Master of Engineering Management Program News

July 7, 2012 | Duke Calendar Event
Tuesday, August 21, 2012 - 11:30am - Friday, August 24, 2012 - 9:00pm
July 7, 2012 | Duke Calendar Event
Monday, August 13, 2012 - 1:00pm - Friday, August 17, 2012 - 5:00pm
June 6, 2012 | Story
MEM student Ali Safavi helps run the Chirba Chirba food truck and applies lessons learned working on his degree. Watch the news video and learn more about Chirba Chirba, featured on the Live Well Network.
November 11, 2011 | Story
Huyen Tran, MEMP '09 graduate and Co-Founder of women's fashion line, AmareSinh, is using her MEM degree in an interesting and unexpected way.  Originally from Vietnam, Tran immigrated to the US when she was little and grew up in Philadelphia. Having an interest in advanced technology research, Tran received her Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from Temple University.
October 10, 2011 | Story
Ahmad Shoaib, who studied at Duke U. on a Fulbright scholarship, is now back in Afghanistan, where he hopes that his engineering skills can help rebuild the country's infrastructure. - The Chronicle of Higher EducationFulbright Scholar from Afghanistan, Ahmad Shoaib, resolves to apply skills learned as MEM student at home. His first day on an American campus was a whirlwind.
November 11, 2010 | Story
Jared DunnmonDURHAM, N.C. -- Duke University senior Jared Dunnmon of Cincinnati was among the 32 recipients selected this weekend for prestigious Rhodes Scholarships.
November 11, 2010 | Story
MEM Alum Francis Ahlidza shares his thoughts on Engineering Management via Duke On Demand.
October 10, 2010 | Story
I had the opportunity to interview Evan Kereiakes (MEMP Class of 2007) regarding his internship with the National Economic Council, where he worked in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building next‐door to the White House. Evan was one of about 120 interns working in the White House for various groups over the summer.
February 2, 2010 | Story
DURHAM, N.C. -- The Duke University Board of Trustees on Saturday approved  a new 18-month Master of Engineering Degree that is designed to provide students with the skills to contribute effectively to the technical needs of a global organization immediately upon graduation. The program will launch in the fall.
May 5, 2009 | Story
Duke's Pratt School of Engineering encourages student collaboration with industry, and the Master of Engineering Management Program (MEMP) fosters such collaboration through practicums, internships, seminars, and workshops.
May 5, 2009 | Story
When Baris Guzel, a Turkey native working in Germany, came to the US to get his MEM degree at Duke, he quickly discovered that America, among other things, is a country that uses technology efficiency. His in-box was quickly bombarded with emails asking him to complete surveys for anything from rating student services to registering for Fuqua courses. This was a new phenomenon for Baris, one that he had not experienced in Europe. He saw an opportunity not only to bring an internet based survey tool to Europe, but to bring a new improved survey tool.
May 5, 2009 | Story
How's this for a great recipe -- use environment toxins to improve energy efficiency? Start with two chemicals, each of which is a noxious industrial byproduct. Combine. Package resulting liquid in eight-ounce bottles. Slap PowerShot on the label. Sell for $4.95 a pop.
May 5, 2009 | Story
Legions of genetically souped-up silkworms could someday produce a substance that more effectively protects troops in battle at less than half the weight of current body armor. It has been long known that the silk spun by spiders is remarkably strong and flexible.
April 4, 2009 | Story
As a young man growing up in Chennai, India and in England, Gautham Pandiyan has always sought out new experiences and opportunities. When he came to Duke to pursue a PhD in Molecular Cancer Biology he took advantage of Duke’s interdisciplinary approach to education and tried a few Fuqua classes.
March 3, 2009 | Story
DURHAM, N.C. -– Half of all Americans expect another country to emerge this century as the world’s leader in addressing technological challenges that range from the economy to global warming, according to a survey of U.S. public opinion released March 3 by Duke University. Although only 34 percent of Americans gave themselves a grade of A or B for understanding “the world of engineers and what they do,” 72 percent nonetheless expect the technological advancements of the 21st century to surpass those of the previous century.
January 1, 2009 | Story
The fall semester was extremely busy for MEM students. Somewhere between building a roller coaster for Dr. Fox’s project management class, sampling the finest cuisine that the world has to offer at the International Food Fest, and sorting through page upon page of corporate finance cases for Professor Skender, the semester came and went. Many students who weren’t leaving Durham for the winter break had a lot of free time on their hands after the dust settled in the fall term.
January 1, 2009 | Story
Keddy Chandran is no stranger to travel. As a child he moved several times to various locations throughout the US and Canada, and in his adult life has traveled to just about any part of the globe you can think of. In fact, he was traveling across Europe last summer when his Blackberry alerted him to an email announcing the Stanford Technology Venture Programs Fellowship for the Roundtable on Entrepreneurship Education. The challenge caught his eye for a number of reasons.
November 11, 2008 | Story
When Ali Habib made the decision to leave his home town of Karachi, Pakistan to come to Duke as a Master of Engineering Management student, he knew he was embarking on a journey that would change him forever.
November 11, 2008 | Story
Later this month during Engineering Week, teams of students from the Pratt School of Engineering and across the campus will compete in the annual Duke Start-Up Challenge, a school-year-long competition that culminates in a $25,000 prize. Last year’s first place winner was a company that developed a chip to be implanted in the brain of epileptics to control their seizures, while the runner-up developed a framework for the creation of games. One of this year’s team is taking a different tack.
November 11, 2008 | Story
The Fall of 2008 presented a busy recruiting schedule for MEM administrators and students. This year, not only did MEM focus on graduate school fairs, we also held informal Information Sessions throughout the country to attract students to our program. A highlight of these trips was the dedicated recruitment effort by many of our current students. September kicked off the fall recruiting schedule with a trip to Cornell and Syracuse by Student Services Officer Bridget Fletcher while Brad Fox, Executive Director, visited Purdue and Rose-Hulman.
October 10, 2008 | Story
Written by Pranay Jinna, a Duke MEM student from Hyderabad, India. I spent an incredible two months interning at the United Nations headquarters in New York.
July 7, 2008 | Story
Each year, the Master of Engineering Management Program (MEMP) builds on the foundation that an undergraduate degree in engineering or science has established. The program uses a combination of core business and management courses and technical electives to develop a skill set that includes advanced technical knowledge along with a strong understanding of management and business. In recent years, the MEMP has seen an increasing number of students looking to add another component to the degree; environmental management.
July 7, 2008 | Story
by Bridget Fletcher When Pratik Shah, a Master of Engineering Management student from Aurangabad, India joined the Duke Investment Club, he expected to meet other students with a similar interest in investing and finance and to get some valuable networking opportunities. He did not expect a lunch meeting with Warren Buffett.
April 4, 2008 | Story
Today’s seminar is a special discussion with the Industry Advisory Board of the MEM Program. The 14 member board represents a diverse cross section of industry and which serves as a valuable resource and link to the corporate world. The Advisory Board specifically reviews, recommends, and supports the program’s strategic plans, ensures that MEM students receive the most appropriate and useful set of skills in alignment with the changing corporate needs to be future leaders. For this discussion today we have 4 distinguished members of the IAB. We have, Mr.
April 4, 2008 | Story
From Construction to NASCAR: Transitions in the Life of a Family Business The Hogg Family: Jim, President and CEO, Hogg Construction Pat, Vice President of HR, Hogg Construction Andrew, Engineer, Dale Earnhardt, Inc. Stephen, Engineer, Dale Earnhardt, Inc. In this moderated panel discussion, the Hogg family will discuss working with family members, transitioning a family business to the next generation and choices between the family business or a new career.