Prof. Bodhibrata Nag (PhD,Operations Research and System Analysis, IIM Calcutta & Bachelor of
Technology Electrical Engineering, IIT Madras) is a Professor of Operations Management at
the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta. He also holds certifications in various
areas of Operations Management and Data Sciences from The World Bank, Massachusetts
Institute of Technology (MIT), Georgia Institute of Technology, ESSEC Business School,
University of Virginia, University of Amsterdam, John Hopkins University, Delft University
of Technology and Technische Universitat Munchen. He has received training in case method
of teaching and case development at Harvard Business School and power projects designs at
Electricite de France.
He has more than two decades of industry experience and more than a decade of teaching and
research experience at IIM Calcutta. He has served in the Central Electricity Authority and
Indian Railways in senior management positions of various bodies, including being the
Director of Research Design and Standards Organisation of the Ministry of Railways. He has
authored two books "Optimal Design of Timetables for Large Railways" and "Business
Applications of Operations Research" and co-authored the Special Indian Edition of Hillier &
Lieberman's classic textbook "Introduction to Operations Research", besides publishing in
national and international journals and conference proceedings. He has also been a consultant
to The World Bank, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, Ministry of Railways, Planning Commission
and the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare.
He has been elected Fellow of Institution of Engineers(India) and Senior Member of
Institution of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. He has been a visiting faculty at
University of Michigan and BNSF Railway on Fulbright-Nehru Senior Research Fellowship.
He has also been awarded the "The Union Ministry of Energy-Department of Power" Gold
Medal for the best paper published on Power Development and Utilization at the 29th Indian
Engineering Congress.His research interests are the application of analytic techniques for
planning, design and operations of energy and logistics systems.