In Bertrand Tavenier’s iconic film Round Midnight, (1986) the films main character Dale Turner, played by the great Saxophonist Dexter Gordon, says these very wise words at one point in t
What is Engineering? Engineering combines science and math to solve real world problems by designing, building and maintaining structures, machines, materials, and systems. Engineers are problem solvers who aim to make things work quickly, and efficiently while maintaining cost effectiveness. Could you imagine our daily lives without engineering? Everything we use in our daily lives has involved engineering technologies; from how we work, how we travel, how we communicate to how we entertain ourselves.
There are many different type of engineering, each with a specific emphasis on certain areas of technology and each requiring different skills and ways of thinking. Some of the disciplines of engineering include Aerospace/Aeronautical, Biomedical, Chemical, Civil, Mechanical and Computer and Software Engineering just to name a few.