No one knows what products engineers will be creating, or what tools they will be using in 2045. Ongoing learning in engineering and design is the only solution for keeping up-to-date with rapidly evolving technology in the emerging knowledge economy.
Through twelve (or more) years of school, students learn about engineering and design. But the learning doesn’t stop there. The students graduating high school this year likely will be working until 2045 or later. What new skills will engineers need to develop in the next 30 years? Will our children be designing in holographic rooms with their hands or controlling manufacturing robots with their minds? The truth is that no one knows what products engineers will be creating, or what ...
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