In the article, Dr. Zaman reexamines engineering education. He reviews the dwindling number of engineers in US programs paired with the changing economic and manufacturing dynamic globally.
He argues that engineers should be educated not only with technical skills, but on issues of global development.
“Our ability to create new knowledge in developmental engineering will enable our engineers to impact the world in profoundly positive ways. As engineers will change the landscape of poverty, social justice and universal access to basic necessities, their work will have an impact on foreign policy and strong bilateral relations with other nations.”
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