I have been an assistant professor in the Production & Operations Management Area at the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore since February 2017. Before joining IIM Bangalore, I had a brief stint as a senior analyst in the Global Data Insights & Analytics group at Ford Motor Company in Chennai. I obtained my Ph.D. degree in operations management from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras in 2016. During my Ph.D., I also worked as a research intern in the Algorithm and Optimization group at Conduent Labs (formerly, Xerox Research Centre India) in Bengaluru. Before joining IIT Madras, I obtained my bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Cochin University of Science and Technology in 2011.

Curriculum vitae: pdf version

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Research interests:

  • Cooperative game theory: externalities, stochasticity, networks
  • Competitive and cooperative strategies in operations management
  • Internet economics, Sharing economy, Platform economics


  • Competition and Cooperation in Business Ecosystems, MBA Elective, Term 6 – 2018, 2019, 2020 (upcoming)
  • Introduction to Game Theory, Ph.D. Core, Term 4 – 2020 (upcoming)
  • Cooperative Game Theory and Applications, Ph.D. Elective, Term 4 – 2017, 2018
  • Optimization Models for Operations Management, Ph.D. Core, Term 2 – 2017, 2018

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Email: rajeev.tripathi@iimb.ac.in