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Prof. J.D. Agarwal with Shri Venkiah M Naidu, Vice President of India.
Prof. J.D. Agarwal with Dr. Manmohan Singh.
Prof. J.D. Agarwal with Mr. Chandra Shekhar, the then Prime Minister of India
Prof. J.D. Agarwal and Prof. Yamini Agarwal with Bhairon Singh Shekhawat (11th Vice President of India)
Prof. J.D. Agarwal with Mr. H.D. Deve Gowda, Former Prime Minister of India.
Prof. Greg Kolodko addressing at IIF
Dr. B P Singh (Governor of Sikkim) at IIF
Prof. J.D. Agarwal with his student Mr. Arun Jaitley (Finance Minister of India)
Prof. J.D. Agarwal with Mr. L.K. Advani
Prof. Reena Aggarwal (Pro-Vost, GWU, USA & FI EB Member) addressing at IIF
Prof. J.D. Agarwal with Dy PM and Finance Minister of Japan Mr. Taro Aso
Prof. J. D. Agarwal with Nobel Laureate Prof. Franco Modigliani at his residence at Marthus Vinyard, USA
Prof. J. D. Agarwal with Nobel Laureate Prof. Paul Samulson
Prof. J.D. Agarwal with Nobel Laureate Prof Amritya K Sen
Prof. J.D. Agarwal with Nobel Laureate Prof. Joseph Stiglitz
Prof. J.D. Agarwal with Nobel Laureate Prof. Robert Merton (FI EB Member)
SZIU Hungary honouring Prof. dr. hab. J.D. Agarwal with Doctorem Honoris Causa
Prof. J.D. Agarwal with his student Mr. Arjan K Sikiri (Judge, Supreme Court of India)
Delhi Doordarshan (DD India TV) interviewing Prof. J.D. Agarwal at IIF Campus
Prof. Aman Agarwal with Dr. Rajiv Kumar Vice-Chairman, NITI Aayog
Prof. Aman Agarwal with Mr. Ratan Tata at IMF in Washington DC
Prof. Aman Agarwal with Mr. S Ranagabhashyam (Dy Registrar, Delhi University) and Prof. Ram Upendra Das (Ministry of Commerce & Industry) at All India Radio
Prof. Aman Agarwal with Nobel Laureate Prof. Daniel Kahneman at his residence for Dinner in New York, USA
Prof. Aman Agarwal delivering Keynote Address at Italian Parliament
Prof. Manju Agarwal and Prof. Aman Agarwal with Professors visiting under Exchange from FRANCE
Prof. Yochanan Shachmurove (CNY, USA) at IIF
Dr. John Ensminger (Money Laundering Lawyer, Editor & FI EB Member) addressing at IIF
Honour Aman Agarwal St Emilion Brotherhood, Borduex France
Entrepreneur from UKRAINE Mrs. Diana at IIF
Executive MBA Students under Exchange from ISC Paris FRANCE
IIF MBF Graduates
IIF Students with Prof. Lord Meghnad Desai (LSE, UK), Dr. Ajay Shiriram (DCM Shriram, INDIA) and Noble Laureate Dr.
MBA Graduates & Professors under Exchange from Columbia Business School, Columbia University, USA
Prof. Junzo Watada (Waseda University, JAPAN) addressing at IIF
Prof. Yamini Agarwal with Nobel Laureate Prof. James J Heckman (UC, USA)
Prof. Yamini Agarwal addressing CFO Forum
Prof. Saurabh Agarwal (Member of Board ESIC) with Minister Mr. Santosh Gangwar (Union Minister of Labour & Employment) after ESIC Board meeting
Prof. Saurabh Agarwal with Nobel Laureate Prof. Joseph Stiglitz and Mr. SK Poddar, President FICCI
Prof. Saurabh Agarwal with Shaktikant Das (RBI Governor)
Prof. Saurabh Agarwl with Shobha De
Swami Bodhanand addressing at IIF
Prof. Caj L Sunderlund (Nordic Cooperation, FINLAND) addressing at IIF
Prof. Charles P Van Wymeersch (Univ. of Namur, BELGIUM) addressing at IIF
Prof. Manju Agarwal with Post Graduate Students under Exchange from POLAND

IIF Academic Fraternity

IIF Academic Fraternity comprises of Distinguished Renowned Faculty, Honororary Professors and IIF Research Laureates. IIF's Distinguished Renowned Faculty educated and/or worked in some of the best Institutions : Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi; Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC); Delhi School of Economics; University of Delhi ; Columbia University (USA); Cleveland State University (USA); London School of Economics (UK); London Business School (UK); ABU (Nigeria); SIDA(Sweden); ANU (Australia); University of South Pacific (FIJI); SIDA(Sweden); Australian National University (Australia); IIPA Delhi, HIPA Himachal Pradesh, IIM Rohtak; IIM Indore; IP College (Delhi University), Moti Lal Nehru College (Delhi Univ.), World Bank (USA)

Faculty engaged in teaching and research . The faculty has published over 200 books, edited 140+ issues of Finance India; more than 800+ articles, 600+ book reviews; 135+ bibliographies of about 25 pages each; participated as experts in over 3000+ Radio / TV talks /Panel discussions on economic issues and its views & opinions appearing more than 3500+ times in national dailieson economic issues and organising / participating in 1200+ seminars & conferences and organised / lectured in 550+ MDPs globally. It is well known for its Significant Pathbreaking Research Contributions.

The Faculty travelled widely to lecture or address conferences in 55+ countries from North to South, East to West including USA, UK, almost whole of Western & Eastern Europe, Russia, Central Asia & CIS, Japan, China, Australia, East Asia, Fiji, Brazil, Chile and Africa. Provided academic assistance to 100+ Universities/Institutions.

The Faculty contribution to Academics and Research has led IIF to be ranked in Top 5% B-Schools at 108th out of 2638+ Univ./Inst. in Global Ranking in Asia & Top 45% in World from 22,068+ World Univ./Inst. by Cybermatic Labs, Spain; as Indias Leading B-School by Dun & Bradstreet; A++ by Business India & in Top 100 B-School in India in 2018 & 2019.

Prof   J.D Agarwal Prof. Grzegorz W. Kolodko Prof. Karol Karski
Prof. B. P. Singh Prof. Reena Aggarwal Prof. Permod Kohli
Prof. T.N. Pandey Prof. N. Vittal Prof. Deepak Vohra
Prof. K.K. Agarwal Prof. Manju Agarwal Prof. R.N. Lakhotia
Prof. Arvind Pandey Prof. S.S. Gulyamov Prof. Aman Agarwal
Prof. Ramona Lile Prof. Elzbeita Karska Prof. Asoke Laha
Prof. Jonathan Hollander Prof. R.K.Agarwal Prof. Ashok Abbott
Prof. B.P. Dhaka Prof. Yamini Agarwal Prof. Julia M. Puaschunder
Prof. Saurabh Agarwal Prof. Deepak Bansal Prof. Nidhi Dhawan
Prof. Raashi Kumar Prof. Sharwan Singh Prof. Rajesh Rai
IIF Revered Professors
Prof. A.L. Nagar Prof. Kanti Swaroop Prof. P.K. Ghosh
Prof. Bhai Mahavir Prof. Joginder Singh Prof. N.R. Chatterjee
Prof. M.C. Kapoor Prof. D.K. Mittal
IIF Research Professors
Prof. Junzo Watada Prof. Joshua Ronen Prof. Banu Durukan Sali
Prof. Adkham Bekmuradov Prof. M. Selvam Prof. Manuel R. Armada
Prof. R.K. Uppal Prof. Kishore G. Kulkarni Prof. Amit Kr. Singh
Prof. K. Prabhakar R. Kr. Prof. M. Sumathy Prof. N.S. Viswanath
Prof. Elzbieta Karska
IIF Research Scholars
Prof. Deepankar Sharma Prof. S. Vanitha Prof. Bhavin Rajput

