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Logistics and Supply Chain Division

Message from president

/uploadedImages/IIE/Community/Technical_Societies_and_Divisions/Logisitics_and_Supply_Chain_Division/Burak Eksioglu.jpgWelcome to the Logistics and Supply Chain (LSC) Division of IIE. The LSC Division was founded in 2011 due to overwhelming interest from logistics and supply chain stakeholders. This division is designed to provide a forum of knowledge sharing, networking, and professional development for IIE members in the area of logistics and supply chain. The LSC Division is engaged in various activities including webinars, conferences, and several award competitions. We plan to build an online repository, a social networking media, and offer additional value adding programs for our members.

This is your division! We seek your input and participation to shape the future of the division. Please join the LSC Division and participate in our board meetings, annual Town Hall meeting, and other divisional activities to provide the best value to the membership.

Best regards,
Burak Eksioglu, Ph.D.
President, LSC Division

About the division

The mission of the Logistics & Supply Chain (LSC) Division is to provide its membership with the body of knowledge, networking opportunity, recognition, and educational programs to stay competitive in the global market. The LSC Division has set the following overreaching goals:

  • Collaborate with IIE to advance the institute’s mission in the IE discipline.
  • Develop, maintain and disseminate a body of technical knowledge in the area of logistics & supply chain.
  • Create a forum for technical networking and idea generation for division members.
  • Recognize members and industries for their outstanding contribution to the division and the IIE.
  • Educate division members by sharing cutting edge research, state of the art practice, and current tools & techniques of logistics & supply chain.

Division Board members 

Come grow with us

LSC Teaching Award 2014

Annual Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Logistics and Supply Chain
The Logistics and Supply Chain Division of IIE is pleased to announce the winner of its annual award recognizing excellence in teaching Logistics and Supply Chain courses.

The 2014 recipient of the Annual Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Logistics and Supply Chain is Mingzhou Jin, associate professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. The award was presented at the IIE Annual Conference & Expo in Montreal, Canada, May 31 - June 3.

A call of nominations for our 2015 LSC Teaching Award will be published on this page later this year. If you are interested in submitting a nomination for the 2015 Award, please e-mail the entire package either as a single PDF file or a single compressed/zipped file to Dr. Dincer Konur at konurd@mst.edu.

Student Case Study Competition

The Logistics and Supply Chain Division of IIE is pleased to announce the winning teams in our first Annual Student Case Study Competition. The winning teams were recognized at the 2014 IIE Annual Conference & Expo in Montreal, Canada.

Student Case Competition Winning Teams are: 

1st Place:
Ying Zhang, Leandra Church, Jinglu Song
Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
The University of Tennessee at Knoxville

2nd Place:
Kevin Conrad, Jillian Withers, Megan Wiggins, Robert Miller
Department of Industrial Engineering
Dalhousie University

3rd Place:
Andres Collart, Jonathan Fitzpatrick, Robert Dumont, Brett Ziegler
Department of Industrial Engineering
Dalhousie University

Any team of undergraduate and/or graduate students with three to four members can enter the competition to showcase their problem-solving capability and analytical skills on a related logistics and supply chain case. A call for 2015 submission will be announced on this page later this year. For more information, please contact konurd@mst.edu.

Webinars  

Have a question about LSC webinars or an idea for a future LSC webinar? Please contact Maria Diaz

Newsletters

Please submit articles or your company highlights to Gary Teng.

Administration

LSC Board of Directors (2014-2015) 

Division Bylaws 



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