University of Calgary

Giovani Caetano da Silveira

  • Professor
  • Chair - Faculty [OSCM]

Research Interests

Strategic Research Themes:


Operations and Supply Chain Management


Giovani da Silveira is Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management, and Director of the Canadian Centre for Advanced Supply Chain Management and Logistics (CASL) at the Haskayne School of Business. He teaches operations management, service operations, and theory building in the PhD, DBA, MBA and Bachelor of Commerce programs.

He is a researcher in the areas of operations strategy, mass customization, servitization and supply chain management. He has published numerous articles in the Journal of Operations Management, International Journal of Operations and Production Management, Technovation, and European Journal of Operational Research, among other journals. He has co-edited (with F. Fogliatto) the book Mass Customization: Engineering and Managing Global Operations published by Springer-Verlag. He has more than 4300 citations to his work in Google Scholar.

Dr. da Silveira serves as Associate Editor of the Journal of Operations Management and the International Journal of Operations and Production Management, and in the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Production Economics. He has served in the Social Sciences and Humanies Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) as Adjucation Committee Member, and as External Reviewer for graduate program proposals by universities in Alberta, Ontario, and Manitoba in Canada.

He has won professional awards including a Finalist paper in the 2020 Operational Excellence College’s Best Paper competition (Production and Operations Management Society) with R. Sousa, A. Camanho, C. Silva and B. Arabi, the 2010 Outstanding Paper Award from the International Journal of Operations and Production Management with B. Snider and J. Balakrishnan, the 2008 Chris Voss Highly Commended Award with R. Sousa at the 15th International Annual EurOMA Conference in Groningen, and a 2007 Best Reviewers Award with the Journal of Operations Management.


  • PhD
    University of Warwick
  • MEng
    Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
  • BBA
    Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
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