Master of Engineering Management Program News

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
December 12, 2005 | Story
Joel Huber, professor of marketing, has been named editor of the Journal of Marketing Research. Huber is a professor in the Fuqua School of Business who teaches the core MEM marketing course. His three-year term begins April 1, 2006.
October 10, 2005 | Story
Brad Fox, executive director of the Master of Engineering Management Program at Duke University’s Pratt School of Engineering, has been elected to the IEEE Engineering Management Society’s Board of Governors. Fox will serve a three-year term, beginning Jan. 1.
October 10, 2005 | Story
Note to editors: A photo of Kimberly Jenkins is available at: http://photo1.dukenews.duke.edu/pages/Duke_News_Service/Jenkins.jpg. DURHAM, N.C. -– Duke University’s Pratt School of Engineering has appointed information technology entrepreneur Kimberly J.
September 9, 2005 | Story
DURHAM, N.C. -- Duke University’s Pratt School of Engineering will accommodate up to 10 graduate students studying for Master of Engineering Management and related degrees who have been displaced by Hurricane Katrina and wish to continue coursework while their home institutions are closed. Eligibility and EnrollmentIncoming students must be enrolled and in good academic standing at their home institution for the Fall semester (or equivalent Quarter) of 2005 and should meet Duke admission requirements.
September 9, 2005 | Story
Vivek Wadhwa The Pratt School of Engineering has appointed technology entrepreneur Vivek Wadhwa as executive-in-residence in the Master of Engineering Management program. Wadhwa will serve as a mentor to students in the program and assist faculty interested in commercializing technology developed at Duke.
August 8, 2005 | Story
DURHAM, N.C. -- Duke University's Pratt School of Engineering has appointed technology entrepreneur Vivek Wadhwa as executive-in-residence in the Master of Engineering Management program. Wadhwa will serve as a mentor to students in the program and assist faculty interested in commercializing technology developed at Duke. Wadhwa is the founder and ex-CEO of Relativity Technologies in Raleigh, N.C. He co-founded Seer Technologies in Cary, N.C., in 1990. From 1986 to 1990, he was vice president of information services at Credit Suisse First Boston in New York.
March 3, 2005 | Story
Pratt's Master of Engineering Management Program was featured in the March 2005 issue of Prism Magazine, a publication by the American Society for Engineering Education. The article, titled "Under New Management," describes why engineers seeking advancement are getting degrees in engineering management.
March 3, 2005 | Story
Through the Master of Engineering Management (MEM) program, Lauren Matic, a native of Kenilworth, Illinois, is crafting a career where she can make a difference in the world.Matic graduated from Duke in May 2004 with a double major in biomedical/electrical engineering and a minor in French.
March 3, 2005 | Story
If he had the chance to give advice, Charlotte, North Carolina native Brandon Jones would tell fellow students to make the most of their time at Duke by getting involved."There is just so much to do here, and I love that you can be interested and involved in many different areas," said Jones, who graduated in 2004 with a B.S.
February 2, 2005 | Story
DURHAM, N.C. -- Duke University's Pratt School of Engineering and the U.S. Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program have agreed to establish a partnership that will enable nuclear-trained Navy officers to enroll in Pratt's Master of Engineering Management degree program. The agreement signed Feb. 9 formalizes a cooperative effort that began last semester. Two Navy officers are now students in the Master of Engineering Program, which integrates engineering and business principles to develop future leaders of technology-based organizations.