What is MEM?

The Management & Engineering for Manufacturing (MEM) program is an independent academic major that is part of both the School of Engineering and the School of Business. MEM students graduate with a BS degree conferred by both schools, and with total enterprise vision and a well rounded knowledge of production in manufacturing and service industries.

School of Business students at Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation CCEI in Hartford on June 18, 2019. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)


Through a partnership with the School of Business, MEM students gain critical business skills like accounting and finance, marketing and management to aid in their future careers.

Emily Yale, one of the three inaugural students in our Master's of Engineering in Global Entrepreneurship program, with her autonomous robot at the Great Lawn on Oct. 7, 2019. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)


Through a partnership with the School of Engineering, MEM students graduate with a comprehensive engineering degree and real world experience through Senior Design.

Machinery manufacturing image


MEM students graduate with a solid understanding of the principles of manufacturing and the ability to step into leadership roles within global manufacturing companies.

MEM by the Numbers


MEM graduates consistently have one of the highest median salaries


of our graduates have jobs within 6 months of graduation


MEM graduates median starting salary in 2020

Recent News

gaming the future of supply chain

Gaming Supply Chain Management Education

In the fall of 2021, the supply chain crisis began to impact consumers and suddenly it became a term everyone was hearing. At the same time, Dr. Craig Calvert, Management and Engineering for Manufacturing (MEM) program co-Director and Assistant Professor-in-Residence for Operations and Information Management (OPIM) with the School of Business, was preparing to launch […]

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Class of 2017 Reflects on the last 5 years

In Five Years: 2017 Graduates Reflect

Where do you see yourself in 5 years? That’s one of the most commonly asked questions in interviews, and also one of the most difficult to answer – it’s all a guess, really. In the course of five years, so many things can happen; unpredictable things like global pandemics; fun things like relationships; and more […]

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Professor Manuel Nunez

Faculty Spotlight: Professor Nunez

The faculty who teach students in Management and Engineering for Manufacturing (MEM) come from around the world and bring with them culture, diversity, experiences and expertise – a combination that is as unique as each person. Professor Manuel Nunez does not disappoint, letting us see a glimpse into the life experiences that shaped him as […]

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