1.Please describe in brief your career path leading to your present position?
After completing my M.Tech. I joined as an IT Faculty with Georgian College Canada , India campus. Since then I have taught various management and engineering courses. Currently I am pursuing my Ph.D in Information Management from MDI Gurgaon.
2.What embarked your interest towards career in research?
An anxiety to understand how research is actually done,
what is the most difficult part of it.
3.What is it like working in your area of research and what are
the future prospects in this direction?
Well, I am planning to join some research company which
is active in IT management research like IDC, Gartner
4.How has been/was your experience at graduate school?
I enjoyed every moment of it except the practice part because
in our time the labs were not fully operational. Also the canteen was also not as per NSIT standards.
5.Factor(s) you consider that influenced your admission into graduate school and how supportive had N.S.I.T. been in helping you achieve your target.
Commitment towards growth, desire towards learning, interaction with learned minds were three most prominent factors.
6.What are the emerging fields of research that students should explore?
Well as far as IT is concerned, open source systems and on-demand services are at the peak nowadays. People need reasonably priced solutions with good service quality. And in management science actuarial science is the most desired one.
7.Please describe a typical day at work and what do you do when you are not at work?
My day starts with my kids, moving to college, reading journal articles and writing my thesis. I am still waiting for a day when I can say I am free. With small kids at home, every minute is a working day.
8.Opportunities you would suggest to students interested in MS/Research?
Try to look into research options in US and European universities, even Singapore’s Nanyang University provide’s good opportunities. Believe me people who are doing research from there are exactly like us in understanding. They also learn about research while understanding the course work. It is just a matter of initiative, who leads you there.
9.Some books/movies/music that have inspired you and would recommend?
I like those movies which have a storyline and where makers have used their brains while making them. Few of my favorites are Kabhie Khushi Kabhie Gham (Excellent showcase of emotional bonding between various relationships), Leo Nardo Da Vinci (Concept, story, sequencing), National treasure I and II , Black, Lamhe.