People (CDE)

Patron, CDE
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Prof. Bharat Bhasker
Prof. Bharat Bhasker has joined the Director of the institute on 8th March 2017. Dr. Bhasker was worked in IT and Systems area at IIM Lucknow and his areas of expertise include Data Management, Network Security and Software Engineering. He has been teaching at IIML for the past twenty one years. He was also the acting Director at IIM Lucknow in 2015 for a period of five months.

In 1980, he completed his engineering in Electronics & Communications from IIT Roorkee. Post engineering, he joined Uptron Digital Systems before shifting to Tata Steel as a System Analyst.

Thereafter, he moved to US to pursue his Ph.D. in Computer Science and Philosophy from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. He had several short stints in companies like Sybase, MDL Information Systems, Hughes STX Inc and HSC before he finally joined IIM Lucknow to continue his academic pursuits. Prof. Bhasker was bestowed with the prestigious Computer Society of India Fellowship at the organizations 52nd Annual Convention held at Coimbatore in January 2018. He was also conferred with the ‘Top Rankers Excellence Award for Academic Leadership’ by Top Rankers Management Consultants in collaboration with FORE School of Management at the 19th National Management Summit on ‘Business Excellence through Creativity, Innovation & Entrepreneurship’ held on February 23, 2018.

An avid expert and educator in the field of I.T. & Systems Management, he is the recipient of various prestigious awards, namely, Research Productivity Award, NASA, Dewang Best Professor of Information Technology Award and Asia’s Best Professor of Information Technology Award by CMO Council Singapore and Wall Street Journal. He has authored two books in the field of Information Technology with Tata McGraw Hill Publications. Prof. Bhasker is on the board of All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Raipur and IIM Raipur.
Head, CDE 
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Prof. Sumeet Gupta
Prof. Sumeet Gupta is affiliated as Associate Professor with IIM Raipur. He received PhD (Information systems) as well as MBA from National University of Singapore and BE (Mining) from GEC Raipur. He has a total of 14 years of work experience in Industry, Teaching and Research, during which he worked with L&T India, The Logistics Institute-Asia Pacific, Singapore and SSGI Bhilai before joining IIM Raipur. He was nominated to participate in Global Colloquium at Harvard Business School in 2015.

He has consistently been rated as an excellent teacher, researcher, consultant and trainer. He has held visiting faculty assignments with IIIT Naya Raipur as well as Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China. He was accredited by AIMA as an Accredited Management Teacher and was awarded Prof. Manubhai M Shah Memorial Award by Indian Commerce Association (2017). He also received President Graduate Fellowship at National University of Singapore (2005) apart from the regular research scholarship.

He has also been rated as one among the top researchers in the field of Digital Business in India. He has published more than 50 papers in top-ranked International Journals (DSS, Omega, P&M, I&M, IJIM, EJOR etc.) and more than 30 papers in International Conferences (ICIS, ECIS, PACIS, AMCIS, AOM, POMS etc.) and his publications count exceed 100. He has also published two books in the area of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain. His research interests include Electronic Governance, E-Commerce and Business Analytics. He is also a reviewer for top-ranked international journals and has reviewed for more than 60 journals. He has been nominated as track chair for reputed Information Systems’ conferences (PACIS 2018, 2019). He is also nominated as India representative for Association for Information Systems. He has also organized two International conferences in India. He has also guided 2 PhD students (and 4 continuing) and is on the committee for 7 others students.

He has conducted several consultancy projects with both private and Govt. bodies, such as with SAP AG Germany, ASEAN Secretariat Indonesia, EDB Singapore, DFS Gallerias Singapore, World Bank New Delhi, CSCDF Raipur, CSCMF Raipur, and CSERC Raipur (Ongoing). He has also organized training program for CG Good Governance Fellows.

He has held positions of Chairman (BoS-Management) at CSVTU Bhilai, member for management accreditation (NBA), Executive Council Member (CHiPS, Raipur), Academic Council member (IIT Bhilai). At IIM Raipur, he has been the Chairman for IT Services, Research, Doctoral Programs, Decision Science and Systems Area, and nominated for several adhoc committees.
Member, CDE 
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Prof. Manojit Chattopadhyay
Prof. Manojit Chattopadhyay is affiliated to IIM Raipur. He received PhD (Systems Management) from University of Calcutta and MBA (Systems) from Visva Bharati University. He has around 18 years of work experience in Industry, Teaching and Research. He worked as a Senior Research Associate on DBT project, several consultancy and software development projects of PENTASOFT Technologies Limited. He has also worked on Foreign Government Sponsored Consultancy and Research projects. He is a member of Young Researchers Committe of the World Federation on Soft Computing, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), Soft Computing Research Society. He has published more than 40 papers in various reputed International journals such as the Journal of Behavioral Finance, Energy Policy, International Journal of Production Research, Physica A, Computational and Mathematical Organization, International Journal of Market Research, Applied soft computing, Computer and Industrial Engineering, Climate and Development, Journal of Enterprise Information Management, etc. He has also presented his work in various international conferences such as International Atlantic Economic Conference (London), Western Economic Association International (Chile), World Business, Finance and Management Conference (Auckland), Indian International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (India), IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Communication Networks, and Annual International Conference on Management & Social Welfare Issues: Contemporary Perspectives etc. His research interests include Artificial Intelligence, Policy mining, Process mining, Visual Clustering, Social network analysis, Cellular Manufacturing etc..
Member, CDE 
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Prof. Gunjan Tomer
Gunjan Tomer holds a doctoral degree in Information Systems area from Indian Institute of Management, Indore. She is currently working as assistant professor at IIM Raipur. Previously she has worked with IFMR, Chennai. Her research interests are socio technical systems and digital transformation and e-governance. She has published her research work in leading management journals. Her work in the area of individual technology interface and mobile governance has been published in top IS area journals. She has also published management cases in prestigious outlet such as Ivey publishing. Her papers have been selected in top international conferences such as AOM (Academy of Management), ECIS (European Conference on Information Systems), PACIS (Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems), ISD (Conference on Information Systems Development), EGOS (European Group of Organizational Studies) and IHRM (International Human Resource Management). She is also a “Dale Carnegie” certified professional educator.

She offers electives on contemporary and context relevant management areas, such as Strategies for web-based business, Leading digital transformation, Enterprise systems etc. which help prepare the candidates for their career in management consulting and Information technology management