The U.S. DOT Volpe Center welcomed Chris Caplice, PhD, Executive Director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Center for Transportation & Logistics (CTL), as the second speaker in the Transportation in the Age of Artificial Intelligence and Predictive Analytics thought leadership series. At CTL, Caplice is responsible for the planning and management of the research, education, and corporate outreach programs for the center.

This video captures his full remarks on August 13, 2018. Please see our Events page for all upcoming speakers and dates: Caplice was selected as the first Silver Family Research Fellow in 2016 in recognition of his contribution to supply chain education and research. Also in 2016, he received the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Distinguished Service Award.

Caplice is the founder of the MIT FreightLab–a research initiative that focuses on improving the way freight transportation is designed, procured, and managed. His primary research is in all aspects of freight transportation to include combinatorial procurement auctions, robust planning, portfolio management, performance metrics, and infrastructure design.