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Brief Biography of Faculty Members

Dr. Sadananda Prusty

Senior Professor & Dean-School of Management
Sadananda Prusty, PhD is currently working as Senior Professor & Dean-School of Management at Sir Padampat Singhania University, Udaipur. His area of expertise is Macro-Monetary economics. He completed his Executive Education from Harvard Business School; PostDoc from University of Warsaw, Poland and was awarded PhD degree from University of Mysore through the Institute for Social & Economic Change Bangalore & MPhil from University of Hyderabad (Central University). He has over 23 years of research, teaching, and corporate experience. He has published a couple of research papers in Scopus Indexed and ABDC journals and wrote two books. He has also presented multiple research papers in national and international conferences. One student was awarded his PhD degree under his supervision.
Also worked at Jaipuria Institute of Management Ghaziabad as Dean Academics, Galgotias University as Dean-School of Business, IMT-Ghaziabad as Professor, Goa Institute of Management as Associate Professor, ICFAI Business School at Bhubaneswar as Faculty Member, Unit Trust of India as Economist & Manager Grade “B” and MacMillan India Ltd. as Deputy Editor.

Dr. Shweta Lalwani

Professor & Head, Department of Management
Dr Shweta Lalwani is an alumnus of IIM-A and working as Head, Department of Management, School of Management, Sir Padampat Singhania University, Udaipur, India. She has 14+ years of experience in academics. She has to her credit a Research Project funded by ICSSR (Indian Council of Social Science Research, HRD Ministry of India, New Delhi) in the area of OB. She has worked as the project Coordinator, SPSU of a European Union-funded Erasmus+ project. She has represented the University at various international visits and Exchange programmes organized in Japan, Austria and Finland. She is also the Head, International Affairs at SPSU. She has been a member of various committees such as the Disciplinary committee, Academic Council, Board of Studies and Proctorial board.
She has published articles in reputed management journals and presented several papers in National and International conferences in HRM and OB. Her research interests are Green HRM, Cross-cultural issues, International HRM, Leadership, Job Satisfaction, Motivation Theories & Techniques.

Dr. Bright Akwasi Gyamfi

Associate Professor
Dr. Bright Akwasi Gyamfi is an esteemed Associate Professor specializing in Sustainable Finance at India's Sir Padampat Singhania University (SPSU). Before embarking on his academic journey, he garnered invaluable experience in the banking sector, notably at Sekyeduamasi Rural Bank Ltd. in Ghana, where he held roles ranging from deputy branch manager to head of credit. Also, He worked as a Research Associate at Istanbul Ticaret University, Turkey, during my PhD studies.
His academic prowess culminated in a PhD in Business Administration (Finance) from Cyprus International University. His extensive research portfolio encompasses diverse areas, including climate finance, international trade, foreign direct investment, financial development, renewable energy, economic growth, and sustainability.
Dr. Bright Akwasi Gyamfi's scholarly contributions include over 90+ published papers in esteemed journals such as Energy Economics, Renewable Energy, Journal of Environmental Management, Cleaner Production, Resources Policy, Sustainable Development etc. Notably, he has earned recognition among the top 2% of scientists globally by Elsevier and Stanford University, based on the assessment of the top 100,000 scientists using C-Score. Beyond research, Dr. Gyamfi imparts his knowledge as a visiting lecturer at INTI International University & Colleges in Malaysia, contributing significantly to the academic community and shaping the future of sustainable finance.

Dr. Manish Dadhich

Associate Professor
Dr Manish Dadhich is Ph.D. from the Department of Commerce, EAFM, University of Rajasthan, M. Com, UGC-NET (Commerce); MBA-FM, UGC-NET (Management), RPSC- SET (Management). He has 13+ years of teaching experience in various colleges, universities, and corporate sectors, a rare blend of academia, industry, corporate consultancy, and research. He is presently working as Assistant Professor in School of Management, Sir Padampat Singhania University, Udaipur. He has published more than 62 research papers in reputed international & national journals, including 18 papers in Scopus/SCI/IEEE/WoS/ABDC. He also presented more than 52 research papers at national and international conferences. He is a reviewer, advisor, and editorial board member of various reputed International Journals and Conferences of IEEE, Springer, and Elsevier.
He was awarded two gold medals in National Seminar for the best research paper. He authored one textbook and an edited book. He is a regular invitee for FDP, research workshops, orientation, and refresher course lectures. He is also awarded one Australian patent. Further, his main research focuses on Finance, Banking, AI-ML, Econometrics, and Statistics.

