Lean Engineering

High School Students celebrate completing an assembly line production as part of a Kappa League and University of Michigan Alternative Spring Break collaboration in Chicago, IL on March 2, 2016. A NSBE/SHPE conglomeration is running a series of STEM-based workshops within various schools in Chicago during their spring break. Photo: Joseph Xu/Michigan Engineering Multimedia Content Producer, University of Michigan

Engineering isn’t just about designing and building tangible objects; engineers also are involved in

designing processes and procedures. Industrial and operations engineers often work to maximize

efficiency and profit of a production process. These aspects of engineering will be showcased in the lean

production project. Students will work in groups to design and improve a Continue Reading »