Master of Engineering Management Program News

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.
February 2, 2007 | Story
"A View into the Black Box: How Venture Capitalists Evaluate Technology Opportunities." John Glushik is a general partner with Intersouth Partners, one of the nation's most active and experienced early-stage venture capital firms. As one of the largest funds in the Southeast, Intersouth has invested in more 80 private companies over the last 20 years, focusing on the life sciences and information technology sectors.
February 2, 2007 | Story
Textron Inc. is sponsoring three Master of Engineering Management (MEM) fellowships each year from 2005 through 2009. The goal of the program is to encourage women and minorities to pursue careers in engineering management.
February 2, 2007 | Story
"Engineering and Entrepreneurship: From Idea to Product to Company"
January 1, 2007 | Story
Today's speaker is Joseph Holmes, CEO of Acuity Edge, a management consulting firm providing strategic consulting to clients ranging from startups to Fortune 500 companies. Mr. Holmes will introduce a framework for thinking about how to commercialize technology, and provide tips for evaluating and marketing new ideas.
December 12, 2006 | Story
Source: PRNewswire Hi-G-Tek, a leading developer and provider of radio frequency ID (RFID) solutions for high-value assets and sensitive materials, has assembled an executive team with decades of combined management experience and an impressive list of advanced technology expertise to its credit.
November 11, 2006 | Story
Although they come from varied backgrounds— hailing from Germany, Panama, Pakistan and Turkey—four of this year’s Masters of Engineering Management (MEM) class share a common bond: all have traveled from their home countries to the Duke University Pratt School of Engineering with the full support of a Fulbright Scholarship.
October 10, 2006 | Story
The National Academy of Engineering is hosting a public workshop on October 24-25 on offshoring of engineering jobs. “Offshoring" is the shifting of engineering and other high-skill jobs from the United States to developing countries. This workshop brings together policy makers, industry representatives, academic experts, and the public to explore the implications, debates, and outlook for offshoring.
August 8, 2006 | Story
The effect of engineering outsourcing on the global economy is a discussion of keen interest in business, policy and academic circles. In the fall 2005 and spring 2006 a team of Master of Engineering Management students, led by Ben Rissing under the direction of MEM Executive in Residence, Vivek Wadhwa, and Sociology Professor Gary Gereffi, challenged the faulty statistics that have been used to compare undergraduate engineering graduation rates in the United States, India, and China.
May 5, 2006 | Story
In an autobiography written by Will Senner in one of his elementary school yearbooks, he made a prediction: He was going to go to Duke. Although it wasn’t a comment the Connecticut native initially remembered when applying to colleges, it turned out he had been right. He enrolled at Duke’s Pratt School of Engineering in 2002.
May 5, 2006 | Story
A course now being offered for the first time at Duke’s Pratt School of Engineering gives engineering undergraduates an introduction to business. The pilot course, EGR 165.03: Introduction to Business in Technology-Based Companies, aims to provide a basic understanding of business concepts in preparation for future careers in industry.
April 4, 2006 | Story
PhotoGenesis launches as a not-for-profit after winning Duke student business plan competition
April 4, 2006 | Story
DURHAM, N.C. –- Physicians who have struggled for years to monitor and treat the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Africa could soon have a low-cost solution thanks to a team of students at Duke University.
April 4, 2006 | Story
Mariella Corcuera may ultimately pursue a career in medicine or medical devices, but she’ll always be an engineer at heart. Through Pratt’s Master of Engineering Management Program at Duke, Corcuera got the chance to experience the life of a corporate engineer as a Textron Fellow.
March 3, 2006 | Story
After a slew of late-night phone calls overseas and hours spent slogging through numbers, an international group of Pratt students in the Master of Engineering Management Program has gathered evidence challenging the notion that the U.S. is losing its technological edge to developing nations like China and India.
March 3, 2006 | Story