Dr. Himendu P. Mathur, presently, Allahabad Bank Chair Professor at FMS, BHU, is B. Tech. in Electrical Engg. from I.T., BHU, Master of Management Studies (Gold Medalist) and Ph.D. from Faculty of Management Studies (BHU), CAIIB from IIBF and Diploma in German.
Prior to joining FMS, BHU in 1992, he worked as Asst. Engineer at Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd., involved in designing, planning, fabricating and testing test equipment for aircrafts. He also worked for over ten years in Allahabad Bank and was also Branch Head.
His major involvement was in project formulation, evaluation, credit management, consultancy, etc. Dr. Mathur is having rich experience in academic administration, research and teaching.
Dr. Mathur organized a large number of EDPs / MDPs / Conferences / Conclaves / Quality Improvement Programs of AICTE. He has also chaired sessions, delivered key note addresses and presented research papers in several international and national level academic events.
He also conducts corporate training and personality development programs. He has published a number of articles / papers in reputed Foreign/Indian Journals. He has also authored 12 books besides having several edited volumes. He has completed/working on many research projects.
His areas of interest are Banking, Strategic Management, Finance, etc. He acts as expert member at different committees and academic bodies.
Presently Dr. Mathur is the Coordinator of BHU Placement Coordination Cell, Convener, HRD Cell, BHU; Dy. Coordinator International Student Affair's Collaboration and Coordinator, MBA Agribusiness Program.
He is also the Coordinator of Placement Cell, FMS-BHU and Treasurer, BHU Management Alumni Association (BHUMAA).
Special achievements of Dr. Mathur, as Placement Coordinator of the Faculty of Management Studies, BHU and BHU Placement Coordination Cell was his initiative to make the students conscious about their employability so as to improve their caliber to match with the aspirations of the prospective employers.
At various capacities, Dr. Mathur has taken keen interest in grooming students with this perspective. Dr. Mathur has always been very keen to nurture, groom and enrich his students, research scholars and junior faculty members with high professional ethics and values.
He also acted as Students' Advisor of the Faculty and Administrative Warden of the Management Hostel for several years.
Very active in social network sites, Dr. Mathur is keeping strong linkages with his 1000plus students who are employed across the globe.
For his outstanding contributions as an academician and Placement Coordinator, he was honoured with two Global Awards viz., Best Placement Officer and Nurturer of Talent in the World Educational Congress Global Awards 2012 held at Mumbai on 29th June 2012.