Dr.Siba Prasad Mohapatra has Post Graduate Degrees in Physics as well as Management with Finance Specialisation and he has completed PhD in Management from Berhampur University. He has more than 22 years of teaching experience with publications in peer reviewed journals and chapters in Edited books. Dr.Mohapatra has presented research papers in various International conferences organised by reputed organisations such as IIM-Calcutta, IIM-Ahmedabad and IIT-Kharagpur etc. and also being invited as key note speaker and technical session expert to many national and international conferences. He was also invited as external examiner for evaluation of Doctoral thesis in Management and as an External Expert in the promotion process of Grade-III officers of Indian Bank. He has also acted as trainer for corporate executives in the area of Finance. Dr. Mohapatra has imparted training to BDSPs at district level under the West Bengal State Rural Livelihood Mission project. His teaching and research interest lies with the domain of finance and related areas and besides teaching he has served various institutions in academic leadership positions for more than 10 years.