A Blog for Duke Engineering Management and Entrepreneurship Students and Friends
This blog contains thoughts about engineering management (also referred to as technology management) and entrepreneurship from Jeffrey T. Glass. Most of the ideas for postings come from his interactions with students in the Master of Engineering Management (MEM) Programin the Pratt School of Engineering at Duke University. A range of topics are covered and most are focused on issues that the MEM students and alumni will face early in their careers or ideas to help them get more out of their engineering management studies.
Jeff Glass – is the Faculty Director of the Pratt School’s Master of Engineering Management Program at Duke University and also holds the Hogg Family endowed chair in Engineering Management and Entrepreneurship. He has been an advisor for new ventures, conducted due diligence for several venture capital firms, consulted for fortune 500 companies, and testified as an expert witness in patent litigation. He was the Vice President of R&D for Kobe Steel USA Inc. and directed their Electronic Materials Center. Jeff has published over 130 papers and book chapters, edited six books, is a co-inventor on 12 patents and is an ISI Highly Cited Researcher. His paper entitled, “Managing the Ties Between Central R&D and Business Units,” received the 2004 Industrial Research Institute’s Maurice Holland Award.
Duke University, Master of Engineering Management (MEM) Program, offered with the support of the Fuqua School of Business and the School of Law, prepares engineering and science graduates to become future industry leaders. The core engineering management curriculum consists of marketing, finance, intellectual property and business law, and management, similar to key courses in an MBA curriculum. Technical electives provide flexibility to focus on technology management, innovation management, operations management, entrepreneurship, financial engineering or master’s courses in specific engineering disciplines. This broad curriculum develops engineering professionals ready to address today’s complex business problems with innovative solutions.
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