"Dr. Sethi has made fundamental contributions in a variety of research areas. He has published more than 250 research papers applying quantitative methods to the fields of manufacturing and operations management, finance and economics, marketing, and optimization theory. Several of his books are considered international classics in their fields, including Optimal Control Theory: Applications to Management Science and Hierarchical Decision-making in Stochastic Manufacturing Systems. His most recent book, Optimal Consumption and Investment with Bankruptcy, has a foreword by Nobel prize-winner in Economics, Harry Markowitz, who places Dr. Sethi 'among the leaders in financial theory,' a field that Dr. Sethi actually considers only a side interest.
Dr. Sethi is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and has held distinguished visiting positions in Canada, France, New Zealand, and China. He received a doctorate in Operations Research from Carnegie Mellon University in 1972 after completing engineering studies in Bombay, India."