Sanjay K Singh
Area: Economic Environment and Policy
Prof. Sanjay K. Singh is Director of the Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad. Before joining IMT Ghaziabad, he was Dean of Faculty at IIM Lucknow. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Development Studies from Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai. Prof. Singh started his academic career as Member of Faculty & Coordinator of Centre for Transport Policy and Economics at Central Institute of Road Transport, Pune in February 2001. He joined XLRI Jamshedpur as Assistant Professor in October 2003. In December 2003, he moved to IIT Kanpur in the Department of Humanities & Social Sciences and worked there till February 2008. At IIT Kanpur, he was member of the Academic Senate during 2005-06, member and treasurer of executive committee of Faculty Forum during 2006-07, convener of economics discipline during 2007-08, and warden of Hall of Residence IV during 2005-08. He joined IIM Lucknow in February 2008. At IIM Lucknow, he was chairman of Research Strategy and Policy during 2009-14, chairman of Financial Aid and International Linkages during 2010-14, chairman of International Accreditation during 2010-14 and 2018, chairman of Post Graduate Programme during 2014-16, and Dean (Faculty) during 2018-20. Presently, he is on leave from IIM Lucknow where he is Professor in the Business Environment Area.
Prof. Singh is recipient of the NASI-Scopus Young Scientist Award in the area of social sciences for the year 2014. He is also the recipient of the Manas Chatterji Award for Excellence in Research in Regional Science for the year 2006. He was listed in the Marquis Who’s Who in the World 2011. His very first research paper was awarded as the Best Article of the Year 2000 by the ASRTU. On December 19, 2015, he received the Venus International Foundation Outstanding Scientist Award for the contribution and achievement in the field of Development Studies. On December 16, 2017, he received the ICBM-AMP Academic Excellence Award in the category of ‘Best Professor in Economics’. On February 19, 2020, he received Amity Excellence Award for Best Dean during INBUSH ERA WORLD SUMMIT 2020 held at Amity University, Noida.
Prof. Singh has published two books and more than sixty research papers in reputed journals. His papers have been published in such journals as Applied Economics, Applied Soft Computing, Energy Economics, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Transport Policy, Telecommunications Policy, International Journal of Transport Economics, International Journal of Society Systems Science, European Journal of Transport and Infrastructure Research, Journal of Public Transportation, Journal of Economic Studies, European Transport \ Trasporti Europei, Transportation Research Record, Urban Transport Journal, International Journal of Emerging Electric Power Systems, Electric Power Systems Research, Journal of Cleaner Production, Economic and Political Weekly, Studies in Business and Economics, and Productivity. His research interests are in the areas of Macroeconomic Environment, Transport Economics and Policy, Infrastructure, Industrial Organization, and Regulatory Economics.