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Alumni

Graduates of the Duke University Pratt School of Engineering are proudly known as Duke Engineers — a title with more than 75 years of history.

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Give to the Annual Fund

Gifts to the Annual Fund are unrestricted—providing for need-based financial aid, hands-on learning, a world-class faculty, and much more!

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Update Your Contact Information

Help us keep you posted on upcoming events.

Log onto the Pratt page on alumni.duke.edu

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Connect With Other Alumni

Use the group members and search functions on alumni.duke.edu to find Duke Engineering alumni and friends worldwide.

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Submit a Nomination for an Engineering Alumni Award

Do you know someone who is distinguished within their field, a young alumna/us who is doing great things, or someone who has served the Pratt School of Engineering immensely over their lifetime? We need to know about them! Nominations are due January 1 annually.

Make a Nomination

Join the Duke Engineering Alumni Association

Members of the Engineering Alumni Association support co-curricular student projects, recognize outstanding alumni and facilitate continuing engagement of  alumni with the school.

To become a member, please contact Kim Davis at 919-660-5385 or kim.davis@duke.edu

Become a Member

Engage with Students

Be a Mentor

Join our Vertical Mentoring Network—be paired with a student or students, and share your insights on careers and life after graduation.

Become a Mentor

Be a Technical Advisor

Student project board members and technical advisors assist student teams with engineering questions, and help connect them with outside resources. Browse a list of Duke Engineering student groups.

Be a Technical Advisor

Advise a Bass Connections Project

Provide technical advice to a Bass Connections interdisciplinary research project team!

Advisors assist teams with technical engineering questions and help connect them with other resources. 

Advise a Bass Connections Project

Give a Tech Talk or Guest Lecture

Share your expertise with students through a tech talk, guest lecture or panel discussion.

Give A Talk

Have a question? Contact Kirsten Shaw »

Provide an Internship Opportunity

Recruiting engineering interns or establishing a new internship program builds your organization's brand recognition at Duke Engineering.

To learn more, contact Kirsten Shaw »

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Submit a Student Design Project Idea

Hands-on design is a pillar of Duke Engineering's signature undergraduate experience. Alumni are invited to propose design challenges for  student design courses, and to serve as mentors to students working on solutions to design challenges.

Projects can be based on personal or work experience, or be an actual design problem faced by a nonprofit community partner.

Submit an Idea

Volunteer

Plan Engineering Alumni Events in Your Region

Duke has established regional alumni boards in a number of large geographic regions.

In the Triangle NC region, contact Bob Wescott for additional info on the Triangle Area Pratt Alumni group.

In other regions, visit the Duke Alumni website to find your regional alumni group.

If you're interested in assisting to plan and execute events of interest to engineering alumni in your region, volunteer to participate with your regional Duke Alumni board. Note that nominations are usually due in January, but you can contact your regional board leadership at any time to find opportunities to get engaged.

Volunteer or make a nomination

Serve on the Engineering Alumni Council

EAC members work to develop strategies and programs to engage Pratt Alumni and serve as ambassadors of our great school. Are you, or do you know, a passionate engineering alum? Please submit your nominations by January 1 annually.

More About the EAC Volunteer or make a nomination

Be a Class Agent

Class Agents serve as liaisons between alumni and Duke Engineering.

To become a class agent, please contact Pamela Hanson at 919-660-5130 or pamela.hanson@duke.edu

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Be an Engineering Ambassador

Duke Engineering Ambassadors are part of a select group of friends and alumni of the school who receive media articles, news announcements or student stories from the dean, take advantage of opportunities to tell others how Duke Engineering is doing, and share their thoughts on the school with the dean.

To volunteer or nominate someone, please contact Pamela Hanson at 919-660-5130 or pamela.hanson@duke.edu