Asad Ata | MIT Global SCALE Network

Asad Ata

Asad AtaAssistant Professor, Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation

Director, Center for Sustainable Value Networks

Research Affiliate, MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics

Research Areas:

  • Supply Chain Network Design & Optimization
  • Agriculture Food and Rural Supply Chains
  • Supply Chain Finance
  • Sustainable Supply Chains

Selected Publications:

  • Financing SME Value Chains (2015) SWIFT Institute Working Paper No. 2012-002 SIBOS
  • Sustainability Gap Assessment Insights for Oil Palm Supply Chain – An Upstream Analysis (2015) MISI CSVN Report
  • Bridging the Finance Gap for Asian SMEs (2013), MIT Supply Chain Frontiers #51


  • Forecasting
  • Inventory Management
  • Software Systems Design and Data Modeling
  • Analytical Methods

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