What They Do

Have you ever wondered what engineers actually do? Lots of things!

  • Engineers design. 
  • They create. 
  • They explore. 
  • They innovate. 
  • Engineers come in all shapes and sizes. 
  • They receive education and training in many different fields.
  • They work in many different environments. 
  • Engineers create products used in our every-day lives, and rovers that land on Mars. 

 

  • Egirl   Team Posted on December 8, 2014 by Egirl Team
    Patricia Galloway has found herself answering that question for some who still believe that engineering is not a great career for women. In this talk given for TedxManhattanBeach, she shares her own experiences in choosing engineering as a career and explains why she feels it is important to reach out to students and tell them about what engineering really is...using your creativity to help the world!
    Full Post

    Resource Added: December 8, 2014

    Latest Update: December 12, 2014

    Like 0
  • Egirl   Team Posted on December 1, 2014 by Egirl Team
    Engineering for You Video Contest 2 (E4U2)
    The NAE has outlined 14 game-changing opportunities for the 21st century called the Grand Challenges for Engineering. We want you to select at least one of them and in 1-2 minutes show us how engineering will create a more sustainable, healthy, secure and/or joyous world in the future! The Grand Prize video will win $25,000!
    Full Post

    Resource Added: December 1, 2014

    Latest Update: December 5, 2014

    Like 0
  • Grace Lam Posted on November 6, 2014 by Grace Lam
    Drones: Flying Home - Extending their influence from battlefields to domestic skies
    Drone technology originally developed for the military is making its way into everyday life.
    Full Post

    Resource Added: November 6, 2014

    Latest Update: November 7, 2014

    Like 0
  • Sophia Luo Posted on November 4, 2014 by Sophia Luo
    Engineering Management: Where Business and Engineering Meet
    Using engineering skills in business is just part of the job.
    Full Post

    Resource Added: November 4, 2014

    Latest Update: November 4, 2014

    Like 0
  • Alice Wu Posted on September 16, 2014 by Alice Wu
    Cool, Clear Water
    The next person who delivers a cool, clear glass of water to you may be a civil or chemical engineer.
    Full Post

    Resource Added: September 16, 2014

    Latest Update: September 16, 2014

    Like 0
  • Sophia Luo Posted on September 9, 2014 by Sophia Luo
    Computers Can See
    Computer vision is a sub-field of artificial intelligence concerned with analyzing data from pictures.
    Full Post

    Resource Added: September 9, 2014

    Latest Update: September 9, 2014

    Like 0
  • Angela Zhang Posted on August 27, 2014 by Angela Zhang
    What Would You Do with a Concrete Canoe
    The ASCE National Concrete Canoe Competition offers civil engineering students the opportunity start with a basic design and work with it to make it their own.
    Full Post

    Resource Added: August 27, 2014

    Latest Update: August 27, 2014

    Like 0
  • Carolyn Sun Posted on August 13, 2014 by Carolyn Sun
    Engineering Fields Overview
    Every day, about 200 different types of engineers use math, scientific knowledge, and, most importantly, creativity to develop practical technology that helps society. But what exactly do those engineers do?
    Full Post

    Resource Added: August 13, 2014

    Latest Update: August 13, 2014

    Like 0
  • Egirl   Team Posted on April 1, 2014 by Egirl Team
    Designing a Jaguar
    Rebecca Lees has worked on high-profile projects for Jaguar Land Rover including the new Jaguar F-Type.
    Full Post

    Resource Added: April 1, 2014

    Latest Update: April 1, 2014

    Like 0
  • Egirl   Team Posted on February 20, 2014 by Egirl Team
    How would you use your super powers
    Engineers save the world every day! How will you use your super power?
    Full Post

    Resource Added: February 20, 2014

    Latest Update: August 27, 2014

    Like 0
  • Mikell  Taylor Posted on September 27, 2013 by Mikell Taylor
    Forget
    Mikell's love of engineering comes from something much more exciting than just liking math or science.
    Full Post

    Resource Added: September 27, 2013

    Latest Update: September 23, 2013

    Like 0
  • Annabel Chen Posted on September 11, 2013 by Annabel Chen
    Shine Bright Like a Morpho
    Engineers look to butterfly wings to inspire the fabric of the future.
    Full Post

    Resource Added: September 11, 2013

    Latest Update: September 11, 2013

    Like 0
  • Annabel Chen Posted on August 26, 2013 by Annabel Chen
    Sharks Take a Bite Out of Disease
    The ocean's top predators teach engineers a few things about controlling bacteria.
    Full Post

    Resource Added: August 26, 2013

    Latest Update: September 11, 2013

    Like 0
  • Caitlin   Coverstone Posted on June 13, 2013 by Caitlin Coverstone
    An EngineerGirl Visits the National Academies
    A trip to the Washington, DC area gave one EngineerGirl a look behind the scenes at the National Academies.
    Full Post

    Resource Added: June 13, 2013

    Latest Update: June 13, 2013

    Like 0
  • Egirl   Team Posted on April 12, 2013 by Egirl Team
    Helping Penguins Take a Load Off
    Engineers at Northwestern University designed special boots to protect the feet of these well-dressed birds.
    Full Post

    Resource Added: April 12, 2013

    Latest Update: April 12, 2013

    Like 0
  • Egirl   Team Posted on March 8, 2013 by Egirl Team
    MIT ‘cheetah’ robot rivals running animals in efficiency
    Robot’s custom-designed electric motors are powerful and efficient.
    Full Post

    Resource Added: March 8, 2013

    Latest Update: May 20, 2013

  • Simil  Raghavan Posted on December 11, 2012 by Simil Raghavan
    She is changing the way girls play
    Debbie Sterlings is using her background in engineering to fight the stereotypes associated with girls and building.
    Full Post

    Resource Added: December 11, 2012

    Latest Update: February 11, 2013

    Like 0
  • Egirl   Team Posted on November 26, 2012 by Egirl Team
    We Could Have Power Coming Out of Our Ears
    A new technology may make human-powered implantable hearing aids a reality.
    Full Post

    Resource Added: November 26, 2012

    Latest Update: November 28, 2012

    Like 0
  • Kate Gramling Posted on November 14, 2012 by Kate Gramling
    She Taught a Computer to Fight Cancer
    Brittany Wenger a high schooler from Sarasota, Florida won the 2012 Google Science Fair by creating an artificial neural network capable of helping doctors detect breast cancer.
    Full Post

    Resource Added: November 14, 2012

    Latest Update: October 31, 2012

    Like 0
  • Kate Gramling Posted on October 24, 2012 by Kate Gramling
    Talking Cars Prevent Crashes
    Engineers in Michigan are monitoring the largest-ever road test for “talking” vehicles. The information collected from the test will help develop control systems that could transform the way you travel around town.
    Full Post

    Resource Added: October 24, 2012

    Latest Update: October 24, 2012

    Like 0
  • Displaying 1 - 20 of 29
  •  Records per Page: