Research interests are Decision Support Systems, Practice of Management Science, Optimization, Operations Management, System Dynamics, Logistics and Operations Research in Developing Countries. Has worked in Tata Steel for eleven years in project engineering, information technology, production planning and also in the management science group.Consulted for an American steel company. He was a faculty in the Department of Operational Research in London School of Economics. His doctoral dissertation led to the development of optimization based strategy software. As a doctoral student, served as a member of jury for International Federation of Operational Research Societies (IFORS) Operational Research for Developing Countries Prize Contest in 1996.