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Plenty of Room


Plenty of Room at the Top It’s been over half a century since Feynman’s ‘Plenty of Room at the Bottom’ speech where he pointed out that there is ample space just beneath the visible world, and that space can be utilized to develop what we call electronics and nanotechnology today. Although the definition of all… Read more »

MISI Students Volunteer at Malaysia’s Premier Supply Chain Conference (LogiSym)


“The future belongs to those who see possibilities before they become obvious” -John Sculley In the current scenario of ever increasing disruptions in businesses, future definitely belongs to those who can see the hidden potential in new ideas. In the realm of supply chains, it is even more relevant to understand and anticipate the future… Read more »

Supply Chain “IS” In Everything

The MSCM batch had the opportunity to visit the Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia (IAMM) on the 21st of April 2016. This is the largest museum of Islamic arts in the South East Asian region with more than nine thousand artefacts from the Islamic world. The aim of the IAMM was to create a collection that is truly representative of the Islamic World with an emphasis on South East Asia and China.

MISI Student Visit Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia (IAAM)

The closer the graduation day gets, the more is the anxiety of finishing the incomplete work and do as much as you could! And nowhere would be a more peaceful place in Malaysia to calm the senses than a visit to the Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia.

GSK “PULSE” features MISI Students

Mahesh Yedluri
On February 19, 2016, MISI MSCM students Veronica and Mahesh Yedluri accompanied by MISI professors Dr. Sang Jo Kim, Director of PhD Winter Academy, and Dr. Shardul Phadnis, Director of Research, visited the GSK Malaysia office as part of the thesis field visit. This visit was preceded by a visit to the GSK manufacturing facility in Malaysia.  It was a great experience for the students and the professors to understand first hand GSK’s manufacturing and operations within Malaysia.

MISI Students Win Grand Prize at Research Expo


For this year's event, 64 posters were presented on 20th January, 2016 at the MIT Media Lab. Students from every branch of the MIT Global SCALE network (MIT, ZLC, GCLOG & MISI) participated. They presented to more than 100 personnel and professionals from the industry who came to the Research Expo.

Our poster was titled "Improving Traceablity for Better Performance" which we worked on with a leading lead acid battery supplier in Malaysia.

The APICS Challenge

MISI students came in 1st & 2nd place in their APICS team wins at the IAP in Boston USA. Agnes Wambui Maina was in the first place team with Sneha Susan Jacob in the second place team.

My MISI Journey

I am elated to share my tete-a-tete with the MISI family. The journey has been quite enriching on a personal level- many of which cannot be explicitly described in words. I have learnt a great many things as a student here. It has changed my entire outlook on and attitude towards life.

Reflecting on the First Six Months

I was blessed being accepted on the MSCM program by MISI (Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation), the 4th MIT Global SCALE Network Center in Asia and being able to live in the same time zone as my family and my 3-year-old son back in Shanghai China. It is not an ordinary Master program like anywhere else, as a member of the second batch of this newly formed institute by MIT and Malaysia Government, we had the privilege to study in the most rapidly changing part of the world – Asia, and to study the elaborately designed No. 1 supply chain program created by MIT CTL (Center of Transportation and Logistics) taught by MIT affiliated professors.

GLCS Logisym 2015 conference

GLCS LogiSYM Malaysia 2015 was held on the 7th and 8th of October at the Empire Hotel, Selangor. GLCS LogiSYM is a Global Logistics and Supply Chain Symposium which was on many lines equivalent to a TED talk except this one was directed to all those Logistics and Supply Chain Professionals in the ASEAN region. Darryl and his team brought to us one of the finest symposium’s in Asia with around 50 international speakers.