Professor Saibal Chattopadhyay
Professor Saibal Chattopadhyay did his M.Sc. in Statistics from University of Calcutta, India and M.S. and Ph.D. in Statistics from the University of Connecticut, Storrs, USA. Prior to joining IIM Calcutta in 1997 as a faculty in the Operations Management Group, he has over 13 years of teaching and research experience in Presidency College, Calcutta, and at the University of Connecticut, Stamford. He has also held visiting appointments in the University of Nebraska, Lincoln and has also been involved in offering workshops on his research area, Sequential Analysis, to students of the University of Maryland, College Park. Since 2001 he has been working as a Professor in IIM Calcutta, and has taken up the position of the Director, IIM Calcutta in April 2013. Prior to this, he had also served as the Dean (Programme Initiatives) of the Institute, twice as a Faculty Representative in the Board of Governors, and was also involved in several other committees. On behalf of the Institute, he has also served as a consultant for several government and corporate bodies such as MHRD, Min of Agriculture, Min of Commerce and Industry, Tea Board, etc.
His research interest includes Multi-stage and Sequential Analysis and Survey Sampling. He is an Associate Editor of the journals Sequential Analysis, Taylor & Francis, USA and of International Journal of Management Science and Engineering Management, World Academic Union, UK. He also serves in the editorial boards of International Journal of Information and Management Sciences, Tamkang University Press, Taiwan and the Journal of Indian Business Research, Emerald Group Publishing Limited, UK.