Master of Engineering Management Program News

December 12, 2007 | Story
Special Episode on Cisco's Globalization Plan
December 12, 2007 | Story
Dr. Goodson has held leadership positions in education, in the federal government, and in industry. He taught Mechanical Engineering at Purdue University for two decades. He was Chief Scientist of the U.S. Department of Transportation during the first energy crisis. He led a major electric and hybrid vehicle study in the late seventies for the Electric Power Research Institute and the U.S. Department of Energy. Since 1981, he has held increasingly responsible positions in industry.
November 11, 2007 | Story
Challenges of Operating in Today's Global World:
November 11, 2007 | Story
Perspectives & Opportunities in the Engineering & Construction Industry As a co-founder of BE&K, Kennedy will provide an overview of the E&C market from the vantage point of a veteran seeing four decades of growth within the industry. Kennedy will also discuss opportunities for engineers and MEM students in E&C, highlighting the key attributes sought after in new hires.
October 10, 2007 | Story
Opportunities for MEM grads in the Financial Services Industry: Financial Services constitutes the largest industry in the world. Bob will share his insights about this industry and the specific opportunities for MEM graduates in Investment Banking and Private Equity. Answers to “How is engineering relevant?” and “How is the MEM a major enhancement?” will be provided. In addition, Bob will share some of his personal experiences that led him ultimately to Investment Banking and selling businesses.
October 10, 2007 | Story
Theoderick Tam Master's of Engineering Management/ Class of 2007 ImaGyn Experience written by Theoderick Tam Imagine if you had a year to do whatever you wanted. What would you do? Well, I decided to spend my year in Durham, North Carolina, and I discovered adventure here.
October 10, 2007 | Story
At an interactive workshop sponsored by Women in Science and Engineering, Joseph Holmes, president and CEO of Acuity Edge and an adjunct professor in the Master's of Engineering Management program, offered his expertise to help refine the networking and communications skills of more than 30 graduate students on Sept. 26. Acuity Edge is a management consulting firm that offers strategic services for corporate, university, government and venture capital clients.
September 9, 2007 | Story
Interviewing: Best Practices & Case Interviewing
September 9, 2007 | Story
"Career Mapping: Short and Long Term Strategies." Road maps are a useful tool for finding your way to a particular destination. They identify a specified location and the multiple ways to reach it. Career maps can be just as useful, but constructing them is difficult. What is the right career destination for me? What skills and attributes will I need? What roads are likely to get me where I want to go as quickly as possible? How do I overcome road blocks? This seminar will explore ways of thinking about career direction, and strategies to best prepare yourself for the journey.
September 9, 2007 | Story
Mr. Ward is currently the Head of Commercialization for RTI International, a $550 million, 2700 employee, independent, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization conducting research in health, life science, environment, education, engineering, international development and energy fields. Prior to joining RTI, Brent was responsible for business development, marketing and sales activities in multiple spin-up’s, out of RTI, RTP and Silicon Valley. At RTI, Brent has served the role of identifying, assessing and assisting new technologies and technologists validate their ideas in the marketplace.
September 9, 2007 | Story
Special Panel: A Discussion on Managing Innovation –Getting the Best from Your People and Technology With Distinguished Panelists Clarence Chandran and William Monahan
August 8, 2007 | Story
KANSAS CITY, MO. -- More than one million skilled immigrant workers -- including Indian and Chinese scientists and engineers -- and their families are competing for 120,000 permanent U.S. resident visas each year.
August 8, 2007 | Story
Duke University remains in the eighth position in the latest annual ranking from U.S. News & World Report magazine of national universities that offer doctoral degrees. U.S.
August 8, 2007 | Story
After traveling across the globe from his birthplace in Hyderabad, India to join Duke's Masters of Engineering Management Program, 21-year-old Nishanth Lingamneni found himself one of the youngest people in his class, having no prior full-time work experience. Nevertheless–— just one year later--he had his choice of two prime U.S.
July 7, 2007 | Story
Kristina M. Johnson, dean of Duke University’s Pratt School of Engineering, has been appointed provost and senior vice president of academic affairs at The Johns Hopkins University. Robert L. Clark, chair of the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science and Thomas Lord Professor of Mechanical Engineering, has agreed to become dean of Pratt, effective Aug. 15.
April 4, 2007 | Story
Robert Price is the former CEO of Control Data during its hayday of high growth, and competing successfully with IBM. It was a time when Control Data introduced technology and HR practices that we take for granted today. Bob is also the author of The Eye for Innovation and has written several key articles on Innovation Management. Finally, he has been a Board Member, entrepreneur, and mentor for many start-up companies. He'll talk today about innovation strategies and distruptive technologies.
April 4, 2007 | Story
Mike Brothers has over 20 years of experience in product development, program management and design engineering. His areas of expertise include strategy development, innovation management, product development, process redesign, business case development and program/project management. Mike's experience spans several industries, including hi-tech, telecommunications, aerospace & defense and medical instrumentation. Mike holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from MIT and an MBA from the Anderson School at UCLA.
April 4, 2007 | Story
Roy Pogrzeba is currently Senior Vice President and Principle in Charge of the Raleigh office of Bovis Lend Lease, a global provider of construction services. Mr.
April 4, 2007 | Story
China is “racing ahead” of both the United States and India in producing graduates with advanced engineering and technology degrees and in its ability to perform basic research, according to new findings in a Duke University-authored article published in the online edition of Issues in Science and Technology. The trend is part of a
March 3, 2007 | Story
John Davis, off-road wheelchair racing champion and pioneer, and John Castelano, his wheelchair designer, will speak at Duke University's Pratt School of Engineering on Monday, April 2. The talk begins at 4:00 p.m. in the Nello L. Teer Building, room 203, and is free and open to the public. Parking is available in the parking garage next to the Bryan Center. Davis is expected to discuss his experience as an outdoors enthusiast—an avid surfer and mountain biker—who suffered a spinal cord injury as a result of a car accident.
March 3, 2007 | Story
"International Business: A Real Experience" Airton Oliveira has over 20 years of experience in the information technology and telecommunications industry in large multinational companies including international distribution, business development, sales and marketing management, product and service management, strategic planning, and product development.
February 2, 2007 | Story
Orville Pierson is the author of The Unwritten Rules of the Highly Effective Job Search, published by McGraw-Hill in 2006. He is also Senior Vice President, Corporate Director of Program Design and Service Delivery for Lee Hecht Harrison (LHH), a $200 million career services company with 240 offices worldwide.