Learn about possible industrial, systems, manufacturing engineering career paths

All are welcome to come and hear about a few of the ways a degree in industrial engineering or product design and manufacturing engineering can translate to a career.

An Industry Professional Panel will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, March 24 in 265 Rhatigan Student Center, Lucas Room, hosted by the Department of Industrial, Systems and Manufacturing Engineering. Five industry professionals working in diverse specializations within the field of industrial or manufacturing engineering will share their experiences and answer questions:

  • Joyce Chiam, industrial engineer with Great Plains Industries.
  • Kim Patterson, owner of Empire Management Group.
  • Ridge Towner, industrial engineer with Spirit AeroSystems.
  • Neal Schmeidler, managing consultant with Guidehouse.
  • Marki Huston, head of North American manufacturing with Viega.