1. Meeting New Challenges: Transforming Engineering Education

  1. Grétar Tryggvason1 and
  2. Diran Apelian2
  1. Grétar Tryggvason1 and
  2. Diran Apelian2

Published Online: 16 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118138267.ch1

Shaping Our World: Engineering Education for the 21st Century

Shaping Our World: Engineering Education for the 21st Century

How to Cite

Tryggvason, G. and Apelian, D. (2011) Meeting New Challenges: Transforming Engineering Education, in Shaping Our World: Engineering Education for the 21st Century (eds G. Tryggvason and D. Apelian), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118138267.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, USA

  2. 2

    Metal Processing Institute, WPI, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, USA

  2. 2

    Metal Processing Institute, WPI, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 OCT 2011
  2. Published Print: 14 OCT 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470929742

Online ISBN: 9781118138267

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Keywords:

  • transforming engineering;
  • creating the physical world;
  • computerized learning

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • What is Engineering?

  • The Engineer of the Twenty-First Century

  • The Next Few Years and the WPI Educational Program

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgment

  • References