Prof. Sayan Chowdhury

Assistant Professor
Speciality Area : Digital Business and Analytics
Speciality Domain : Sustainable Operations, Green Supply Chains, Closed Loop Business Models, Sustainable Energy Policies

Sayan Chowdhury holds a PhD from Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIM B). His doctoral dissertation in the area of Production and Operations Management (POM) at IIM B explores how firms can incorporate sustainable business practices without sacrificing their profitability. He has presented his work in reputed domestic and international conferences. Prior to joining Ph. D., Sayan has 3+ years of industry experience in construction and product management. After completing his B.E. in Civil Engineering from Jadavpur University, he pursued  his MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Ranchi after working as a civil engineer for 2 years. His research interest includes Green Supply Chains, Sustainable Operations and Circular Economy.  His current work focuses on emerging business models and sustainable supply chains leveraging emerging technologies.Outside of work he enjoys reading, watching plays, and playing the guitar.

Educational Qualification

  • PhD, Production & Operations Management, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore
  • MBA, Indian Institute of Management, Ranchi
  • B.E. (Civil Engineering), Jadavpur University, Kolkata


Honors and Awards

Recipient of JR Fellowship Award for academic performance and showing significant progress in research work at IIM Bangalore for two years (2021-23)


“Walking a Tightrope : Impact of Adopting Voluntary Right-to-Repair Policy on Firm Profit and Consumer Welfare”, Sayan Chowdhury, Nishant Kr. Verma –  13^th POMS-HK International Conference (Jan’23) ; 6^th World Conference on Production and Operations Management, Nara (Aug’22) ;  IMR Doctoral Conference (IMRDC) (Feb’23) ;  ISDSI Global Conference (Dec’22) “Refurbishment Strategy for a Multi-Product Firm with Vertically Differentiated Markets”, Sayan Chowdhury, Nishant Kr. Verma – 32nd Annual POMS Conference (Apr’22) ; IT KGP Management Doctoral Colloquium (Feb’22) ; POMS India International Conference (Dec’21) “The Impact of Software Development & Support Strategies in Consumer Electronics : A Firm’s Perspective”, Sayan Chowdhury, Nishant Kr. Verma – 31st Annual POMS Conference (Apr’22)

Work Experience

  • Senior Product Manager, ICICI Lombard GIC
  • Assistant Engineer, West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Limited
  • Graduate Engineering Trainee, Gammon India Limited

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