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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May 01, 2013

MEM Alum Provides Essay for Book on Millennials

MEM Alum Shoaib Rahim recently co-authored an essay for Millennials Speak. Essays on the 21st Century, a collaboration among writers from across the globe. From Amazon: Millennials Speak. Essays on the 21st Century is a crowdsourced and crowdfunded production. It is a snapshot of the ideas and [...]

April 29, 2013

Dr. La Tondra Murray wins 2013 McDonald Award

Dr. La Tondra Murray is the 2013 recipient of the Capers and Marion McDonald Award for Excellence in Mentoring and Advising. This award honors members of the Pratt Engineering Community who build a better future through excellence in mentoring and advising students and colleagues. Congratulations [...]

April 26, 2013

#OneDayAtDuke: MEMP/MEng Picnic

Duke recently asked students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends to submit material for a new advertisement, One Day at Duke, to be shown during televised games. On the day in question, April 19, MEM and MEng students got together for a picnic with a local food truck.

April 09, 2013

MEM Alumni Minute - Disney World

Take a minute to see MEM Alums Lisa Slagh and Travis Rasmussen talk about their roles at the Walt Disney Company and how Duke's MEM Program prepared them for the happiest place on earth.   Lisa Slagh, Class of 2010 Industrial Engineer, the Walt Disney Company   Travis Rasmussen, Class of 2011 [...]

April 05, 2013

Spring 2013 Top Internship Presentations

Professor John Nicholson recently named the Spring 2013 Top Presenters for the Internship Assessment course, EGRMGMT 551. Students were treated to lunch at the Washington Duke Inn on Friday, April 5, where each had the opportunity to discuss their internship experiences and career and professional [...]

March 26, 2013

MEMPDC Unveils New Website

The Master of Engineering Management Program Development Committee is a student-run organization whose members work with the program's administration to plan student activities, coordinate student recruitment events, and enhance industry relations. Their new website keeps students up to date on the [...]

March 22, 2013

Duke Start-Up Challenge 2013

Voting is now open for Round 2 on the Duke Start-Up Challenge Facebook Page! Visit the Duke Start-Up Challenge homepage and click on the team names to watch their video pitch, or see the videos below. Open to anybody with a Facebook account; each person can vote once per track. Your votes count for [...]

March 21, 2013

Using Technology to Give Back

MEM Alum Leverages Cellular Phone Technology to Advance Health Research in Pakistan and Beyond After finishing the Master of Engineering Management Program (MEMP) at Duke in 2009, Fulbright Scholar Ali Habib headed home to Karachi with aspirations of finding a way to bridge his technical expertise [...]

February 14, 2013

MEM Professor wins IBM Faculty Award

MEM Professor John Nicholson recently received an IBM Faculty Award to fund an EGRMGMT556 consulting practicum on "Using Social Business Software in a University Setting." The MEM practicum is a semester-long course presenting a team of five or six students a business problem to solve, providing a [...]

February 07, 2013

Where do MEMers come from?

MEM students come from around the world, as this Wordle shows.  To create this collage, we used the most recent undergraduate institution listed in enrolled students’ applications from 2007-2012.