Dr. Devanath Tirupati

Professor Devanath Tirupati, one of India’s leading management academicians, renowned for his expertise in Operations Management, is the Dean of Ahmedabad University’s Amrut Mody School of Management.

Professor Tirupati most recently held the positions of Dean (Academics), Acting Director, and Airbus Chair Professor of Sourcing and Supply Management at IIM Bangalore. Prior to that, he was associated with IIM Ahmedabad as Professor and with Melbourne Business School, Australia as Visiting Professor.

He held the position of Associate Professor at the University of Texas at Austin where he received the Presidential Young Investigator Award from NSF. At IIM-A, he was the Chairman, Admissions Committee; Chairman, Centre for Innovation, Incubation & Entrepreneurship; Member, Vikalpa; Member, Faculty Development & Evaluation Committee; and Chairman of the Doctoral Programme.

Before joining the academy, he worked with the Planning Commission, Department of Atomic Energy and the private sector. He is a member of INFORMS, the Operations Research Society of India, the Production and Operations Management Society, and the Society of Operations Management. Professor Tirupati has an exhaustive list of publications in refereed journals both in India and abroad.