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

MEM Society

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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Ruimin Chen

New Faculty Joins MEM: Dr. Ruimin Chen

This fall, the Management and Engineering for Manufacturing program welcomed Dr. Ruimin Chen as the newest full-time faculty member to join MEM. Dr. Chen joined the Mechanical Engineering department as an Assistant Professor in Residence in August of 2022, primarily teaching courses for MEM. Prior to her hire, she served as an adjunct faculty member […]

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John Henry Breen Top Dog 2022

John Henry Breen Named 2022 MEM Top Dog

John Henry Breen, a Walpole, Massachusetts resident and University of Connecticut senior was awarded the Management and Engineering for Manufacturing Top Dog Award for 2022. This award is jointly selected by the MEM Society, co-directors and staff and awarded to the student who best represents and contributes to the MEM program. Nominated students for this […]

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