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Dean Lei Lei

Lei Lei received her Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Wisconsin (Madison). Her research expertise includes supply chain network design and optimization, operations planning, scheduling, process recovery after disruptions, demand-supply planning, and resource allocation optimization.  Lei has many refereed publications which have appeared in leading journals such as Management Science, INFORMS Journal on Computing, Interfaces, IIE Transactions, European Journal of Operations Research, Journal of Operational Research Society, and Naval Research Logistics.  She is a recipient of multiple best professor awards at Rutgers Business School and was listed in Business Week as one of the two Most Popular Business Professors at Rutgers University.  She was nominated for the U.S. Professor of the Year in 2010, recognized as one of the Top 50 Women in Business by NJBIZ in 2015, and selected as an ROI Influencer/Difference Maker: People of Color by ROI-NJ.com in 2020. Lei was named the founding chair of the Department of Supply Chain Management and Marketing Sciences (SCMMS) at Rutgers in 2008 and became the Dean of Rutgers Business School in January 2015.  Learn more about Dean Lei.

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