Imperial College London

Professor G. “Anand” Anandalingam

Business School

Visiting Professor



+44 (0)20 7594 9100anand




194Business School BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





G. “Anand” Anandalingam was the Dean of Imperial College Business School at Imperial College London.  Previously he was Dean of the Robert H. Smith School of Business from 2008 to 2013. He was the Senior Associate Dean and occasional Acting Dean from 2007 to 2008. Imperial College Business School, with a focus on innovation, is ranked among the top-40 business schools in the world by the Financial Times and top-10 in Europe. Its faculty is ranked #2 in the UK in research productivity. 

As Dean at the Smith School, Anand invested in ten centers of excellence including the Center for Social Value Creation, Center for Financial Policy, Center for Health Information and Decision Systems, and the Center for Leadership, Innovation and Change. He has also raised funds for multiple endowed professorships, programmes on business history and ethical leadership, and numerous scholarships for students. Under Anand’s leadership, the Smith School enhanced its corporate reach with a new facility for the Office of Career Services and programmes like CEO@Smith and Thought_Leadership@Smith.

Before joining Smith in 2001, Anand was at the University of Pennsylvania for nearly 15 years where he was the National Center Professor of Resource and Technology Management, and a professor in both the Penn Engineering School and the Wharton School. His positions at the University of Pennsylvania included serving as the Chair of the Department of Systems Engineering and directing the Executive Master’s Programme in Technology Management.

He has received numerous academic and teaching awards while at the Smith School, as well as a variety of scholarships, fellowships, prizes and endowed appointments at Pennsylvania, Harvard and Cambridge. He has been on editorial boards of top-tier journals and has also graduated more than 20 Ph.D. students, many of whom have joined top-30 academic institutions.

Anand is an expert on the application of optimization techniques to solve business problems in the infrastructure sector. He started as an energy systems analyst and spent much of his career on the information and telecommunications sector working on network design, pricing, strategy and deployment.

Anand received his Ph.D. and M.S. from Harvard University, and his B.A. and M.A. from Cambridge University.



Viswanathan S, Anandalingam G, 2005, Pricing strategies for information goods, Sadhana-academy Proceedings in Engineering Sciences, Vol:30, ISSN:0256-2499, Pages:257-274

Anandalingam G, Day RW, Raghavan S, 2005, The landscape of electronic market design, Management Science, Vol:51, ISSN:0025-1909, Pages:316-327

Anandalingam G, Lucas HC, 2005, The winner's curse in high tech, Computer, Vol:38, ISSN:0018-9162, Pages:96-97

Anandalingam G, Raghavan S, 2005, Introduction to the special issue, on electronic markets, Management Science, Vol:51, ISSN:0025-1909, Pages:315-315

Kwon RH, Anandalingam G, Ungar LH, 2005, Iterative combinatorial auctions with bidder-determined combinations, Management Science, Vol:51, ISSN:0025-1909, Pages:407-418

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