Manufacturing Systems Engineering (MFS)

Program Overview

Competitive markets require manufacturing organizations to be increasingly efficient, innovative and sustainable. Highly skilled manufacturing engineers with advanced technical knowledge and capabilities are essential to the success of these organizations.The Manufacturing Systems Engineering Master’s Program at the University of Kentucky is designed to develop manufacturing engineers with the knowledge, skills and attitude required for value creation by designing, manufacturing and managing more sustainable products, processes and systems.

The Manufacturing Systems Engineering (MFS) Program is a multi-disciplinary program which involves faculty from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering as well as the College of Business and Economics exposing MFS students to a broad range of topics from engineering and business relevant to manufacturing.

Students in the MFS program can tailor the selection of technical electives to particular areas of interest including lean manufacturing and sustainable manufacturing.

Students have many opportunities to participate in numerous industry projects with local manufacturing companies to gain first-hand experience in the application of concepts learned in class.

Faculty engaged in the MFS program are world-renowned for their expertise in many areas including: machining, brazing, welding, sustainable manufacturing, lean manufacturing, sustainable supply chains. Students will have the opportunity to interact with these experts and engage in cutting-edge research.

Learn More!

We regularly host online information sessions where you can ask questions about the program or the application process. Sessions last approximately 30 minutes and are very informal. We have several scheduled every month, so sign up today!
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