Faculty Department

Dr. Sonal Gupta

Assistant Professor

2013- 2019: Ph.D. thesis on “Volatility and Forecasting in the Indian Short-Term Electricity Market” from the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun, Uttarakhand.

2018-19: Post Graduate Certificate in Academic Practice.

2008-10: Master of Business Administration (Energy Trading) from the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun, Uttarakhand.

2004-07: Bachelor of Commerce from H.N.B Garhwal University, Srinagar, Uttarakhand.

1993-2004: St. Joseph's Academy, Dehradun, Uttarakhand.

Career Graph: 11 years of Industry and Academia experience

Recent Publications:

  • Roy, H., Gupta, S., Pradhan, R (2022). Dynamic Causality among Environmental Quality, Income, Energy Use, Trade Openness and Structural Change in India. Paper presented virtually at Institute for Global Business Research Conference, April 6-8, 2022 in New Orleans, LA.
  • Gupta, S., Chakrabarti, D., Roy, H (2020). Electricity prices determinants: India’s perspective. International Journal of Business Excellence
  • Gupta, S., Kaur, G., Dhingra, D. (2019). Pedagogy or Andragogy: Comparative Analysis amongst the law and Management students. Paper presented at Social Sciences Research Colloquium 2019, Kerala, India
  • Gupta, S., Chakrabarti, D., Roy, H (2018). Indian Energy Exchange Day Ahead Market: Effects of Volatility on profitability. International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.5, Issue 9, page no.306-311, September-2018, Available: http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR1809063.pdf
  • Gupta, S., Chakrabarti, D., Roy, H (2018). Indian Energy Exchange Day Ahead Market: The issue of stationarity. International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.5, Issue 8, page no.632-638, August-2018, Available: http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR1808734.pdf
  • Gupta, S., Rastogi, A., Singh, B., Anand, P. (2018).The Indian Electricity Sector: Need for Renewables and Energy Storage. Paper presented at International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Environment Sensing, Fitzwilliam College, University of Cambridge, Cambridge city, United Kingdom
  • Goyani, R., Anand, M., Gupta, S. (2017). A feasibility study of Electric Vehicle: A mobility transformation in Indian automotive industry. Paper presented at International Conference on Energy and Infrastructure Management, Gujarat, India
  • Gupta, A., Gupta, S. (2017). Black-Scholes and Binomial Option Pricing Model: A Comparative Analysis. Research & Reviews: Journal of Statistics (RRJoST), Volume (Issue 3).
  • Garg, A., Gupta, S., Rastogi, A. (2017). E-Commerce: Threat or Opportunity for Indian Organisations. Presented at 4th Agro Supply Chain Conference. Dehradun, India.
  • Gupta, S., Rastogi, A., Singh, B., Anand, P. (2017).Indian Entrepreneurship Scenario: Rise and Fall of Indian Entrepreneurs. Proceedings of 5th Biennial Indian Academy of Management Conference 2017, Indore, India.
  • Jain, S., Gupta, S., Bhatnagar, N. (2017). Financial Contagion Inevitable - Brexit. International Journal of Engineering Development and Research. ISSN:2321-9939, Vol.5, Issue 2, pp.265-271, April 2017, URL: http://www.ijedr.org/papers/IJEDR1702045.pdf
  • Gupta, S., Sridhar, R. (2016). Turkey: A major shift towards coal dynamics. Paper presented at International Conference on Energy and Infrastructure Management, Gujarat, India.
  • Gupta, S., Jain, S. (2016). BASEL IV: Unveiling its apprehensions and challenges. Paper presented at International Conference on Energy and Infrastructure Management, Gujarat, India.
  • Sridhar, R., Gupta, S., & Rawat, A. (2016, February). Study to identify coal market opportunities in Egypt. Paper presented at International Conference on Management of Infrastructure, Dehradun, Uttarakhand.
  • Wadhwa, I., Gupta, S., Pokhriyal, S.K. (2014) Introduction of Weather derivatives in India and its implications. Paper presented at International Conference on Energy and Infrastructure Management, Gujarat, India.
  • Srinivasan, K., Gupta.S., Pokhriyal, S.K. (2013). Bunker Potential from Major Dry Bulks Shipping in India. Presented paper at Congress on Economy, Finance, and Business. Bangkok, Thailand.

Honours and Achievements:

  • Award of Excellence for outstanding performance in Post Graduate Certificate in Academic Practice- 2019.
  • Stood second in the college in UG
  • Stood second in the batch in PG

Certifications

  • 2021: Yale University’s Introduction to Climate Change and Health by Coursera                           
  • 2021: Climate Change Forecasting Using Deep Learning by Coursera                                         
  • 2020: Johns Hopkins University’s The Data Scientist’s Toolbox by Coursera
  • 2020: University of London’s Machine Learning for All by Coursera                                                             
  • 2020: Duke University Electric Industry Operations and Markets by Coursera                                          
  • 2020: Case Western Reserve University’s Inspiring Leadership through Emotional Intelligence by Coursera                                                                                                                                                  
  • 2020: University of Geneva’s Portfolio and Risk Management by Coursera                                                     
  • 2020: University of California’s Virtual Teacher Specialization comprising of 5 courses by Coursera
  • 2019: MCX (Multi Commodity Exchange) Certified Commodity Professional, valid for 3 years.
  • 2018: Faculty Development Skills Programme by Dale Carnegie & Associates, Inc.

Research interests

  • Energy value chain, risk management, climate change, renewable energy, economics, and trading.