R. K. Jana

Asst. Professor

Additional Information

R. K. Jana

Asst. Professor

About Faculty

R.K. Jana is an Assistant Professor of Operations & Quantitative Methods Area at Indian Institute of Management Raipur, India. He has obtained his PhD from IIT Kharagpur, India. He was a postdoctoral researcher at the Systems Engineering & Operations Research Department of George Mason University, USA and at the Industrial & Systems Engineering Department of National University of Singapore. Dr. is a recipient of DST Young Scientist Research Project. He has so far won four best paper awards from international conferences held in India and USA. Dr. Jana is a senior member of Operational Research Society of India, a member of Decision Sciences Institute, USA, and Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata. His research interest includes Optimization, AI Techniques, Machine Learning Algorithms and Time Series. His research has appeared in International Journal of Production Economics, Applied Soft Computing, Annals of Operations Research, Annals of Tourism Research, Economics Letters, Physica A, etc.

Teaching at IIM Raipur: QM-I (PGP, Statistics), QM-II (PGP, Operations Research), AI in Business (PGP, Elective), Multivariate Data Analysis & Predictive Analytics Using R (Fellow Program).

Area of Research
Optimization, AI Techniques, Machine Learning, Time Series.
Postdoc (National University of Singapore), Postdoc (George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, USA), Ph.D. (IIT Kharagpur). 

Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Management Raipur, Dec 2016 – Present.

Visiting Professor, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, Kolkata, Oct – Dec 2016.

Awards & Recognitions

§  Best paper award, 7thInternational Conference on Soft Computing for Problem Solving (An annual event of Soft Computing Research Society), Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar,India, Dec 23-24, 2017.

§  Best paper award,International Conference on Advances in Management & Decision Sciences,Gautam Buddha University, India, Jul 11-12, 2015.

§  Recipient of DST Young Scientist Research Project, 2010.

§  Best paper award, International Conference on Global Issues in Business & Technology, National Institute of Financial Management, Faridabad, India, Jul 31 - Aug 01, 2008.

§  Best paper award, Association of Global Business Conference, Washington DC, USA, Nov 15-18, 2007.

§  Postdoctoral Research Fellowship from National University of Singapore, 2007.

§  Postdoctoral Research Fellowship from George Mason University, USA, 2006.

§  JRF (CSIR), Government of India, 2001.

§  Institute Research Fellowship, IIT Kharagpur, 2000.


Journal Publications

>> SK Mitra, M Chattopadhyay, RK Jana (2019). Spillover analysis of tourist movements within Europe. Annals of Tourism Research, Forthcoming

>> I Ghosh, RK Jana, MK Sanyal (2019). Analysis of temporal pattern, causal interaction and predictive modeling of financial markets using nonlinear dynamics, econometric models and machine learning algorithms. Applied Soft Computing, Forthcoming

>> AK Tiwari, RK Jana, D Roubaud (2019). The policy uncertainty and market volatility puzzle: Evidence from wavelet analysis. Finance Research Letters, Forthcoming

>> RK Jana, AK Tiwari, S Hammoudeh (2019). The inefficiency of Litecoin: A dynamic analysis. Journal of Quantitative Economics, Forthcoming

>> A Duggirala, RK Jana, Venkat Shesu R., P Bhattacharjee (2019). Design optimization of deep groove ball bearings using crowding distance particle swarm optimization. Sadhana, Forthcoming

>> RK Jana, CP Chandra, AK Tiwari (2018). Humanitarian aid delivery decisions in the early recovery phase of disaster using a discrete choice multi-attribute value method. Annals of Operations Research, Forthcoming

>> M Kumar, S Prashar, RK Jana (2018). Does International Tourism Spur International Trade and Output? Evidence from Wavelet Analysis. Tourism Economics, Forthcoming

>> R Singh, D Das, RK Jana, AK Tiwari (2018). A wavelet analysis for exploring the relationship between economic policy uncertainty and tourist footfalls in the USA. Current Issues in Tourism, Forthcoming

>> SK Mitra, V Bhatia, RK Jana, P Charan, M Chattopadhyay (2018). Changing value detrended cross correlation coefficient over time: Between crude oil and crop prices. Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 506 671 - 678

>> AK Tiwari, RK Jana, D Das, D Roubaud (2018). Informational efficiency of Bitcoin - An extension. Economics Letters, 163 106 - 109

>> D Das, P Bhowmik, RK Jana (2018). A multiscale analysis of stock return co-movements and spillovers: Recent evidence from Pacific developed markets. Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 502 379 - 393

>> I Ghosh, MK Sanyal, RK Jana (2018). Fractal inspection and machine learning based predictive modelling framework for financial markets. Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, 43 (8), 4273 - 4287

>> RK Jana, SK Mitra, Dinesh K Sharma (2018). Software vendors travel management using an elitist nonhomogeneous genetic algorithm. International Journal of Production Economics, 202 123 - 131

>> RK Jana, Dinesh K Sharma, B Chakraborty (2016). A hybrid probabilistic fuzzy goal programming approach for agriculture decision-making.. International Journal of Production Economics, 173 134 - 141

>> Dinesh K Sharma, RK Jana (2009). A hybrid genetic algorithm model for transshipment management decisions.. International Journal of Production Economics, 122 (2), 703 - 713

>> Dinesh K Sharma, RK Jana (2009). Fuzzy goal programming based genetic algorithm approach to nutrient management for rice crop planning.. International Journal of Production Economics, 121 (1), 224 - 232

1. Senior Member, Operational Research Society of India. 
2. Member, Decision Sciences Institute, USA. 
3. Member, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata.
Training and Consultancy
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