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Faculty Profile

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Name: Diane Van Scoter
Title: Assistant Professor in Residence & MEM Co-Director
Affiliation: Managment & Engineering for Manufacturing
Department: Materials Science & Engineering
E-Mail: dvanscoter@engr.uconn.edu
Personal/Lab Website: http://www.mse.engr.uconn.edu/diane-j-van-scoter
Program/Department Website: http://mem.business.uconn.edu/
Office Telephone: (860) 486-0415



Keywords | Categories: impact of contextual factors, industrial engineering, Management & Engineering for Manufacturing, Materials Science and Engineering, process improvement, STEM Education

Professional Summary

Dr. Van Scoter’s industry experience spans more than twenty years, ranging from Manufacturing at Boeing Commercial, space optics, survivability, and technology transfer for the DoD, management consulting for Deloitte, to production and quality for an international logistics company. Since arriving at UConn, she has been working to raise the awareness of both students and industry to the MEM program itself, and the advantages it offers for these two groups. Dr. Van Scoter has been introducing problem-based learning into the MEM curriculum using real engineering problems, and promoting creativity using SolidWorks and 3-D fabrication and interactions with local industry.