Swarnava Mitra

Swarnava Mitra




UPM - Madrid


KTH - Stockholm



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Visiting address: Av Ramiro de Maeztu 28040 Madrid


Swarnava Mitra is a PhD student in the department of Business Administration and statistics in the European doctorate in Industrial Management programme (EDIM). His research interests involve areas of industrial management that support the understanding of decision making in the Financial services Industry
Swarnava Mitra holds a B.Tech. in Electrical Engineering from West Bengal University of Technology (2007). He was awarded an Erasmus Mundus Scholarship External Window Lot 13 scholarship to study his M.Sc. in Project Management (2012) from Norwegian University of science and Technology. In 2012 he joined UPM as he was awarded a fellowship for an Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate
Before he joined UPM, his professional career included working with full-time positions or projects in the companies like:
• Tech Mahindra (2007)
• Metalogic Systems Ltd (2008)
• Indian Institute of Information Technology (2008,2009)

Current research:

• Decision making in the Financial services Industry
• Computational finance , understanding and extracting meaningful information from High Frequency Finance data


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  • Emrah Karakaya - Edition I

    EDIM is a great opportunity to learn from diverse cultures, grow in double academic areas, contribute to each other and be recognized in a large network. It is a unique doctoral program with its multi-disciplinary research topics and quarterly workshops. I love EDIM!
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    One of the great advantages of this program is the EDIM workshops, where you can develop and enhance your academic and professional networking. The EDIM workshops need to be considered as a best practice by other Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate programs
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