Saurabh Kumar
Saurabh Kumar
QualificationFPM (IIM Lucknow)
AreaDecision Sciences & Information Systems
Academic AffiliationVisiting Faculty

Brief about Career

Saurabh Kumar is currently Faculty in Decision Sciences & Information Systems area at IIM Nagpur. He has submitted his thesis towards FPM (Doctoral) degree in Indian Institute of Management Lucknow. He was also a Visiting Research Scholar at Beedie School of Business, Simon Fraser University, Canada. Prior to joining IIM-Lucknow, he has served in Tata Consultancy Services Bangalore. He holds an engineering degree in computer science.

Research Interest: Privacy Issues in Social Network, Privacy Preserving Data Mining Techniques, Forecasting Techniques.

Teaching Interest: Big Data Analytics, Business Intelligence and Data Mining, Social Network Analysis and Forecasting Techniques.



  • “Upper Approximation Based Privacy Preserving in Online Social Networks”, in Expert Systems with Applications. Volume 88.  2017. Elsevier Publication.Listed in ABS-3 ranking. Impact factor: 3.92 (JCR).
  • “Evaluating the Predictive Power of an Ensemble Model for Economic Success of Indian Movies” in The Journal of Prediction Markets. Vol 10, Issue 1. 2016. Listed in ABS-1, ABDC- ‘B’ category ranking.




  • "Privacy preserving graph publishing using fuzzy set," 2016 12th International Conference on Natural Computation, Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery (ICNC-FSKD), Changsha, China 13-15 Aug, 2016, pp. 1233-1238. doi: 10.1109/FSKD.2016.7603355
  • "A Comparative Analysis of Prediction Models for Motion Picture Industry”, in 3rdPAN-IIM World Management Conference, held at IIM-Indore, India during Dec 16-18, 2015.
  • “Ensemble Prediction Technique for Box Office Performance: Leveraging Social Media to improve accuracy”, in Business Analytics and Intelligence Conference (BAICONF-2015), held at IIM-Bangalore, during Dec 18-20, 2015.
  • "Investigating the Personality Traits of Individuals Affecting Privacy Concerns on Social Network" at Doctoral Consortium 2017 held at SJMSOM (IIT-Mumbai) on 24-25 Jan, 2017.
  • "Investigating the Antecedents and Outcomes of Privacy Concerns on Online Social Network" at IMR Doctoral Students Conference (IMRDC) 2016-2017 held at IIM Bangalore on 11-12 Jan, 2017.