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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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December 09, 2013

New MEMorandum issue

  Produced entirely by students, the MEMorandum covers events, alumni profiles, and life in MEM. The Fall 2013 issue covers campus activities, student insight, and an interview with a favorite professor who rewards random knowledge while making sure students learn what's important.  View all past [...]

December 01, 2013

Alumni Profile: Seeing the Bigger Picture

Mengxi Lu, MEM ‘11 As an Industrial Engineering student at the South China University of Technology in Guangzhou, China, Mengxi Lu focused on mastering the technical skills he knew he would need in the workforce. Upon graduating and starting a small business with a friend to help non-profits in [...]

November 17, 2013

Meet More Students

Add students here, but post them under the main article.   This fall, Duke's student-run Creative Communications Committee invites you to get to know our students and learn a few fun and interesting facts about them. They plan to upload new student profiles every week, so check back! Week 19: It’s [...]

November 12, 2013

MEM Alumni Video Project - Join Today!

The MEMP Student Recruitment Committee (a subcommittee of the MEMP Development Committee) is in the process of preparing promotional videos for prospective students. Project Lead Jin Min Ong invites you to participate in this initiative by creating a short video (3 - 4 minutes) of your home country [...]

November 07, 2013

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers

MEM and other graduate students from Duke recently attended the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers' Annual Conference in Indianapolis, IN. In addition to taking part in conference activities, they also staffed a booth highlighting Duke's graduate programs in engineering. MEMer Jonathan [...]

November 04, 2013

Halloween 2013

The MEM staff had some Halloween fun, and now we need your help! Please vote for our silly submission for Duke's annual Halloween photo contest by liking our photo on Facebook before 5pm EST November 7.  

October 30, 2013

Translating Classroom Culture

MEMP Staffer Authors New Book Based on Daily Work with International Students. A new book published by MEM staffer Bridget Fletcher charts a course for success for Chinese students embarking on a US graduate program. Bridget Fletcher, Assistant Director of Student Services for Pratt Professional [...]

October 22, 2013

Can you teach someone to be a leader?

A growing number of programs across the Duke community say yes. Duke Today recently highlighted some of these programs, including the Master of Engineering Management and Master of Engineering Programs.  

September 30, 2013

Alumni Blog: How I Have Used My MEM Degree

d-MEMP Alum Brandon Sights was recently a guest blogger on our Faculty Director's Blog on Engineering Management by Dr. Jeff Glass. Dr. Glass writes While having dinner with Brandon recently in Denver, he started recounting all the ways he had used his MEM degree and I could not resist asking him [...]

September 22, 2013

Alumni News: One of India's Coolest Startups

MEM Alum Srikanth Chunduri's startup, Emart Solutions, has been covered by Business Today as one of the Coolest Startups of 2013 in India. In a recent post in The Economic Times, Vivek Wadhwa called his company GoVasool.com, "India's Amazon.com". Chunduri writes, "We couldn't afford to be in the [...]

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