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Prof. Diptiranjan Mahapatra


Head - Academics

Fellow Programme in Management, IIM Ahmedabad, Bachelor of Civil Engineering (NIT, Rourkela)

Diptiranjan worked extensively in the Infrastructure & Energy sector before acquiring a PhD degree, majoring in Energy & Environment Economics & Policy, in 2009. He is interested in the relationships between government regulation and corporate strategy especially of the monopolies, state-led-capitalism versus free-market capitalism, Russia’s emergence as an energy superpower, and the economics of externalities, public goods & market failure. His past assignments in teaching, research, and consulting include Infrastructure Policy especially PPPs; Contracts and Re-negotiations ; Land Acquisitions and Environmental Impact Assessment;  Energy & Environment Market ; National Oil Companies versus International Oil Companies; Risk of Leakage in Carbon capture and Sequestration (CCS); and Natural Resource Pricing.

 Recently, Diptiranjan was on a sabbatical with BNL, Department of Energy, USA, where he was involved in a CCS project, in collaboration with Princeton University and University of Minnesota. Besides AIIM, he has also taught at the IIMs including Ahmedabad and Udaipur.

Fellow Programme in Management, Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2009

Bachelor of Civil Engineering (NIT, Rourkela), 1992

AIIM Teaching

  • Infrastructure Policy and Regulation;
  • Infrastructure Development;
  • Energy- Environmental Market, Carbon Finance and Sustainability;
  • Land Acquisition Environment Impact
  • Managing Oil & Gas Business

Non-AIIM Teaching

  • Visiting faculty at the Indian Institute of Management Indore (IIMI) for “Infrastructure Development” course for PGP in 2017
  • Taught as Guest Faculty at the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA) for “Managing Energy Business” course for PGP /PGPX in 2013, 2014, 2015
  • Visiting faculty (co-instructor) at the Indian Institute of Management Udaipur (IIMU) for “Managing Infrastructure Business” course for PGP in 2013

Executive Development Program

  • Initiated, coordinated and taught at the “Top Management Programme on Business Strategy & Leadership” for Adani Group CEOs, held in collaboration with European Business School, Frankfurt in December 2010, 2013
  • Invited to design and teach Energy Module at IIMK for Reliance Emerging Leadership Programme in April 2015

Expert Reviewer

Peer Reviewed Journal

Conferences & Workshops

  • Mahapatra,D., and Dholakia, R., (2012). Natural Gas Pricing in India – An Economic and Marginalist Analysis. Presented at 31st Annual Eastern Conference organized by the Center for Research in Regulated Industries, Rutgers University, May 16-18, 2012
  • Mahapatra, D., (2009). Think Global, Act Local – A Policy Prescription towards Sustainable Energy System in India: Presented at Environmental Policy: a Multinational Conference on Policy Analysis and Teaching Methods – 11-13 June, 2009 – KDI School of Public Policy and Management – Seoul, South Korea, Co-Sponsored by APPAM.
  • Mahapatra, D., Khan, S., and Yadav, P., (2007).Residential and transportation scenarios for LCS study : Presented at AIM Workshop, October, 2007, NIES, Tsukuba, Japan
  • Dhar, S., & Mahapatra, D., (2006). Modeling Indian Energy and Emission Scenarios: New Perspectives : Presented at AIM Workshop, 16-20 October, 2006, NIES, Tsukuba, Japan