Alan McKinnon Elected Chairman of EU Transport Advisory Group

Alan McKinnon sitting at his desk

Professor Alan McKinnon has been elected to chair the Transport Advisory Group for Horizon 2020, the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation. Twenty-nine renowned scientists, business representatives and consultants belong to the group of experts who will advise the European Commission on the orientation of its research and innovation program for 2016-2020 with regard to the areas of transport and logistics. McKinnon is the dean of programs and head of the Logistics department at Kühne Logistics University Hamburg (KLU).

“I am happy to have received this special honor and look forward to working with Advisory Group and EU officials on the shaping of Europe’s future research agenda for transport and logistics,” said McKinnon. Dr. Thomas Strothotte, KLU president, commented: “Being elected to chair the EU Transport Advisory Group shows the extent to which Alan McKinnon is appreciated as an expert worldwide. It underscores the fact that KLU is perceived as a leading scientific center of excellence for global logistics. We are making very good progress.”Alan C. McKinnon

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