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.

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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

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Introducing the New MEM Lab

If you’ve been around awhile you might have thought the MEM lab was just for the Introduction to Manufacturing Systems Lab (MEM 2212), and as we learned many students felt the labs were not usable for their own exploration and learning outside of class. That is about to change. Over the summer, the University and […]

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Scoring in MEM as a Competitive Tennis Player

Students who come to University of Connecticut and choose the Management and Engineering for Manufacturing (MEM) major often ask if it is really possible to graduate in four years. It is known for being one of the most rigorous undergraduate programs anywhere with 138 required credits to graduate, a very structured curriculum of required courses […]

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New MEM Society E-Board Members Announced

Each year, the MEM Society welcomes a new executive board (E-board) who plan and lead the MEM Society for the year. This year’s new MEM Society E-Board Officers are: Archana Velathapillai, President Anne Lidsky, Vice President Lauren Hart, Secretary, and Emma Angelillo, Treasurer   Archana Vela is serving as the President for the MEM Society […]

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