Daniel Merchan Awarded at APICS

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 Read more about Daniel Merchan Awarded at APICS[…]

MIT Megacity Logistics Lab Appoints New Director

Dr. Matthias Winkenbach, Research Associate at the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics, has been appointed as the new Director of the MIT Megacity Logistics Lab. Dr. Winkenbach received his Ph.D. in Logistics and his Masters in Business with specializations in Finance and Economics at WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management in Germany. He also Read more about MIT Megacity Logistics Lab Appoints New Director[…]

Future Urban Mobility Symposium, 2015

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 Read more about Future Urban Mobility Symposium, 2015[…]

MIT MLL partners with Monterrey Tech to explore urban freight solutions in Mexico City neighborhoods

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 Read more about MIT MLL partners with Monterrey Tech to explore urban freight solutions in Mexico City neighborhoods[…]

ELA 2015 award for André Alho

IST-Lisbon PhD candidate and MLL visiting student André Alho recieved the “2015 best doctoral disertation award” at the European Logistics Association Doctorate Workshop, for his research on urban freight parking in Lisbon. About the workshop: The European Logistics Association organizes a yearly European Doctorate Workshop. The 2015 edition was in Schindellegi, Switzerland, from June 24th Read more about ELA 2015 award for André Alho[…]

MLL student receives academic excellence scholarship in The Netherlands

On Tuesday June 16, the Dutch company Slimstock awarded three scholarships to excellent students in the field of Supply Chain at the Dutch National Inventory Day. André Snoeck, visiting student at the Megacity Logistics Lab, received one of the awards to invest in his further academic development. André shared his plans when interviewed by the Read more about MLL student receives academic excellence scholarship in The Netherlands[…]

Research grant awarded for urban freight research in Quito

  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 Read more about Research grant awarded for urban freight research in Quito[…]

Looking for Postdoc to work on Big Data in City Logistics

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 Read more about Looking for Postdoc to work on Big Data in City Logistics[…]

Spring 2015 UROP Opportunities Available

We have several UROP openings at the lab during the Spring. Join us by applying here. Project Title: MIT Megacity Logistics Lab: KM2 and Compass Project Description: We have developed prototype web tools that allow analysis and visualization of relevant urban logistics data at the square kilometer level (KM2) and at the company operational level (Compass). We are looking Read more about Spring 2015 UROP Opportunities Available[…]