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Dr. Muralee Krishnan C.

Associate Professor, Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore | Deputy Controller of Examinations School of Business, Coimbatore

Qualification: B. Tech., M.E, MBA, Ph.D
Curriculum Vitae
Research Interest: Energy & Financial Risk Analysis, Energy and Environmental Sustainability, Energy Economics, Energy Markets and Trading, Energy Risk Management, Energy Sector Reforms and Economic Regulation, Policy Innovation Diffusion, Smart Grid and Smart Utilities


Dr. Muralee Krishnan is a Professional with over 20 years of academic, industrial and administrative experience and completed his Fellow Programme in Management (FPM) from XLRI Jamshedpur. He has good domain expertise in energy markets, specifically the electricity sector. Presently he is Deputy Controller of Examinations, School of Business, Coimbatore

Broad areas of interest include Industrial organization, regulatory economics, public economics and utility pricing. He has a particular interest in the structure, economics and regulatory reforms in the electricity supply industry. Recently Dr.Krishan’s research work was published in Energy Policy, Economic and Political Weekly.

Industry and Academic Experience : 20 Years


  • FPM (Fellow Programme in Management), XLRI Jamshedpur, Economics, 2018
  • MBA, Regional Engineering College (NIT Trichy), Bharathidasan University, 2007
  • M.E (Instrumentation Engineering), SGGS Institute of Engineering and Technology, 1993
  • B.Tech (Electronics & Communication Engg), T.K.M College of Engineering, University of Kerala, 1989

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor, Amrita School of Business, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Jan 2019 – present
  • Professor, Jyothi Engineering College, APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University, 2008 – 2018

Industry Experience

  • Head- Business Development, ICSA India Limited , 2007- 2008
  • Managing Director, em.Planet Technologies Private Ltd, 1999 – 2007


Ongoing Research

  • Study of policy innovation diffusion in energy sector using methods of qualitative enquiry
  • Exploring influence of political competition on energy prices using Game Theoretic modeling.
  • Microeconomic reforms and Environmental sustainability issues.
  • Funding of electricity distribution network loss reduction (commercial) and managing political opposition.


  • Electricity Prices in Kerala- Moving away from Ramsey prices – Energy Secure India : Options and strategies – INGCORE 14-15 Dec 2012
  • Political pricing of Electricity- Can it go with universal service provision – Papers in Public Policy Conference (PPEP) at National Institute of Public Policy and Finance (NIPFP) 23-24 March 2017
  • Political Pricing of Electricity, XII International Conference on Public Policy and Management at Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore 2017.

Invited Presentations

  • Training on Advanced Management Practices and Technology Management – Fluid Control Research Institute, Palakkad 2012, 2013 and 2014


  • Sadh-guru Award – Student rated best teacher award for the year 2013-14 from the University of Calicut.

Teaching Experience (MBA and Undergraduate)

  • Environmental Management and Sustainable Development
  • Microeconomics
  • Research Methodology
  • Entrepreneurship

Professional Affiliations

  • Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE)
  • International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE)
  • Global Association for Risk Professionals (GARP)
  • Professional Risk Managers’ International Association (PRMIA)
  • Palakkad Management Association (affiliated to All India Management Association AIMA)

Service Activities

  • Reviewer: Energy Policy, Energy Journal

Journal Article

Year : 2018

Political Pricing of Electricity – Can it go with Universal Service Provision?

Cite this Research Publication : Muralee Krishnan C. and Gupta, S., “Political Pricing of Electricity – Can it go with Universal Service Provision?”, Energy Policy (ABDC - A Category), vol. 116, pp. 373 - 381, 2018.

Publisher : Energy Policy (ABDC - A Category).

Year : 2017

Evolution of Electricity Tariff in India

Cite this Research Publication : Muralee Krishnan C. and Gupta, S., “Evolution of Electricity Tariff in India”, Economic and Political Weekly (ABDC - B Category), vol. 52, no. 19, pp. 101-108, 2017.

Publisher : Economic and Political Weekly (ABDC - B Category)

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