development of North East Region (CEDNER) at IIM Shillong. She has started the Fellowship Programme in Management (FPM) of the Institute and was the first Chairperson of the Programme. Professor Sengupta has wide academic and administrative experience and was the Director in Charge of IIM Shillong for about a year (appointed by MHRD, New Delhi).

Lata Chakravarthy

Visiting Faculty

Lata Chakravarthy a Ph.D in Management and a CFA, Prof. Lata Chakravarthy has 22 years of experience in teaching, research, consulting and corporate training and 16 years of experience in industry in the banking and financial services sector. Prior to joining IIM Shillong she was an Adjunct Faculty at IIM Bangalore. Earlier she worked for IBS Business School, Bangalore where the last assignment held was that of Director of its Bangalore campus. She teaches courses in the Finance & Accounting Area and her research interests relate to pricing issues in the power sector, corporate disclosures and improving the quality of management education. December 21, 2018

Mousumi Bhattacharya

Assistant Professor

Mousumi Bhattacharya has done her post graduate degree in business finance, M. Phil. and PhD from University of Calcutta and she was a rank holder at both M.Phil. and post-graduation level. She also has a diploma in business finance from ICFAI University. She has total work experience of 13 years with academic experience of 11 years and corporate experience of 2 years in Larsen and Toubro Limited.

Naliniprava Tripathy

Professor & Dean (Research)

Prof. Naliniprava Tripathy is Professor of Finance at Indian Institute of Management Shillong. Prior joining to IIM Shillong, she was working as Associate Professor of Finance at Indian Institute of Management Indore. She holds M.Com, M. Phil, PhD and D.Litt Degree in Management. She is a recipient of Research Award in Management & UGC Fellowships. She is a Fulbright Scholar to Visit USA during 2015. She has awarded MMSMA Award for Excellence in Commerce & Business Management by Indian Commerce Association in 2016.

Natalie West Kharkongor

Associate Professor

Natalie West Kharkongor currently is an Associate Professor of Economics and Chairperson, Incubation Center, IIM Shillong. She holds a Doctorate Degree in Economics. In addition, she completed two Research Projects sponsored by UGC, India. She has 26 years of teaching experience, 23 years of research experience, and 12 years of consultancy experience. Dr. Natalie received the Broad Outlook Learner Teacher Award from the former Prime Minister of India, Dr. Manmohan Singh on 24th Nov 2004. She is a national and international speaker, and has presented and published a number of papers related to Banking and Finance, Entrepreneurship, Agriculture, Industry, Higher Education, Water Management, Women Empowerment, Health Sector, Green Economics and others. She is also a Member of Indian Economic Association, American Economic Association and an active Member of Green Economics Institute, UK. 

Neelam Rani

Assistant Professor

Dr. Rani is doctorate from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi. She got Fulbright Doctoral and Professional Fellowship at Rutgers Business School, USA. Dr. Rani is a graduate in Mathematics; MBA (Finance). Besides, Dr. Rani is MA (Eco.), MPhil (Eco.) and MCA. Dr. Rani has total work experience of more than 20 years covering academic, research and industry. She is recipient of various awards such as NSE prize for Best Thesis in Financial Economics, outstanding paper awards by Amity International Business School, Noida in 2013 and Indian Institute of Capital Markets, Mumbai in 2014. She has been awarded 3E Innovative Young Researcher Award. She has been awarded various travel grants such as IDRC Young Researcher Grant 2014, CSIR 2008 and 2012, ICSSR 2008, UGC 2010 and 2013. Dr. Rani has co-authored a book on Mergers and Acquisitions published by Springer. Dr. Rani has published research papers in the journals of international repute.


Associate Professor

Nitin is a member of Information Systems Area. In the past he has worked as Professor Educator in the Department of EECS at University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, and First Tier Bank Professor at Peter Kiewit Institute, University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO), Omaha, USA. Recently he has been awarded 2017-2018 Outstanding Services to the EECS Department by UC. He has earned all of his degrees: D.Sc., Ph.D., M.Engg. and B.Engg. in the field of Computer Science & Engineering. He has work experience of more than 15 years and published more than 180 Research Papers in peer reviewed International Journals and Conferences. He has bagged more than 40 Academic and Industrial Awards and till now he has guided and awarded 10 Doctoral and 19 Masters Thesis in the area of Computer Science & Engineering and Information Technology. He is a IBM certified engineer and Life Member of IAENG, Senior Member of IEEE and IACSIT and Member of SIAM and ACIS.

