Dr. Sanjay Bhardwaj
Ph.D., 2014 Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management

Dr. Sanjay Bhardwaj is a Scientist – F and Head, Centre for Technology Acquisition and Transfer, International Advanced Research Centre (ARCI), Hyderabad. He completed his Ph.D. from the Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management at IIT Bombay in 2014. His thesis titled ‘Developing a Commercialization Model for the Advanced Materials Technology Sector in the Indian Context’, won the e Emerald / EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Awards sponsored by the International Journal of Operations and Production Management (IJOPM) – one of the top ranked journals in the world in the field of Operations Management.

In addition, he was recognized for many of his other accomplishments including The Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (IIChE) – ICI India Ltd. Award for developing and implementing a novel methodology for (a) R & D assessment, and (b) identifying value addition needs for translational research.

Recalling his time spent at IIT Bombay pursuing his Doctoral research, Dr. Bhardwaj said, “I recall academic discussions with my batchmates, juniors, seniors, and faculty members. My interactions with IIT Bombay faculty members and alumni have continued even after the completion of my doctoral degree. I cherish my memories from these interesting and useful associations”.

His hobbies include reading, walking and interacting with family and friends.