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The Changing Nature of Engineering


The Bridge, Volume 27, Number 2 - Summer 1997
Articles
  • [Periodical Article]

    A Life In Education

    An engineer's personal experiences form the basis for an innovative educational program that uses concrete, visual problems to teach abstract math concepts to students in inner-city public schools. Many are the paths to a successful educational career, and they vary from country to ... Read More

    Author: Mario Salvadori

    The Changing Nature of Engineering

    Release date: Summer 1997

    Volume: 27

    Number: 2

  • [Periodical Article]

    Changing Nature of Engineering

    I would like to invite readers of The Bridge - especially those who are practicing engineers - to share with me their views on how engineering has changed in the last 50 years. Let me provide some context. Many of us feel that the practice of engineering will change dramatically in ... Read More

    Author: Wm. A. Wulf

    The Changing Nature of Engineering

    Release date: Summer 1997

    Volume: 27

    Number: 2

  • [Periodical Article]

    Frontiers of Engineering Introduction

    A sampler of abstracts from the NAE Frontiers of Engineering symposium series reveals the range, depth, and cutting-edge nature of work being done by some of the nation's best younger engineers. Imagine 100 of the country's top younger engineers from industry, academia, and government ... Read More

    Author: Marc Levoy, Rebecca Richards-Kortum, and Eric Peeters

    The Changing Nature of Engineering

    Release date: Summer 1997

    Volume: 27

    Number: 2

  • [Periodical Article]

    Digitizing the Shape and Appearance of Three-Dimensional Objects

    There is a growing interest within the design, manufacturing, and graphics communities in building a device capable of digitizing the shape and appearance of physical objects. Depending on the type of object digitized, the resulting computer model may have many uses. For small objects, ... Read More

    Author: Marc Levoy

    The Changing Nature of Engineering

    Release date: Summer 1997

    Volume: 27

    Number: 2

  • [Periodical Article]

    Science Policy v. Technology Policy: Resolving the Ideological Confusion

    Government should focus on its role as sponsor of basic scientific and technological research, while responsibility for narrow problem-solving should be left to the institution with the problem. In its annual Views and Estimates report to the House Budget Committee, the House Committee ... Read More

    Author: Lewis M. Branscomb

    The Changing Nature of Engineering

    Release date: Summer 1997

    Volume: 27

    Number: 2