May 5, 2008
Congratulations are in order for Dr. Mingzhou Jin and Joyce Zhang. Professor Jin received the 2008 Faculty Research Award and Ms. Zhang received the 2008 Graduate Student Award. Both awards are from the Mississippi State University Office of Research. Dr. Jin and Ms. Zhang research and develop new methodologies important to operations research in logistics and transportation. Their work has been supported with over $1.25 million in funding from agencies such as the U. S. Department of Homeland Security, U. S. Department of Transportation, and the Mississippi Department of Transportation. Dr. Jin and Ms. Zhang are most deserving of the awards, and we are pleased that their successes have been recognized in this way.