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October 18, 2017
Canadian Excellence
Dr. Mitali De

Dr. Mitali De

Professor (ODS); Director, Centre for Supply Chain Management

Contact Information
Phone: 519.884.0710 ext.3797, Brantford: 5460
Fax: 519.884.0201
Office Location: SBE3268
Office Hours: By appointment only
Academic Background
BSc (Madras University), MSc (Indian Institute of Technology), MASc (University of Waterloo), PhD (University of Waterloo)
Dr. Mitali De is a Professor in the Lazaridis School of Business & Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University and also an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Systems Design Engineering, University of Waterloo. She previousely served as Associate Dean of Business: Academic Programs and is the winner of Indo Canada Chamber of Commerce (ICCC) Professional Female of the Year Award, 2006.

Dr. De holds a PhD and a MASc. from the Department of Systems Design Engineering, University of Waterloo, a MASc from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India and is an Associate of the Institute of Canadian Bankers. Her research interests include optimization, decision support systems and environmental management systems. Dr De has received numerous NSERC grants and published in leading academic journals and presented her work in national and international conferences. Dr. De serves on various University committees and is responsible for the development and maintenance of academic programs that reflect the missions and goals of the Lazaridis School. In particular, the Lazaridis School received AACSB accreditation and introduced the PhD in Management during her tenure as Associate Dean of Business: Academic Programs. As a consultant in the private sector, she has worked in the area of Environmental Management Systems and ISO 14000. She was recently selected to be the Canadian Resource Faculty by the Canadian Consortium of Management Schools to head an international workshop on Environmental Management supported by CIDA.


Decision theory, operations management, game theory and statistics