Master of Engineering Management Program News

January 1, 2004 | Story
By David King What one word best sums up the results of Andrew Gonce's MEM degree? Acceleration. Not a bad choice for an engineer who spends much of his time working to improve the Ford Mustang. "What I learned in earning my MEM degree helped to accelerate the start of my career," Gonce said, and his achievements certainly support his statement. After completing the MEM degree at Duke, Gonce had several job offers from which to choose, but Ford rose to the top.
October 10, 2003 | Story
By David King When asked what drew engineer Annu Sood to her job at a software company, she quickly responds, “the company's entrepreneurial spirit.” Her answer is not surprising, as Sood herself embodies that spirit, with quick thoughts and a vivaciousness that keeps you scurrying to keep up.
October 10, 2003 | Story
By David King For Marc Clay, his MEM degree may have been a long time coming, but the dividends were immediate. "My perspective is a bit different than those graduates who went straight from undergrad to the MEM program," Clay said. Having worked for Los Alamos National Laboratory for twenty years before returning to earn his Masters of Engineering Management degree from Duke, Clay took nothing he learned for granted.
July 7, 2003 | Story
DURHAM, N.C. -- Jeffrey T. Glass has joined Duke University's Pratt School of Engineering as the Hogg Family Director of Engineering Management and Entrepreneurship and professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. In announcing the appointment Wednesday, Pratt Dean Kristina Johnson said Glass will expand an already successful professional program that provides advanced training in engineering management, finance and marketing so its graduates "can hit the ground running" in industry upon graduation.
September 9, 2002 | Story
The 322,000-square-foot Center for Interdisciplinary Engineering, Medicine and Applied Sciences is now more than 3 months in the making. Pratt School officials say the $97 million West Campus building complex is “on-time and on-budget.” “Favorable local building economics and weather have assisted in keeping the project on budget and on time for its scheduled Aug. 15, 2004 completion,” said John Ferguson, associate dean for finance and administration at Duke's Pratt School of Engineering.