Engineering Management Careers

According to a United States Department of Labor report released in 2010, engineering management employment should grow by nearly 10 percent between 2010 and 2020. Employment growth for engineering managers hinges on many of the same economic factors that affect the people that the managers supervise. With an increase in public sector infrastructure projects, engineering [...]

By |2017-07-13T00:20:01+00:00March 17th, 2015|Engineering Management|0 Comments

High Earning Potential – Engineering Management Salary Figures

According to a 2013 survey by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and the American Society of Civil Engineers, salaries for engineers in these fields have continued to rise. The annual income reported for all surveyed engineers was $104,303, which is .8% higher than the previous year, and 4.5% higher than the findings from 2011. [...]

By |2017-07-13T00:20:07+00:00October 10th, 2014|Engineering Management|0 Comments

The New “Golden Age” of American Manufacturing Careers

Assembly Magazine recently released its 2014 State of the Profession report, which examines the current trends in U.S. assembly-line manufacturing and the sentiments of industry leaders regarding future growth prospects. While news from this sector may have been a bit grim as recently as a few years ago, the report had nothing but good news [...]

How a Master’s in Engineering Builds Real-World Industry Leaders

Where human resources are concerned, employers expect efficiency, productivity, and value—just about the same things, in fact, that they would expect from any other resource in which they invest. While assessing an employee’s value isn’t nearly as straightforward as, say, determining the value of a piece of equipment, there are a few traits that can [...]

By |2017-07-13T00:20:08+00:00October 29th, 2013|Engineering|0 Comments

A Positive Outlook for Manufacturing Careers

The biggest employer in the U.S. goods-producing industries supersector, manufacturing is a large, interdisciplinary industry that encompasses a diverse range of sectors. Its primary focus is the production of goods from raw or intermediary materials and components, mostly at an industrial scale. The North American Industry Classification System defines manufacturing as “the sector (which) comprises [...]

By |2017-07-13T00:20:10+00:00October 10th, 2013|Industrial Engineering|0 Comments

Career Spotlight: Engineering Manager

A specialized form of management designed to catapult science and engineering graduates into key leadership positions in their respective industries, engineering management (EM) combines the best of business and engineering studies. It is a rigorous yet rewarding career path that demands business acumen—that is, administrative, organizational, and planning abilities—as well as technical expertise. In a [...]

By |2017-07-13T00:20:10+00:00October 4th, 2013|Engineering Management|0 Comments

Lawrence Tech Engineering Leads the Way in Bridge Reconstruction

One of the more pressing problems facing the United States is the rapidly deteriorating infrastructure. From crumbling buildings to pothole-ridden roads, America requires a dramatic face lift to bolster the foundation for economic growth. Perhaps no other part of the declining infrastructure has more issues than the country’s myriad bridges. From the Golden Gate Bridge [...]

MBA or Masters in Engineering Management?

Engineers must acquire the technical expertise to work on a wide variety of projects, from developing schematics for intricate electrical systems to putting the finishing touches on a bridge expansion. Yet for those engineers that wish to augment their technical skills with the type of management tools that open up new career horizons, it may [...]

Lawrence Tech researchers seek better ways to build bridges

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Testing at Lawrence Technological University on the limits of ultra-high-performance concrete could bring major changes to the way highway bridges are built in states with cold climates. LTU’s Dean of Engineering Nabil Grace and his research team are studying alternative materials for the Michigan Department of Transportation and the state transportation agencies [...]

Lawrence Tech shares Gold Edison Award for innovation

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Lawrence Technological University and the 19 other colleges and universities that comprise the Kern Entrepreneurship Education Network (KEEN) were awarded a Gold Edison Award in the category of Collaborative Networks and Support at the Edison Awards 25th anniversary celebration on April 28 in New York City. The Edison Awards promote the time-tested [...]

By |2017-07-13T00:20:11+00:00May 25th, 2012|Engineering|0 Comments