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Summer Bridge: Engineering Technology Education
July 1, 2017 Volume 47 Issue 2
NAE members Ron Latanision (Exponent,Inc.)and Katharine Frase(IBM, ret.). The committee met four times, commissioned a review of federal educational and occupational data, designed and fielded two surveys—of ET education programs and of employers of engineering talent and held a one-day information-gathering workshop. The committee’s report was released in February 2017.
Articles In This Issue
  • Tuesday, June 20, 2017
    AuthorGreg Pearson

    Learning about Engineering Technology Education

    In early 2011 a small group of leaders in the engineering technology (ET) education community began to engage me in a dialogue about their field. Their desire seemed to be to bring a higher level of national attention to engineering technology, which ...

  • Tuesday, June 20, 2017
    AuthorKatharine G. Frase, Ronald M. Latanision, and Greg Pearson

    The vitality of the innovation economy in the United States depends on the availability of a highly educated technical workforce. A key component of this workforce consists of engineers, engineering technicians, and engineering technologists. Much has been written about the role of engineers, their ...

  • Tuesday, June 20, 2017
    AuthorIoannis Miaoulis

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    RON LATANISION (RML): For this column we interview engineers who have affected culture in a number of ways. I can’t think of an institution that represents more of a cultural icon in Boston than the Museum of Science.

    IOANNIS MIAOULIS: Thank you.

    RML: That’s ...