For the third year, Duke's student-run Creative Communications Committee invites you to meet this year’s students and learn a few fun and interesting facts about them. See Year One: 2013-2014 or See Year Two: 2014-2015.
Not one, but three Pratt faculty members were recognized on the list of “20 Engineering Management Professors You Should Know” by Online Engineering Programs. The list is intended to recognize high-quality educators who prepare students for the rigors and subtleties of technical management, and is based on possession of a PhD, authorship, teaching status and dedication to work in the field.
Business Insider has ranked Duke Professor Daniel Egger’s Coursera offering, Mastering Data Analysis in Excel, #2 on its 2015 most popular free online courses for professionals. Egger and Duke post-doctoral fellow Jana Schaich Borg “teach students how to use Excel to understand the concepts behind uncertainty-reduction and information-gain predictive models that data scientists use.
Erdem Sahillioglu, MEM’07, led the team that won Accenture’s global Accelerating Innovation IoT (Internet of Things) Challenge this year. This is an internal challenge at Accenture, a company of more than 358,000 employees. More than 220 teams participated in this highly competitive challenge from across the world.
Guess who won Working@Duke’s 5th annual Blue Devil Halloween photo contest?
Taking a cue from the popular board game, Guess Who?, 11 staff from the Pratt School of Engineering’s Professional Masters Programs posed as the game’s characters, complete with frames to place around each of their faces. Despite the theme, plenty of people knew who they wanted to vote for, as the photo tallied 522 votes to win the grand prize in the contest.
Duke's Master of Engineering Management Program will hold a webinar for interested candidates. Each week in October, current students will be on hand to answer your questions. Please sign up using the link below to learn more about the program and have some general questions answered.
Duke MEM Webinar Sign Up
Aditya Sharma, a 2015 Duke MEMP graduate, is among ten finalists competing for the grand prize of $50,000 in the 2015 Duke Startup Challenge finale. The event is at 7pm on Wednesday, September 30 in Fuqua’s Geneen Auditorium. His startup, iEdulyf, is a digital learning resource that aims to enable equal opportunity education to all students in India. View the investor pitch video or read the summary below.
Dr. Jeff Glass, Faculty Director of the MEM Program, was recently interviewed while spending two months in Amsterdam.
"When I get a note from a former student telling me how something they learned helped them in their career or life, it’s the most satisfying part of my job."