Jeff Standish, Ph.D.
Dr. Jeff Standish is the Associate Director for MnDRIVE Environment, where he is responsible for managing the units day to day operations. This includes events, funding programs, and the overall research engagement strategy. Jeff’s decades of experience is grounded in research and project management, stakeholder engagement, program development and management, and strategic problem-solving and innovation. His work over the past decade has focused on the public/private partnerships space, and has offered a range of additional opportunities for MnDRIVE Environment, where our work in environmental remediation intersects with sustainability and circular economy efforts. Jeff previously served as the Industry Liaison for MnDRIVE Environment, and as the Corporate Sustainability Lead for UMN's Institute on the Environment before that.