UConn Management and Engineering for Manufacturing – 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. Leo Veilleux, chief engineer at United Technologies Aerospace Systems, gave the keynote speech on his company’s many levels of engineering and their vision for the future.
UConn Management and Engineering for Manufacturing – MEM students and faculty visited Dymotek, a molding and assembling facility in Ellington, Conn. Norman Forest, CEO of the company welcomed everyone, and his staff guided our students throughout the plant.
MEM Student Lindsey Gilson’s Dual Expertise Saved Unilever More than $1 Million
During the eight months that UConn senior Lindsey Gilson worked at Unilever, she led two projects that saved the company over $1 million and improved its inventory system. Continue Reading
On March 2, Junto Coffee—a fictitious coffee company represented by eight teams of UConn students—presented sales proposals to a panel of Altria Case Competition judges for the purchase of state-of-the-art coffee machines. Each student team spent two weeks honing their teamwork and sales skills by creating a business plan designed to close a sale to a large retail chain.Continue Reading
The University of Connecticut School of Business has been awarded a four-year U.S. Department of Education CIBER grant in excess of $1.1 million, to produce a series of programs and partnerships that center around manufacturing.
The CIBER—Center for International Business Education and Research—award comes following an extremely competitive application process in which only half of applicants had their awards renewed.Continue Reading