Jeffrey Higgins

Dr. Higgins is a professor and Department Chair at Vermont Technical College. His is Director of the GE-Aviation Apprentice Programs, the GW Plastics Manufacturing Technology Leadership Program, and the GS Precision Advanced Machinist Program. In the 1990’s, working with IBM personnel and other faculty, Professor Higgins and his team created the Maintenance Built-In (MBI) and Excellence Built-In (EBI) Education Programs for Fab Operators, graduating over three hundred Engineer Technicians in what was a pioneering program in incumbent worker education in the semiconductor industry.