Prof. Arpan Kar is Associate Professor in Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, in the area of Information Systems, Department of Management Studies. He is also associated with the Bharti School of Telecom, CoE in Cyber Systems and Information Assurance and CoE in Artificial Intelligence in IIT Delhi. He teaches subjects like Predictive Analytics, Data Science, Digital Marketing, IT Consulting, Digital Payments and Management of ICTs. He is/has been the Chairman / Coordinator of different administrative portfolios like Corporate Relations, Placements, Smart Office Automation, Doctoral Improvement Programme, Faculty Recruitment, Post Doctoral Fellow recruitment, etc. He has also offered consultancy and advisory services to multiple Multinational Private Enterprises and PSU / Ministries under the Government of India.
Prior to joining IIT Delhi, he has taught in IIM – Rohtak as Assistant Professor(v) for 2 years. In IIM Rohtak, he has held multiple administrative responsibilities as the Chair / Faculty in Charge / Committee Member of departments like Research, Projects, Admissions(CAT), Placements, PGP Executive committee, PGP Committee, FPM Committee, Capital Purchases, etc. In the past, prior to joining academics, he has rich industry experience with Cognizant Business Consulting and IBM – India Research Laboratory. He has also provided his advisory expertise as a free-lance consultant for multiple multinational organizations, GoI organizations and start-up web-based ventures. He has also been a Visiting Professor in reputed National Institutes ( IIM L, A, IIFT).
Education wise, he has completed his Doctorate and Post Graduation in Business Management from XLRI Jamshedpur. Prior to that, He has completed his Graduation in Engineering (gold medalist) with specialization in Information Technology, from Jadavpur University. His research has been published in multiple refereed international journals and has presented papers in several leading international management conferences. He has received multiple recognition and awards for his research / publications (Details in the research page).
His current areas of interest involve the following:
- Data Science and Machine Learning applications
- Digital transformation, Internet Applications and Social Media
- e-Governance, Public Policy, Smart Cities and Digital Nations
- ICT Management, Adoption and Impact
- Cyber Security, Information Privacy and Information Risk