The MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics hosts MIT SCALE Research Expo.
Over 180 supply chain master's students from 42 countries showcase their company-sponsored research projects.
The MIT Global Supply Chain and Logistics Excellence (SCALE) Network Research Expo launches for over 100 semester-long research projects conducted by a global network of graduate institutions, their industry partners, and their Master’s students. The Expo showcases this future-forward research on topics ranging from blockchain to IoT and drone delivery to big data e-commerce analysis, among many others. The event is a glimpse of what the research will reveal in May when final projects are presented. Download the MIT SCALE Research Expo Media Advisory here.
Winning projects will be awarded prizes. The Research Expo is hosted by the Institute for Supply Management, MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics, MIT Supply Chain Management, and MIT Global SCALE Network. Previous students from the MIT Global SCALE Network Masters programs are now practicing their skills in a wide variety of industries, including consulting, manufacturing, retail, logistics, distribution, and software.
The winning finalist of the AWE - Advancing Women Through Education scholarship awarded at the Research Expo. The award, to be given annually and currently valued at $72,000, is the first ever full tuition award specifically for women in the 20-year history of the MIT SCM program. It represents a significant commitment by MIT SCM and AWESOME to encourage women to prepare for and perform successfully in supply chain leadership roles. Three women finalist were nominated to receive a full scholarship to the MIT Masters in SCM. All nominees will be present at the announcement and one winner will be awarded. Download the AWE Media Advisory here.
Participating students represent the six MIT Global SCALE Network Centers of Excellence:
- USA: MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics Supply Chain Management program (CTL)
- SPAIN: Zaragoza Logistics Center (ZLC)
- LATIN AMERICA: Center for Latin-American Logistics Innovation (CLI)
- MALAYSIA: Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation (MISI)
- LUXEMBOURG: Luxembourg Centre for Logistics (LCL)
- CHINA: Ningbo Supply Chain Innovation Institute China (NSCIIC)
This business-attire (jacket and tie) event is of interest to supply chain practitioners, executives, and their supporting HR/Recruiting professionals.
The event is NOT open to students from outside MIT.
Welcome address by A. Chandrakasan at 6:15. Awards announcements at 7:30 pm.
Transportation and parking information will be provided to registrants.
This event is free, but pre-registration is required. This event is only open to the following groups:
- MIT CTL's partner companies and invited guests
- The MIT Community
- Invited members of local supply chain professional organizations (using registration links provided by their organizations)