Executive Master of Engineering Management (EMEM) - St. Paul

Faculty and Staff

Faculty

Ben Baliga

Professor, Director, Master of Engineering Management program, St. Cloud State
Ph.D. 1999, Swinburne, Australia

Manufacturing engineering and engineering management and computer integrated manufacturing.

Hiral A. Shah

Associate Professor, St. Cloud State
Ph.D. 2008, Eastern Michigan University

(320) 308-6083 | ECC 114C
hashah@stcloudstate.edu

Lean manufacturing, Delphi technique, curriculum development, trends and improvements in online teaching systems.

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Carol Bormann Young

Professor and director of Graduate Programs, College of Management, Metropolitan State University
Ph.D. University of North Texas

(612) 659-7287 | MPLS M2160
CarolBormann.Young@metrostate.edu

Warren Yu

Professor, St. Cloud State
Ph.D. 1988, Washington State University

(320) 308-3964 | ECC 101F
yu@stcloudstate.edu

Lean manufacturing, Delphi technique, curriculum development, trends and improvements in online teaching

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Adjunct Faculty from Industry

Bill Ballot

Engineering director of support research, technology and product development and strategic sourcing project management at major medical device developer and manufacturer
MEM

Ballot holds his bachelor's in mechanical engineering from the University of Minnesota and his Master of Engineering Management from St. Cloud State University.

Richard Bernett

Co-Founder/Partner - 3sixty solution llc
MBA

Bernett holds his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Masters of Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Noel Colon

Vice President of Quality, CRDM, Medtronic

Brian Gracek

Sr. Principal Engineer in Quality at a major global diversified health care company
MEM

Gracek holds his Bachelor of Elective Studies in chemistry from St. Cloud State University and his Master of Engineering Management from St. Cloud State University.

John Hanlon

Corporate Economist and Vice President, The Linn Group
Ph,D. University of Minnesota

Hanlon holds his Bachelor of Science, Master of Science and Ph.D. in agricultural economics, economic theory and business administration from the University of Minnesota.

Rolf Jostad

Director, engineering and global sourcing for a major medical device manufacturer
PEM

Jostad also holds his machine tool operation technical diploma from Western Technical College in La Crosse, Wisconsin, his bachelor of science in organizational administration from Northwestern College in St. Paul and his Master of Engineering Management from St. Cloud State University.

Walter Nowocin

Sr. engineering manager of metrology, equipment maintenance and the Demo, Scrap and Reclamation Department at a major medical device manufacturer
PEM

Nowocin holds a B.S.O.E. in business administration with a specialty in technical management from Wayland Baptist University in Plainview, Texas, a Master of Arts in management from Webster University in St. Louis, Missouri and a Master of Engineering Management from St. Cloud State University.

Robert Schuneman

Chief Operating Officer at Swanson Meats, Inc.
MBA

Schuneman holds his Bachelor of Art in classical languages/philosophy from the University of Saint Thomas in Houston, Texas and his Master of Business Administration in marketing from the University of Saint Thomas in Houston, Texas.

Staff

Deb Freund

Office Manager

320-308-5654 | ECC 100
dsfreund@stcloudstate.edu