Shanthan Kandula


Shanthan Kandula is a PhD candidate pursuing design science research in Information Systems at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. The primary aim of his research is to build design artifacts such as algorithms, models, and frameworks to solve business problems. His current research focusses on solving operational and platform design problems that arise in the E-commerce industry. In particular, he is developing artifacts that address order delivery, packaging design and review information overload. His research primarily draws from classical machine learning, deep learning, natural language processing, reinforcement learning and optimization theory.

Prior to joining his PhD, Shanthan worked as an ETL developer consultant at the J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. under the paryroll of Tata Consultancy Services. His work involved in developing ETL applications that support and move data across diverse systems of the organization. He was also the Subject Matter Expert of MCP (Mission Control Process) system. 


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Information Systems

Academic Degrees/Education

Ph.D. Programme in Management

B.Tech, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Kakatiya University, 2016

TEP (Technology Entrepreneurship Program), ISB Hyderabad, 2015