2015
New England Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition

APICS - The Association for Operations Management North Shore Chapter 20 and Boston Chapter 10    --   The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) New England Roundtable    --    The Northeast Supply Management Group, A Special Interest Group of ISM®

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New England Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition


2015 New England Supply Chain Conference and Exhibition - David Simchi-Levi Bio

David Simchi-Levi, Ph.D
Professor at MIT, Chairman OPS Rules

David Simchi-LeviRenowned operations and supply chain expert, Engineering Systems Professor at MIT and Chairman of OPS Rules. He was the co-founder of LogicTools, a supply chain software company that is now part of IBM. He has extensive experience both on the academic and the business sides of operations and supply chain management and is considered a leader in these fields.

 

 

 

 

 

 

BOOKS: He co-authored these award winning books:

• Designing and Managing the Supply Chain, with Edith Simchi-Levi and Philip Kaminsky.
• Managing the Supply Chain with Edith Simchi-Levi and Philip Kaminsky.
• Logic Of Logistics with Xin Chen and J. Bramel,
• Handbook of Quantitative Supply Chain Analysis - Modeling in the E-Business Era with S. David Wu, Z.J. (Max) Shen,
• His most recent book Operations Rules: Delivering Customer Value through Flexible Operations has been praised by business executives. The book addresses the current business concerns around Complexity Management, Flexibility, Segmentation and Supply Chain Risk Management.

DEGREES:

• Ph.D. in Operations Research, Faculty of Management, Tel-Aviv University, July, 1987.
     o Ph.D. THESIS: The Multistop Location Problem, Tel-Aviv University
• M.Sc. in Operations Research, Faculty of Management, Tel-Aviv University, June, 1984.
• B.Sc. in Aeronautical Engineering, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, February, 1978.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

• Professor of Engineering Systems, Engineering Systems Division and the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Engineering Systems Division, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2000-present.
• Professor, Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences, Northwestern University, 1997-2000.
• Associate Professor, Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences, Northwestern University, 1993-1997.
• Associate Professor, Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, Columbia University, 1991-1994.
• Assistant Professor, Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, Columbia University, 1987-1991.
• Lecturer I, Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, Columbia University, 1986-1987.
• Lecturer, Principles of Statistics, Faculty of Management, Tel-Aviv University, 1984-1985.

PUBLICATIONS:

Research
(For ISI Citation, please note that some of Professor Simchi-Levi's papers are reported in ISI knowledge under "Simchi-Levi D*" and others under "Simchilevi D*".)

Theory

1. Kim, C., D. Klabjan and D. Simchi-Levi (2014) Optimal Expediting Policies for a Serial Inventory System with Stochastic Lead Time. To appear in Production and Operations Management.
2. Simchi-Levi, D. and Y. Wei (2014), Worst-case Analysis of Process Flexibility Designs. To appear in Operations Research.
3. Halman, N., D. Klabjan, C. L. Li, J. Orlin and D. Simchi-Levi (2014), Fully Polynomial Time Approximation Schemes for Stochastic Dynamic Programs. SIAM Journal on Discrete Mathematics. Volume 28, No 4, pp. 1725-1796.
4. Chen, X., S. Shum and D. Simchi-Levi (2014), Stable and Coordinating Contracts for a Supply Chain with Multiple Risk-Averse Suppliers. Production and Operations Management. Volume 23, No 3, pp. 379-392.
5. Mirchandani, P. and D. Simchi-Levi, (2014), Communications Network Design Models. Handbook of Graph Theory. J. L. Gross, J. Yellen and P. Zhang eds., CRC Press, pp. 1495-1518.
6. Gong, X., X. Chao and D. Simchi-Levi (2014), Dynamic inventory control with limited capital and short-term financing. Naval Research Logistics. Volume 61, Issue 3, pp. 184-201.
7. Simchi-Levi, D. (2014), OM Research: From Problem Driven to Data Driven Research. Manufacturing and Service Operations Management. Volume 16, No 1, pp. 210.
8. Johnson, K., D. Simchi-Levi and P. Sun (2014), Analyzing Scrip Systems. Operations Research Volume 62, No 3, pp. 524-534.
9. Simchi-Levi, D., W. Schmidt, and Y. Wei (2014), From Superstorms to Factory Fires: Managing Unpredictable Supply Chain Disruptions. Harvard Business Review, January-February 2014, pp. 96-101.
10. Simchi-Levi, D., A. Clayton and B. Raven (2013), When One Size Does Not Fit All. Sloan Management Review, Volume 54, No. 2, pp. 14-17.
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Application (Supply Chain Best Practice)

1. Simchi-Levi, D. (2011), Greening the Global Supply Chain. Our Common Future, Conference summary report.
2. Simchi-Levi, D. (2011), Operations Rules: How to Mitigate Risk Based on Business Objectives. The European Business Review, March-April 2011.
3. Focacci, F. and D. Simchi-Levi (2009), Flexibility: A Critical Factor in Today's Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Industry. Innovating in Pharmaceutical Technology, September 2009.
4. Focacci, F. and D. Simchi-Levi (2009), Focus on Flexibility. Manufacturing Chemist, February 2009, pp. 44-46.
5. Focacci, F. and D. Simchi-Levi (2009), Optimizing Inventory - Where to Start? Manufacturing & Logistics IT, January 2009. 

AFFILIATIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES/SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY:

• MSOM Distinguished Fellow Award, 2013
• Honor by the Journal Production and Operations Management, January-February 2013
• The 2012 Thinkers & Movers Award given by DSC Logistics.
• Board of Governors, Technion Israel Institute of Technology (Technion)
• Head, Accenture and MIT Alliance in Business Analytics
• Head, MIT-Technion Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
• INFORMS Fellow (Fellow Info)
• Former Editor-in-Chief of Operations Research.
• Former Editor-in-Chief of Naval Research Logistics.
• Co-Director of the LGO Partnership.
• Former co-Director of the SDM Partnership.
• Co-Director of the MIT Forum for Supply Chain Innovation.
• A member of the MIT Operations Research Center.

Presentation:
Think Differently About Supply Chain Risk – REI (Risk Exposure Index)


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