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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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 08, 2013

"Big Data" Collaboration Big Experience for Students

By Jeni Baker Practicum pairs Duke’s Master of Engineering Management students with the global Parsons Corporation to address real-world issues. Jim Shappell was on an airplane last winter the first time he gave “big data” much serious thought. Like many people, Shappell, Parsons Corporation’s [...]

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, [...]

May 21, 2013

2009 Grad "Bridges the Gap" with MEM degree

Brad Pantuck, MEM 2009, has published an article, "Bridging the Gap," in the May/June issue of Defense AT&L Magazine. In it Pantuck asserts that it's best for government R&D managers to set a short timeline (2-3 years) for new technology delivery and establish firm agreements among [...]

May 13, 2013

Graduation 2013 - Highlights

Over 5,000 degrees were awarded at Duke's 2013 Commencement, its 161st. Let us show you a few highlights of the day in pictures and video. The MEM Program graduated its 16th campus class and 3rd distance cohort. Congratulations to all our graduates!     Say cheese! Click here to view the story, [...]

May 10, 2013

Congratulations, Class of 2013!

On May 12th, Duke's MEM Program graduated its 16th campus class and 3rd distance cohort. Congratulations to all our graduates!