Engineering the Next Generation

- March 21, 2012

Focused on the next generation of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) professionals, this blog explores the challenges and opportunities facing incoming engineers, as well as the “engineering crisis” that could be triggered as baby boomers exit the workforce. This blog also aims to connect new engineers to more experienced STEM professionals as a way of growing young careers and passing on the knowledge accumulated by veteran engineers over decades. Contributions to this blog come from engineers, professors, students, mentors/mentees, and EDN’s Suzanne Deffree, who moderates this blog. Contact her at if you wish to contribute a blog post.


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