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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 [...]

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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 [...]

August 12, 2013

Alumni News: Sharma Lauded for Volunteerism

MEM Alum Ish Sharma, Class of 2008, was recently honored as the Durham Herald-Sun's Volunteer of the Week for his efforts at Duke University Medical Center. From the article...   Ish Sharma is a dedicated volunteer and volunteer trainer in the Emergency Room of Duke University Medical Center every [...]

August 01, 2013

Alumni Profile: Product Management

Sanjana Udupa, MEM '13

July 01, 2013

On-Campus Entrepreneurs

MEM Director and ECE Professor Jeff Glass talks about how much on-campus entrepreneurship has changed in the 10+ years since he came to Duke. Now, engineering students who dream of launching companies enjoy resources and support.  Read more...

June 10, 2013

MEM Students featured at TEDxDuke 2013

MEM Students Femi Sokoya and Eric Scott were among the featured speakers at TEDxDuke 2013 with a talk on "Experts versus Non-Experts". View their talk below. "As non experts, you might not have all the answers, but you are in much closer proximity to experts than ever before...Two last things: ask [...]

May 29, 2013

Alumni Profile: Taking on Technical Sales

Those computers with modules the size of refrigerators? The ones that can fill a whole room that needs its own air conditioner, like you remember from 1980s movies? They’re called mainframes. IBM still builds them for the world’s top banks, insurance companies, and other enterprises where 45 seconds of downtime could cost tens of thousands or millions of dollars. If you’re an executive at an enterprise like that, JaRet Watkins thinks you should buy one, too, and he will be happy to arrange it. He sells them for a living.

May 22, 2013

MEM Alum a "Rising Star"

Anubhav Mehrotra, MEMP '11, was recently recognized by The Advertising Research Foundation's Great Minds Awards 2013 as a Rising Star Certificate Winner. The Rising Star recognizes the next generation of research stars who are currently making a significant contribution. Congratulations, Anubhav, [...]

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