Honorary Doctor

Dr Mahesh Nagarajan


Doctor of Business Administration, honoris causa 榮譽工商管理學博士

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Dr Mahesh Nagarajan

Dr Mahesh Nagarajan is one of the top scientists in the world in the field of operations management and operations research. He obtained his undergraduate degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay in 1995, and his MA in Applied Mathematics and a PhD in Operations Management from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, US in 2003. He has been a Distinguished Scholar of the Faculty of Business at Lingnan University since 2019 and is currently a Research Fellow at the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics.

His research interests include applications of optimisation, mathematical modelling in cooperative game theory, stochastic inventory theory, and many more. He has published over 35 peer-reviewed articles in top-ranking journals. He actively contributes to the academic community including serving as Senior Editor for a number of journals.

His contribution to science and a safer world was probably most “meaningful” during the COVID-19 pandemic and he was recognised as one of the world’s most active researchers in the control of the COVID-19 pandemic. He plans to continue to support societal development by applying his research to other social needs. He wants to continue providing mentorship where he can, advise young scholars.

He was awarded Doctor of Business Administration, honoris causa.

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Dr Mahesh Nagarajan