Engineering Challenges Make Solar Energy Economical Provide Energy from Fusion Develop Carbon Sequestration Methods Manage the Nitrogen Cycle According to the Journal of Engineering Education
Engineering Challenges Provide Access to Clean Water Engineer Better Medicines Advance Health Informatics Secure Cyberspace According to the Journal of Engineering Education
Engineering Challenges Prevent Nuclear Terror Restore and Improve Urban Infrastructure Reverse Engineer the Brain According to the Journal of Engineering Education
TI DSP (Digital Signal Processor) chip has 180 million transistors and its chip size is smaller than a nickel. Consumer demand for increased functionality means more transistors per design. Source: Texas Instruments 2005 How Small Are Semiconductors?
Engineering: Is it for you? Engineers come in all shapes and sizes Engineers are curious Engineers love to learn
Do you fit the profile? Would an engineering career fit your interests and lifestyle? Answer these questions and find out: 1.Do you get good grades in math & science? 2.Do you enjoy knowing how things work? 3.Do you ever think of new or better ways to do things? 4.If you get a gift that says “Assembly Required” do you put it together yourself? 5.Do you like to work with computers and play video games? 6.Do you like to do mazes and jigsaw puzzles? 7.Do you usually make sound decisions, and do people trust your judgment? 8.Can you express yourself easily & clearly? 9.Do you work well with others? 10.Do you like to know “why”? How Do You Turn Your Idea Into A Reality? Source: Engineering Workforce Commission Jami Goldman
Engineering Design Project! Design Challenge #1 Does your ball or Frisbee ever get stuck in a tree? Challenge: Design a way to reach the ball without having to get a ladder. Design Challenge #2 Do you ever forget to bring your homework or lunch to school? Challenge: Design a way to remind yourself to bring your homework and lunch with you to school each morning. Design Challenge #3 Do you dislike cleaning your room and putting your toys away? Challenge: Design a way to keep your room clean. Design Challenge #4 Do you ever forget to feed your pet or give it fresh water? Challenge: Design a better way to feed pets and remind owners when it is time to feed their pets. WHAT IF YOU COULD ?
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