2017 Industry Night

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Industry Night

Northwestern University's Master of Engineering Management (MEM) Program launched an annual Industry Night in 2014. The event recognizes and establishes community among the students, alumni and companies who value the importance of education at the intersection of engineering and business.

Northwestern University founded the first MEM Program over 40 years ago when a visionary professor, Al Rubenstein, created a master’s program in the McCormick School of Engineering to supply future leaders for Chicago’s manufacturing companies. He believed that engineers, whom he saw as the most adept innovators and problem-solvers, should lead organizations but they would first need to supplement their engineering background with basic business knowledge and quantitative decision-making skills.

Industry Night 2024

MEM hosted its 10th Annual Industry Night on Wednesday, February 21, 2024, at the Louis Room in the Norris University Center on Northwestern's Evanston Campus. This event included a panel session on Connected Health with guest speakers from emerging connected health companies based in Chicagoland.

More information about Industry Night 2024 can be found here.


Past Events


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