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Technology Management Department

Today, technology touches virtually all areas and functions of an organization. In today’s global market, to remain competitive and create high quality, timely products and services, commercial, industrial and governmental entities must operate in a business environment with an in-depth understanding of both technology and its management.

Technology Management is a unique and interdisciplinary degree which provides the theoretical and practical educational base and technical depth to prepare students to effectively perform engineering, technical, process, systems and multiple functions. In addition, the degree prepares students to manage technical companies, resources, initiatives and teams in global organizations or startup new technology ventures or manage the technical, systems, functional or process aspects of a business.

Careers in the Technology Management Profession


UB has a vibrant Career Service Department (which maintains a data base of hundreds of companies and contacts) that helps students to obtain jobs, prepare resumes and polish their interview skills. Technology Management is a broad field that provides career opportunities in many areas including, but not limited to:

 

  • Academics
  • Management of Technology (Broad Areas)
  • Analytics, Big Data and Modeling
  • Manufacturing Management
  • Biotechnology Management
  • New Product Development & Commercialization
  • Consulting
  • Program & Project Management
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Research Analyst
  • Entrepreneurship & New Venture Creation
  • Supply Chain, Logistics & Service Management
  • Information Technology Management & Governance
  • Systems, Business, Technical, Functional or Process Analysts 
  • Six Sigma
  • Total Quality Management & Continuous Process Improvement

 

Select companies that have hired our graduates include: Aetna, Avon, Covanta Energy, Citi Group, People’s United Bank, Intel, Google, Vodafone, JPMorgan Chase, Microsoft, Apple, IBM, Pitney Bowes, Samsung, UBS, IPC, Priceline.com, Boehringer Ingelheim, Proctor and Gamble, IPC and many others.

Faculty

Elif Kongar

Elif Kongar, Ph.D.

Chair, Department of Technology Management Professor of Technology Management and Mechanical Engineering

Christian Bach

Christian Bach, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering and Technology Management, School of Engineering

Gad Selig

Gad Selig PMP, COP

Dean for Industry Outreach & Business Development, Division of Graduate Studies and Research; Director, Ctech IncUBator; Senior Lecturer, School of Engineering

Nasir Sheikh

Nasir Sheikh, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Technology Management, School of Engineering

Ruba Deeb

Ruba Deeb, Ph.D.

Director of Biomedical Research Development, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering & Technology Management