Academic news and events from the MIT SCM department 

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Upcoming Events

May 21, 2021 at 8:00AM - May 21, 2021 at 6:00PM

SCM Research Fest provides a unique overview of supply chain research projects conducted by MIT Supply Chain Management master's students working in partnership with project-sponsor companies.

The 2021 Research Fest program will feature new asynchronous online content available to a worldwide audience, as well as the student presentations (synchronous, online) open to CTL Supply Chain Exchange partners, project sponsors, and affiliate audiences.

Research Fest showcases students' future-forward research on a range of supply chain and operations areas including digital transformation...

Recent News

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March 2021:  Student teams from Northeastern University, Babson College, Penn State, Bryant University, Massachusetts Maritime Academy, and MIT's Supply Chain Management master's program competed in The Supply Chain Management Interactive Tournament (SCMIT), a 4-day, 2-round challenge to address five real-world supply chain problems put forward by Boston Consulting Group (BCG), Benjamin Moore, New Balance, and Girotti Supply Chain Consulting. 

• SCM Alumni

MIT SCM alum Sonita Lontoh, MLOG ’04, is one of 15 women leaders selected for the inaugural class of the US National Women in Manufacturing Hall of Fame. The inductees were honored in an online celebration held October 1, 2020. 

The Women in Manufacturing Association (WiM) provides career and educational resources and support to women working in the manufacturing industry. The WiM Hall of Fame recognizes leaders who have exhibited a commitment to growing the voice of women in the manufacturing industry and have created pathways for other women to succeed. 

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A team of graduate students from across MIT, including MIT Supply Chain Management master's program alum Elizabeth Raman Grubbs, was awarded first place in the 2020 Patagonia Case Competition in June.

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Forty-six top students from eight leading undergraduate Supply Chain Management and Engineering programs across the US and Mexico were presented with MIT fellowship awards in a virtual ceremony held on May 4, 2020.