Professor Moshe Ben-Akiva received the Dupuit Prize from the World Conference on Transport Research Society at its conference in June. The Dupuit Prize, the highest honor presented by the society, is named after Jules Dupuit, often credited as the founder of transportation research.
MIT also Named Number One in Engineering
May 31, 2007, CAMBRIDGE, MASS. - U.S.News & World Report has ranked the Massachusetts Institute of Technology first among graduate business programs in the area of logistics and supply chain management. This is the fourth time in the past five years that MIT has claimed the top supply chain spot in the publication’s annual report on America’s best graduate schools. The report also ranked MIT number one in Engineering.
Leading Supply Chain Organization Recognizes MLOGger for Academic Achievement
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 2, 2007 – New England’s leading organization for supply chain professionals has awarded its Academic Achievement Scholarship to a student from the Master of Engineering in Logistics (MLOG) Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The New England Roundtable (NERT) of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) selected Josh Merrill, MLOG 2007, to receive the $1000 award.
MIT Expert on Corporate Disruptions Discusses How Companies Can Prepare for the Unexpected
August 12, 2005, CAMBRIDGE, MASS – British Airways could have, and should have, spared its customers most of the aggravation resulting from the strike that brought its Heathrow operations to a standstill, according to MIT Professor Yossi Sheffi. The strike alienated customers, and generated negative publicity that will take a significant effort to overcome. The debacle has important lessons for other companies, he noted.