Master of Engineering Management & Leadership Graduate Degree Program | MEML@Rice

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Thursday, Apr. 13, 2023

Is a MEM Degree Worth It?

Looking to advance your career in engineering but unsure if a master's is right? Discover 3 situations where a master’s in engineering management is worth it.

Rice master’s degree program is first in Texas and one of nine in the world to earn formal certification.

Learn the differences between a Master of Bioengineering and a Master of Engineering Management and see which degree is right for you with Rice University.

Rice MEML interviewed Carlo Poloni, President of engineering firm ESTECO, to get his view on the future of Industry 4.0 technologies and product management. Read our interview.

Mechanical engineering manager working alongside engineers in industrial engineering setting

Master of Mechanical Engineering and Master of Engineering Management: What’s the Difference? Monday, Mar. 13, 2023

The differences between a Master of Mechanical Engineering and a Master of Engineering Management can be confusing. Compare each degree and learn which master's is best for you.

Woman engineer presenting new equipment and processes to business executives

Why Are Management Skills Important for Engineers? Tuesday, Mar. 7, 2023

Ensuring your management and leadership skill set is sufficient for your engineering role, no matter what it is, is imperative. Learn why here.

Engineer manager networking internally with Business manager

9 Tips for Managing & Leading an Engineering Team Tuesday, Mar. 7, 2023

Engineering management brings many challenges. As you begin managing a team, follow these 9 tips from Rice University's own engineering leaders.

Woman engineer leading teams of software and data engineers in product meeting

What Does An Engineering Manager Do? Monday, Feb. 20, 2023

Engineering managers lead technical activities and manage team(s) of engineers. See what makes a good engineering manager and director of engineering.

Three diverse engineers using augmented reality (AR) simulation at work

Augmented Reality Solutions in Engineering Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022

Industry 4.0 has brought forth new technologies, including augmented reality. See how AR is being used in the field of engineering and how you can get involved.

Engineer project manager working in Agile or Scrum project management methodology

What is Project Management in Engineering? Monday, Oct. 24, 2022

Engineering management and project management are linked in many ways. Learn the key PM methodologies and skills required for engineering PMs.

Engineering lead reviewing her team's robotics solution

How to Become An Engineering Manager or Director of Engineering Thursday, Sep. 15, 2022

You can choose your own path to become a next-gen engineering manager and one day, a director of engineering. Here’s a 3 step-by-step guide for success.

Engineering manager presenting data analysis to teams of engineers

What is Engineering Management? Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2022

Managing modern teams of engineers requires technical knowledge, leadership and management skills. Learn about blending leadership skills with technical expertise in this field.

Rice engineer in training to become an engineering manager at a leading company

MEM vs. MBA: What's the Difference and Which is Best For Me? Monday, Aug. 22, 2022

Learn the differences between a Master of Engineering Management (MEM) and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) to see which degree is the best for you.

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10 Books For Those Aspiring To Be Engineering Managers & Leaders Wednesday, Jun. 1, 2022

If you have aspirations to be an engineering manager or industry leader, these 10 books will give you some tips and inspiration to get there.

Jeff Bishop

Jeff Bishop '04 on clean energy and clear communication Monday, May. 23, 2022

ECE alumnus changed his career focus after a summer internship.


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