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Title: How To Prepare Engineers To Improve U,S, Competitiveness In The 1980S
Author: Bruno O. Weinschel
Source: 1981 Measurement Science Conference
Year Published: 1981
Abstract: AFTER A SHORT REVIEW OF THE POOR STATUS OF U.S. SOMPETITIVENESS IN WORLD TRADE, SUGGESTIONS ARE MADE AS TO HOW THIS MAY BE IMPROVED. THESE INCLUDE THE NEED FOR A BROADER BASED ENGINEERING EDUCATION, AN ORIENTATION TOWARDS INDUSTRY, CIVILIAN AND GLOBAL MARKETS, THE NEED FOR MORE ENGINEERS IN POLICY-MAKING POSITIONS AND A GREATER PARTICIPATION OF ENGINEERS IN THE SHAPING OF PUBLIC POLICY HAVING A TECHNOLOGY CONTENT.