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Deishin Lee

Associate Professor, Operations Management & Sustainability

Deishin Lee

Contact Information


  • Sustainable Operations
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Operations Strategy

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Deishin is an Associate Professor in the Operations Management and Sustainability groups at Ivey. Deishin uses an operational lens to study sustainability problems, focusing on how resources can be utilized more effectively, thereby avoiding waste. She studies field-based problems in a number of different industries including food, energy, high tech, and industrial manufacturing. Deishin also has a stream of research on the management of information and technology in a network environment.

Prior to joining Ivey, Deishin was on the faculty at Harvard Business School and Boston College. Before her doctoral studies, she worked in the telecommunications industry in the area of manufacturing and product development.


  • HBA

Programs Taught

  • HBA


  • Ph.D., Operations, Information, and Technology, Stanford University
  • S.M., Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • S.M., Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • S.B., Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Research Affiliate, Visiting Assistant Professor,
  • Boston College, Assistant Professor
  • Harvard Business School, Assistant Professor
  • Motorola, Staff Engineer

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