University of Tennessee

UT’s Noon Named Regal Entertainment Group Professor of Business

July 31, 2014

Charles Noon has been appointed the Regal Entertainment Group Professor of Business at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Noon is a business analytics professor and head of the Department of Business Analytics and Statistics in the UT College of Business Administration.

Noon has been with the college for 27 years and has taught at all academic levels; undergraduate, masters, doctoral, and executive. He also was a member of the core team that developed the college’s highly ranked UT Physician Executive MBA program.

Noon is an award-winning teacher and a curriculum innovator. He launched the college’s Lean for Healthcare non-degree program, which he has taught throughout the U.S., Europe, and Middle East. He also developed the desktop modeling curriculum for the UT full-time Master of Business Administration program. He continues to consult with numerous organizations on operations improvement and has secured almost $1 million in funded research for the college.

Noon has co-authored a leading book on emergency department improvement, and his research has been published in numerous prestigious industry journals.

He earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in industrial engineering from the University of Louisville and a doctorate in industrial and operations engineering from the University of Michigan.