Dr. Madhukar Dayal has served as a Gazetted officer in the IRSME (Indian Railways Service of Mechanical Engineers) service of Indian Railways for over twenty years. His wide experience spans Railway operations, information technology projects, R&D, as well as, teaching. He has travelled widely across the country conducting seminars, delivering speeches, advising IR in IT projects, documenting information system requirements and preparing specifications. He has also been editor of IRIMEE, Jamalpurs newsletter and conference proceedings.
He earned his Fellow (Computers & Information Systems) degree from IIM Ahmedabad. At the graduate level, he has taught courses, such as, C and C++ (OOP) and Industrial Management. He has also taught computer hardware, software, networking and application courses in Management Development Programmes.
His current teaching interests include Managerial Computing, Management Information Systems, Decision Support Systems, DBMS & OLTP, Networking, and Modern Computing Applications for Businesses. His research interests include scheduling, combinatorial optimization, exact solution tree search algorithms, multi objective solution algorithms, and compute cluster (multi processor) algorithms for NP-hard problems.