Celebrating 20 Years - Duke MEMP

February 05, 2018

Two Decades of Growth: The Master of Engineering Management Program Turns 20

MEMP continues to evolve to meet student, industry needs By Jeni Baker When founding director F. Hadley Cocks spearheaded the creation and 1997 launch of the Pratt School’s Master of Engineering Management Program (MEMP), he wanted to create a smooth transition for engineering students who wished [...]

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November 13, 2017

A Warm Welcome for International Students

Although they have different needs, both undergraduate and graduate students receive support to transition from their home countries to their lives as Duke students. DURHAM, N.C. – Settling in with a roommate and adjusting to a new campus and city are just a couple of the hurdles new students face [...]

Anagha Suchitra, MEM’17

September 28, 2017

Duke Made It Easy to Find My Passion

Anagha Suchitra, MEM'17, has made the most of career-building opportunities—including interning with Consumer Reports in New York City and winning the 2017 Intuit Product Management Case Competition Master of Engineering Management student Anagha Suchitra wanted to be a product manager long before [...]

May 11, 2017

Duke MEMP Team Takes on Supply Chain Finance Academy Global Student Challenge

A team of Duke MEMP students (Fajar Prihantoro, Nattakarn Tientrakul, Ping Yao Goh, and Sachin Londhe) took part in the Global Student Challenge powered by Supply Chain Finance Academy. The Global Student Challenge is an annual online business simulation in the supply chain finance area. This year [...]

May 09, 2017

Duke MEMP Team in APICS/TFC Global Student Final

A team of Duke MEMP students participated in the APICS/TFC Global Student Final in Washington, DC in September 2016 after winning the regional level earlier in the year. While the team didn't place in the final competition, team member Fajar Prihantoro thought it was a great experience. "We did [...]

May 03, 2017

MEMP Alumna Cornejo Honored With Forever Duke Student Leadership Award

2016 MEMP graduate Allende Cornejo was recently honored with the Forever Duke Student Leadership Award on April 20 at the Center for Leadership and Social Action’s In the Spotlight ceremony. The award recognizes graduating students across Duke's undergraduate, graduate, and professional schools who [...]

May 01, 2017

MEMP Alumna Pope Honored with DiversityFirst Award

Janet Pope, MEMP 2005, was recently honored with a DiversityFirst Award from the National Diversity Council at the Texas Diversity & Leadership Conference in Houston. The award recognizes individuals for support of diversity and inclusion in the workplace, creating a truly inclusive [...]

March 21, 2017

MEMP Alumni highlighted in Design for America

Ahsaan Rizvi, MEMP 2014, was recently featured as one of Design for America's alumni around the world who continue to make impact even after graduation, taking initiative to share their knowledge and experiences with the DFA network and beyond. This post originally appear on the Celebrating # [...]

March 20, 2017

Dean Bellamkonda on Immigration Policy and Attracting the Best Minds

To ensure the brightest minds are tackling the world's biggest problems, Dean Ravi V. Bellamkonda explains why he feels U.S. immigration reform should not prevent foreign nationals from attending American universities. These students and faculty are an integral part of Duke Engineering’s work, [...]

The HaBaby team waits to make their pitch: Shantanu Sharma, Andrew Huang, Adia Coley and Priyanka Vennkanagari. Photo by Katherine Black.

February 20, 2017

MEM Student Sharma and Team Vie for Hult Prize

An MEM student is headed to San Francisco to take part in a regional competition for the Hult Prize, one of the world's top social entrepreneurship prizes. Shantanu Sharma and three undergraduates bested four other teams in the second round of judging at Duke to advance directly to the San [...]

February 20, 2017

Executives Speak Out on Immigration Ban

Business Insider recently posted a collection of statements on the recent travel ban by tech, finance, and health care corporations. Read more...