"The Human Mind is our Fundamental Resource" : John F. Kennedy

Prof. (Dr.) J.D. Agarwal, Ph.D. (Delhi School of Economics); Hony. Ph.D. (TFI, Uzbekistan); Hony. D.Litt., Doctorem Honoris Causa (SZIU, Hungary), ITP (LBS London)
Prof. Agarwal, Distinguished Professor of Finance, is the founder Chairman & Director of Indian Institute of Finance (IIF) , Founder Chairman, IIF Business School (IIFBS) , Founder Chairman, IIF College of Commerce and Management Studies (IIFCCMS) & Editor-in-Chief of Finance India. He is a leading economist & financial expert. In the past he has taught at Shri Ram College of Commerce (Delhi University), Delhi School of Economics, Indian Institute of Technology IIT Delhi, Ahmadu Bello University, Nigeria & Cleveland State University, USA. He has written over 18 books (authored over 5600 pages), edited over 130 volumes of Finance India (edited more than 50,000 pages), published more than 211 research papers, authored more than 38 book reviews, 500 case studies & working papers. He has been supervisor of several Ph.Ds, M.Tech (Systems & Management) dissertations, MBA & M.Sc. (Finance) dissertations & SRTP research projects by senior government officials sponsored by GOI on study leave at IIF. Numerous Government policies like Budget time change to Fornoon, Education Cess, Money Laundering Act (FEMA), KYC Norms & many others have been based on his works. His news, analysis & comments on economic & financial issues appear on AIR, TV & National Dailies. Dr. Agarwal's ex-students include two Cabinet Ministers, a Judge in Supreme Court of India, Ex Chief Election Commissioner of India; Ex-Secretary Defense Finance, GOI; Ex CEO, Noida Authority & FCI, dozens of IAS/IPS/IRS, CEOs of Banks, FIs & PSUs, leading CAs, CS, CFOs, COOs, Lawyers, Vice-Chancellors and Deans of Foreign & Indian Universities, Media Personalities and successful Entrepreneurs. [See Bio Sketch / Brief Vitae / Detailed Vitae

Prof. (Dr.) Grzegorz W. Kolodko, Ph.D Eco. (Warsaw University), MBA (Warsaw School of Economics)

Prof. Kolodko is an Honorary Professor. Currently, he is a Senior Professor of Economics & Director of TIGER institute at Kozminski University, Warsaw, POLAND. He has served as Deputy Premier & Minister of Finance of Poland between in 2002-03 and 1994-97. He was instrumental for achieving the entry of Poland into the Eupropean Union and OECD. He has been awarded three honorary doctorates from Hungary, China & Russia. He is also known as the key architect of Polish reforms that guided the entry of Poland into the European Union. He has taken up visiting scholar assignments at UCLA, IMF, World Bank, WIDER, European Union & others. His principal fields of interest are Development Economics, Macroeconomics, Public Finance, International Economics & Politics. He is also on the editorial board of several international journals. He is the authored over 55 books and authored over 500 articles and research papers published in 26 languages worldwide. His views and interviews appear in international press frequently. [see Vitae]

Prof. (Dr.) Balmiki Prasad Singh, Ph.D., M.A. [Political science] (Patna University)

Prof. B.P. Singh is a Honorary Professor at Indian Institute of Finance. He was educated in a village school and subsequently at the Universities of Patna and Oxford. He passed his M.A. in Political Science from Patna University, Patna, standing first in first class with record marks and several gold medals. Prof. B.P. Singh was appointed to the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) in 1964. He served as an IAS officer for 38 years between 1964 and 2002. He has since been the recipient of several fellowships and awards. The fellowships include Jawaharlal Nehru Fellowship (1982-84), Queen Elizabeth Fellowship (1989-90); and Mahatma Gandhi National Fellowship (2007-08). B.P Singh was awarded Governor of Assam Gold Medal in 1981 for outstanding service in Assam; Gulzarilal Nanda Award for outstanding public service in India from the President of India in 1998; Man of Letters Award from His Holiness the Dalai Lama in 2003; and Paul H. Appleby Award by Vice President of India for outstanding services in the field of public administration in India in 2017; and Goggle recognised him as Semantic Scholar of the World in 2021 (Semantic Scholar is an artificial-intelligence backed search engine for academic publications developed at the Allen Institute for AI). Prof. Balmiki Prasad Singh is a distinguished scholar, thinker and public servant. [see Vitae]

Prof. (Dr.) Karol Karski, Ph.D. (University of Warsaw)

Prof. Karski is an Honorary Professor. He is Member BURO Parliament's Bureau and QUE Quaestors at the European Parliament. He is also Vice-Chair of DACP Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly at the European Parliament. Prof. Karski is a renowned Academician and Polish politician. Dr. Karski is Professor and Head of Department of Public International Law at The University of Warsaw, Poland. He has served as a former Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs in Poland. He holds a Doctor of Law degree from the University of Warsaw. Prof. Karski has taught at the University of Warsaw, the Warsaw University of Humanities, and the Academy of Economics in Bialystok, Poland. His views apper in international media very frequently and has authored and head various scientific research projects. [See Vitae ]

Prof. Justice Permod Kohli, Former Chief Justice of High Court of Sikkim and Chairman, Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT)

Prof. Justice Permod Kohli is a Honorary Professor at Indian Institute of Finance. Born on 01-03-1951 in border town of Rajouri, Prof. Kohli after graduation from GGM Science College, Jammu secured degree of Law from University of Jammu in the year 1972. He joined Bar at Jammu and was appointed as Additional Advocate General of the State in the year 1990 and as the Advocate General of the State in the same year. Twice elected as Secretary and once President of Bar association Jammu. Designated as Senior Advocate in February 1991. He remained Legal Advisor to Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board and Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Jammu and conducted a number of important matters in the High Court of Jammu & Kashmir and Supreme Court of India. He was also engaged as the Counsel before the State Delimitation Commission for delimitation of the Assembly Constituencies in the State in the year 1991-92. He was appointed Additional Judge of the High Court of J&K on 07-01-2003 and as a Judge on 03-01-2005. Opted for transfer from State of J&K on moral and ethical grounds on his son joining legal profession at Jammu. Transferred to Jharkhand High Court and later, to Punjab and Haryana High Court ,Chandigarh. Elevated as Chief Justice of High Court of Sikkim and relinquished the Office on 28.02.2013. Appointed as Chairman of the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) comprising of 17 regular benches and 21 Circuit Benches all over India on 26th March, 2016 and relinquished the office of Chairman on 5th April,2018. A First Generation Lawyer/Judge. Conferred with Doctorate (honoris causa) by the Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak in 2017. Also conferred "Justice P.N.Bhagwati" award by former President of India Sh Pranab Mukerjee at Constitution Club, New Delhi on behalf of "Capital Foundation Society". Also awarded "Vidhi Ratna" by Baba Sahib Ambedkar, Central University,Lucknow in its convocation in December,2017. Served as member Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board. Chairman of Hari Yamuna Sehyog Samiti , NGO ,Pontasahib, working for cleaning river Yamuna and adjoining areas .Planted 20 thousand trees on the Yamuna bank at Pontasahib. Presently member UCC constituted by Utrakhand Government.

