Professor Yossi Sheffi
Elisha Gray II Professor, 
Engineering Systems, MIT
Professor, 
MIT Civil and Environmental Engineering
Director, 
MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics

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New Book! Now Available

A SHOT IN THE ARM: How Science, Engineering, and Supply Chains Converged to Vaccinate the World

In “A Shot in the Arm - How Science, Engineering, and Supply Chains Converged to Vaccinate the World”, MIT Professor Yossi Sheffi recounts the vaccine’s world-changing journey from scientific breakthrough, to coronavirus antidote, to mass vaccination. And he explores how the mission could transform how the world combats other global-scale challenges. 

It’s Time to Confront the Prospect of a Global Recession

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It’s Time to Confront the Prospect of a Global Recession

Even though companies have their hands full dealing with today’s uncertainties, they are well advised to start thinking about how to prepare for a downturn that could compare to the 2008 financial crisis. The economic and social forces that could fuel a full-blown recession have been building over the last two years or so.

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MIT Professor Yossi Sheffi has been an active contributor to media coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic. Check out his latest articles and interviews on the Covid-19 Pandemic. 

A Shot in the Arm makes MIT Sloan's 2021 Reading List

Listen to "Talking Supply Chain" hosted by Supply Chain Management Review. Professor Sheffi discusses what he learned from writing his latest book and how the lessons from the development of the vaccine might be applied to tackle other large global issues like climate change. 

 

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Upcoming Appearances

The Future of Supply Chain

Event Start
February 08, 2022
Location

Virtual 

Supply Chain Challenges: Impact on CRE in 2022 and Beyond

Event Start
February 10, 2022
Location

Virtual Event