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


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New Book

THE MAGIC CONVEYOR BELT: Supply Chains, A.I. and the Future of Work

The latest book by MIT Professor Yossi Sheffi on global supply chains is an exploration of one of the most critical and complex systems of our modern economy. In The Magic Conveyor Belt, Professor Sheffi examines how supply chains have been affected by the societal and economic shocks of the early 2020s, demystifying their murky depths, twists, and turns. He also illustrates how supply chains actually worked well during the pandemic, why technology alone is not enough (despite being the key to sustainability), and how human and A.I. collaboration is the future.

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Latest Blog

Creative Remedies Needed to Secure Vital Supplies

One of the lessons from the Covid-19 pandemic that companies and governments have taken to heart is the need to protect supplies of strategically important products such as microchips.



Question Everything: Will A.I. take our jobs?

Professor Yossi Sheffi goes on live TV to weigh in on how new tech and AI will be impacting workers in the future. Are jobs in danger? What will people have to do in workplace's of the future? What workers fears are well-founded? Where is the truth? WBZ-TV's David Wade reports. 

Yossi Speaking
Upcoming Appearances

Professor Sheffi is not scheduled for any upcoming appearances, check back soon for future events.