June 01, 2016

Meet Our 2015-2016 Campus Students

For the third year, Duke's student-run Creative Communications Committee invites you to meet this year’s students and learn a few fun and interesting facts about them.

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September 21, 2011

Grad Works on Navy Radar

When Todd Stevens (MEMP ’06) was a graduate student at the Pratt School of Engineering, he never imagined himself building defense systems for the Navy. “With a mechanical engineering background, why would I want to build radar?” said Stevens, who lives in the Washington D.C. area. But [...]

November 22, 2010

Duke Engineer Receives Rhodes Scholarship

DURHAM, N.C. -- Duke University senior Jared Dunnmon of Cincinnati was among the 32 recipients selected this weekend for prestigious Rhodes Scholarships. Dunnmon, an A.B. Duke Scholar and past recipient of Goldwater Scholarships in Science, Mathematics and Engineering, was chosen from among 837 [...]

November 18, 2010

Why Engineering Management?

MEM Alum Francis Ahlidza shares his thoughts on Engineering Management via Duke On Demand.

October 06, 2010

The Pertinence of MEMP in an Internship at the White House

I had the opportunity to interview Evan Kereiakes (MEMP Class of 2007) regarding his internship with the National Economic Council, where he worked in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building next‐door to the White House. Evan was one of about 120 interns working in the White House for various [...]

February 27, 2010

Trustees approve new master’s program in engineering

DURHAM, N.C. -- The Duke University Board of Trustees on Saturday approved  a new 18-month Master of Engineering Degree that is designed to provide students with the skills to contribute effectively to the technical needs of a global organization immediately upon graduation. The program will launch [...]

May 22, 2009

Industry-Based Practicums Offer Students Real-World Project Experiences

Duke's Pratt School of Engineering encourages student collaboration with industry, and the Master of Engineering Management Program (MEMP) fosters such collaboration through practicums, internships, seminars, and workshops. One successful example is the MEM Consulting Practicum Program (CPP) [...]

May 13, 2009

MEM Student Start-Up Sure to Be a Success

When Baris Guzel, a Turkey native working in Germany, came to the US to get his MEM degree at Duke, he quickly discovered that America, among other things, is a country that uses technology efficiency. His in-box was quickly bombarded with emails asking him to complete surveys for anything from [...]

May 08, 2009

Giving Gasoline That Power Shot - Greenly

How's this for a great recipe -- use environment toxins to improve energy efficiency? Start with two chemicals, each of which is a noxious industrial byproduct. Combine. Package resulting liquid in eight-ounce bottles. Slap PowerShot on the label. Sell for $4.95 a pop. Put in gas tank. "When added [...]

May 04, 2009

MEM Student Brings Many Talents to the Entrepreneurial World

Legions of genetically souped-up silkworms could someday produce a substance that more effectively protects troops in battle at less than half the weight of current body armor. It has been long known that the silk spun by spiders is remarkably strong and flexible. However, the main challenge to [...]

April 01, 2009

Diverse Interests Drive Success for MEM Student Gautham Pandiyan

As a young man growing up in Chennai, India and in England, Gautham Pandiyan has always sought out new experiences and opportunities. When he came to Duke to pursue a PhD in Molecular Cancer Biology he took advantage of Duke's interdisciplinary approach to education and tried a few Fuqua classes. [...]