Dr. Sandeep Keshava Rao

Assistant Professor of Finance

Programme Chair, MSc in Finance

DCU Business School, Dublin City University, Ireland

Welcome to my website! I am Sandeep and I am from Bengaluru, India. I have delivered lectures at various B-Schools at both PG and UG level programs for 12+ years in Corporate Finance, Sustainable Finance, Theory of Finance, and Data Analysis and I have 7+ years of industry experience in strategic executive positions. I have published and reviewed articles for CABS & ABDC ranked journals. Currently, I feature in the top 10% of Authors on SSRN by total new downloads within the last 12 months. I am a UK Commonwealth Scholar alumnus and member of professional bodies that include FMA, EFA, BAFA, and TIES. I welcome prospective Ph.D. candidates in the area of corporate/sustainable finance.

My research interest : Corporate Finance, Sustainable Finance, Climate Change, Migration, Socio-Economic issues

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Ph.D. Scholarship at DCU Business School

Fantastic opportunity to pursue your Ph.D. in Finance with a Scholarship at DCU Business School. I look forward to potential applicants who are interested in pursuing doctoral research in the areas of Climate / Sustainable Finance or the general Corporate Finance area under my supervision. email me your CV and your comprehensive research proposal for preliminary review to sandeep.keshavarao@dcu.ie

The Scholarship application Call opens on Monday 13th June 2022 and the Applications must be received, in full, by 12 mid-day GMT on Monday 15th August 2022. #scholarship #phdscholarship #phd #businessschool #opportunity #sustainability #sdgs #climatechange #climatefinance #sustainablefinance


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Other Qualifications

Awards, Honors and Research Grants

President's Award for Excellence in Teaching 2021/22 at Dublin City University - shortlisted in Three different categories: (i) academic category (ii) team academic category - Sustainable Operations (MT5230) Teaching Team, and (iii) team academic category - Management of Operations (MOPs) Team

Teaching Excellence Awards 2020 - Shortlist (Best in Faculty - Business) and nominated (Best Tutor) for the annual award at the University of Strathclyde.

Winner of the ‘Honorable Mention-Student Paper’ award for the paper titled "Immigration Fear Induced Populism and Cross–Border Acquisitions" at the Academy of International Business: U.S. West Chapter 2020 Annual Conference at San Diego, USA on February 27-29, 2020.

Commonwealth Scholarship, funded by the Government of UK for Doctoral program from The University of Strathclyde, UK. The total scholarship is worth £78,048 for three years which includes tuition fees £13,500 per year and a stipend of £12,516 each year.

“Reuters Living FAST Recognition Award” (twice) for the “Reuters India Strategy” project for sourcing & creating a database of M&A of 880 Indian public listed companies. Reuters Living FAST Recognition Award is an annual award given to the site-wide outstanding performer by Thomson Reuters.