Malladi Vishwakant obtained his PhD in Risk and Operations Management from the McCombs School of Business, UT Austin. His research primarily focuses on risk in an operations management context and can be broadly divided into two areas. First, he works on parsimonious modelling of risk in high dimensional systems using Levy processes. Second, he studies the impact of risk and risk dependence in operations management problems like inventory theory, reliability and the facility location problem.

Prior to his doctoral studies, Professor Malladi has worked as a Statistical Analyst for Fractal Analytics and as an Equity Research Analyst for Centrum Capital. He completed his B. Tech in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Bombay and has an MBA from IIM Ahmedabad.


  • Ph D (Risk and Operations Management), UT Austin, McCombs School of Business 2018
  • MBA (Finance), Indian Institute of Management 2010
  • B.Tech. (Mechanical Engineering), Indian Institute of Technology 2006


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