3. Engineers: Leaders, Innovators, and Builders

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

Published Online: 16 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118138267.ch3

Shaping Our World: Engineering Education for the 21st Century

Shaping Our World: Engineering Education for the 21st Century

How to Cite

Apelian, D. (2011) Engineers: Leaders, Innovators, and Builders, 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.ch3

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. 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:

  • innovators and builders;
  • globalization, “flattening of the World”;
  • sustainable development

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction: Personal Reflections

  • Societal Context

  • Human Resource Issues

  • Engineering for the Twenty-First Century: A World of Opportunities

  • Concluding Comments

  • References