Ben Baliga, Ph.D., P. E., P.E.M.
Director of EM program
B.E. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Mysore; Master of Management Science, University of Poona, India; Master of Engineer (CIM), Swinburne, Australia; Ph.D., Swinburne, Australia. Professor, St. Cloud State University.
Waren Yu, Ph.D.
B.S. in Optical Engineering, Zhejiang University, Hongzhou, P.R.C.; M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Washington State University; Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Washington State University. Professor of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering at St. Cloud State University.
Hiral Shah, Ph.D., CEI, PEM, PMP.
B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, MS in Engineering Management, Eastern Michigan University, Ph.D. in Technology with concentration in Engineering Management.
Carol Bormann Young, Ph.D.
B.S. and M.B.A. in Finance, MN State University – Mankato; PhD in Organizational Theory & Strategy, University of North Texas. Professor & Director of Graduate Programs, College of Management, Metropolitan State University.
Adjunct Faculty from Industry
Mr. Rolf Jostad P.E.M.
Director, Engineering and Global Sourcing for a major Medical Device Manufacturer
Machine Tool Operation Technical Diploma, Western Technical College, La Crosse, WI. B. S. in Organizational Administration, Northwestern College, St. Paul, MN. Masters in Engineering Management, St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN.
Mr. Bill Ballot
Engineering Director: Support Research, Technology & Product Development and Strategic Sourcing Project Management at major Medical Device Developer and Manufacturer
Bachelor's in Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota. Minor in Management, University of Minnesota. MS Master's in Engineering Management, St. Cloud State University.
Mr. Walter Nowocin P.E.M.
Sr. Engineering Manager of Metrology, Equipment Maintenance, and Demo, Scrap, and Reclamation Department at major Medical Device Manufacturer
B.S.O.E. in Business Administration with a Specialty in Technical Management, Wayland Baptist University, Plainview, Texas. M.A. in Management, Webster University, St. Louis, Missouri. Masters in Engineering Management, St. Cloud State University.
Mr. Noel Colon
VP - Quality, CRDM, Medtronic.
Mr. Brian Gracek
Sr. Principal Engineer in Quality at a major Global Diversified Health Care Company
Bachelors of Elective Studies in Chemistry, St. Cloud State University. Masters in Engineering Management, St. Cloud State University.
Mr. Richard Bernett, MBA.
Co-Founder, Partner - 3sixty solution llc
Bachelor of Arts, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Masters of Business Administration, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Dr. John Hanlon, Ph.D.
Corporate Economist and Vice President, The Linn Group
B.S, M.S, Ph.D. agricultural economics, economic theory and business administration, University of Minnesota.
Mr. Robert Schuneman, MBA.
Chief Operating Officer at Swanson Meats, Inc.
BA, Classical Languages / Philosophy, University of Saint Thomas, Houston, Texas. Masters of Business Administration in Marketing, University of Saint Thomas, Houston, Texas.