SCL Welcomes Global Logistics Scholar to Campus

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The Stewart School of ISyE's Supply Chain and Logistics Institute (SCL) is hosting Dr. Meilong "Charles* Le, a Global Logistics Scholar, for the next two years. Le is vice-dean & co-founder of Sino-US Global Logistics Institute (SUGLI) and a professor in transportation and logistics at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Dr. Le also serves as standing director of China Communications and Transportation Association (CCTA).

"We look forward to having Professor Le at Georgia Tech as a Global Logistics Scholar,* said Don Ratliff, SCL's Executive Director. "He has much to contribute to our understanding of Chinese port operations and China's role in the global economy.*

During his stay on campus, Le will be working closely with Professor Ellis Johnson, Coca-Cola Chaired Professor in ISyE, to launch the MSIE dual degree program with Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Dr. Le also will be contributing to SCL's China Logistics Research Center as well as other ISyE activities.

During the past 21 years, Dr. Le has taught 10 undergraduate and graduate courses and directed 35 graduates. He has a wide interest and expertise in supply chain and logistics engineering and management, and industrial and systems engineering.

Some of the current research projects supervised by Dr. Le include:
* Water Transportation System of Shanghai of Yangshan Deepwater Port
* Planning of Yangkou of Chemical Logistics Park and Nantong Port
* Economical Feasibility Analysis of Kemen of Fuzhou Port
* Hinterland Economical Analysis and Cargo Volume Forecasting of Dongwu, Putian Port
* Logistics System Design for Ningbo Chemical Industry Zone
* Development Strategy of International Container Transport
* Domestic Container Transport
* Coal Transport System in various ports such as Ningbo Port, Shantou Port, Guangzhou Port, etc.

Dr. Le also has experience in simulation. The Shiphandling Simulator finished by Dr. Le and his team is the first one in China.

He has published four works and textbooks, 53 journal papers, and has given numerous presentations invited by Japanese, Korean, and domestic institutions.

He has received a range of awards and honors including:
* The Best Faculty Member, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2003
* Excellent Young Educator, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2002
* Siyuan Award, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2001
* Excellent Tutor Award, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2001
* The Best Scientific Paper, the Association of Science and Technology of Shanghai, 1999
* Dr. Luohuangfeng Scholarship, Dr. Luohuangfeng Fund, 1999
* The Prize of Development of Science and Technology, the Ministry of Communications of China, 1999
* Leading Scholar, the Ministry of Communications of China, 1997
* The Award of Invention, jointly by the Association of Science and Technology of Shanghai, Shanghai Patents Bureau and the Association of Invention of Shanghai, 1998

Le received his B.S. and M.S. degrees from Shanghai Maritime University and received a Ph.D. from Shanghai Jiao Tong University.




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  • Created By: Ruth Gregory
  • Created: 08/06/2007
  • Modified By: Fletcher Moore
  • Modified: 10/07/2016

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