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Chris Caplice(return to previous page)

Dr. Caplice is the Silver Family Research Fellow.  He serves as the Executive Director of the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics (CTL) where he is responsible for the planning and management of the research, education, and corporate outreach programs for the center. He created and leads the MITx MicroMaster’s Program in Supply Chain Management – the first online credential offered at MIT.  He is also the founder of the MIT FreightLab – a research initiative that focuses on improving the way freight transportation is designed, procured, and managed.

Dr. Caplice also is the Chief Scientist for Chainalytics.  In this role, he pioneered the development of the Chainalytics Freight Market Intelligence Consortium (FMIC).  He received a Ph.D. from MIT in 1996 in Transportation and Logistics Systems, a MSCE from the University of Texas at Austin, and a BSCE from the Virginia Military Institute.