Event

MIT Supply Chain Management Research Symposium Highlights Future-Focused Supply Chain Research Projects

Friday, May 19, 2023 | 8am-5pm

Cambridge, MA — On May 19th, the MIT Supply Chain Management (SCM) Program held its annual Research Symposium in Cambridge, showcasing innovative research projects presented by Master students from the Class of 2023. These projects were conducted in collaboration with project-sponsor companies, providing a comprehensive overview of cutting-edge advancements in various supply chain and operations areas, including Sustainability, Inventory Management, Transportation, Data Analytics, Risk Management, Supply Chain Strategy, and more.

The SCM Research Symposium served as a platform for MIT’s talented graduate students to present their forward-thinking research initiatives to an esteemed audience. Through collaborative partnerships with leading industry sponsors, these Supply Chain Management Master students from the Class of 2023 have developed solutions to address complex supply chain challenges faced by businesses today.

Attendees at the symposium had the opportunity to gain valuable insights into the latest trends and developments in supply chain management. The presentations covered a wide range of topics, highlighting the expertise of the Master students and their ability to tackle real-world supply chain issues. From sustainable practices to advanced data analytics techniques, the research projects demonstrated the students’ dedication to shaping the future of supply chain operations.

Upon the conclusion of the Symposium, a reception was held, fostering an environment for students, guests, and representatives from sponsoring companies to engage in meaningful networking opportunities. The reception provided a space for further discussion, collaboration, and the exchange of ideas among the attendees. 

For more information about the MIT Supply Chain Management Program and its research projects, please visit https://scm.mit.edu/research.

About the MIT Supply Chain Management Master’s Program (MIT SCM)

Founded in 1998 by the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics (MIT CTL), MIT SCM attracts a diverse group of talented and motivated students from across the globe. Students work directly with researchers and industry experts on complex and challenging problems in all aspects of supply chain management. MIT SCM students propel their classroom and laboratory learning straight into industry. They graduate from our programs as thought leaders ready to engage in an international, highly competitive marketplace.

Media Contact: Lisa Kim Lisahuh@mit.edu