Mary Raber

Mary Raber currently serves as Associate Director of the Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies and Director of the Enterprise Program at Michigan Technological University. This program focuses on undergraduate technical and professional skill development by providing a multidisciplinary team environment in which students address real-world projects for industry, community and government organizations. Raber has overseen the implementation and growth of the Enterprise Program at Michigan Tech since its inception in 2000, and is responsible for its overall coordination and development. Her responsibilities include corporate sponsorship development, interdisciplinary program evaluation and assessment, and workshop/course instruction in the areas of teaming and leadership. She received her BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan and an MBA from Wayne State University and is currently working on her PhD at Michigan Technological University. Before joining MTU, she held various engineering and management positions during a fourteen-year career in the automotive industry.