Dr. Anurag Shukla

Assistant Professor
Dr. Anurag Shukla is presently working as an Assistant Professor and Academic Coordinator- School of Management at SPSU, Udaipur. He has completed his Ph.D. degree from Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University (State Technical University of Uttar Pradesh) in the behavioral finance area. He has academic and industry experience of about 12 years. He has industry experience in trading strategies in the global derivative market at Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME Group). He has published 12 research papers in reputed international journals. He has attended various international and national conferences at IITs and IIMs and had been the session chair at an international conference at IIT Kanpur. He attended more than ten FDPs. His area of interest includes Behavioral Finance, Portfolio Management, and Financial Derivatives, Mutual Funds, Fintech.
Before joining SPSU he was associated with PSIT Group of Institutions, Kanpur for ten years as an Assistant Professor where he served as Controller of Examination and member of various committees.

Er. Dipesh Vaya

Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor of Information Technology and Data Analytics related courses at Sir Padampat Singhania University, Udaipur. Completed his M.Tech and B.Tech from Rajasthan Technical University, Kota. Er. Dipesh Vaya has academic experience of 12 years in various capacities. He has published more than 18 research papers in reputed international and national journals. He has contributed many book chapters in the web of Science and scopus indexed book series like IEEE, Springer & de Gruyter GmbH, Germany. Beyond Academics, he is also associated with the Computer Society of India, Computer Science Teachers Association and Universal Association of Computer and Electronics Engineers as Life Member. He actively participates as a reviewer for many international journals and conferences. In the field of innovation, he has filed two patents on IoT and AI based technologies.
He has organized and attended more than 50 workshops, FDPs, seminars and conferences. He has more than 10 course completion certificates from various foreign universities and Coursera. His area of interest includes Cloud Computing, Cryptography, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Data Analytics.

Dr. Disha Mathur

Assistant Professor
Dr Disha Mathur (disha.mathur@spsu.ac.in) has been working as Assistant Professor at School of Management, Sir Padampat Singhania University since 2013. She is also the President of the Institution’s Innovation Council of Sir Padampat Singhania University. She has extensive teaching and research experience of about 19 years. Her qualifications include UGC-NET (Management) in December 2003, Ph D in Marketing from Mohanlal Sukhadia University, Masters in Business Administration (Marketing) From MLS University and Bachelors in Business Management from MLS University. Her Research interests include Consumer Behaviour, Integrated Marketing Communication, etc. Her work has been published in various national and international journals of repute. She has over 36 publications in Scopus, ABDC, Web of Sciences & UGC Care Indexed journals and has presented several presentations in both national and international seminars and conferences.
She has co-authored a book on Human Resource Management. She is a certified instructor for the GMCS program convened for Chartered Accountants. As an active member of the Indian Society for Training and Development she is regularly engaged in conducting Executive Training Sessions, Personality Development Programs and Management Development Programs. 4 scholars have been awarded Post Doctoral Degree under her supervision and 6 are currently pursuing.

Dr. Imran Anwar

Assistant Professor
Dr. Imran Anwar currently serves as an Assistant Professor at the School of Management, Sir Padampat Singhania University, Udaipur, India. Dr. Anwar obtained his Ph.D. in Entrepreneurship from Aligarh Muslim University, India. His thrust research areas are Entrepreneurial Cognition, HR & OB, and Consumer Behavior. Dr. Anwar has expertise in primary data analysis techniques, viz. SEM, mediation analysis, moderation analysis, moderated- mediation analysis, and other statistical tools. With thirty published/accepted articles in reputed international journals indexed in Web of Science (SSCI-Q1 and Q2, SCIE, ESCI), Scopus (Q1 and Q2), and ABDC (A and C category journals) and 1090+ citations and an h-index of 14 on Google Scholar, Dr. Anwar is ranked at 275th position (among 1000 best researchers) by P-Rank in India.
Dr. Anwar also serves as a peer-reviewer for numerous top-tier journals like International Journal of Consumer Studies (ABDC-A; SSCI-Q1), International Journal of Management Education (ABDC-C; SSCI-Q1), Applied Economics (ABDC-A; SSCI-Q2); Journal of Research in Marketing and Entrepreneurship (ABDC-C; Scopus-Q2); Frontiers in Psychology (SSCI-Q1); Sustainability (SCIE-Q2); Studies in Higher Education (SSCI-Q1; ABDC-A).

