Research interests: Strategic Management: Strategic Planning under high uncertainty, Strategy Health Check, Integration of strategic plan with capital budget and operational plan. Operations Management: Optimization under high uncertainty, application of quantitative/ qualitative techniques
After working for 34 years in two major oil companies in India and Kuwait, Sanjib Chowdhury joined Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur at Vinod Gupta School of Management as Visiting Faculty (full time) in the areas of: 1. Strategic Management 2. Production and Operations Management, and 3. Project Management.
He has extensive work experience (37 years including 3 years in academics) in the cross-functional areas of: Strategic and Corporate Planning, Business Performance Improvement, Optimization of Operations and Processes, HR and General Management, and had held responsible positions. He is the recipient of "Kuwait Gulf Oil Company Ideal Employee Award", "ONGC Chairman’s Award", "ONGC Director’s Award" to mention a few. Based on his work experience, he has sole-authored a book titled "Optimization and Business Improvement studies in Upstream Oil and Gas Industry", published by John Wiley & Sons Inc., New Jersey, USA, Aug 2016, ISBN 9781119100034.
He holds B. Tech.(Hons.), M. Tech., and Ph. D. degrees in Industrial Engineering and Management all from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, and published several technical papers in journals of repute.