Eileen Woods
Ms Eileen Woods
President, E.D.W. Associates,Inc.
Silver Spring, MD
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  • Anuja, Indore, India asked Eileen Woods, E.D.W. Associates,Inc.

    Added Saturday, December 14, 2013 at 5:06 AM

    One of the answers you gave with regard to specializing in a field really caught my eye. I am a mechanical engineer with experience in a variety of companies from fabricating gas cylinders, to making bandsaw machines, to setting up cattle feed and other industries locally. Now I have decided to pursue a master's degree in design. My aim is to look forward to invent things and inspire many more women to join the wonderful field of engineering in general. Would love to know what you think about ...
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  • Atiqa, UAE asked Eileen Woods, E.D.W. Associates,Inc.

    Added Friday, March 30, 2012 at 7:09 AM

    I want to go into engineering but am a little doubtful about which branch of engineering I take. I was hoping you could help me. I would like to go into a field that allows me to build and experiment but mostly mechanical stuff, so that I can build machines (not big ones) and will also be able to design its software. For example, if I were to build a robot (a very simple one) I would like to know how to control it, how to input into it or a remote that controls it to go forward or backward. I ...
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    Eileen Woods, E.D.W. Associates,Inc.
    Answered Friday, March 30, 2012 at 7:09 AM
    Excellent questions. For things that move you are definitely into mechanical engineering. Even the controls and the software can be considered mechanical engineering. You won't need to specialize in something else as well as mechanical engineering in ...Read More
    Melinda Piket-May, University of Colorado at Boulder
    Answered Friday, March 30, 2012 at 7:09 AM
    What an exciting thing to want to get involved in. It sounds like mechanical engineering is what you might want to go into or, depending on the school, possibly electrical engineering. You should investigate the schools you are interested in and see ...Read More
  • limseisei, malaysia asked Eileen Woods, E.D.W. Associates,Inc.

    Added Thursday, March 29, 2012 at 6:34 AM

    Hi, I'm taking mechanical engineering and having an internship at a small company which is about contracting, designs air cond, ducting, piping, fire system ....for buildings. I not sure whether I interested in this field or not, but this company want to sign me as their permanent worker after graduate...In the other hand I would like to try other thing. However, lots of ppl told me girls are not suitable to stay in factory as an engineer. I wonder if what they said is a truth? Is there any ...
    Related to Internships & Jobs, Machines, Mechanical, Work Environment
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    Eileen Woods, E.D.W. Associates,Inc.
    Answered Thursday, March 29, 2012 at 6:34 AM
    There are a lot of questions that need to be answered first. 1. Do you intend to stay in Malaysia for the foreseeable future? What are the opportunities and how are they different than in Europe or the US? 2. How far do you intend to take your ...Read More
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