The Interdisciplinary Decision Sciences & Analytics Lab (IDeAL) is a Centre of Excellence at the Indian Institute of Management Visakhapatnam. This Lab is dedicated to academic research, industrial/Govt. consultancy, product development and training to support inter-disciplinary research using the innovations of artificial intelligence, machine learning, deep learning, cloud computing, graph analytics, game theory, cyber-physical systems, pervasive computing etc. while keeping Mathematical Optimization and Data Science as the core in the approach of solving the inter-disciplinary problems faced by India and other emerging economies.