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Calmon, Andre

Andre Calmon

Assistant Professor
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Academic Area(s):
Functional Area(s):
Sustainable Operations
Social Enterperneurship
Ph.D. in Operations Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, Universidade de Campinas
B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, Universidade de Brasilia

Andre's research involves using data, analytics, and mathematical modeling to address sustainability and efficiency issues in innovative business models. He also studies operations management challenges faced by companies in emerging markets. More generally, Andre's research investigates how organizations can innovate to generate positive social and environmental impact while increasing profits.

Andre's teaching is intertwined with his research and focuses on the relationship between operations management, business model innovation, and sustainability. Andre won the INSEAD MBA's Best Teacher Award and received INSEAD's "Dean's Commendation for Excellence in MBA Teaching" multiple times. In 2019, the sustainability pedagogical material that I have developed was awarded the Page Prize.

Andre obtained his Ph.D. in Operations Research from MIT. He also holds an M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Unicamp) and a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the Universidade de Brasília (UnB)