Timely Course on Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Offered
The advent of COVID-19 and the fast-tracked vaccine to prevent it has everyone talking. It is exciting when a vaccination can be developed, tested and produced at the pace at which the COVID-19 vaccine was generated. The world was waiting and the pharmaceutical industry answered. The question remains: what really is entailed in bringing a […]
New Associate Deans for Business Programs
Professors Day, Souder Assume New Leadership Roles; Strive to Further Distinguish Business Programs The School of Business has appointed two veteran professors, Bob Day and David Souder, to its top leadership team. Day, an associate professor in OPIM and co-director of the interscholastic Management and Engineering for Manufacturing (MEM) program, will serve as associate dean […]
Manufacturing Enters Era of Artificial Intelligence
UConn’s MEM Program Gives Students Unique Mix of Business, Engineering Skills for Technology Revolution In just the past seven or so years, the world of manufacturing has inaugurated the next phase of its own evolution with a new set of guiding principles known as “Industry 4.0.” Just as the transitions from the Stone Age to […]
Top Companies Hire MEM Graduates; Starting Salaries Impressive
Twenty-four students graduated from the Management and Engineering for Manufacturing program, earning Bachelor of Science degrees from both the School of Business and the School of Engineering in May. Graduates have accepted positions with Fidelity, Frito-Lay, General Electric, Gems Sensors, i2Systems, Legrand, Quest Global Services, Pratt & Whitney, Unilever and UTC Aerospace and more. Last […]
MEM Students Solve Industry Problems, Discuss Solutions During Senior Design Demonstration Day
The Management and Engineering for Manufacturing (MEM) seniors impressed the judges on Senior Design Demonstration Day with the quality and innovation of their work.
Eight project teams competed in the April 28 event before judges from industry, senior design sponsors and faculty. All three winning teams consisted of students from two majors, MEM and Mechanical Engineering (ME).
MEM Banquet 2017
On Monday April 3, 2017, MEM students, alumni, senior design sponsors, industrial advisory board members, faculty and staff celebrated the coming close of the school year at the annual MEM Banquet.
MEM Students Tour Dymotek’s Manufacturing Facility
MEM students and faculty visited Dymotek, a molding and assembling facility in Ellington CT. Mr. Norman Forest, CEO of the company welcomed everyone, and his staff guided our students throughout the plant.
MEM Student Saves Company $1 Million
During the eight months that UConn senior Lindsey Gilson ’17 (BUS, ENG) worked at Unilever, she led two projects that saved the company over $1 million and improved its inventory system.