Prof. Yossi Sheffi

Prof. Yossi Sheffi

Director, Centre of Transportation & Logistics, MIT
United States
Prof. Yossi Sheffi is a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he serves as Director of the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics (MIT CTL). He is an expert in systems optimization, risk analysis, and supply chain management, which are the subjects he teaches and researches at MIT. Outside the university Professor Sheffi has consulted with governments and leading manufacturing, retail and transportation enterprises all over the world. In 1997 he won the most prestigious recognition given by the Council of Logistics Management'the Distinguished Service Award. In 2006 he won the Arag'n International Prize. In 2010 he became an honorary Doctor (Doctor Honoris Causa) of the University of Zaragoza in Spain and in 2011 he was awarded the Salzberg Medal and Award for "outstanding leadership and innovations in Supply Chain management" by the University of Syracuse. He is also a life fellow of Cambridge University's Clare Hall College.