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2022.02.10
Senior Scientist Haoran Zhang was Awarded by U.S. Pipeline Industry Association as an Outstanding Young Researcher

Recognized for His Study on Intelligent Pipeline Transportation Schedule Optimization Using Advanced Geospatial Technology

Haoran Zhang, a senior scientist at LocationMind Inc., has been awarded the 2022 John Tirastoo Award for Young Achievement for outstanding research in the pipeline transportation industry.

The John Tirastoo Award, now in its second year, is hosted by Young Pipeliners International (YPI), a trade association established to support outstanding young researchers in the pipeline industry and to develop the next generation of pipeline industry professionals. The award is presented to an individual under the age of 35 who has made a valuable and original contribution to the pipeline industry.

The 2022 winners were honored on February 2 at the 2022 Pipeline Pigging & Integrity Management Conference held in Houston, Texas, USA.

Dr. Haoran Zhang, Senior Scientist at LocationMind

Zhang joined LocationMind in August 2020 and has been providing leading solutions to clients in various fields since then. His research focuses on optimizing transportation of people and vehicles using advanced technologies such as AI.

May Marefat, co-president of YPI, congratulated Zhang on his award as follows: “On behalf of YPI, it is my great pleasure awarding Haoran as a winner of our 2022 John Tiratsoo Award for Young Achievement in the pipeline industry. We salute his accomplishments, contributions and demonstrated leadership. Our industry is fortunate indeed to have such a young professional with dedication and talent like him.”

Naoki Kiritani, CEO of LocationMind, said as follows: “It is a great honor to receive this award for our senior scientist, Zhang. I hope that his ideas will lead to technological innovations in various fields in the future. The University of Tokyo is the home of our company, and we have many excellent researchers, including Zhang. We will continue to provide strong support for them to fully demonstrate the results of their research. At the same time, we will continue to implement cutting-edge technologies in society, which is what this company is striving for.”

For more information about Young Pipeliners International, please visit the official website.
URL  www.youngpipeliners.com

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