Pradip H Sadarangani

Associate Professor

Prof Pradip H Sadarangani has joined IIM Shillong in the Marketing area as an Associate Professor. He has earlier worked as Assistant Professor at IIM Bangalore from May 2003 to June 2010. He brings rich experience in the field of Marketing. He completed  Master of Arts in Business Administration from the University of Michigan, where he did research on cross-cultural concepts, celebrity status and consumer behavior.

Pratap Chandra Mandal

Assistant Professor

Dr. Pratap Chandra Mandal holds a doctorate degree in marketing, MBA in marketing, and B. Tech. (Hons.) in mechanical engineering – all from IIT Kharagpur. He has corporate work experience in organizations like BHEL, ICICI Prudential, and Indian Register of Shipping. Prior to joining IIM Shillong, he was working in Vellore Institute of Technology. His research interests include customer relationship management, marketing intelligence, and qualitative techniques in management.

Rohit Dwivedi

Associate Professor

Rohit Dwivedi has a D.Phil. in Psychology (Organizational Behavior & Change) and M.Psy. HRDM (Masters Degree in Human Resource Development & Management) from the UGC CAS in Psychology, after completing his Graduation in Commerce (B.Com.), all from Allahabad University. He has fourteen years of experience in teaching, research and consultancy experience

Rohit Joshi

Associate Professor

Rohit Joshi is an Associate Professor (Operations and Supply Chain). He is a Fulbright fellow. He has done his Postdoctoral Research work at UCLA, the University of California, Los Angeles, USA. He has obtained his Ph.D from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi, on "Select issues of agri-supply chain management of perishables in India". He is a Gold Medalist and the University topper in his M.Tech (Industrial Engineering) and B.Tech.

Sanjeeb Kakoty

Associate Professor

Sanjeeb Kakoty was born and educated in Shillong. After Post Graduation in history, he did a PhD in the history of technology from NEHU and completed the 3 TP programme of management from IIM Ahmedabad. A teacher, writer and a documentary film maker, his latest book entitled Science, Technology and Social Formation in Medieval Assam was published by Cambridge in 2012

Sanjita Jaipuria

Assistant Professor

Sanjita Jaipuria completed her M.Tech in Industrial Engineering and Management from IIT Kharagpur. She completed her Ph.D. in the broad area of Supply Chain Management form NIT Rourkela. Her teaching interest includes Operations Management, Distribution and Logistics Management, Procurement and Sourcing Strategy, Time series forecasting.

Sanjoy Mukherjee

Associate Professor

A graduate in Mechanical Engineering from Jadavpur University, Calcutta, he obtained his Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) from IIMC and Ph.D from Jadavpur University, Kolkata. He has industrial experience of 7 years. Till recently Prof. Mukherjee (48) was engaged in research, teaching and consulting in  IIM Calcutta.

Sharad Nath Bhattacharya

Assistant Professor

Dr Sharad Nath Bhattacharya is associated with the area of finance and accounting. He has about ten years of consultancy, research and teaching experience at post graduate level. He has held academic positions in various Institutions including Army Institute of Management, IMT (Ghaziabad), Department of Business Management: University of Calcutta, Department of Commerce

Sonia Nongmaithem

Assistant Professor

Dr. Sonia Nongmaithem, is currently Assistant Professor in Behavioural Science area. Earlier, she taught at Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, Rajasthan in the Management Group. She obtained her PhD from Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati in the area of Organizational Behaviour. She completed her Masters in Psychology from Punjab University, Chandigarh. 

Tapas Kumar Giri

Associate Professor

Dr Tapas Kumar Giri holds M.Sc. in Environment, MPhil in Natural Resources Management and Ph.D. in Environment Management. He has earlier worked as an Assistant Professor in the National Institute of Rural Development of Govt. of India. Dr Giri possesses over 18-years of teaching, and over 21 yrs. of research and consultancy experiences in different organizations and industries in India