Around the Web
- Should the Design Process Slow Down? Following the deadly Florida International University bridge collapse, engineering professor Bernie Carlson ponders if engineers need to develop a new design philosophy.
- Preventing Environmental Contamination. A new study examines cured-in-place piping technology and contamination to air and water. Take a look at Andrew Whelton's commentary on engineers and public safety.
- The Future of Work. What are the critical skills engineers will need? One is ethics, which "will take on even greater importance, as more people will be exposed to, involved with, and affected by technology than ever before, and it is the job of the engineer to keep these people safe."
- Engineers, go WILD. An anthropology professor teaches engineering students how to design solutions focused on user needs. Hint: high-tech solutions are not always the best. (Also see this related PE magazine feature on rehabilitation engineers.)
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