Master of Engineering Management Program News

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.
February 2, 2005 | Story
DURHAM, N.C. -- Duke University's Pratt School of Engineering and Saudi Arabia's Effat College, a privately funded women's college, will collaborate on the first undergraduate engineering curriculum for women in Saudi Arabia. Pratt Dean Kristina Johnson and Dr. Haifa Jamal Al Lail, dean of Effat College, signed a cooperative agreement Jan. 30. The effort is funded by a $100,000 grant from the U.S. State Department's Middle East Partnership Program Initiative.
December 12, 2004 | Story
DURHAM, N.C. -- Duke University’s Pratt School of Engineering, in collaboration with RTI International, has launched a new program designed to identify, evaluate and bring research products to market. Unlike traditional technology transfer processes found at most universities today, the new program, named TechEval, pairs researchers with experienced business leaders and students from the Masters of Engineering Management (MEM) program at Duke who then evaluate the technology in a practical, real-world environment.
June 6, 2004 | Story
Leaders of the Duke Bioengineering Initiative met with venture capitalists and leaders of technology based companies in California's Silicon Valley following graduation to outline some of the innovative bioengineering research underway at Pratt and School of Medicine. A symposium In Menlo Park May 11 discussed some of the most promising cross-school collaborations in the Duke Bioengineering Partnership. There were five presentations at the half-day event.
June 6, 2004 | Story
The Duke men's club volleyball team, with nine engineering students and coached by a Pratt alumnus, fought its way to a first-ever national championship in April. After a successful conference tournament at James Madison University, the 19-member team was seeded 8th in the D1AA division at the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA) National Tournament held in Charlotte April 8-10. The tournament fielded 153 men's teams.
May 5, 2004 | Story
Duke University and its Pratt School of Engineering awarded degrees to 294 undergraduate and graduate students Sunday in a series of ceremonies beginning with a university-wide commencement exercise in Wallace Wade Stadium and winding up with a rousing ceremony in Duke Chapel. A total of 235 students, including 13 who completed their work in December and six last September, received Bachelor of Science in Engineering degrees from Dean Kristina M.
March 3, 2004 | Story
By David King
March 3, 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.
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.