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A New Online Master of Engineering in Technical Management

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2017 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition


Columbus, Ohio

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June 24, 2017

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June 24, 2017

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June 28, 2017

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ETD Curriculum

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Behbood Ben Zoghi Texas A&M University

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Dr. Ben Zoghi is the Victor H. Thompson endowed chair Professor of Electronic Systems Engineering Technology at Texas A&M University, where he directs the College of Engineering RFID/Sensor Laboratory and teaches real-time control system and Engineering Emotional Intelligence. Over the past ten years, Dr. Zoghi has led and been involved in the development of many RFID and Sensor implementation and solutions.

A member of the Texas A&M University faculty for 29 years, he has distinguished himself as a teacher, writer and researcher, and has been honored for his teaching excellence by the College and the Texas A&M University Association of Former Students. Dr. Zoghi’s academic and professional degrees are from Texas A&M (Ph.D.), The Ohio State University (MSEE), and Seattle University (BSEE).

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The Master of Engineering in Technical Management (METM) program is a new 21-month lock-step, part-time, online graduate degree for technical professionals. The program is designed to develop engineering and technology professionals for technical management positions, providing a unique blend of skills in managing people, projects and profitability of any organization.

The Master of Engineering Technical Management is a distance-learning professional graduate program for early career technical professionals. This rigorous program is industry-oriented, and relevant to manufacturing, energy, process and related industrial channels. The program targets early engineering and technical professionals and allows them to become future leaders in technical management positions, while continuing to work in their companies. The program’s curriculum, carefully crafted in consultation with industrial leaders, provides a unique blend of industry-critical skills in managing people, projects and profitability. The curriculum is 20%, 60% and 20%, analytical, technical management and capstone project, respectively. The graduates of this program will meet industry needs for qualified technical managers and leaders resulting from the expected industrial growth in the short- and medium-term future.

Zoghi, B. B. (2017, June), A New Online Master of Engineering in Technical Management Paper presented at 2017 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Columbus, Ohio. 10.18260/1-2--27492

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