Prof. (Dr.) Reena Aggarwal, Ph.D. (University of Maryland), MMS (BITS Pilani)

Prof. Agarwal is an Honorary Professor. She is Vice Provost for Faculty; Robert E. McDonough Professor of Finance in the McDonough School of Business & Director, Georgetown Center for Financial Markets and Policy. She has held various positions including Interim Dean (2004-05) and Deputy Dean (2006-08) of Georgetowns McDonough School of Business; Visiting Professor of Finance at MIT Sloan School of Management (2005-06); FINRA Academic Fellow (2007-08); Academic Fellow at the US SEC (1997-99); Visiting Research Scholar at the International Monetary Fund (2003, 2004); Fulbright Scholar to Brazil(1990, 1991). Prof Aggarwal specializes in global financial markets, capital raising, initial public offerings, initial coin offerings, FinTech, institutional investors, ETFs, private equity, valuation, stock exchange structure, securities market regulation, and corporate governance. Her research is well-recognized for addressing global governance challenges and has received the prestigious BlackRock-National Association of Corporate Directors Award. She was honored with the Allan N. Nash Distinguished Doctoral Graduate Award by University of Maryland, and the Distinguished Alumnus Award by BITS Pilani. She serves on the editorial boards of major journals. She regularly presents her work to government agencies and at academic conferences. Dr. Aggarwal is a frequent guest on local and international radio and television stations. Her research and comments appear in Newspapers worldwide. Her work has been presented at many government agencies & professional meetings. [See Vitae ]

Prof. (Dr.) T.N. Pandey, LLB, LLM (Harvard Law School), Indian Revenue service (Retd.) Former Chairman, Central Board of Direct Taxes & Former Special Secretary, Ministry of Finance.

Prof. Pandey is an Honorary Professor. Prof. Pandey obtained his LLM Degree from the Harvard Law School & later joined the Income Tax Department of the GoI. He rose to the highest position as Chairman, Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) in which capacity he was also ex-officio Special Secretary to the Govt. of India in the Ministry of Finance in 1990. Prof. Pandey writes frequently on subjects relating to Taxation, Company Law & the MRTP Act for various newspapers & journals in India & abroad. He has authored over 5 books and 600 articles in journals, magazines and newspapers. He is a renowned expert on the issue of taxation and regulatory framework in India with his views appearing frequently in TV and Nationl Dalies.

Prof. N. Vittal, IAS (Retd.), B.Sc. Chemistry

Prof. Vittal is an Honorary Professor. retired as Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC), Government of India, after completing his four year term. He joined the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) in 1960 and was allotted the Gujarat cadre. He was secretary to Government of India in the departments of (i) Electronics and (ii) Tele-communications and thereafter was Chairman of the Public Enterprises Selection Board. As Chairman, Telecom Commission, Mr. Vittal initiated the process of liberalization in the telecom sector. He was instrumental in the formulation of the National Telecom Policy 1994. As Secretary, Department of Electronics, he initiated the concept of software technology books. He has written more than 500 articles on various subjects relating to Management, Public Relations, Human Resource Developmen, Management of Technology & Public Sector Management act in many journals & magazines. He has innumerable awards to his credit. In August 1997 his name was included in the BT list of "Fifty men and women who shaped the economy" in the 50 years after Indias Independence. He was honoured with The Hidden Talent of India Award by the OISCA International: The Great son of the Soil Award 1998 by All India Conference of Intellectuals; and the honour Desh Seva Ratnam conferred by the Jagadguru Sri Sankaracharya of Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam, 2001. He has authored more than 15 books. His views appearing frequently in TV and Nationl Dalies. [ See Vitae ]

Prof. (Dr.) Deepak Vohra, Hony Ph.D. (University of Paris); IFS (Retd.)

Prof. Vohra is an Honorary Professor. He is an Indian Diplomat, who served as Secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs. He was the Ambassador of India to Poland. He is currently Special Adviser to the Prime Minister of India, Lesotho and Guinea-Bissau. In 2012 he was Advisor to the Government of South Sudan. During his service in the Indian Foreign Service, he has served in France, Tunisia, United States, Chad, Cameroon, Papua New Guinea, Spain, Armenia, Sudan and Poland. In 1995 he was deputy high commissioner in Kuala Lumpur. Prior to his role in Diplomacy, he was an officer on special duty to the Technology Advisor to the Prime Minister of India. Mr Vohra has also previously worked with Sulabh International and has been a part of United Nations assignments in Africa. Ambassador Vohra brings extensive insight and expertise on matters of development in developing countries and an understanding of political mechanics in Africa. He is an Alumnus of St. Stephen's College, Delhi, St. Columba's school- National Defence College (India) and University of Paris. Ambassador Deepak Vohra was the News Reader and Anchor at Delhi Doordarshan in start of his career and a very famous TV Personality. [See Vitae ]

(Dr.) K.K. Agarwal, Ph.D. (Kurukshetra University), M.E. (Kurukshetra University), B.E. (Punjab University)
Prof. Aggarwal is a Honorary Professor of Computer Science at Indian Institute of Finance. He is a Former Chairman, National Board of Accreditation secured First position both at UG and PG Engineering Degrees. After his Ph.D in 1975, he rose to the level of Professor at an age of 27+ years. . After a distinguished career at NIT, Kurukshetra and a term as Pro Vice-Chancellor, GJU, Hisar, Prof. Aggarwal served as Founder Vice Chancellor of GGS Indraprastha University, Delhi for a period of 10 years. He has been President of the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers, President, Computer Society of India and President of South East Asia Regional Computer Confederation (SEARCC). He is also the Academy Professorof AcSIR of CSIR. Prof. Aggarwal has published about 400 papers in the reputed journals – more than 150 of these in international journals. He has delivered lectures in several Universities/ Industrial Organizations in India and abroad. He has been widely consulted by the industry, most-notable being his contribution towards the Reliability Analysis for PSLV (Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle). Prof. Aggarwal was declared as the Man of the Millennium by American Bibliographical Institute, USA and was conferred LifeTime Achievement Award by the Institution of Electronics and Tele-Communication Engineers, India as also by Computer Society of India. International Biographical Centre, England has published his biography in “The First Five Hundred – at the new millennium”.

(Dr.) Manju Agarwal, Ph.D. (Delhi School of Economics), MA Eco. (DSE), BA Eco. (DU), ITP (LBS London)
Prof. Agarwal is an Senior Professor of Economics & Dean (Academics). She was Principal, MLNC (Delhi University). She has over 48 years of teaching and research experience. She has published over 6 books and her work on Tax Incentives & Investment Behaviour has laid foundations for portfolio approach and tax incentive Schemes implemented by Governments in India & other countries. She had been on the Editorial Board of Finance India for more than 15 years. She has published more than 56 research papers, authored more than 69 book reviews, 122 case studies & working papers in leading referred journals. Her views & comments on economic issues have appeared on Delhi Doordarshan & National Dailies. [ See Vitae ]

Prof. (Dr.) R. N. Lakhotia, Ph.D Taxation, M.Com

Prof. Lakhotia is an Honorary Professor. He is well-known authority on taxation in the country. He is actively engaged in the profession as an Advocate & Tax Consultant and specializes in Practical Tax Planning and drafting of Trusts & Wills. He enjoys the unique distinction of being the only person in India who has addressed over 2,600 lecture meetings, symposia, seminars and in-house programmes on tax planning and practical tax education in India and abroad. He uses wit and humour to make the subject of income tax, very interesting and meaningful. He is writer of dozens of books on income tax, better living and also humour, which have seen over 50- editions so far. He has been interviewed over BBC London, AIR, Hong Kong Radio and Doordarshan. He had a brilliant academic career. He is a Gold Medalist. He stood First Class First in both the Degree and Post Graduate Examinations in Commerce. He joined the Indian Revenue Service as I.T.O. Class I and stood First in the whole of India in the I.T.Os, Examinations. He was conferred the Hony. Degree of Doctor of Taxation at the hands of Shri Giani Zail Singh, the former President of India. He has constructed a big Dharmashala for the rent-free use of the family of the patients of JLN Hospital, Ajmer where over 8,00,000 persons have already been benefited. He has been the District Governor of Lions Clubs International. He is the President of Rajasthani Academy & ITPA. Recently, he has been awarded the prestigious "Udyog Rattan Award". Mr. Lakhotia is thus a multi faceted personality. He is a member of several prestigious social/cultural Societies clubs and believes in vegetarianism.

