Testimonials - Academia
The Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada (September 1997 - July 1999)
was my student at The Richard Ivey School of Business from 1997-1999 and distinguished
himself at Ivey by his exceptional academic performance.
was one of only six
MBA students across Canada to be selected for the much
coveted Nortel Global Challenge
Scholarship for Cdn $ 30,000. He was also one
of only three students in his MBA class of 210,
to be awarded the Citibank
award (Cdn $ 2,500) for academic excellence. He graduated from Ivey in the Dean's Honor List.
led a team of four students in his second year Marketing Planning class on what
is perhaps, the first research project on e-commerce at Ivey. The team
provided valuable insights into Cisco System's fulfillment model that was closely
integrated with marketing and sales, to deliver exceptional service to customers
cost-effectively. He also delivered a significant research
project as part of his consulting stream requirements in the third semester, that
presented opportunities in unexplored segments in the consulting industry in Canada,
for graduating MBA students from Ivey.
Dé, by virtue of his academic performance and awards, has
performed exceptionally well as a graduate student in the MBA class of 1999 at
the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.
I wish him the very best in all his future endeavors."
Professor of Marketing, Richard Ivey School of
Business, London, Ontario, Canada, and former Professor of Marketing, INSEAD, France
TelAviv International School of Management (TISOM), TelAviv, Israel (August 1996 - August 1997)
was my student and graduate research assistant at the Tel Aviv International School
of Management (TISOM) in Israel from 1996-97.
was only one of three students from India and one of only eight from Asia to be
awarded a full scholarship of US $ 30,000, based on his exceptional academic credentials
my graduate research assistant he researched and helped create course curriculum
of an exceptional quality for a new course in high-technology marketing that was
being taught for the very first time. He led a team of four international students
on a market research project for an Israeli small-office products company and
helped them identify untapped market segments in North-America for their new product
line. The market research was outstanding in terms of
its depth, analysis and deliverables and the client was more than happy.
graduated with distinction from the TISOM MBA program, standing second
in the graduating class of 45 students drawn from 16 countries around
the world. His performance as a MBA student, graduate research assistant
and market researcher far exceeded my expectations - and I have high
am confident that he will contribute immensely to any company or country he joins."
of the Department of Marketing, Central European
University (CEU) Business School, Budapest, Hungary, and former Professor
and Head of the Dept. of Marketing, TelAviv
International School of Management (TISOM), Israel; former professor of Marketing, Rotman School of Business, University
of Toronto, and Professor Emeritus, Schulich
School of Business, York University, Toronto, Canada
University of Florida , Gainesville, Florida, USA (August 1988 - December 1990)
is a pleasure to write a letter of recommendation for Mr. Dé for membership in
Tau Beta Pi. In my opinion, Mr. Dé is very deserving of this honor. He has a superbly
balanced education in liberal arts, science and engineering and his presence in
my group has been rewarding for my students and for me. He has performed well
in the classroom, and in his research he has excelled. Last
January, he presented an award winning student paper on his work at one of our
professional engineering meetings.
are some qualities that cannot be measured in the classroom or in the laboratory.
Andy is one of those rare individuals who is always willing to go the "extra"
mile to help his classmates and his professor. Above all, Andy is loyal, honest
Thesis Advisor - Head
of the Department of Materials Science
and Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute
and State University (Virginia Tech), Blacksburg, Virginia, and former Professor of Materials
Science and Engineering, University of Florida,
Gainesville, FL .
was a co-advisor to Andy Dé on his master's research from 1989 to 1990, while
he pursued his Master of Science (M.S) Degree in Materials Science and Engineering
at the University of Florida. It is with great pleasure that I
recommend Mr. Dé for membership in the Tau Beta Pi National Engineering Honor
Society. Mr. Dé is a very intelligent, enthusiastic and self-motivated young man
who has done some outstanding research at the University of Florida on new and
exciting processing techniques for the production of high strength engineering
exceptional academic background and performance earned him a scholarship with
full tuition waver from the State of Florida, as well as a grant from the Defense
Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to support his entire graduate research. The scholarship and tuition waiver cumulatively amounted
to over US $ 46,000 over 1989 and 1990.
research effort culminating in his master's thesis and four publications, was
outstanding in quality and was very significant for the
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) initiative at the University
of Florida and the hi-tech ceramics manufacturing industry in North-America. His work has been extensively cited in a number of publications
in the US and abroad.
outstanding research was recognized and rewarded by a
prestigious award citation and US$ 3,000 from the
American Ceramic Society (ACerS) at the 14th National Conference on Advanced
Ceramics and Composites at Cocoa Beach, Florida, in January 1990. This was
a very significant honor and accomplishment for a student of Materials
Science and Engineering at the University of Florida."
Thesis Co-Advisor - Professor
Emeritus of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
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