Dr. Subhro Mitra is an Associate Professor of Logistics and Supply Chain Management at the University of North Texas-Dallas. He is the winner of the 2015 Distinguished Educator’s Service Award from the National Defense Transportation Association. In recognizing Dr. Mitra, the NDTA award cited his “exceptional service and commitment to education and research in transportation and supply chain management.” He had previously worked as an Associate Research Fellow at the Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute and as a faculty in the Transportation Logistics PhD program in North Dakota State University. His research interests include freight flow modeling, security in supply chain, asset management and life-cycle cost study, optimization of logistics networks and facility location study. He has published widely in top transportation and logistics journals. He has also presented in several national and international conferences and has been a key note speaker in some roundtables and symposiums. Additionally, he has completed number of externally funded projects in the capacity of Principal investigator. Some of his research has got national recognition from Transportation Research Board, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO).