Monthly Archives: December 2015

Students Learn Guiding Principles for Effective Problem Solving with Gloria Portillo

Dr. Aldo McLean invited Gloria Portillo of Miller Industries Towing Equipment Inc., one of the strongest collaborators and supporters of the Engineering Technology Management program, to speak about effective problem solving to his ETEM 4560 Quality Improvement class on Wednesday, October 22. According to Dr. McLean, Portillo is “a black belt”—referring to the “Black Belt Certification” from The Council for Six Sigma Certification, which is concerned with quality improvement

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Richard Carpenter from EPB Fiber Optics Guest Speaker for ETEM 1000 Engineering Management Seminar Class

The Engineering Management & Technology department was proud to host Richard Carpenter from EPB Fiber Optics.  Richard visited the ETEM 1000 Engineering Management Seminar class to talk with students about skills required to manage engineers in a company. Richard has 20 years in the telecommunications industry and is the current Manager of Operations at EPB in charge of the state-of-art Network Operations Facility in Chattanooga. Richard made it clear

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