Prof. Arvind Pande, I.A.S.(retd), Director, HDFC Bank; Member BRPSE, Govt of India; Former Chairman, SAIL, New Delhi & Secretary, GOI; Independent Chairman and Director

Prof. Pande is an Honorary Professor. He has served as chairman of the board & CEO at Steel Authority of India SAIL (1997-2002). He has 50 years of experience in the Indian Administrative Services & the corporate public sector. He is expertise in Economics, Science & Technology issues. Prof. Pande served as a Joint Secretary to the Prime Minister of India (1981-1986). He served as a Director of Dept. of Economic Affairs & Min. of Finance, GoI & has dealt with World Bank aided projects. He served as the Non-Executive Chairman of Burnpur Cement Ltd. until 2009. He served as the Chairman of the Board of IVRCL Limited (2003-2006) and is also on the board of HDFC Bank Ltd, Visa Industries Ltd, Sandhar Locking Devices Ltd and Asset Care Enterprises Ltd. He is also a non-executive and independent director of Era Constructions (India) Ltd

Prof. (Dr.) Saidasaror S. Gulyamov, Ph.D. Economics (Tashkent State University of Economics)

Prof. Gulyamov is Honorary Professor. He is a well known scientist in the field of model development of regional agrosytems. He has more than 150 research papers, articles and books to his credit. He is Vice Rector of Tashkent State Agrarian University and Director of Regional Centre of EDI World Bank at TSAU. He has widely travelled and organised various international conferences.

Prof. (Dr.) Aman Agarwal, Hony. Ph.D. (TSIU Uzbekistan; UCP France); MPA (Columbia University, USA); Spld. Prog. in Finance (London School of Economics, UK), MBF (Indian Institute of Finance, Delhi), B.Com Honours (University of Delhi)
Prof. Agarwal He is heading as Professor of Finance, Dean (International Relations) and Director (Rektor) at Indian Institute of Finance. He is editing the quarterly refereed journal of finance - Finance India as its Executive Editor. He has served as Director (Offg) at IIF Business School [GGSIPU] between 1999-2004. He has been felicitated by being Enthroned to Chair position of the St. Emillion Brotherhood (from 8th Century AD) by the Heritage City of Bordeaux, France (28 June 2007). A special Honour and Privilege given to World figures in Business, Arts and Science. He is honoured with Life Fellow Award by Waseda University International Society for Management Engineers, Japan (25 Oct 2014). He is felicitated by nomination for Honorary Doctorate of Finance by University of Cergy-Pontoise Thema, France (2007) and Honorary Professorship as Professor of Uzbekistan by Tashkent State University of Economics, Uzbekistan (in 2002), a 88 years old prestigious university in Uzbekistan (estd. 1931) and United Nations REX Karmaveer Global Fellowship and Karmaveer Chakra Award by United Nations and iCongo, India (27 Nov 2019) in recognition of his contribution to academics and literature. He is also bestowed with Honorary Professor Diploma by Aurel Vlaicu University of Arad in Romania (12 Nov 2019). He has studied at illustrious Institutions like Delhi University, Indian Institute of Finance, London School of Economics & Columbia University. He has pursued a specialized program in Finance on Options, Futures & Other Derivatives from London School of Economics and the joint Japan/World Bank initiated Senior Executive Program in Economic Policy Management (PEPM) from Columbia University at SIPA & has had a short stint at The World Bank in Washington DC, USA. He has to his credit over 5 books and over 86 research papers in high technical refereed scientific journals. He is invited to deliver keynote addressed at over Five (5) Parliament : Italian, Uzbek, Finland, Sweden & European Parliament. He has chaired technical sessions, presented papers & participated in over 225 National & International Conf. & serves as a Visiting Professor & Doctoral Supervisor at several Universities in USA, UK, Austria, Brazil, Denmark, Finland, France & others. His views appear frequently on AIR, TV & the newspapers on Financial Policies, Stock Markets & Economic Scenario. [See Bio Sketch / Detailed Vitae ]

Prof. (Dr.) Ramona Lile, Ph.D.

Prof Romana Lile is Adjunct Professor. She is Rector of Universitatea Aurel Vlaicu din Arad, ROMANIA. She has written many articles in leading refreed journals and chaired various seminar and conferences world wide. [ See Vitae ]

Prof. (Dr.) Elzbieta Karska, Ph.D., Honourary Ph.D. (Donetsk National University)

Prof. Karska is Adjunct Professor. Prof. Karska is Director of the Institute of International Law, European Union and International Relations WPiA, Ukrainian State University, established 1937. Her research field is international law, including international human rights law, international humanitarian law, and international criminal law. She also deals with the issue of the role of non-state actors in international law. Author of over 100 publications (books, articles and other works) on international law, human rights law, and on European law, including fundamental rights issues. She is a former member of the Working Group on the use of mercenaries as a means of violating human rights and impeding the exercise of the right of peoples to self-determination (2011-2018).[ See Vitae ]

Prof. Asoke Laha, MSEE (University of Saskatchewan), MS Computer Science (Northwestern University), BE (Honors) (Jadavpur University, India)

Prof. Laha is an Adjunct Professor. Prof. Laha founded Interra Information Technologies, Inc. Presently, Mr. Laha is Founder President & Chief Executive Officer at this company. He has significant experience in starting and growing offshore development centers. His career in high technology spans more than three decades. Previously a senior software manager in companies like Digital and GTE Communication Systems, he was also Managing Director at Cadence India, where he built a large team of skilled engineers. He won the Corporate Quality Award from Cadence and was responsible for the ISO 9000 certification earned by the Cadence India Center. Asoke is actively involved in various prestigious industry bodies like IACC, AMCHAM, ASSOCHAM to name a few. He has served as National President of Indo-American Chamber of Commerce (IACC). He is a working committee member of the Software Export Promotion Council (ESC) and also represents the Noida Special Economic Zone (NSEZ) as the President of NSEZ Entrepreneurs Association. His views and articles appear in National Dalies like Financial Express and various Magazines on Management, Artificial Intellegence and Information Technology. [ See Vitae ]

Prof. Jonathan Hollander, BA (University of California, Irvine)

Prof. Hollander is an Adjunct Professor. Mestro Prof. Hollander is an American dancer, choreographer, educator, and artistic director. He is founder of the Battery Dance Company in New York City in 1976, opening the Battery Dance Studio that same year. He also founded the Downtown Dance Festival held annually in New York City since 1982. Since 2008, the Downtown Dance Festival has included the Erasing Borders Festival of Indian Dance. As a dance educator, Hollander has been active in bringing dance into the public schools; and is known for the award-winning "Dancing to Connect" program. He is also known for his ties to India, and for presenting and promoting Indian dancers in New York. He is a co-founder of the Indo-American Arts Council. e served as Fulbright lecturer on dance in India in 1992, and Fulbright Specialist in Malaysia in 2011. Hollanders work has been supported by the U.S. Department of State on multiple occasions and by the National Endowment for the Arts, New York State Council on the Arts, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Ford Foundation and many others. Hollander received the Silver Mask of the Silesian Dance Theatre (Poland), the USable Award (Germany) and the Arts & Business Councils Encore Award. He is receipt of various Awards and Recognitions by various Governments. He frequently appeares in international press and in TV interview for his troups performance and his contribution to the art. [ See Vitae ]

Prof. R. K. Agarwal, M.Com. (Delhi University), CA (ICAI), FCA, FCS

Prof. Agarwal is a well known author with over 40 years of practical experience. He has written more than 120 books on taxation and company law. He heads the consultancy division. His teaching interests are Accounting and Taxation.

