Management Guru joins Ahmedabad University

Posted on Sep 18 2015 - 5:26pm by IBC News Bureau

Professor Devanath Tirupati, one of India’s leading management academicians known for his expertise in Operations Management, has joined Ahmedabad University’s Amrut Mody School of Management (AMSoM) as its Dean.
Professor Tirupati most recently held the positions of Dean (Academics), Acting Director, and Airbus Chair Professor of Sourcing and Supply Management at IIM Bangalore. Prior to that, he was associated with IIM Ahmedabad as Professor and with Melbourne Business School Australia as Visiting Professor.
He also held the position of Associate Professor at the University of Texas at Austin where he received the Presidential Young Investigator Award from NSF. At IIMA, he was the Chairman, Admissions Committee; Chairman, Centre for Innovation, Incubation & Entrepreneurship; Member Vikalpa; Member, Faculty Development & Evaluation Committee; and Chairman of the Doctoral Program.

Before joining academics, he had worked with the Planning Commission, Department of Atomic Energy and the private sector. He is a member of INFORMS, Operations Research Society of India, Production and Operations Management Society, and Society of Operations Management. Professor Tirupati has an exhaustive list of publications in refereed journals both in India and abroad.

About AMSoM: The Amrut Mody School of Management (AMSoM) at AU consists of three different institutes: Amrut Mody School of Management – Post Graduate Institute of Management (AMSoM-PGIM) offering Ph. D, MBA, and Entrepreneurial MBA (E-MBA) programs; B. K. Majumdar Institute of Business Administration (BKMIBA) offering integrated MBA and BBA programs; and H.

L. Institute of Commerce (HLIC) offering a B. Com program. The E-MBA program is designed jointly with Executive Education, Judge Business School, Cambridge University, UK and delivered both in AU and Cambridge.

About Ahmedabad University (AU): Established in 2009 under the Gujarat Private Universities Act, AU is a self-financed, non-affiliating university focused on improving the standard of higher education. It is promoted by the well renowned education society in western India – Ahmedabad Education Society (AES) established in 1935 with inspiration from Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and by visionaries like Sheth Kasturbhai Lalbhai and Shri GV Mavalankar. AU nurtures creativity, trains students through innovative and interactive pedagogies, and builds their character.
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