Faculty Profile


Decision Sciences

Assistant Professor


 Email: pradipta.patra@iimsirmaur.ac.in

Dr. Pradipta Patra has a FPM (Fellow Programme in Management) from IIM Bangalore and MSc Mathematics from IIT Madras. Dr. Patra has taught (in the past) at reputed business schools such as Woxsen School of Business Hyderabad, IMI Bhubaneswar, IIM Sambalpur and Narsee Monjee Hyderabad. He has taught courses for both the 2 year regular program as well as the 1 year executive program. An expert in the Decision Sciences area he teaches courses like Probability, Statistics, Operations Research, Business Analytics, Data Analytics using R and Business Forecasting to name a few. He has also published articles in peer reviewed International Journals and conducts MDPs (management development programmes) for reputed organizations. Dr Patra has also 5 years of work experience in the software industry (between MSc and FPM).

Assistant Professor- Operations Management, Narsee Monjee Hyderabad [October’2016 to September’2017]

Assistant Professor- Operations Management, Woxsen School of Business Hyderabad [August’2015 to June’2016]

Visiting Faculty, IIM Sambalpur [October’2015 to December’2016]

Visiting Faculty, IMI Bhubaneswar [September’2016 to December’2016]

Project Leader, Syntel India Private Limited [July’2005 to May’2010]

Quantitative modelling in operations management, supply chain management, supply chain contracts, service operations, reliability & maintenance and risk analysis in the supply chain. 

  • Patra, P. (2020). “Distribution of profit in a smartphone supply chain under isoelastic demand”, International Journal of Services and Operations Management, 35(2), pp. 248-267.
  • Ghosh, A., Dastidar, M. G., Sreekrishnan, T. R., & Patra, P. (2019). “Bioremediation of Binary System of Reactive Red 120Dye and Cr (III) Using Aspergillus tamari and Statistical Validation of Response”, Asian Journal of Atmospheric Environment, 13(4), pp. 276-284.
  • Patra, P., Kumar, U.D., Nowicki David R., and Randall, Wesley S. (2019). “Effective Management of Performance-Based Contracts for Sustainment Dominant Systems”, International Journal of Production Economics, 208, pp. 369-382.
  • Patra, P. (2018). “Distribution of profit in a smartphone supply chain under Green sensitive consumer demand”, Journal of Cleaner Production, 192, pp. 608-620.
  • Patra, P. and Kumar, UD. (2017). Analysing Performance-Based Contract for manufacturing systems using Absorbing State Markov Chain, International Journal of Advanced Operations Management (IJAOM), 9 (1), pp. 37-56.
  • Patra, P. (2017). Erratum to: “Coordination contracts for outsourcing supply chain with financial constraint” [International Journal of Production Economics 162 (2015)134-142], International Journal of Production Economics, 183(A), pp. 316-317.
  • Patra, P. (2016). “Optimal Pricing Strategies for Bundled Channel in a Smart Phone Supply Chain”, Operations and Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, 9(3), pp. 198-204.