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SME Chapters in Illinois

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Chicago Chapter 5
Mark O’Brien
847.612.6653 (B) | Email
Gold Medal

Decatur Chapter 58
Robert Seider
217.425.7221 (B) | Email

Greater Peoria Area Chapter 31
Christian Rath
309.212.9050 (H) | Email

Silver Medal


Bradley University S110

(Sponsor: Greater Peoria Caterpillar Chapter 31)
Joseph Chen, PhD, PE
Department of Industrial and Manufacturing
Bradley University
107 Morgan Hall
Peoria, IL 61625
309.677.2981 (B) | Email  

Eastern Illinois University S151
(Sponsor: Decatur Chapter 58)
James McKirahan, PhD
Associate Professor
Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61029
217.581.8535 | Email

Northern Illinois University S210
(Sponsor: Chicago Chapter 5)
Andrew Otieno, PhD
College of Engineering & Engineering Technology
Northern Illinois University
315 Gilbert Way
Still Gym 203
DeKalb, IL 60115
815.753.1754 (B) | Email

Western Illinois University S137
Sponsor: Greater Peoria Caterpillar Chapter 31)
Clayton Diez, PhD
Associate Professor
Western Illinois University
1 University Circle, Knoblauch 135
Macomb, IL 61455-1390
309.298.1091 (B) | Email