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Tufts Gordon Institute Forms Industry Advisory Council

Wednesday, February, 1st, 2012 News

Tufts Gordon Institute has formed an Industry Advisory Council (IAC) to serve as a forum for communication between the Institute and the technology industry. Comprised of senior leaders from a variety of companies and organizations, the advisory council will enable members to foster engineering leadership as well as provide guidance on the continued evolution of Tufts Gordon Institute’s flagship M.S. in Engineering Management (MSEM) program.

M.S. in Engineering Management Class of 2011 Graduates

Wednesday, May, 25th, 2011 MSEM

“2011 is a vintage year.” Those were the remarks provided by Professor of the Practice Sam Liggero at Tufts Gordon Institute (TGI) M.S. in Engineering Management (MSEM) graduation celebration. More than 100 MSEM students, their families, Tufts Gordon Institute faculty and staff gathered at Alumnae Lounge on May 17 to commemorate the completion of the two-year program.

KAYAK co-founder candidly speaks on importance of building a solid team

Friday, April, 15th, 2011 News

“When I think about building a company I think: team first, customers second, profit third,” KAYAK co-founder and chief technology officer Paul English said to a crowd of Tufts entrepreneurs on April 12, 2011. English, the featured speaker of the inaugural Alan Shapiro Entrepreneurial Lecture Series, brought the same high energy and wit that helped him form his company to his talk.

“Raytheon helps U.S. subs stay in touch”

Wednesday, March, 23rd, 2011 MSEM

Tufts Gordon Institute alum Steve Moynahan (MSEM ’05), a senior Raytheon engineer, is working on low-frequency “deep siren” system that would enable the Navy to communicate with submarines at any depth.

Drew Endy examines ethical side of biotech

Friday, November, 5th, 2010 MSEM

Stanford Professor Drew Endy spoke at the inaugural Knox Lecture in Engineering Ethics on the ethical implications of synthetic biology. Prior to the lecture Tufts Daily interviewed Endy.

VP of Business Process Excellence Don Linsenmann Discusses DuPont’s Journey to Six Sigma

Thursday, October, 28th, 2010 MSEM

On October 28, Tufts Gordon Institute and The International Business Center at The Fletcher School hosted Don Linsenmann, Vice President of Business Process Excellence and Corporate Six Sigma Champion for DuPont. Entertaining and engaging both engineering management and Fletcher graduate students, Linsenmann’s talk detailed the role Six Sigma has played in the company’s transformation from a cyclical chemical company to the “world’s most dynamic science company.” A business management strategy initially started by Motorola, Six Sigma is now employed by hundreds of consumer and technology companies throughout the world including Fortune 500 companies Raytheon, Target Corporation, Bank of America, General Electric, Dow Chemical and, of course, DuPont.

Engineering consultant calls team management essential

Monday, October, 25th, 2010 MSEM

Pamela McNamara (E’81), President of U.S. Operations at Cambridge Consultants spoke to students at the annual fall Lyon & Bendheim lecture series about her experience as an effective engineering leader.