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Dr. Mingzhou Jin Received UTK 2020 Research and Creative Achievement Award

Dr. Mingzhou Jin received the UTK 2020 Chancellor’s Research and Creative Achievement Award. The award honors are bestowed to senior faculty in recognition of excellence in research, scholarship, and creative achievement. The detailed announcement is at

Dr. Mingzhou Jin is a professor and associate head of the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, and director of the Institute for a Secure and Sustainable Environment. His research is focused on operations research and its application in sustainability, transportation and logistics, supply chain, additive and smart manufacturing, and climate science. Over the past five years, his research has been well sponsored by a broad spectrum of federal and local government agencies and corporations. He has received multiple teaching and service awards from professional organizations and the Tickle College of Engineering.

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Being a Volunteer means a collective effort for me to enhance our education, research, and community service. As a Volunteer, I always put the interest of my institute, department, college, and UT first and try my best to promote our students, colleagues, and Tennessee communities. Much of my research is collaboration with enterprises in the state to enhance their economic competitiveness and improve environmental sustainability.