Prasoom Dwivedi

Prasoom Dwivedi


Profile Summary

Professor Prasoom Dwivedi is a Gold Medal Award-winning educator with a unique combination of about 20 years of academic and professional experience in economics and sectoral research, grant writing, and teaching (fresh students and working executives) in diverse curricula such as energy economics and sustainability in business. He has a Doctorate in Applied Economics, and is also a certified Chartered Economist; Fellow, Global Academy of Finance and Management, USA; an honorary member, Global Advisory Council, GAFM. Member, ETSDG Leadership Council for Clean Water and Sanitation.

Work Experience

With prolific work experience of more than 20 years, he has successfully undertaken 11 funded projects and authored 3 books. He has mobilized around INR 20 million in funding from prestigious national and international agencies. Teaching as a Foreign Expert at the Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Maribor, Slovenia, and establishing research collaborations with renowned institutions such as Cambridge, Northumbria, Stanford, and more, have enriched his academic portfolio. Holding various leadership roles, including Assistant Dean, Department and Research Centre Head. He has facilitated research and learning opportunities for students, faculty, and scholars, and strengthened international partnerships.

Research Interests

Energy Economics, Policy, Regulation, Finance, Circular Economy, and Sustainability in Business.

Teaching Philosophy

His teaching philosophy centers around fostering a dynamic and inclusive learning environment that empowers students to become critical thinkers and problem solvers in the field of economics and finance. He believes in engaging students through interactive and practical approaches, connecting theoretical concepts to real-world scenarios. By incorporating his expertise in economics and sectoral research, he aims to inspire curiosity, spark intellectual growth, and promote a deep understanding of the subject matter. He is committed to nurturing a supportive and collaborative classroom atmosphere, where students are encouraged to explore, question, and develop their analytical and decision-making skills, ultimately preparing them for success in their academic and professional endeavours.

Courses Taught

Professor Prasoom teaches Managerial Economics, Financing of Energy Sector Projects, Foreign Exchange Management, International Business, Airline Economics, Airport Economics, Energy Economics, and sustainability in business.

Awards and Grants

Throughout his career, Dr. Dwivedi has been recognized with several prestigious awards and grants for his outstanding research contributions. These include Research Awards at UPES in 2011, 2013, and 2019, and Academic Excellence Award in 2023. He has received grants from esteemed national and international agencies such as MNRE, TERI, SIDBI, World Bank, European Union, and GCRF. Moreover, He is a Fellow and Elected Member of GAFM, USA, and earned four Gold Medals during his Master’s program in 1998.

Scholarly Activities

Dr. Prasoom Dwivedi, a renowned researcher with over two decades of experience, has made significant scholarly contributions in the fields of sustainability, circular economy, policy, and finance. His research in energy economics and sustainability has garnered acclaim and earned him numerous accolades. Dr. Dwivedi has led funded projects for esteemed national and international organizations, including UNDP, World Bank, European Union, and GCRF. He has collaborated with prestigious institutions like IEEJ and IIT-R to address pressing environmental issues and promote sustainable practices. Dr. Dwivedi's fieldwork and projects have had a direct impact on local communities, focusing on watermills modernization and developing value chains for sustainable products. He has also contributed to academia through talks, publications, and international collaborations.