Dr. Denise Ford Jackson

 

Associate Professor, Engineering Management
University of TN Space Institute
1201 Oak Ridge Turnpike
Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Phone: (865) 946-3248
Fax: (865) 482-0191
djackson@utsi.edu

Education

  • 1980, B.S., Industrial Engineering. Georgia Institute of Technology
  • 1983, M.S., Industrial Engineering. The University of Tennessee
  • 1989, Ph.D., Engineering Science and Mechanics with specialization in Industrial Engineering. The University of Tennessee

Professional Experience

  • 1984- Present, The University of Tennessee, Department of Industrial and Information Engineering
  • 1980-1984, Union Carbide Corporation (later Martin Marietta Energy Systems), Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Courses Taught

  • IE 514: Information Systems II
  • IE 518: Advanced Engineering Economy
  • EM 541: Change and Improvement
  • EM 532: Productivity and Quality Engineering
  • EM 537: Analytical Methods
  • EM 536: Project Management

Research Interests

  • Performance Management
  • Knowledge Management
  • Engineering Systems Management
  • Project Management

Research Grants

  • University of Tennessee College of Engineering, Educational Technology Grant, 2002
  • NSF: TLSAMP, University of Tennessee PI (2002-2007)
  • NSF: CCLI , “IGNITE”, 2004

Honors and Awards

  • College of Engineering, Outstanding Advisor Award, 2000
  • Faculty Woman of the Year. Iota Beta Chapter, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. 2005
  • University of Tennessee Citation for Extraordinary Community Service, 2006

Affiliations

  • Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE), East Tennessee Chapter
  • National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)- Alumni Extension
  • American Society of Engineering Educators (ASEE)
  • Examiner, Tennessee Quality Awards (TNCPE), 1999-2006
  • Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society, UTK Alpha Chapter
  • American Society of Engineering Management (ASME)

Licensure

  • Professional Engineer in the State of Tennessee (# 102754)
  • American Society for Quality, Green Belt (2006 – Present)