Prof. Shankar Venkatagiri

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Professor Shankar Venkatagiri is a collaborating researcher at the Digital Innovation Lab at Indian Institute of Management Bangalore where his main focus is on research in the area of big-data analytics and machine learning.

Dr. Shankar is an Associate Professor in the area of Decision Sciences and Information Systems at the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore and is research and teaching interests are in the field of Optimization and Simulation, especially in their applications to logistics management and service industries. He teaches courses to MBA students in Big Data Analysis with Networks, Managing Software Projects, Statistics and Optimisation and to doctoral students he teaches Mathematical Methods for Management Research, Multivariate Statistics, Preparatory Mathematics.

Shankar has a Ph.D. in Mathematics from Georgia Tech, an MS in Computer Science from Georgia Tech, an MA in Mathematics from University of Southern California and MSc in Mathematics from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.