What is the Internet Edge (I-e)?

Boundary shared by Internet and physical systems, where users and objects can interact directly through the Internet to send and receive data, including desktop, mobile, and objects like digital cameras, thermostats, industrial refrigerators, containers, connected to the Internet as end systems


Become the leaders in knowledge creation regarding SCM at the edge shared by Internet and physical systems


To create rigorous academic and Industry-inspired research that advances the understanding of technology innovations, challenges, and opportunities involving SCM at the boundary shared by Internet and physical systems


Develop collaborative programs between companies, faculty, and students to address research issues of relevance to industry and academia through the application of rigorous methodologies, and
Disseminate insights through a variety of means, including research workshops, annual sponsor conferences, lunch seminars, site visits, white papers, and journal publications