Dr. Mohd Tariq Jamal​

Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor in the Human Resource Management area. Dr Mohd Tariq Jamal completed his PhD at the Aligarh Muslim University. He is NET/JRF qualified in four different subjects, i.e., Management (JRF), Commerce (JRF), Human Resource Management (NET), and Economics (NET). His area of specialization is Human Resource Management and he studies flexible work arrangements and their impact on employee-related outcomes. He completed his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Delhi and thereafter worked as a subject matter expert before starting the research journey. The topic of his PhD thesis is “Impact of Telecommuting on Employee Related Outcomes in Select IT Companies”. During his PhD, Dr Tariq published 14 research papers in peer-reviewed international journals abstracted/indexed/ranked in SCOPUS, SSCI, SCIE, ESCI, and ABDC/ABS journal rankings.
Before joining SPSU, Dr Tariq worked as a Research Associate at the Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow. He has also presented his research at leading conferences and doctoral workshops in premier institutes in India. Dr Tariq also serves as a reviewer for reputed international journals. He specializes in articulating research problems and proposing conceptual frameworks. He is also adept at questionnaire development and validation techniques. Dr Tariq is experienced in survey research and qualitative and quantitative data analysis. He also poses the ability to work on statistical software, viz. SPSS and AMOS, and expertise in dealing with multivariate data analysis techniques, exploratory factor analysis, confirmatory factor analysis, structural equation modeling, mediation, moderation, moderated-mediation, and mediated-moderation. He is an excellent collaborator and also possesses the ability to work in a team very efficiently. During his PhD, Dr Jamal taught at the PG level, where he successfully delivered the course contents.

Dr. Neeti Mathur

Assistant Professor
Dr. Neeti Mathur is a Faculty Member at SPSU University in School of Management since 2022. She is MBA in Finance from FMS College of Mohan Lal Sukhadiya University, Udaipur (Rajasthan) and Ph.D. in Accounting from Janardan Rai Nagar Rajasthan Vidyapeeth University, Udaipur (Rajasthan) her area of research was microfinance and self-help groups. She is a qualified Company Secretary from Institute of Company Secretaries of India and Certified Management Accountant from The Institute of Cost Accountants of India. She is NET-JRF in Management. She is C.A. Inter from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. She has been engaged in teaching and research for more than 17 years. Her teaching interest areas are Financial Reporting and Analysis, Management Accounting and Control, Indian Financial System, Corporate Finance, Security Analysis and Portfolio Management, Taxation and Tax Planning, International Finance and Banking,
Legal aspects of Banking and Banking Products and Process. Her research interest areas include financial reporting, corporate governance, capital structure, financial inclusion, microfinance, volatility and risk management in financial markets. She has published 35 research papers and articles in peer reviewed, UGC listed, Scopus, Elsevier and ABDC listed international and national journals and has presented papers at various national and international conferences. She is reviewer of reputed national and international research journals and conferences. Before joining SPSU she was associated with NIIT University, Neemrana as Assistant Professor where she was teaching Finance and Accounting courses. She has also worked as Assistant Professor in Faculty of Management Studies in Janardan Rai Nagar Rajasthan Vidyapeeth University, Udaipur.

Ms. Poonam Saini

Assistant Professor
Ms. Poonam Saini is working as an Assistant Professor in the School of Management at Sir Padampat Singhania University. She has been working since 2001 in the higher education sector and is one of the founder members of SPSU. She is the Chairperson of MBA (Business Analytics in Collaboration with SAS) and Coordinator of BCA and MCA Programmes at SPSU. She is MCA, M.Phil. (CS) and pursuing her PhD in the area of Machine Learning. She has been conferred with the best paper awards for her research work by Elsevier and Springer. She has published more than 15 research papers in the field of Image Processing and Machine Learning. She is also having two Indian Patents to her credit. She is a life member of the Computer Society of India. She is a certified IBM Data Science and Google Data Analytics Professional and has done specialisation in Recommender Systems from University of Minnesota, USA.
She has been awarded the Microsoft in Education certificate in recognition of membership in the Certified Microsoft Innovative Educator program. She is a keen learner and has done a number of courses certified by IBM, Google, Microsoft, IIT Bombay, IIT Kharagpur, NPTEL/SWAYAM to name a few.

