Dr. Sitangshu Khatua

Dr. Sitangshu Khatua is an Associate Professor in Management Area at Xavier Business School, St. Xavier University Kolkata. He is a PhD in Finance from XLRI, Jamshedpur, MBA (Finance), MTech (CU), B.Tech (NIT Durgapur), CFA , ERP (Oracle Financial). He has about 24 years of experience working in academics and industry. He is a visiting faculty at XLRI, Narsee Monjee (Mumbai), IIFT (Kolkata), Calcutta University, Strategy Academy. He was the Editor of the Journal ‘Perspectives of Management’ published by Heritage. Earlier he taught at XISS, Ranchi, NIT, Durgapur, HBS, ICFAI, etc. He has been awarded ‘The Best Professor in Financial Management’ for the year 2019 by AMP Hyderabad. His research work “Using Real Option in today’s Covid Crisis” received the best paper award in the International Conference held at Symbiosis University. He is the recipient of Certificate of Excellence in Reviewing by AJEBA. He was nominated as a Speaker by AIWAI, India during FEW2020. He has presented several research articles in national and international conferences in India and abroad and published papers in peer reviewed journals like Vikalpa, IRJFE, EMAJ, Indian Journal of Finance, IUP Journals, IJAC, etc. He has authored 6 books, most remarkable being “Project Management & Appraisal” from Oxford University of Press in the year 2011 and “Financial Economics” from ABS Publishing house in 2021 and “Financial Engineering” from LAP in the year 2022.

Dr. Prajamitra Bhuyan

Dr. Prajamitra Bhuyan is an Assistant Professor in Statistics at the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta. Before joining IIM Calcutta, he held a Lecturership in Mathematical Data Science at the Queen Mary University of London. He was also engaged with the data-centric engineering programme at the Alan Turing Institute. He held a postdoctoral position at the Imperial College London and National Postdoctoral Fellowship in India after completing PhD degree in Statistics from the Indian Statistical Institute. His primary research interests lie broadly in statistical data science and methodology. His research work has appeared in leading statistics journals, including the Annals of Applied Statistics and the Journal of the Royal Statistical Society. He is an elected member of the International Statistical Institute and awarded with M. N. Murthy Memorial Prize by the Indian Statistical Institute. He is serving as country coordinator of the International Statistical Literacy Project and a review-panel member of the Statisticians for Society initiative by the Royal Statistical Society. He has several years of industry experience as a Data Scientist providing training and business solutions to global clients across industry verticals.