Director - SCRI
Dr. Urvashi Rathod is a Professor with the academic and research focus on Software Engineering and Project Management. She is a Doctorate from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani. She has been in IT industry for about twenty eight years with an entrepreneurial stint of eight years in Software Development. She has published research papers in high impact factor journals of Elsevier, Emerald and Springer.
She has been a recipient of research grants from international organizations like IBM and PMI, USA. She is on Editorial Boards of the journals that are indexed in Scopus. She has been a regular reviewer and Program Committee member of international research conferences of repute and has chaired international research conferences held in India. She has been collaborating with the researchers from the universities in USA and UK. She has given research consultancy to industry. Her leadership and research excellence in the field of software engineering and project management has been recognized by the forums including Society for Reliability Engineering, Quality and Operations Management (SREQOM). Two students have completed their Doctorate under her guidance and other three are pursuing Ph.D. under her. She has been a resource person to Ph.D. programmes to several institutions. Her teaching experience is of 20 years including 4 years in professional programmes and 16 years in Post Graduate programmes. She had been associated with IIM Indore for about five years in the capacity of Academic Fellow. She teaches courses like IT Strategy, Technology Management, Software Engineering, Project Management, Software Estimation and others related to Software Engineering and IT in Business. She has received accolades for teaching and research from the learners and authorities all across her career.