A multifaceted scholar, academician and administrator, Prof. Dilip K. Bandyopadhyay is a visionary leader in India's Management Education community in modern times. A gold medalist in his master degree, a Ph.D. in Computer Applications, a fellow from ESSEC Business School, Paris and an inspiring professional, Dr. D.K. Bandyopadhyay has spent 36 years of his career doing what he does best: inspiring students, academia, corporate and non corporate heads, and policy makers to raise their excellence to the next level.
A thought leader with extraordinary insight and an avid scholar, Prof. Bandyopadhyay has contributed over 70 research papers in reputed national and international journals and won many awards for those. He has been a voracious speaker disseminating his ideas and knowledge in various conferences around the globe. He is a sought after speaker and has addressed various Indian and global management students in various countries notably Canada, France, Germany, UK, Sweden, Thailand.
As an academic administrator, Dr. Bandyopadhyay has an unparalleled record. With his entrepreneurial vision and path breaking innovative methods, Dr. Bandyopadhyay was one of the architect in turning around the fortunes of IIM Lucknow from embryonic stage to a reputed B-School where he was a Professor, acting director and Dean (1985-2004) and played a significant role-in repositioning IIM-Lucknow as truly integrated academic institutions. As Director IIFM (2004-2008), a lesser known Institution was made best sectoral management institution of South East Asia. In his present assignment from 2008 as the Vice Chancellor of Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, he has been applying different blue ocean strategies and management interventions to bring changes in the young and dynamic professional university with almost 65,000 plus students getting professional education to position it in the next orbit.
As the chairman and member of several policymaking committees and bodies of Government of India and different state Government, he has stamped his perspective and wisdom on policy issues that surround management education, governance and corporate management in India. Acknowledged for his accomplishments as an innovative administrator, Prof. Bandyopadhyay has been a member of the Board-level committees of many national and state level academic and professional institutions of repute where he helped them to initiate the change process and to charter a path of excellence. He is truly an astute professional in the field of management and a widely respected transformational leader in the field of Education in India.
He is presently member of different Professional Societies and a widely travelled professional. He is a Fellow of the All India Management Association (AIMA) and the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE). He has also been the recipient of several prestigious awards. To name a few:-
Kewal Nohria Award for Academic Leadership in Management Education by AIMA (2010); Faculty gold medal for excellence in academic achievements, Slovak University, Nitra(2010); Guru Baishista Award by Scholar Society (2009); Delhi Ratan Award (2009); Best dedicated Professor IIM Lucknow Award (1996), Indira Gandhi Priyadarshini Award (2010), Dr. Radahakrishnan Memorial National award (2011), Meri Dilli Award ( 2012), JGBS Top Rankers Excellence Academia Leadership Award (2013) etc.