Prof. (Dr.) Ashok B. Abbott; Ph.D. (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University); MBA (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University)

Dr. Abbott is a adjunct Professor of Finance and has over 37 years of teaching and research experience. Dr. Abbott's areas of research and teaching include mergers and acquisitions, corporate valuation, and measures of market liquidity. His consulting areas are valuation discounts and premiums, valuation model validation, passive appreciation, and event studies. He is currently Committee Chair, NACVA/ Scholarly Presentations Committee 2009, Editor, Associate Editor, American Society of Appraisers/Business Valuation Review, Board of Directors, Citizens bank and Editorial Review Board Member, Journal of Business Valuation and Economic Loss Analysis, Texas Tech University. He has supervised more than 13 Ph.D. in area of Finance. He has contributed a chapter in a book and contributed over 50 research papers in refereeed journals.

Prof. (Dr.) B.P. Dhaka; Ph.D. (Maharishi Dayanand University, Rohtak), L.L.B. (University of Delhi), B.E. Chemical Engineering (University of Roorkee)

Prof. Dhaka is Professor and Dean Administration. He has long experience as Director of National Productivity Council and COO or Parsavnath Developers and Former Secretary General of PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry. His views and articles have appeared in National Dalies and has been a key thinker and curator of policies initiated by Government of India and India Inc.

Prof. (Dr.) Yamini Agarwal, Ph.D. (IIT Delhi), SBM (SIDA Sweden), M. Com. (Delhi School of Economics, MBF (Indian Institute of Finance), B.Com Honours (SRCC, University of Delhi)

Prof. Agarwal is currently working as Professor of Finance. She has additional role as Director (Officiating), IIF Business School. She has done her Ph.D. on Capital Structure Decision under Multiple Objectives : A Study of Indian Corporates from IIT, Delhi. She has two international books to her credit published by John Wiley & Sons (Singapore & USA) and IIF Publications (India). She has 38 Research Papers and 57 Book Reviews published in international and national refereed journals. She has supervised over 78 MBA level dissertations. She has developed 79 Case Studies in Corporate Finance and Managerial Economics. She has also presented 12 research papers in international and national conferences and seminars. She is also on the referee and review board of several well known publishers. She is also Associate Editor of Finance India. She is Regional Council Members of the Indo American Chambers of Commerce. She has delivered seminars at Central Banks and National Universities of different countries. She has travelled over 22 countries as part of the international academic collaborations. She is on the editorial board of the journal Sub-Saharan Review of Economics and Finance Paris, France. She has a research bent of mind. Her areas of interest are Corporate Finance and Valuations, Micro and Macroeconomic Perspective on Global Issues, Security Analysis and Portfolio Management. She appears frequently for her expert views as an economist on All India Radio, TV, Magazines and National Dailies. [ See Bio-Sketch ; Detailed Vitae ]

Prof. (Dr.)
Julia M. Puaschunder, Ph.D. Economics (The New School, USA), M. Phil. (The New School, USA), Doctor of Natural Sciences and M.Phil. (University of Vienna, Austria), MPA (Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, USA), Doctor of Social & Economic Sciences and MBA (Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria)
Dr. Puaschunder is a IIF Research Fellow at Indian Institute of Finance. She is trained as a behavioral economist with a PhD in the Interuniversity Consortium of New York, Doctorates in Social and Economic Sciences as well as Natural Sciences and Masters in Business, Public Administration and Philosophy in the fields of Psychology and Economics, she has over 20 years of experience in applied social sciences empirical research in the international arena. Prof. Puaschunder has launched and administered research projects in Australia, Austria, Canada, China, Germany, Indonesia, Switzerland, and the United States. She conducted interdisciplinary science and governance projects. Dr. Puaschunder held or holds advisory, board member, evaluator, committee, contributor, observer, referee and representative privileges for numerous entities. Since 2018 Julia is listed in the ‘Marquis Who’s Who in America and in the World’ among the top 3% professionals around the globe. She was awarded the 2018 Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2021 she was chosen as a Marquis Who’s Who Top Educator. In 2022 she was nominated for an Outstanding Leadership Award from the Money 2.0 conference.Dr. Puaschunder’s work on climate justice was cited by MIT, Nature and nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize.

Prof. (Dr.) Saurabh Agarwal,Ph.D. (FMS, University of Delhi), M.Phil.(Delhi School of Economics), UGC(NET), AMT(AIMA), M.Com.(Delhi School of Economics), B.Com Honours (SRCC, University of Delhi)

Saurabh Agarwal is a Professor of Accounting and Finance at the Indian Institute of Finance & Associate Editor, Finance India - The Quarterly Journal of Finance, India. He has additional role as Principal, IIF College of Commerce and Management Studies. He has sought his education from some of the Ivy League institutions in India : Faculty of Management Studies (University of Delhi); Delhi School of Economics; Shri Ram College of Commerce (University of Delhi); Modern School (Bharakhamba Road) and Delhi Public School (Mathura Road). His Doctorate work on A Goal Programming Portfolio Section Model has been done at the prestigious Faculty of Management Studies (University of Delhi). He is a Board Member of several organizations like Employee State Insurance Corporation (ESIC), Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India, Dattopant Thengadi National Board for Worker's Education and Development (formerly Central Board for Workers Education), Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India; The Associated Chambers of Commerce of India (ASSOCHAM); Federation of Industry, Trade and Services (FITS) and IIF CCMS, Affiliated to CCS University. He is a visiting faculty to Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Rohtak, Faculty of Management Studies (FMS), University of Delhi, Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), The Directorate of Training (UTCS) and University of South Pacific (USP), Fiji. He has been teaching papers like Financial Accounting; Accounting for Decision Making; Management Accounting; Advanced Financial Reporting and Analysis; Financial Management and Valuation; Financial Services; International Finance; Security Analysis and Portfolio Management; Financial Engineering and Risk Management using a very unique teaching pedagogy using case studies, simulated exercises, videos and podcasts. He has written two international publications by Palgrave Macmillan, UK and Lap Lambert, Germany. Professor Agarwal has published research articles in a number of University Grants Commission (UGC) approved peer reviewed journals having high impact factor. On the research front, he has Nineteen (19) refereed research publications in indexed/peer reviewed international journals, Three (3) chapters in Edited books, Two (2) research monographs, Nine (9) newspaper articles and Forty Two (42) book reviews to his credit. He has been awarded Accredited Management Teacher (AMT) by All India Management Association (AIMA) and Best Research Paper Award by Indian Institute of Management (IIM Ahmedabad) in 2010. He has presented his research papers at four (4) international conferences and delivered thirty five (35) Invited Lectures, Chair Address and Speeches. He has been invited for more than sixty five (65) panel discussions at leading news channels. He has visited several countries. He has guided sixty eight (68) MBF Dissertations and twelve (12) international executive MBA dissertations. [ See Bio-Sketch / Detailed Vitae ]

Prof. Deepak Bansal, M.Sc. Computer Science (Maharishi Dayanand University), M.Com. (Himachal Pradesh University), ADSM (NIIT), B.Com(Hons.) (Delhi University)

Prof. Bansal is Assistant Professor and the Head of ICT and Administration. He is also Assistant Editor of Finance India. He is a Gold Medallist from NIIT and has his basic interest lies in IT, MIS and allied areas and has more than 30 years of teaching experience in these areas to his credit. Prof. Bansal is currently enrolled for Ph.D. and doing research in Block Chain Security. He being a keen researcher, has written four (4) books in the area of Information Technology, has six (6) joint patents registered in his name and has reviewed more than 52 books. He has supervised more than 158 MBF projects thesis in the area of IT & Computers at MBA level. He has presented papers in more than four (4) international conferences apart from attending various international / national seminars, training programs & workshops. Prof. Bansal has been awarded various awards including Indias Leader of the Future 2020-2021, Fireboxx Bhartiya Icon Award, Pride of India Award, Rashtrya Pratishtha Puraskar, Rashtriya Gaurav Ratan 2023 for excellence in Academics.

