Celebrating 20 Years - Duke MEMP

February 05, 2018

Two Decades of Growth: The Master of Engineering Management Program Turns 20

In 1997, when F. Hadley Cocks spearheaded the creation of Duke's Master of Engineering Management Program, he wanted to create a smooth transition for students who wished to pursue careers in engineering business and management. He was right. To date, more than 1,600 students have earned MEM degrees at Duke.

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January 15, 2013

The Secret's Out

Looks like the rest of the world is reallizing what an incredible city Durham is. Want to see the whole list? Download a printable PDF, or visit

January 04, 2013

Alumni Blog: What I'd Tell Myself at 22

MEM Alum Charelle Lewis takes over for the latest post on our Director's Blog.

December 20, 2012

Alumni Admissions Ambassadors Program 2013

Calling all MEM Alumni! The Master of Engineering Management Program invites you to participate in its Alumni Admissions Ambassadors Program. Now in its sixth year, the program allows alumni to take part in the admissions process by serving as an additional resource for select newly admitted [...]

November 16, 2012

2012 Mahato Memorial Photo Contest

d-MEMP student Adam Kohn received Honorable Mention for his submission to the 2012 Mahato Memorial Photo Contest with his entry of a staircase tucked away in the corner of Perkins Library.

November 01, 2012

comScore Case Competition 2012

In early October, 52 students, including 29 Master of Engineering Management students, competed in the first comScore, Inc. Case Competition at Duke University.  This event, which began on Friday, October 5th with ten teams, continued for the next 60 hours, culminating in five teams selected to [...]

October 30, 2012

MEM 15th Anniversary

This year marks the 15th anniversary of the MEM program. In honor of this anniversary, the MEMP team travelled the country and celebrated with you, our alumni! The Triangle, NC - October 25th, 2012 With alums representing the classes of 2000 to 2012, the event was a great way to kick off this [...]

October 05, 2012

From Startup to Google

When Karna Vishwas finished his Pratt master’s degree in engineering management in 2009, the job market was bleak for most graduates. But Vishwas’ blend of technical, business, and management expertise landed him a position at a Silicon Valley internet advertising startup – a company so promising [...]

June 13, 2012

Chirba Chirba

MEM student Ali Safavi helps run the Chirba Chirba food truck and applies lessons learned working on his degree. Watch the news video and learn more about Chirba Chirba, featured on the Live Well Network.

November 16, 2011

Startup Open

Duke engineers won big at the Startup Open competition during Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) 2011 in Boston. The team included two alumnae and a graduate student and their start-up company for micro-turbine technology. The competition team includes Jason Ethier ‘10 BSE, Hardy Shen ’09 BSE, ’10 [...]

November 14, 2011

Path to Success

By Chibulu Luo (MEMP ’11)