Dr Medhi Amini är professor i marknadsföring och Supply Chain Management och har nu tilldelats utmärkelsen George Johnson Professorship vid Fogelman College of Business på University of Memphis. Utmärkelsen ges för "outstanding faculty contributions in the areas of research, teaching, and service".
Motiveringen lyder: "In his 27-year career at University of Memphis, Dr. Amini consistently gets published in journals. Dr. Amini has demonstrated effective teaching in difficult quantitative undergraduate and graduate level courses. He has been effective in securing funded research which has brought substantial resources to the University. He has also founded the Enterprise Simulation and Optimization."