Prof. Nidhi Dhawan, M.Tech. Computer Science (Rajasthan Vidyapeeth University), B.Tech. Computer Science (Kurukshetra University); Diploma Polytechnic (Muchhala Polytechnic Mumbai)

Prof. Dhawan has her basic teaching and research interests in IT and allied areas. She is an active researcher and has attended various national and international seminars and workshops globally.

Prof. Raashi Kumar, M.A. [Political Science], (Jamia Millia Islamia), BA [Political Science] (Delhi University); UGC-NET 2021

Raashi Kumar is Faculty cum Research Associate at Indian Institute of Finance. A research scholar, she hails from Delhi Public School Greater Noida. Her basic teaching and research interests in IR and allied areas. Her scholastic pursuits have gravitated towards the realm of International Relations (IR) and its associated domains. Ms. Kumar has embraced a proactive role in both research and community engagement. Her significant contributions are evident through her participation in various national and international seminars, notably including the esteemed UN Convention to Combat Desertification COP 14. Her engagement extends further, as she had the privilege of attending the Womens Day and Gender Conference in 2019, alongside her pivotal role as a delegate in the UN Convention to Combat Desertification COP 14 Water Innovation Summit, organized under the aegis of the India Water Foundation (IWF). Ms. Kumar's practical experience mirrors her academic pursuits. She has spent a consequential year contributing her insights and expertise to India's esteemed think tank and former planning commission, (Niti Aayog). She worked under the Data Management & Analysis Wing, where her analytical prowess was harnessed, and the Electric Vehicles Vertical, indicating her involvement in innovative and forward-looking domains. As the present juncture unfolds, Prof. Kumar is poised on the brink of a new academic endeavor - a pursuit of a Doctorate in the expansive realm of International Relations and Strategic Affairs.

IIF Research Professors

Prof. (Dr.) Junzo Watada, PhD (Osaka Prefecture University, Japan); M.Sc.in Electrical Engineering (Osaka City University, Japan); B.Sc.in Electrical Engineering (Osaka City University, Japan)

Prof. Watada is a IIF Research Professor. He is a IIF Laureate 2020 for the life time contributions to the field of Management Sciences. As a IIF Research Professor, he also serves on the IIF Research Council as its Member. He is also the member of IIF International Advisory Council. His research interests includes decision making, and management of technology and engineering as well as fuzzy system methodologies, text and web mining, decision support systems, DNA computing, data analysis. Recently he works actively on models of financial engineering and management engineering. He published more than 600 academic papers published in about 150 journals and about 450 international proceedings, 40 book chapters and books. He is now the president of International Society of Management Engineers (ISME) since 2003. He was the President of Bio-Medical Fuzzy Systems Association (2001-2003) and the Vice President of Japan Society for Fuzzy Theory and Systems for two years (1993-1995). Dr. Watada was a board member of Japan Society for Fuzzy Theory and Systems, serves as an advisory board member for several international and domestic societies and also an editorial board member for international and domestic journals including the principal editor of IMIP, ICIC express letters.

Prof. (Dr.) Joshua Ronen, Ph.D. (Stanford University); M.S. Accounting (Hebrew University); B.A., Economics (Hebrew University, Israel)

Prof. Joshua Ronen is a IIF Research Professor. He is a IIF Laureate 2020 for the life time contributions to the field of Accounting. As a IIF Research Professor, he also serves on the IIF Research Council as its Member. He is professor of accounting at New York University Stern School of Business and co-editor of the Journal of Law, Finance, and Accounting. Professor Ronen teaches courses in managerial accounting, financial accounting, advanced topics in financial accounting, and financial statements analysis. His primary research areas include capital markets, disclosure, earning management, economic impact of accounting rules and regulations, financial reporting, legal liability of firms, transfer pricing, agency theory, corporate governance, and fair valuation. Professor Ronen has written numerous books including Accounting and Financial Globalization, Off-Balance Sheet Activities, Entrepreneurship, Smoothing Income Numbers: Objectives, Means and Implications, and Earnings Management. He has been published in many academic journals. In addition to his work at NYU Stern, Professor Ronen has lectured at University of Canterbury, Tel-Aviv University, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, National University of Mexico, University of Toronto, University of Chicago, Hebrew University, and London School of Economics among many others. He has also been a consultant for numerous organizations, including especially law firms as expert witness in the area of securities litigation. His suggestions for reform in the accounting profession have received critical acclaim by legislators and in the media.

Prof. (Dr.) Mubeccel Banu Durukan Sali,Ph.D. (Dokuz Eylül University); Masters in Business Administration (Boston University)

Prof. Banu Durukan Sali is a IIF Research Professor. She is a IIF Laureate 2020 for the life time contributions to the field of Finance. As a IIF Research Professor, she also serves on the IIF Research Council as its Member. She is currently Professor, Dokuz Eylul University Department of Business Administration Faculty of Business, Turkey. She has written over 31 research articles on various international refereed journals of repute. She has four books to her credit and contributed chapters in more than 15 books. Apart from handling Academic and Administrative Assignments at various Universities in different capacities, she has undertaken more than four projects. She was awarded İSMMMO 2004 Yılı En Başarılı Bilim İnsanı Ödülü award for outstanding contribution to world of Finance in year 2005.

Prof. (Dr.) Adkham Sh Bekmuradov, Ph.D.

Prof. Adkham Sh Bekmuradov is a IIF Research Professor. He is a IIF Laureate 2020 for the life time contributions to the field of Economics. As a IIF Research Professor, he also serves on the IIF Research Council as its Member. Prof. Bekmuradov is Director, EL-YURT UMIDI (Foundation for Training Specialists Abroad & Building of Capacity of Public Servants under the Agency for the Dev. of Public Service under the President of the Republic of UZBEKISTAN; Acting Rektor (2012-18), Banking Finance Academy; Vice-Rektor (2003-12), Tashkent State University of Economics; Vice-Rektor (2000-03), Univ. of World Economy & Diplomacy & Vice-Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, UZBEKSITAN)

Prof. (Dr.) Murugesan Selvam, Ph.D. (Annamalai University); D.Litt (Bharathiar University); M.Com. (Annamalai University); Master of Arts in Distance Education (IGNOU); Masters in Business Administration (Periyar University), B.Com (Annamalai University).

Prof. M. Selvam is a IIF Research Professor. He is a IIF Laureate 2020 for the life time contributions to the field of Management. As a IIF Research Professor, he also serves on the IIF Research Council as its Member. He has been Heading the Department of Commerce and Financial Studies, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, India, and the FounderPublisher cum Chief Editor of SMART Journal of Business Management Studies, a Referred, Indexed, Professional and International Journal (www.smartjournalbms.org) since 2005. Also he is currently the Member of Senate, Chair for School of Business Studies, Coordinator of Centre for Entrepreneurship and Skill Development, Coordinator-NITI Aayog (University Level) and Coordinator, Centre for Financial Market. He was the former Dean, Faculty of Management and Director i/c, UGC Academic Staff College and Former Member, Syndicate, Bharathidasan University. Dr.M. Selvam has been a researcher in the area of Financial Management for over three decades. He has published more than 190 research papers in various referred Journals including SCOPUS Journals & 22 Chapters in edited books and worked on more than 8 Research Projects funded by UGC and ICSSR, New Delhi. He has also been instrumental in bringing out 22 Doctorates and 19 M.Phil Scholars in the area of Finance. He guided more than 160 PG projects/Summer Internship Projects in his career.

