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Favorite place you’ve visited:
Havar, Croatia

Favorite movie:
Skyfall

Best engineering/technical project or product you’ve worked on:
Leading the development of a super-heated steam conditioning valve for power plants

Name Marco Solia, MSEM ’16
Position Lead Field Engineer, GE Oil & Gas
Education before Tufts B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Northeastern University
Work experience before Tufts Research and Development Engineer, Dresser Masoneilan; Project Engineer, Weir Valves and Control

Where were you in your career and what drove your decision to go back to school?
I was working as a Productivity Leader for GE and wanted to learn more about management and what it meant to lead a team. I was looking for an education that would help me accelerate my career.

Why did you choose to pursue a M.S. in Engineering Management at Tufts?
I chose the TGI MSEM program for its reputation of being an excellent leadership program. The TGI program is designed for the working professional with a very convenient schedule and accommodations.

What is your favorite part of the Tufts MSEM experience so far?
It has been a great experience learning from a very distinguished staff and getting to know them personally. Our cohort has been very close and we have a great time together on the weekends.