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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