Daniel Merchan of the MIT CTL Megacity Logistics Lab has been awarded the 2016 L.L. Waters Scholarship sponsored by APICS. The L.L. Waters Scholarship Program was established to encourage advanced undergraduate study and graduate study in the field of transportation, logistics, physical distribution, for the purpose of preparing persons of high potential for professional careers[…]
This is the annual Future Urban Mobility Symposium, organized by the Future Urban Mobility (FM) IRG of the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART) Center. The two-day Symposium, featuring contributions from researchers at SMART, MIT, NTU, NUS, and SMU, among others, will give an up-to-date account on research on a variety of topics relevant[…]
The MIT Megacity Logistics Lab is partnering with Monterrey Tech Campus Santa Fé to explore sustainable urban freight solutions in the Azcapotzalco area in Mexico City. The research methodology devised for this project combines state-of-the art logistics data analytics and interactive visualization. Researchers include Monterrey Tech faculty: Dr. Josué Velazquez, Dr. Lourdes Muñoz, Dr. Raul Morales[…]
Daniel Merchán, graduate student at the MIT Megacity Logistics Lab, was awarded a research grant by Instituto de la Ciudad to continue his research work on urban logistics in Quito. This project will add another case study to the Better Cities for Logistics policy toolkit being developed at the Megacity Lab. Further details about the grant and[…]
We are actively looking for candidates to fill a postdoctoral position for the modeling and analysis of urban logistics systems through large data sets created by GPS, cellphone and transactional data of company operations, combined with human generated activity (e.g. social media, public transport). Job Description: Perform applied research on quantifying, modeling and predicting last[…]
The Megacity Logistics Lab launched Compass, a web-based technology for visualizing and analyzing GPS traces of freight vehicles.