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Energy sector veteran joins Fuqua as Executive-in-Residence

Pratap Mukharji

In January 2021, Pratap Mukharji (MBA ’83) joined Fuqua as an Executive-in-Residence, after a distinguished career leading consulting projects in the energy sector. He recently retired from Bain & Company where he was a Director and Senior Partner and a senior leader in the Energy and Natural Resources practice. As Executive-in-Residence, Pratap is currently advising […]

Adapting in 2020: Energy & sustainability summer internships

Even in this year of reconfigured schedules, remote work, and cancelled plans, Duke MBAs have found a way to pursue meaningful summer internships with an energy and environment focus. Summer internships are an important anchor in the MBA experience–an opportunity to apply classroom learning to real business challenges. As the COVID pandemic rewrote the rules […]

Silver linings: Adapting to virtual learning yields unexpected benefits

With each crisis comes opportunity.  The coronavirus pandemic has changed our work, travel, community engagement, and social lives in profound ways this year.  And perhaps nowhere has adaptation had to happen faster than in the world of higher education.  With eleven degree programs and more than 1,800 students enrolled when the coronavirus started spreading, the […]

DTE Energy’s Camilo Serna talks about utility transition

Camilo Serna, Vice President of Corporate Strategy for DTE Energy talks about the scale and pace of change in the electric utility industry, DTE’s net zero carbon emissions goals, and managing corporate strategy amid uncertainty. RELATED ARTICLES: Watch more EDGE Chats videos with executives

Highlights from the 2019 Duke University Energy Conference

The 11th annual Duke University Energy Conference brought 300 students, faculty, and industry executives together in November at Duke’s Fuqua School of Business to discuss the changing energy industry landscape. “Despite lots of debate and decades of inaction, we increasingly recognize that energy transition is essential,” said EDGE executive director Dan Vermeer in welcome remarks. […]

Energy tech & trends: Insights from former ARPA-E leader Eric Rohlfing

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Eric Rohlfing, Former Senior Technical Advisor at the U.S. Dept. of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E), shares his insights on building an innovation community, removing tech-to-market barriers, and energy technology trends in this EDGE Chats video. RELATED ARTICLES: Watch more EDGE Chats videos with executives

“Roadmap” of energy sector employers helps students clarify career interests

Example Employers along the Energy Value Chain

There are exciting job opportunities for MBAs in the energy sector, but making sense of where these jobs fit in a sector as complex as this one can be difficult. To help students visualize employers along the energy value chain, EDGE has developed a “roadmap” of example employers in the energy sector—from energy production (upstream) to […]

From Chevron to REI: Fuqua students head to summer 2019 internships

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Summer internships are one of the most valuable ways for a student to extend her MBA classroom learning in a real-world application. From oil and gas to smart grids to corporate sustainability, Fuqua MBAs are spending the summer working on energy and environment issues with an impressive list of companies. Here are some of the […]