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Dr. V. Venkata Rao


Professor (Visiting) of Operations Research

Ph.D., M.S.(Operations Research), M.Tech (Industrial Engineering and Operations Research), B.E.

Prof V. Venkata Rao has served as a member of the faculty at IIM, Ahmedabad for nearly 33 years and has superannuated on 31 March 2014. His primary area at IIMA was Information Systems and secondary area Production and Quantitative Methods. He holds a PhD from the Georgia Institute of Technology USA, an M. Tech from  IIT, Kanpur, and a B.E. from Govt. College of Engineering, Kakinada. He worked as a systems analyst for application software at the computer centre of IIM Ahmedabad during 1974-76. He spent the summer of 1997 as a faculty fellow at Infosys Technologies Ltd, Bangalore. He has written several cases, published papers in national and international journals, and participated in consulting projects for public and private sector companies and for government. After his superannuation, he has continued his association with IIMA, as the editor-in-chief of the e-magazine “Technomic Review”, for two years. He is also associated with IIM, Udaipur as an Adjunct Professor.