Dr. Supriyo Ghose


Dr. Supriyo Ghose
Professor- Analytics

Dr Supriyo Ghose brings a strong blend of corporate experience and academic excellence. He has a Doctorate from IIM Calcutta and a B.E. from Jadavpur University. He has an experience of over 23 years, including 14 years in top IT companies and 9 years in higher educational institutions. His industry experience includes companies like TCS, PwC, Mahindra Satyam and Infosys, where he has played progressively expanding roles in managing and leading mission-critical engagements for international clients. Nearly 5 years of his industry experience were in the US and Europe.

Dr Ghose started his teaching career at IIM Calcutta, where he was an Associate Professor in the MIS Group. He introduced new courses on Analytics at IIM, and also taught other elective courses in MIS. Other than IIM, he has served at Amrita University, Alliance University and IMS Unison University as Professor, Area Chair and Dean respectively.

His research interest is primarily in search algorithms for combinatorial optimisation . He has worked on the well-known problem of searching and/or Graphs with cycles, and developed novel algorithms to search these graphs efficiently. He has also worked on electronic micropayments.

Educational Qualification:
Fellow (Management Information Systems), IIM Calcutta
B.E. (Electronics and Telecommunication Engg), Jadavpur University

Subject Taught:
Data Mining, Business Analytics, Optimization Analytics, Business Intelligence, MIS, Artificial Intelligence

Research Interest / Consulting Area:
Heuristic Search, Discrete Optimization, Data Mining, Machine Learning

Academic Work experience:
In chronological order:

  • IIM Calcutta – Associate Professor, MIS
  • Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham – Professor, MIS and Operations Management
  • Alliance University – Professor and Area Chair, Operations Management
  • IMS Unison University – Professor and Dean, School of Management and School of Computer Applications; Chairman, Board of Studies; Member, Academic Council

Corporate work experience:
In chronological order:

  • Assistant System Analyst, TCS
  • Consultant, PricewaterhouseCoopers India Pvt Ltd
  • Lead Consultant, Mahindra Satyam
  • Lead Consultant, Infosys

Also teaches/taught at

  • IIM Ranchi (Executive Programme on Business Analytics)


As Dean of the School of Management and the School of Computer Applications at IMS Unison University, Dehradun, he was responsible for the entire operational and strategic activities of the School, which included six Programmes namely PhD, MBA, Integrated BBA-MBA, BBA, B.Com(Hons) and BCA. During his tenure, he did a complete overhaul of the entire curriculum, expanded the faculty base, and brought about a strong application-oriented focus in the teaching and examinations.

Earlier as Professor and Area Chair at Alliance University, he developed the Operations Management Area for nearly 4 years. He also initiated a new Programme on MBA Business Analytics.

Dr Supriyo Ghose has led many consulting engagements for clients such as Citigroup, Microsoft, UnitedHealthCare, Nestle, Tetra Pak, and at other blue-chip clients in financial services, transportation, healthcare and manufacturing domains. He was also an SEPG member for CMM implementation and worked at PwC Global Technology Center, Philadelphia on E-Business technologies.

Research Papers Published

Books/Research papers published :
His work has been presented at top international conferences such as AAAI (American Association for Artificial Intelligence), WITS (Workshop on Information Technologies and Systems), etc. Recently he was session chair of the 11th International Conference on Healthcare Systems and Global Business Issues held at IMS Unison University, DehraDun.

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