Prof. (Dr.) Manuel Rocha Armada, Ph.D. (University of Manchester); Master's degree in Management (U. Kent.); Graduated in Management (ISEG)

Prof. Manuel Rocha Armada is a IIF Research Professor. He is a IIF Laureate 2021 for the life time contributions to the field of Finance. As a IIF Research Professor, he also serves on the IIF Research Council as its Member. Professor of Finance. He was director of a School Research Center, Vice President and President of the School. He graduated in Management from ISEG, obtained a Master's degree in Management from U. Kent and a PhD in Business Sciences from Manchester Business School. He has published several scientific journals, including the European Journal of Finance, European Financial Management Journal, Industrial and Corporate Change, Review of Derivatives Research, Quantitative Finance, and Investment Analysts Journal. He is a member of the editorial board of several scientific journals. He was awarded the Best Paper Award (with co-authors) at three international finance conferences. He taught, gave lectures and seminars at various universities and national and international financial institutions. Professor Rocha Armada was a visitor to the Wharton School (EU), London Business School and Manchester Business School (RU), U. Zaragoza and U. Santiago (Spain), U. Bergamo (Italy), U. São Paulo, U. Mackenzie and Fundação Getúlio Vargas (Brazil). He is/has been a member of several academic associations, and a member of the board of the European Finance Association, Financial Management Association International and Portuguese Finance Network. He is also a member of the Mexican Academy of Management Sciences.

Prof. (Dr.) Rajinder K. Uppal, Ph.D. (Punjabi University); Hony. D.Litt (International Peace University)

Prof. Rajinder K. Uppal is a IIF Research Professor. He is a IIF Laureate 2021 for the life time contributions to the field of Banking. As a IIF Research Professor, he also serves on the IIF Research Council as its Member. Dr. Rajinder Kumar Uppal, a prolific writer, an outstanding academician and the more ingenious guide has won accolades not only in the academic field but also in the genre of research. Presently, he is serving as an Professor of Economics and Principal Investigator of a UGC-Funded Major Research Project on Indian Banking. Dr. Uppal has research fervor and academic zeal primarily focuses upon banking and finance. He heralded a new era of globally competitive Indian banking system. He authored/edited seventy two books and since 2014 some of his books earned global recognition with Google scholar citation such as 548 h-index 11 and i10 index is 15. He is presently working in advisory board of editors in national and international reputed research journals. While serving as chief-in- editor of reputed research journal he explored his worth in other areas as well. He wrote as many as fifty articles for leading Indian Newspapers on current social and economic issues. He was invited for expert talks on the relevant issues by various govt. and private TV Channels and All India Radio, Jalandher. He designed syllabi of UGC job oriented courses such as e-banking and e-commerce from Certificate level upto advance Diploma. He also mentors young teachers to yield quality research under faculty development programme. His academic and research works holds promise for his society as his plea of merger of banks eight years back has been implemented by the present Indian dispensation.

Prof. (Dr.) Kishore G. Kulkarni, Ph.D. (University of Pittsburgh); M.A.(University of Pittsburgh); M.A. Economics (University of Poona); B.A. in Economics (University of Poona)

Prof. Kishore G. Kulkarni is a IIF Research Professor. He is a IIF Laureate 2021 for the life time contributions to the field of Economics. As a IIF Research Professor, he also serves on the IIF Research Council as its Member. Kishore G. Kulkarni has been a Distinguished Professor of Economics at Metropolitan State University of Denver since 1989. He has also taught at the University of Colorado Boulder, University of Denver, Colorado State University and Colorado School of Mines as an Adjunct Professor. In 1980, he began teaching full time, his true life’s passion. His extraordinary teaching skills have led to international recognition, including a 2001 “Outstanding Teaching Award” by the Golden Key International Honor Society, inclusion of his biography in Who’s Who in the World and Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers (1998), and the “Best Teaching Award” from the Student Economic Society in 2014. His humorous and effective teaching style have made him one of the most sought-after professors across the US and India. Dr. Kulkarni was also selected to teach on the Spring 1994 voyage of the Semester at Sea Program, and has delivered many special lectures and seminars in over 30 countries worldwide. Dr. Kulkarni is also an active researcher, and his books, chapters, and articles have received much acclaim over the course of his career. He has authored and/or edited ten books, many of which have become popular textbook choices in US and Indian universities. Most recently, the sixth edition of his macroeconomics textbook was published by Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company in 2019, and he co-edited a book on India, published in May 2020. Over the years, Dr. Kulkarni has authored (or co-authored) 160 refereed journal articles.

Prof. (Dr.) Amit Kumar Singh, Ph.D. (Delhi University)

Prof. Amit Kumar Singh is a IIF Research Professor. He is a IIF Laureate 2021 for the life time contributions to the field of Commerce. As a IIF Research Professor, he also serves on the IIF Research Council as its Member. Prof. Singh has been a Professor at Department of Commerce (Faculty of Commerce & Business Studies), University of Delhi. His Area of Interest is IPO market.He is undertaking reserach in the area of IPO market for the last 15 years and touched upon all the areas of IPO market. He has authored more than 50 research papers in journals of repute.

Prof. (Dr.) K. Prabhakar Raj Kumar, Ph.D. (Allagappa University); SLET (Bharathidasan University); M.Phil (University of Madras); M.Com (University of Madras); MBA (Alagappa Univeristy)

Prof. K. Prabhakar Raj Kumar is a IIF Research Professor. He is a IIF Laureate 2022 for the life time contributions to the field of Finance. As a IIF Research Professor, he also serves on the IIF Research Council as its Member. Prof. K. Prabhakar Raj Kumar has been a Professor at Department of Commerce, Periyar University. His Area of Interest lies in Finance; Security analysis and portfolio management; Banking and Accounting. He has authored /presented more than 60 research papers in Indian journals and more than 15 papers globally. He has guided more than 10 Ph.D., 31 M.Phil and over 50 M.Com Projects, He has published two books and published chapters in more than 4 books. He is a Editorial Board member of International Journal of Contemporary Commerce

Prof. (Dr.) M. Sumathy, Ph.D. (Bharathidasan University); M.Phil (Bharathidasan University); M.Com (Bharathidasan University); MBA (Vinayaka Missions University); MBA (Tamilnadu Open University)

Prof. M. Sumathy is a IIF Research Professor. She is a IIF Laureate 2022 for the life time contributions to the field of Commerce. As a IIF Research Professor, she also serves on the IIF Research Council as its Member. Prof. Sumathy is currently working as Professor & Head, Department of Commerce, Bharathiar University since 2016. She has a long teaching experience of over 23 years. His Area of Interest lies in Accounting; Finance & Banking and Rural Development. She has authored /presented more than 200 research papers in Indian and International refreed journals. She has guided more than 25 Ph.D. apart from other Projects, He has published nineteen books. She has traveled widely and completed several UGC and ICSSR Projects in the the past.

Prof. (Dr.) N.S. Viswanath, Ph.D. (Karnataka University); M.A. (University of Madras); MBA (Agri Business) (University of Mysore)

Prof. N.S. Viswanath is a IIF Research Professor. He is a IIF Laureate 2022 for the life time contributions to the field of Economics. As a IIF Research Professor, he also serves on the IIF Research Council as its Member. Prof. Viswanath is currently working as Director & Principal, M.P. Birla Institute of Management since 2013. He has a long teaching experience of over 25 years. His Area of Interest lies in Statistics, Marketing, Economics & Training & Development. He is Member Secretary, Academic Senate, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan’s Institutes of Management, Bangalore; Member, Board of Studies/Examination, Management, Christ University Bangalore. Member,Board of Studies,KIMS, Karnatak University,Dharwad and Board of Examiners at Karnatak University, Dharwad. He has guided more than 10 Ph.D.. He is also a Member Secretary, Academic Senate, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan’s Institutes of Management, Bangalore; Member, Board of Studies, Christ University; Member,Board of Studies,KIMS, Karnatak University,Dharwad.

