Industry-Academia Collaborations: Philanthropy, Community Impact and Employability
Moderator: Professor Dr. Krishan Kumar Pandey, Professor, Jindal Global Business School; Director, Office of Doctoral Studies, O.P. Jindal Global University, India
Prof. (Dr.) Krishan K Pandey is currently working as a professor in the area of decision sciences at Jindal Global Business School and Director, Office of Doctoral Studies (ODS) at O.P. Jindal Global (Institution of Eminence Deemed To Be University). Dr. Pandey holds Bachler’s, Masters and Doctorate degree in Statistics from JNV Universit y, Jodhpur. He also holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Allahabad and an executive program in data science from Xavier School of Management (XLRI), Jamshedpur. Prior to joining O.P. Jindal Global (Institution of Eminence Deemed To Be University), he has held faculty and assistant Dean level positions at the University of Petroleum & Energy Studies, Dehradun, Banasthali University, Rajasthan and JNV University Jodhpur. Dr. Pandey has worked for Fachhochschule Frankfurt am Main University of Applied Sciences, Frankfurt, Germany on European Union’s project for capacity building of the Indian aviation sector. He has several years of academic experience, both in the domain of teaching and research. His research interest includes Data Mining, Energy and Environment, business analytics, risk analysis, knowledge management, Small Area Estimation, and Statistical Modeling. Dr. Pandey has been published in Applied Energy, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Energy Policy, Energy Economics (Elsevier), Journal of Risk Finance (Emerald), Statistics in Transition, among others. Along with several research papers, Dr. Pandey has authored two (2) books and a book chapter on Small Area Estimation Technique & handoff management. Dr. Pandey has guided 12 Ph.D. scholars from across the industry and academia in different areas of his specialization. He has worked as Editor in Chief, for UPES Management Review- A bi-annual International Journal of Core Sector. He is also acting as an editorial board member and reviewer for various reputed journals having a high impact factor like Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Applied Energy, Bioresource Technology, Journal of cleaner production (Elsevier), Environmental Technology (Taylor and Francis), International Journal of Logistics Management (Emerald), etc. Dr. Pandey organized many international and national conferences as a convener and co-convener for imparting and sharing the research fundamentals at various platforms. He has conducted training sessions for executives from aviation and energy sectors- Oil India, IOCL, HPCL, BPCL, ONGC, GAIL, IBM, etc., Dr. Pandey received many awards & prizes for his meaningful contribution and dedication towards research and development, which includes an outstanding reviewer award, best paper awards, Exemplary work award, Most Devoted Teacher Award, Young Statistician Award, Exemplary Research Award, etc.