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Jennifer Copic, M.S.E.

Jennifer CopicMrs. Jennifer Copic completed a B.S. in Chemical Eng. from the University of Louisville in 2009 and a M.S.E. in Industrial and Operations Eng. from the University of Michigan in 2011. During her education, Jennifer interned at Sandia National Labs researching applications for MEMS devices and reducing process waste with Lean/Six Sigma methodologies and at General Electric Transportation improving the quality of the Freight Diesel Locomotive engine assembly line. After graduate school, Jennifer worked as a Systems Engineer for General Mills where she led numerous process/product improvement projects. She then joined the Cambridge Centre for Risk Studies (CCRS) in 2014 where her research focused on cyber security risks. In 2021, Jennifer helped spin-out a startup that focused on commercializing the research from CCRS for corporate decision making using a python technology stack.


  • M.S.E., Industrial and Operations Engineering, University of Michigan
  • B.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Louisville

Courses Taught

  • Thermodynamics
  • Principles of Programming
  • Mechanisms Lab
  • Directed Studies (Process Improvement)
  • Heat Transfer
  • Introduction to Mechanical Engineering Design
  • Economic Decision Making
  • Operations Engineering & Analytics

Selected Publications and Presentations

Honors and Awards

  • Impactful Collaboration, Risilience, October 2022
  • University Recruiting Award, General Mills, May 2013
  • Distinguished Service Award, Society of Women Engineers and Kentucky Society of Professional Engineers, National Engineering Week 2008
  • Employee Recognition Award, Value Stream Analysis/Mapping for Contract Audit Backlog, Sandia National Laboratories, Spring 2007
  • School of Engineering Award, University of New Mexico, November 2005

Professional Memberships

  • Society of Women Engineers
  • Engineer in Training, Kentucky
  • American Society for Engineering Education
  • Project Management Institute

Contact Information

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