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2011 News in Brief



Sussman named interim head of ESD

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Joseph Sussman, the JR East Professor in CEE and the Engineering Systems Division (ESD) has been named interim director of ESD by Ian Waitz, dean of engineering, effective Sept. 1. Sussman succeeds Professor Yossi Sheffi, who is director of the Center for Transportation and Logistics. As an early member of ESD, Sussman played an integral part in launching the division’s doctoral degree program. He also created the transportation-systems focus area for the MIT-Portugal Program, a five-year program in engineering established in 2006. Read a news release.