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The 3C Program is built on a strong network of people dedicated to generating top logistics and supply chain professionals.

Tge 3C Program has a culturally diverse educated at some of the most prestigious universities from around the world. They also have extensive industry experience ranging from start-up companies to multinationals in a variety of industries, such as manufacturing, transportation, banking, consulting, and technology:

Dr. Maria Jesus Saenz is currently the Director of the Zaragoza Logistics Center and a Research Affiliate at the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics. She is also Professor at the MIT-Zaragoza International Logistics Program, where she teaches different courses on Supply Chain Management, Warehousing Logistics and Project Management. Dr. Saenz's research interests center on Inter-Organizational Learning in Supply Chain Innovations and Global Supply Chain Risks.

Dr. Rafael Diaz is Professor of Supply Chain Management at the MIT-Zaragoza International Logistics Program and Research Affiliate at the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics. His research interests lie in the general area of supply chain management, logistics, production planning, lean manufacturing systems, and the intersection between operations management and information and technology.
Dr. Mustafa Çagri Gürbüz is Professor of Supply Chain Management at the MIT-Zaragoza International Logistics Program and Research Affiliate at the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics. He completed his PhD at the Department of Management Science at the University of Washington in July 2006. His main research interests are inventory and supply chain management, optimizing distribution systems, contracts, and modeling operations systems.

Dr. Alejandro Serrano is Professor of Supply Chain Management at the MIT-Zaragoza International Logistics Program and Research Affiliate at the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics. His research interest is the link between Finance and Operations. Before joining academia, Alejandro spent 10+ years working for several firms, holding various supply-chain related positions, such as Head of Logistics or Head of Production.

Dr. Spyridon Lekkakos is an Assistant Professor at Zaragoza Logistics Center. He obtained his PhD in Logistics and Supply Chain Management at the MIT-Zaragoza International Logistics Program. His main research interest lies in the interaction of supply chain and finance.

Dr. Yossi Sheffi is a Professor at MIT, Director of the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics, and Honorary Director of NSCIIC. He is an expert in systems optimization, risk analysis, and supply chain management, which are the subjects he teaches and researches at MIT. Outside the university, Dr. Sheffi has consulted with governments and leading manufacturing, retail and transportation enterprises all over the world. He is also an active entrepreneur, having founded and co-founded five successful companies.

Dr. Chris Caplice is the Executive Director of the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics. His primary research is in all aspects of freight transportation to include combinatorial procurement auctions, robust planning, portfolio management, design of performance and infrastructure.

Dr. Bruce Arntzen is the Executive Director, MIT Supply Chain Management Program. An expert on Supply Chain Risk Management and International Supply Chain Operations, he is a frequent speaker at industry conferences including CSCMP, WERC, APICS, OIA, and INFORMS. He has thrice served as the President of the New England Chapter of CSCMP.

Dr. Jarrod Goentzel is Founder and Director of the MIT Humanitarian Response Lab in the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics. His research focuses on meeting human needs in resource-constrained settings through better supply chain management, information systems and decision support technology.

Dr. Shaoxuan Liu is the Director of Ningbo Supply Chain Innovation Institute China and Research Affiliate at the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics. He received his PhD in Operations Management from University of California, Irvine. Previously, he was a faculty member at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. He was a visiting scholar at MIT Sloan School of Management. His research interests include operations management, supply chain management and operations strategy, and operations with technology innovation.

Dr. Kevin O’Neill received his PhD in Public Policy from the University at Albany and is currently an Associate Professor at Ningbo Supply Chain Innovation Institute China. Previously, Dr. O’Neill was a faculty member at the State University of New York at Plattsburgh where he served most recently as Chair of the Department of Business and Supply Chain Management.

Dr. Bo Li received his PhD in Operations and Supply Chain Management from Texas A&M University and is now an Assistant Professor at Ningbo Supply Chain Innovation Institute China. Dr. Li also holds a master’s degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He centers his research agenda on managing supply chain risks in areas such as retail, healthcare, and cloud services.

Dr. Huan Jin received her PhD in Management Sciences from University of Iowa and is now an Assistant Professor at Ningbo Supply Chain Innovation Institute China. Her current main research interests include job scheduling, vehicle routing, and optimization in logistics and supply chains. She has substantive teaching experience in Operations Management, Information Systems, and Computer Analysis at University of Iowa.