As a girl, it can be intimidating to study a profession that is very male-dominated. Thankfully, universities are making an effort to ensure that any of their female engineering students feel supported and empowered throughout their university career. Here are 3 ways that universities are making this possible: Women in Engineering Societies Societies (similar to […]
“Engineering (from Latin ingenium, meaning “cleverness” and ingeniare, meaning “to contrive, devise”) is the application of scientific, economic, social, and practical knowledge in order to invent, design, build, maintain, and improve structures, machines, devices, systems, materials and processes.
The discipline of engineering is extremely broad, and encompasses a range of more specialized fields of engineering, each with a more specific emphasis on particular areas of applied science, technology and types of application.”
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Check out our breakdowns of the Fields of Engineering.
The First Black Woman to Join an International Space Station Crew Astronaut Jeanette Epps is making history by joining NASA’s Boeing Starliner-1 mission, planned to take off in 2021. This is pretty groundbreaking – she will be the first Black woman to be a part of an International Space Station crew as well as the […]
2020 has been an eye-opening year for many of us, teaching us how to work remotely, attend school virtually and communicate with our loved ones from a distance. STEM fields also learned lot this year as they adapted to the global pandemic. Here are a few of the biggest lessons that the world of STEM […]
Q#1: What are you doing these days? I work as a stress analyst in a landing gear place — it’s called Heroux Devtek. Basically, my job is to make sure that the landing gear we design is structurally strong, and it’s good for any kind of landing. I’m not sure if you remember the time […]
What is chemical engineering? Chemical engineering is a discipline of engineering that involves transforming raw materials and creating innovative processes in products to solve global issues. However, a chemical engineer is NOT a chemist. In fact, the two are quite different! Chemists spend most of their time conducting research with novel substances in a laboratory. […]
Being Your Own Boss is very Compelling Making your own rules, and having complete control over your workload and earnings. This comes with freelance work and running your own business. Unfortunately, when people think of freelancers they often only think of IT workers. However, self-employed IT workers only make up 15% of the industry and […]