Prof. (Dr.) Elzbieta Karska, Ph.D., Honourary Ph.D. (Donetsk National University)

Prof. Karska is a IIF Research Professor. She is a IIF Laureate 2022 for the life time contributions to the field of International Business Law. As a IIF Research Professor, she also serves on the IIF Research Council as its Member. Prof. Karska is Head of Department of Human Rights Protection and International Humanitarian Law and Director of Doctoral School at Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University in Warsaw, Poland. Her research field is international law, including international human rights law, international humanitarian law, and international criminal law. She also deals with the issue of the role of non-state actors in international law. Author of over 150 publications (books, articles and other works) on international law, human rights law, and on European law, including fundamental rights issues. She is a former member of the Working Group on the use of mercenaries as a means of violating human rights and impeding the exercise of the right of peoples to self-determination (2011-2018).[ See Vitae ]

IIF Research Scholars

Prof. (Dr.) Deepankar Sharma, PhD (National Law University); LLM (National Law University); B.A. LLB.

Prof. Sharma is a IIF Research Scholar. He is a IIF Laureate 2020 for his contributions to the field of Business Law. He is currently Assistant Professor (Senior Scale) at Faculty of LAw, Manipal University, Jaipur. His research interests includes Business Law, Antitrust Law, Corporate Law, Procedural Law & Comparative Aspects of Law. He has over 7 years of teaching and research experience. He is a member of Member of Young Singapore International Arbitration Centre; Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG) in London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA); International Chamber of Commerce Youth Arbitrators Forum (ICC YAF); Asian Society of International Law (Asian SIL); World Commission on Environmental Laws (WCEL) of IUCN and Academic Society of Competition Law (ASCOLA) He has authored two text books and presented research papers in number of workshops and seminars across the globe. He has over 50 research articles in various refereed journals across the globe.

Prof. (Dr.) S. Vanitha,Ph.D. (Bharathidasan University); MBA (Annamalai University); M.Com. (Annamalai University)

Prof. S. Vanitha is a IIF Research Scholar. She is a IIF Laureate 2021 for contributions to the field of Finance. She is currently Associate Professor, Department of Commerce and Financial Studies School of Business Studies, Bharathidasan University. She has over 20 years of teaching and research experience and over 35 research publications to her credit. She has supervised over 3 Ph.D. and number of M.Phil and Post Graduate projects. She is a Life Member of Indian Commerce Association and Member, Board of Studies of various collges and Universities. She is also Member, Inspection Committee of various universities. She has attended and presented research papers at various conferenes and workshops.

Prof. (Dr.) Bhavin Rajput, Ph.D. (The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda); M. Phil (Sardar Patel University); M.Com (The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda)

Prof. Bhavin Rajput is a IIF Research Scholar. He is a IIF Laureate 2022 for his contributions to the field of Finance. He is currently working as Assistant Professor, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda. He has more than 5 years of experience in research with publications & presentation of papers in various national and international seminar, conference and workshops. He is Life time member of Indian Accounting Association; Director & Member of JCI (Junior Chamber International) and Member of Yogi Divine Society, youth wing.

IIF Revered Professors

for thier contributions to the Institute and Academics

Prof. (Dr.) A.L. Nagar; Ph.D (Econometrics)

Prof. Nagar had over 40 years of teaching & research experience in fields of econometrics & economics. He was also serving as honorary fellow at NIPFP & visiting professor at JNU. He was visiting professor at the Brookings Institution; Wharton School (Univ. of Pennsylvania); Univ. of Western Ontario; Australian National Univ.; Mc Gill Univ., & others. He has extensively published in Econometrica, JASA, IER, others & authored many books.

Prof. (Dr.) Kanti Swaroop; Ph.D., Former Professor, IIMA, IIMC, IIPA

Prof. Swaroop was an eminent scholar and academician with more than 40 years of teaching experience. He had served many premier institutions in past, such as IIPA (Delhi), IIMA, IIMC and Univ. of Delhi. He had been the President of "Operations Research Society of India" in 1986. He was the Editor-in-Chief of "Opsearch". He had written several books and more than 170 articles besides guiding more than 20 Doctoral students.

Prof. (Dr.) P.K. Ghosh; Ph.D (Delhi); M.A. (Calcutta)

Prof. P.K. Ghosh had been a gifted tracher for more than 50 years. Formerly, he taught at Delhi School of Economics and was Vice Chancellor, North Bengal University. He authored several books and written number of articles in reputed journals. He was Chief Editor of Indian Journal of Accounting. He visited Graduate School of Business, Standford University California as exchange Fellow.

Prof. (Dr.) Bhai Mahavir, Ph.D, MA Eco., LLB.

Dr. Bhai Mahavir was an Honorary professor. He had served as Governor of the state of Madhya Pradesh (1998-2003). He started his career as a lecturer at DAV College, Lahore. He rose to the position of professor at the same college. He has also held corporate position as Managing Director at Akaswani Prakashan Limited & has authored various books. He serves as board member on various educational institutions & charitable societies.

Prof. Joginder Singh; IPS (Retd.), MA (English)

Prof. Singh was an Honorary professor. He had served as Director CBI & was a prolific writer/orator who has authored over 25 books on issues relating to Indian Bureaucracy, Leadership, Motivation, Corruption, Happiness & others. Before retiring as the Director CBI, he had also served as special secretary in the Union Home Ministry, Director General of Railway Protection in the Railway Board, Director General of Central Industry Security Force & Bureau of Police Research & Dev., Director General of Indo-Tibetan Border Police Forces & others. He has led several Indian delegations abroad to USA, UK, Germany, France, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Indonesia, Austrailia, New Zealand, Iran, UAE, Hongkong, Switzerland on behalf of the Govt.

Prof. (Dr.) N.R. Chatterjee, Ph.D., ITP (LBS, London).

Prof. Chatterjee was a gifted teacher with more than 45 years in the field of communications, psychology, orgainsation behaviour and HRM. He was former Dean, FMS (Delhi). He had founded and headed various institutions in the country. He was a visiting professor to various universities in US and Europe. He was Dean (Career Development & Placements) at Institute.

Prof. (Dr.) M.C. Kapoor, Ph.D (Agra University); Specialised Program in Marketing Management(Stanford University)

Prof. Kapoor's total teaching experience is for more than 65 years. He had worked at Shri Ram College of Commerce, Univ. of Delhi, PAU Ludhiana, Ahmadu Bello University, Nigeria, Moorhead State University USA, IIM Lucknow and fore School of Mgt., Delhi. He has guided 10 Doctoral (Ph.D) Thesis and has co-authored two books with Late Prof. Harper W. Boyd of USA. He also participated in Programme Development course in International Marketing at Dublin which was sponsored by DTC Geneva. He had also developed case studies in the area of Marketing and published more than 50 papers in Indian and Foreign Journals. His areas of research are Marketing Research and Business Strategy.

Prof. (Dr.) D.K. Mittal; Ph.D., M.A. Eco., M.Com. (University of Delhi), L.L.B. (University of Delhi)

Prof. Prof. Mittal was an Adjunct Professor. He had a teaching experience of over 45 years in leading universities and colleges including Shri Ram College of Commerce (Delhi Univ.), XLRI, Jamshedpur & Institute of Management & Technology, Nigeria. He has his doctoral work on Price policy for Public enterprises in India during plans. He has authored a large number of textbooks, research books & articles on subjects like accounting & others.

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