Professor of Engineering System and Director of the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics
Professor Yossi Sheffi is Director of the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics (CTL) and Director and Founder of the Master of Engineering in Logistics Program. He is an expert in systems optimization, risk analysis, and supply chain management and is the author of award-winning management books.
Under his leadership, the CTL has launched many educational, research, and industry/government outreach programs, establishing academic logistics and supply chain management centers around the world. Collectively these centers operate as the Supply Chain and Logistics Excellence (SCALE) global network which Dr. Sheffi leads.
Outside academia, Dr. Sheffi has consulted with numerous governments and leading manufacturing, retail, and transportation enterprises all over the world and has founded or co-founded five successful companies. He has been recognized in numerous ways in academic and industry forums. He is also a life fellow of Cambridge University’s Clare Hall College.
He obtained his BSc from the Technion in Israel in 1975, his SM from MIT in 1977, and PhD from MIT in 1978.