Dr. Sanchita Ghosh

Assistant Professor
Sanchita Ghosh is an Assistant Professor of Marketing at the School of Management, Sir Padampat Singhania University. Her previous assignments were with Amity University Haryana and IILM graduate School of Management, Greater Noida .She served for almost a decade at IILM Graduate School of Management. In her tenure there she was the HOD for the Marketing Department, Associate Dean Student Welfare and Head Placements. She was also associated with Amity University Haryana. Ms. Sanchita Ghosh is a Science graduate and is pursuing her doctorate in management. She is UGC – NET (Management) qualified. She has an experience of more than 15 years in teaching, research, and administration. Ms. Ghosh is an accomplished academician with expertise in the field of marketing and branding. Her research interests include branding, personality studies, consumer behaviour, and consumer optimism.
A keen researcher she has published research papers in reputed refereed journals. She has also presented research papers in various international conferences and has been awarded best papers in some of them. She has been to University of Winnipeg and Susin Graduate Institution of Business Administration as a part of the faculty exchange program. She is a keen learner, good orator and great team player.

Dr. Sarika Singh​

Assistant Professor
Dr. Sarika Singh is earned Ph.D. from Pandit Deen Dayal Energy University, Gandhinagar and Executive PGDM from IMT Ghaziabad. Dr. Sarika has an industry experience of 12 years in senior HR leadership roles in MNCs like Evalueserve, GE Capital and Parker Hannifin Inc. By embracing a detailed and solution-oriented approach she has led several initiatives in the HR centre of excellence. Her areas of expertise include Talent acquisition, Talent management and Rewards. Dr. Sarika has also been actively involved in research and training. Her previous engagements include GITAM university, Bengaluru, and Nirma University. She is known for employing innovative practice-oriented pedagogy to engage the students. She has published research papers in ABDC indexed management journals and case studies in Casecenter.org.
Dr. Sarika has attended several faculty development programs and presented in international conferences. Her research focus is in Knowledge management, Information and Behavioural Science, Human Resource Analytics among others.

Dr. Tarunima Mishra

Assistant Professor
Tarunima Mishra, has completed her Ph.D. from Vinod Gupta School of Management, IIT Kharagpur. Guided under “Dr. Jitesh J Thakkar” professor and dean, National Rail Transport Institute (NRTI, India) & “Dr. Swagato Chatterjee”, Senior lecturer at Queen Mary University London. Her thesis work encompasses in the field “Assessment of performance issues for textile and apparel industry under market uncertainty: A case of the Indian Handloom Industry”. During the course of her time at IIT Kharagpur, she has presented her work in many international conferences such as “INFORMS”, an international conference held in Phoenix, USA, November 2018, “ISDSI Global” international conference held in INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT NAGPUR, December 27-30, 2021. She has also been awarded the “Best paper award” in “Global Conference on Innovations in Management and Business” held between July 27-28, 2021.
The conference was organised by “Howard University”, Chapmen University” & “NIT Warangal”. She has also presented a part of her study in “24 th Annual International Conference of the Society of operations management (SOM-2021)” international conference held in XLRI Jamshedpur, 12 th to 15 th November 2021. She currently has papers in journals such as Journal of Cleaner Production, and under review in IJOEM and more.

Dr. Yogesh Jaiyawala

Assistant Professor
Dr Yogesh Jaiyawala is a seasoned finance professional and Assistant Professor at SPSU, Udaipur. His academic journey includes a Ph.D. from South East Technological University in Ireland, focusing on the role of residential property other pension assets in Irish middle-income households. Dr Jaiyawala is also a qualified Chartered Management Accountant from both India as well as the UK and holds an MSc in Finance from UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School, Ireland. Prior to this, he completed his MBA from M.S. University, Baroda. Dr Jaiyawala’s expertise spans academia and industry. He has taught at Irish institutes and worked with Chartered Accountants Ireland. With over five years of industry experience in credit appraisal, financial modelling, and risk reporting, he brings real-world insights to his teaching. He has authored a book chapter published by Springer and a paper in Accounting, Finance, & Governance Review.
Dr Jaiyawala brings a blend of expertise in financial concepts and innovative pedagogical approaches to the classroom. Their research interests lie at the intersection of corporate finance and data analytics, where they intend to explore strategic insights for informed decision-making. Driven by a passion for empowering students with practical knowledge and critical thinking skills, they aim to inspire the next generation of business leaders.

Faculty Members