Biographic Information

Dr. Balbinder Deo, worked in academic and industrial organizations for more than 30 years. He has the experience of working on various committees at UNBC, such as SCUB of the UNBC Senate, member of ASC’s School of Business, Treasurer FA and many other committees at Program and College level. He earned Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from University of Manitoba, Canada, in addition to Ph.D. Degree in Business Management from PAU Ludhiana, Punjab, India. He joined School of Business, UNBC, Prince George campus in 2002. He has over 45 peer-reviewed publications, and also prepared and submitted 9 applied research reports to industrial organizations. Prior to joining UNBC, Dr. Deo worked at University of Saskatchewan, University of Manitoba, and at Punjab Agricultural University Ludhiana (India). In addition to his work experience in academic institutions, he also worked on various industry related research projects related to Inco Limited Thomson, NewHolland Canada Limited, Winnipeg, International Tractors limited, Bombay, Molins of India Limited, and Punjab Markfed and Allied Industries.

His research portfolio expanded over time and now it also include; Wood Based Bio-fuels to reduce GHGs in small communities, Development of criteria for evaluation of regions for production of biofuel feedstock, wood-based biofuels and its use in Northern Communities of BC, Developing formula and methodology to reduce shop-lifting in retail stores, Application of Operation Based Costing conceptual framework in services industries such as hospitals and healthcare industry, Business Process Management (BPM) and its application in non-profit organizations.

More information on Dr. Deo's industry experience can be found in his Curriculum Vitae.