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Find the Weak Link in Your Supply Chain

June 10, 2015

A big challenge in today’s world of far-flung, complex supply chains is the limited understanding of the impact on your operations of unexpected disruption at one supplier’s site. To address this issue, my colleagues William Schmidt of Cornell, Yehua Wei of Duke, and I developed a method to help prioritize the financial or operational impact…

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Ford 2015 Engineering Excellence Award

May 7, 2015

David Simchi-Levi, three of his PhD students and 5 colleagues from Ford, received the Ford 2015 Engineering Excellence Award for “Identifying Risks and Mitigating Disruptions in the Ford Supply Chain.” Research was done with former PhD students William Schmidt (now on the faculty at Cornell), Yehua Wei (now on the faculty at Duke) and current…

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Manufacturing Innovation Consortium Launched and Honorary Board Member Announced

April 7, 2015

MIT Forum for Supply Chain Innovation launches Manufacturing Innovation Consortium The MIT Forum also announces Ravi Kumar, Executive Vice President of Infosys, as honorary board member of Technology Advisory Board The MIT Forum for Supply Chain Innovation has announced that it has launched the Manufacturing Innovation Consortium, which will be directed by the Forum’s Technology…

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MIT Forum News

March 9, 2015

Recent News MIT Forum for Supply Chain Innovation releases annual report on U.S. manufacturing Survey indicates 13.5 percent of manufacturers intend to move some manufacturing activities back to the U.S. December 11, 2014 Simchi-Levi and colleagues win INFORMS Daniel H. Wagner Prize for Excellence in Operations Research Practice Team awarded for utilizing Simchi-Levi’s Risk Exposure…

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MIT Forum Research Awards and Featured Research Papers

March 6, 2015

Prof. David Simchi-Levi Wins 2nd Data Science Award in Months Professor Simchi-Levi’s research in data science has had profound impact on the manufacturing and retail industry and has culminated in two recent INFORMS awards: the 2014 Revenue Management and Pricing Section Practice Award and the 2014 Wagner Prize for Excellence in Operations Research Practice, which…

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MIT Forum Technology Advisory Board

March 6, 2015

In June 2012, the MIT Forum for Supply Chain Innovation launched the Technology Advisory Board in response to Forum sponsors’ requests for data science and technology-transformation guidance. The Board consists of MIT academic and research leaders, with major technology providers and industry leaders collaborating on key issues around manufacturing, supply chain, retail, insurance and risk.…

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