Prof. Rajeev Ranjan Kumar is a unique blend of academics and industry. Prior to joining the academia, Prof Kumar was associated with Tata Motors and had around seventeen years of industrial experience in various fields of operations like quality management systems, supply chain management, project management, new product introduction, six-sigma implementation, world-class quality transformation, and so on. Prof Kumar is a fellow of XLRI-Jamshedpur and has awarded with XLRI medal for outstanding FPM student. His research interest includes electric and autonomous vehicles problems, supply chain design, sustainability, blockchain, and big data analytics. His research has been published in reputed journals like Transportation Research Part E, Energy Economics, Journal of Operations Research Society, Energy, Journal of Cleaner Production, etc.