Title: Associate Professor
Department: Department of Management
Office: CBA 358
Phone: (330) 972-8140
Doctor of Philosophy
The City University of New York (Baruch), October 1996
Dissertation Topic: Relationships between a firm's performance and its allocation of resources to Technology Value-Chain: An exploratory study. Advisor: Professor S. P. Sethi (Baruch College). Nominated for admission to Beta Gamma Sigma society.
Master of Philosophy
The City University of New York (Baruch), October 1995
Graduate Business Diploma in International Management
International Management Institute (IMI), April 1987, N. Delhi (affiliated to IMI, Geneva)
Doctor of Engineering- Polymer Science & Technology
Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan, March 1981
Dissertation Topic: Study of structure and performance characteristics of high-tech film products. Advisor: Professor Ichitaro Uematsu, Chairman Polymer Society of Japan (1980-81).
Diploma in Japanese Language
Osaka Univ. of Foreign Studies, Japan, August 1977
Master of Technology - Textile/Fibers
Indian Institute of Technology, N. Delhi, January 1977
Bachelor of Technology- Chemical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, February 1973
University of Akron, Akron, Ohio
Associate Professor (full time) Aug. 2003-to date.
Assistant Professor (full time) Aug. 1997 - Jul. 2003
Rochester Institute of Technology, New York
Assistant Professor (full time) Sep.1990 - Jun. 1997
City University of New York (Baruch College)
Adjunct Lecturer (part)Sep. 1988 - Aug. 1990
Undergraduate Courses Taught
Strategy & Business Policy - International Management
Production & Operations Management- Management Science
Total Quality Management- Managerial Behavior/Organization Behavior
Consultant, Mitsui Trading Company and Toray Industries, leading enterprises of Japan, to develop market applications and demand for high-tech composite materials in emerging markets (1986-87).
Researcher, Toray Research Center, Toray Industries Inc. (Japan's leading chemical/materials company) (1981-1983): Co-developed technology for high performance materials in the Pioneering R&D Center. Visited many Japanese plants under AOTS Exchange.
Mombusho Research Fellow, Tokyo Institute of Technology (October 1977-April 1981): Conducted research on structure-property correlations of bio-polymeric films at Japan's top-most national engineering university.
Osaka University of Foreign Studies (April 1977 - April 1981).
Seven years of industrial and management experience (1972-1977; 1987-1988) in operations, new product development, project management, at two leading tire-cord manufacturers, and as a General Manager - Corporate Development for a General Tires subsidiary. Worked in continuous process industry for high performance materials with Top-Ten companies in an emerging economy.