Project Description

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Yossi Sheffi

Elisha Gray II Professor of Engineering Systems
Director, Center for Transportation and Logistics

Research Interests: logistics


Room E40-263
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA, 02139

Telephone: 617.253.5316
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  • B.Sc. 1975, Technion
  • S.M. 1976, MIT
  • Ph.D. 1978, MIT

Research Interests

  • Transportation and logistics systems analysis
  • Decision support systems for network optimizations with application to logistics management and carrier operations
  • Supply chain management
  • Risk management and resilience
  • Logistics clusters

Teaching Interests

  • Logistics systems
  • Supply chain management
  • Electronic commerce
  • Executive education

Selected Publications

  • Urban Transportation Networks: Equilibrium Analysis with Mathematical Programming Methodsby Yosef Sheffi, 1985, 1992, Prentice-Hall
  • The Resilient Enterprise: Overcoming Vulnerability for Competitive Advantageby Yosef Sheffi, October 2005, MIT Press