Teachers Institute and Future Faculty Symposium


This week-long program is specifically for current and future educators with interest in teaching material handling, logistics and supply chain operations. This year's Material Handling Teachers Institute (MHTI) will also feature for the first time a Future Faculty Symposium aimed at PhD students wanting to pursue teaching careers in this area.

The program will include talks, activities and tours focused on:

  • Introductory concepts in material handling, facility design, logistics and supply chain operations
  • Teaching methods, references and tools (use of industry case studies/tours, multi-media, classroom techniques, team activities)
  • New concepts and emerging areas of interest to industry and the research community
  • Doctoral student development (faculty careers and teaching).
  • MHTI is designed for faculty of all levels of experience who are directly involved in the teaching of material handling, facilities design/layout/logistics, operations, and supply chain courses. MHTI promotes better teaching to both graduate and undergraduate levels by providing a wide range of industry and academic presentations, plant and lab tours. It is also an opportunity to interact with colleagues to share course designs, teaching methods, case studies, textbooks, software and more.

    MHTI is sponsored by the College Industry Council on Material Handling Education (CICMHE) through support provided by Material Handling Industry (MHI).

    Please visit https://sites.google.com/site/2015mhti/home for information on transportation, hotel, and programming.

    2015 Material Handling Teachers Institute

    July 13-17, 2015
    The University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Madison, WI

    Download the MHTI 2015 agenda.

    2013 Material Handling Teachers Institute (MHTI)
    Rochester, New York
    June 17-20, 2013

    MHTI 2011 Field Trip to Hyundai in Montgomery, Alabama

The application period for Material Handling Teachers Institute (MHTI) and Future Faculty Symposium (FFS) 2015 has ended. Please contact tlopez@mhi.org with any questions regarding this event.

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