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Dr. Jin Awarded 2017 Dr. Kenneth E. Kirby Award

The inaugural recipient of the Dr. Kenneth E. Kirby Endowed Faculty Award is Dr. Mingzhou Jin, professor and associate head of the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE). The Dr. Kenneth E. Kirby Endowed Faculty Award is presented annually to a faculty member who displays excellence in teaching, research, and contributions to the mission of the ISE Department.

 

 

 

The Dr. Kenneth E. Kirby Endowed Faculty Award recognizes faculty excellence in teaching, research, and contributions to the mission of the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering . The endowed award was established by Joe Fareed (BS/IE ’85), Mike Zill (BS/IE ‘85), Mike Ray (BS/IE ’81), Greg Carpenter (BS/IE ’88), Randy Carson (BS/IE ’84), and Mike Evans (BS/IE ’85) to honor Dr. Kirby, Associate Professor Emeritus, for his impact on the academic experiences and subsequent careers of hundreds of ISE alumni.  Dr. Kirby is a three-time UT alumnus, having earned a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Industrial Engineering in 1962 and 1979, respectively, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering Science in 1979.

 

 

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