Dr. M.P. Gupta

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Dr. M.P. Gupta is the Professor and Head, Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi. He is also the area Chair of Information Systems & Coordinator-Center for Excellence in e-Gov at IIT Delhi. Known for his pioneering works in the area of e-governance, he has been spending significant amount of resources in developing cases, tools and frameworks to promote e-governance research in the country. These included 24 Doctoral thesis, 17 sponsored projects worth more than ₹ 5 crores, co-authored book 'Government Online', two other edited books 'Towards E-government' & 'Promise of E-governance’ and 200+ research papers have appeared in National and International Journals/Conference Proceedings.
His recent interest lies into exploring issues related to smart cities. With ready expertise of e-governance, it is logical to design studies addressing challenges of ‘smart city governance’. In pursuits of the same, he is steering an European Union funded (Horzon-2020) project ‘EU-India Cooperation Platform in Future Internet and Electronic Media’, which deals with the setting up of cluster to cluster partnerships between India and EU into areas pertaining to the convergence and/or intersection of Future Internet and Digital MEDIA (FI-MEDIA).
He is also involved in several policy making committees on ICT in the Center and State Governments in India; also on jury of prestigious awards committees viz. National Awards on e-gov, Data Security Council of India (DSCI), Computer Society of India (CSI) eGov Awards and Web Ratna Awards which is now renamed as ‘Digital India Awards’ since 2016’. A recipient of the prestigious Humanities & Social Sciences (HSS) fellowship of Shastri Indo Canadian Institute, Calgary (Canada) 1996 and was a Visiting Fellow at the University of Manitoba. Conferred Best Professor award in 2012 at Singapore World Education Congress and CMO Asia

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