Highly Commended Award for doctoral research completed at IIT Bombay by a STEM Fellow

Doctoral research entitled “Developing a Commercialization Model for the Advanced Materials Technology Sector in the Indian Context” by Dr. Sanjay Bhardwaj has been chosen, by the editorial team of International Journal of Operations & Production Management (IJOPM), as a Highly Commended Award Winner of the 2015 Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Awards in the Operations and Production Management category. Dr. Bhardwaj, a Fellow of Society for Technology Management (STEM), completed the doctoral work at IIT Bombay in the year 2014 under supervision of Professor Karuna Jain, SJM School of Management, IIT Bombay and Dr. Shrikant V. Joshi, ARCI, Hyderabad. He is presently leading technology transfer and knowledge management related activities at ARCI, Hyderabad.

IJOPM is one of the leading journals in the world in the field of Operations Management. Editorial team of the IJOPM judges the research for these awards on the following criteria:

  • significance/implications for theory and practice
  • Originality and innovation
  • Appropriateness and application of the methodology; and
  • Quality of data/research.

Emerald Group Publishing Limited (EGPL) and the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) reward excellence in research by sponsoring prestigious international annual awards. EGPL manages a range of digital products, a portfolio of over 300 journals, more than 2,500 books and over 450 teaching cases. EFMD is an international not-for-profit membership organization with over 860 members from academia, business, public sector and consultancy from 84 countries.

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