What is the first thing that you think of when you hear the word ‘engineering’? Circuits? Computer softwares? Spaceships? Engineering is such a diverse field of study, you may not know what career to choose. It is important to understand all the different possibilities available to engineering students and which ones will hold the most […]
“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.
Have you ever thought about how 3D printing could be the answer to helping more people get organ transplants? Engineers across the globe are thinking about things just like this that contribute to the SDGs. The SDGs, also known as the Sustainable Development Goals, are 17 goals laid out by the United Nations that aim […]
Have you ever seen shoes made out of garbage? You just might’ve and never knew it! In 2015, Adidas released shoes in collaboration with Parley for the Oceans which use recycled marine pollution as plastic. They’ve since extended this to other products such as athletic shirts, leggings, jerseys and more. The shoes are made from […]
We’d like to shed light on a key contributor to the race to find an effective vaccine for the infamous Coronavirus. Dr. Kizzmekia S. Corbett isn’t just someone that should be recognized in February, but every time a vaccine is mentioned. “ The vaccine you are going to be taking was developed by an African […]
Picking a university is tough, especially if you will be calling it home for the next few years. Here are some resources that might help when making your decision: University Tours This may seem like an obvious one, but you don’t have to wait until grade 12 to book yourself a university tour! They are […]
What is one thing you wish you knew about engineering when you were in high school? I wish that I knew how complex and multifaceted engineering was, and how most problems are solved in group settings. When I was in high school, I assumed that I would need to know how to do everything myself […]