|IIT Tower, 18th Floor|
Ram Ramanan is Industry Associate Professor at IIT Stuart School of Business. His extensive career includes more than 40 years of corporate, consulting and academic experience in the management of sustainability, environmental, health and safety issues.
A Fulbright Fellow, Ramanan also serves as a director on the International Board of the Air and Waste Management Association (A&WMA) and is chair of A&WMA’s Education Council. He is a Board Certified Environmental Engineer (American Academy of Environmental Engineers), and has earned professional engineering certifications in Texas, India, and the United Kingdom. He is an elected fellow of the Indian Institute of Engineers and the Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers.
His professional career includes leadership roles with ExxonMobil, ICF International, and Trinity Consultants. Throughout his professional experience, Ramanan has been recognized for his development and implementation of corporate risk management and sustainability strategies and programs, industry group advocacy efforts, and environmental standards development at the state, national, and global levels.
Most recently, Ramanan was nominated and accepted to the Editorial Review Board of the International Journal of Risk & Contingency Management (IJRCM). In July 2013, he published Environmental Ethics and Sustainability: A Casebook for Environmental Professionals through CRC Press with co-author Hal Taback.
At IIT Stuart, Ramanan serves as faculty advisor to Net Impact, a group that helps prepare a new generation to work for a sustainable future. In fall 2013, IIT Stuart was ranked #22 globally in sustainability by the international Net Impact organization, and the Stuart student chapter received Silver chapter recognition.
- Ph.D., University of Texas at Dallas, Environmental Science (Engineering)
- M.B.A. (Executive), University of Texas at Austin
- M.S. (Marketing Management), University of Bombay, 1983
- M.S., University of Bombay, Chemical Engineering and Marketing Management
- B.S., Indian Institute of Technology, Chemical Engineering with honors