Raghu Sundaram, Dean of NYU Stern joins Krea University Academic Council

New Delhi: Krea University announced the appointment of Raghu Sundaram to the Academic Council.

Raghu Sundaram is Dean and Edward I. Altman Professor of Credit and Debt Markets at New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business. He has published extensively in mathematical economics, decision theory, and game theory. His research has appeared in leading academic journals in finance and economic theory, as well as in several practitioner-oriented journals. He is the author of two books: A First Course in Optimization Theory (Cambridge University Press, 1996) and Derivatives: Principles and Practice (McGraw-Hill, 2010).

Dean Sundaram has taught courses across Stern’s Undergraduate, MBA, PhD, and Executive Education programs. Of all the awards he has received over the years, he is most proud of being the inaugural recipient of Stern’s Distinguished Teaching Award in 2007. He has a long record of service to the School and the University, including as chair of the Tenured and Tenure-track Faculty Senators Council and as a member of NYU’s Presidential Search Committee in 2014.

On joining Krea University as an Academic Council member, Raghu said, “In today’s change driven world, it’s important to adapt, evolve and experiment. Along with my eminent colleagues in the Council, I envision a more vibrant and globally relevant learning experience at Krea which in turn empowers graduates to lead the change.”

Sunder Ramaswamy, Vice Chancellor of Krea University, said “Krea University is delighted to have Raghu Sundaram, a renowned scholar and academic administrator, joining its academic council. Raghu will play a key role, working with his colleagues in the academic council, in guiding Krea University’s vision for interwoven learning and research.”


Raghu Sundaram joins eminent members like Dr Raghuram Rajan, Vishaka Desai, John W. Etchemendy, Manjul Bhargava, Tara Thiagarajan, Srinathan Raghavan, Jessica Seddon, who are part of the Krea Academic Council.


Prior to joining NYU Stern in 1996, Dean Sundaram was on the faculty of the University of Rochester from 1988-96. He received a bachelor of arts degree in economics from the University of Madras, India, an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, and a PhD in economics from Cornell University.