Following 18 months of deliberations by faculty of the University of Zaragoza—with testimonies from the University's Research Institute, the Zaragoza Logistics Center (ZLC), the Department of Design and Manufacturing Engineering, the University of Zaragoza Doctoral Committee, and the Advisory Board—the Rector of the University of Zaragoza announced on October 27, 2010 that the University was to award the degree of Doctor Honoris Causa to Professor Yossi Sheffi. The ceremony took place on February 11, 2011 at the University of Zaragoza's Paraninfo Building, where all major formal ceremonies involving the Government of Aragon and the University of Zaragoza take place.
Press release following ceremony.
Yossi's Doctor Honoris Causa speech.
Original award letter.