Education: PhD (Northwestern University), PGDM (IIMA) and B.Tech (IITM)
Prof Raghuram is the Vice Chancellor of Indian Maritime University, a central university by the Government of India. This university integrates into its fold the existing seven maritime academic institutions across the nation. He is also a former professor of the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad. His specialization comprises Transportation Policy and Management, Infrastructure and Service Systems, Supply Chain and Logistics Management. His research, consultancy, case studies and publications focus includes railways, ports and shipping, air and road sector, service organizations. He has also authored four books on Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Infrastructure Development and Financing - Towards a Public-Private Partnership and Shipping Management. He was also the President of Operational Research Society of India and is a member of boards and government committees related to infrastructure and logistics. He is a Fellow of the Operational Research Society of India and Charted Institute of Logistics and Transport. He has been visiting faculty at universities in USA, Canada, Yugoslavia, Tanzania, UAE, Singapore and several institutions across India.