Professor Yossi Sheffi
Elisha Gray II Professor, 
Engineering Systems, MIT
MIT Civil and Environmental Engineering
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. 

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Latest Blog

The Covid Vaccine Story Inspires Hope in a Pandemic-Wracked World

The furor over a whistleblower’s accusations that Facebook profits from allowing its platform to spread disinformation has spotlighted the role of social media in propagating falsehoods online. A prime example is how such untruths hamper the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.



COVID-19 Updates & News

MIT Professor Yossi Sheffi has been an active contributor to media coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic. Check out his latest articles and interviews, or view by news source. 

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Professor Sheffi, in cooperation with MIT Press, has made several of his books available for FREE online reading. Choose from the options below to start reading! 

Choices made before a disaster can make a significant impact on a company's survival. In The Resilient Enterprise, Yossi Sheffi demonstrates the importance of being prepared, and how resiliency can benefit a company disaster or no disaster. Read now..

In today’s connected global economy, unexpected events can cause a ripple through the world's supply chain and affect companies everywhere. In The Power of Resilience, Yossi Sheffi explains innovative processes and tools for managing corporate resilience. Read now..

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Upcoming Appearances

Vaccine Ecosystem: Distribution, Logistics & Supply Chain Management

Event Start
December 02, 2021

Virtual Roundtable

Supply Chain Strategy - Board of Directors Keynote

Event Start
December 02, 2021