Dr. Neelam Rani is an Associate Professor in the area of Finance. She is a Fulbright Scholar. She holds PhD from the Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi, India in the area of Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Governance. She got Fulbright Doctoral and Professional Fellowship at Rutgers Business School, The State University of New Jersey, Newark USA. She has also been an Exchange Scholar under the Bilateral framework at Thammasat University, Thailand.
Dr. Rani is a graduate in Mathematics; MBA (Finance). Besides, Dr. Rani is MA (Eco.), MPhil (Eco.) and MCA. Dr. Rani has total work experience of more than 20 years covering academic, research and industry. She is recipient of various awards such as NSE prize for Best Thesis in Financial Economics, outstanding paper awards by Amity International Business School, Noida in 2013, Indian Institute of Capital Markets, Mumbai in 2014 and GLOGIFT 19 Best Paper award at IIT Roorkee in 2019 . She has been awarded 3E Innovative Young Researcher Award. She has been awarded various travel grants such as IDRC Young Researcher Grant 2014, CSIR 2008 and 2012, ICSSR 2008, UGC 2010 and 2013. Dr. Rani has co-authored a book on Mergers and Acquisitions published by Springer. Dr. Rani has published research papers in the journals of international repute. She has presented papers in International conferences held in USA, UK, Japan, Austria, China, Jordan, Australia etc.
Her areas of interest include mergers and acquisitions, cross-border acquisitions, corporate governance, financial markets and corporate finance.