MEM is an independent academic program that belongs to both the School of Engineering and the School of Business. The students majoring in MEM graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree conferred by both the School of Engineering and the School of Business.

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Frank Cunha

Office: Engineering II, Room 312 Phone: (860) 881-0743 Email: francisco.cunha@uconn.edu About Frank J. Cunha, Ph.D., P.E. Management for Engineering and Manufacturing, MEM, Mechanical Engineering, ME,  Departments                          Education: Ph. D., P.E., Mechanical Engineering, New York University. Focus Area: Manufacturing Processes, Turbomachinery Design Development, Advanced Thermodynamics, Energy Systems, Solid Mechanics, Fracture Mechanics and Fatigue, Fluid Dynamics, Advanced […]

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Dr. Liang Zhang

Office: ITE 333 Phone: (860) 486-4462 Email: liang.zhang@uconn.edu About: Dr. Zhang received his BS and MS from Tsinghua University in China. He received his PhD from the University of Michigan. Dr Zhang’s research interests are: modeling, analysis, continuous improvement, design, control, and energy efficient operations of manufacturing and service systems; Mathematical modeling and analysis of battery systems. For […]

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Dr. Hongyi Xu

Office: UTEB 354 Phone: (860) 486-2855 Email: hongyi.3.xu@uconn.edu Curriculum Vitae About Dr. Xu received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Northeastern University, China (2008), M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Tsinghua University, China (2010), and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Northwestern University, USA (2014). Prior to joining UConn, Dr. Xu was a research engineer in Ford Research […]

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Dr. Diane Van Scoter

Office: Engineering II, room 315 Phone: (860) 486-0415 Email: diane.van_scoter@uconn.edu About Dr. Van Scoter earned a BS and MS in Ceramic Engineering from the University of Washington – Seattle, an MS in Operations Research from the Colorado School of Mines, and a PhD in Industrial Engineering from Oregon State University. Dr. Van Scoter is an Associate Professor in […]

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Dr. Lakshman Thakur

Office: BUSN 384 Phone: (860) 486-2581 Email: thakur@uconn.edu About: Dr. Thakur earned his BS from Bombay University, Bombay, India, and his MS and Eng. Sc.D, from Columbia University. Dr. Thakur’s areas of expertise are: development and applications of linear, nonlinear, and integer programming methods in management science and function approximations in optimization mathematics. For more information […]

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Dr. Jiong Tang

Dr. Jiong Tang (Co-Director of MEM) Office: UTEB 452 Phone: (860) 486-5911 Email: jiong.tang@uconn.edu Curriculum Vitae About Dr. Tang received his B.S. and M.S. in Applied Mechanics from Fudan University, China, in 1989 and 1992, and his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Penn State in 2001. From 1992 to 1995 he served as Lecturer at Fudan […]

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Dr. Mousumi Roy, P.E.

Office: Engineering II, room 313 Phone: (860) 486-0678 Email: mousumi.roy@uconn.edu About: Dr. Roy earned her BS from Jadavpur University, India, MS from The Cooper Union, NY, and her Doctoral degree from Columbia University. She has over 15 years of experiences working in reputed consulting firms such as Weidlinger Associates, BA&C, and WBCM in Massachusetts, New Jersey and Maryland. […]

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Dr. Manuel Nunez

Office: BUSN 370 Phone: (860) 486-1333 Email: manuel.nunez@uconn.edu About: Dr. Nunez earned his BS from the University of Costa Rica. his MS from Stanford University and his PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dr Nunez’ areas of expertise are convex optimization, combinatorial optimization, stochastic models, operations management and manufacturing, statistical modeling and simulation, computer programming and data structures, genetic […]

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Dr. Cuihong Li

Office: BUSN 365 Phone: (860) 486-5914 Email: cuihong.li@uconn.edu About: Cuihong Li is an Associate Professor of Operations and Information Management at the School of Business, University of Connecticut. Her research explores operations and supply chain management, with a focus on the strategic interactions in the upstream and downstream supply chains, interfacing with economics, marketing, and information technology. […]

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Dr. Shalabh Gupta

Office: ITE 341 Phone: (860) 486-3494 Email: shalabh.gupta@uconn.edu About: Dr. Gupta earned a BTech  in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology-Roorkee, an MS in both Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering from Pennsylvania State University, and a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Gupta’s research interests are built around various problems related to Cyber-physical Systems. In […]

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