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Celebrating 20 Years - Duke MEMP

February 05, 2018

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

In 1997, when F. Hadley Cocks spearheaded the creation of Duke's Master of Engineering Management Program, he wanted to create a smooth transition for students who wished to pursue careers in engineering business and management. He was right. To date, more than 1,600 students have earned MEM degrees at Duke.

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Duke students at DataFest

May 05, 2015

MEMers snag "Best Insight" at DataFest 2015

Two MEM students, Hong Xu and Ruofei Wang, were among the winning team members of Duke's DataFest 2015, held March 20-22.  Over 200 students from Duke and area universities participated in this year's DataFest@Duke, one of seven ASA DataFest events that took place around the nation. Nationally over [...]

Victoria Nneji

May 04, 2015

Making Her “CASE” on Capitol Hill

Graduate student Victoria Nneji has been trained in the universal nature of the scientific method; but, during a recent visit to Washington, D.C., the first-year Masters of Engineering Management candidate learned another universal truth: all politics is local.   Victoria Nneji (center) makes the [...]

La Tondra Murray and Alex Feix

April 06, 2015

Feix wins MEMPC War Games Competition

Duke MEM student Alice Feix was among the winners of the MEMPC PriSimBusiness War Games Competition. During the four-week, online competition, seven cross-university teams from schools within the Master of Engineering Management Program Consortium (MEMPC), including Northwestern, Cornell, [...]

MEMP students

March 27, 2015

MEMPDC Updates Website

Have you checked out the new Duke MEM PDC Website yet? Take a look at blogs by students,keep track of all the MEMP events and get to know more about the PDC activities! https://sites.duke.edu/mempdc/  

Jeff Glass and team

February 18, 2015

Glass Team Awarded DoE’s ARPA-E Grant

The Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) has awarded a team led by MEM Director Jeff Glass a major grant to develop a next-generation methane detector to sniff out natural gas leaks across America.  Read more...

Pravar Vijayvargya

January 15, 2015

Pravar Among Annual Leaders in Excellence at Citi

Pravar Vijayvargya, MEM ’11 , was awarded Citigroup’s 2014 Annual Leaders in Excellence Award, an accolade conferred to only the top 1% of employees who exhibit outstanding leadership. Pravar symbolizes the leadership, commitment, passion, and dedication towards excellence that we strive to instill [...]

globes

January 09, 2015

Best Practices for Global Distance Education

In a recent interview with Duke Online Education Initiatives, Bridget Fletcher, Associate Director for Academic Student Services for the MEM Program, discusses how to support international student success in distance and online education programs.

December 31, 2014

Happy New Year!

May 2015 be your best year yet.   Photo by MEM Student Magnus Dorsch.

November 21, 2014

Murray Graduates from Duke Leadership Academy

Dr. La Tondra Murray, Director of Pratt's Professional Masters Programs, was among 23 graduates of the Duke Leadership Academy, an annual program for emerging leaders at Duke that concluded this week. Read more about this program on Duke Today.

November 13, 2014

Alum Start-up Spreads Happiness

November 14 is Children's Day in India. MEM alum Harsimarbir Singh’s start-up, Whoopiee, recently launched a Free Hugs campaign to bring awareness to the 31 million orphans in India.   http://youtu.be/W5vKtJ8nJG4

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