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.

Dr. Cuihong Li

Office: BUSN 365
Phone: (860) 486-5914

Cuihong LiAbout: 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. Her current research studies problems in procurement and sourcing, supplier and consumer behavior, and service operations. Her research work has been published in Management Science, Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, Production and Operations Management, and other leading academic journals. She serves as a Senior Editor for Production and Operations Management, and an Associate Editor for Decision Support Systems. At UConn, she teaches core operations management and business decision modeling for the undergraduate, full-time MBA, and BAPM master programs. She received the Best Paper Award (2013) and Teaching Innovation Award (2015) of the School of Business. Cuihong earned her Ph.D. in Management of Manufacturing and Automation from the Tepper School of Business joint with the Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, and B.S. and M.S. degrees in Automation and Systems Engineering from Tsinghua University, China.

Dr. Li was appointed as Co-Director of the Management and Engineering for Manufacturing (MEM) program in 2019.

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