Intelligent robots, self-driving cars, neuro-technological brain enhancements, genetic editing—whether we recognize it or not, technology is evolving exponentially. Called the “Fourth Revolution” by professor Klaus Schwab, founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum, we’re in an era where technology is blurring the lines between physical and digital spheres.
A professional engineer studies many subjects to earn a degree in this field. Although you may not have the same knowledge and experience as a professional engineer, anyone can apply engineering principles to solve problems. You might produce a thing with engineering, or you could solve a problem. Explore the world of engineering to begin thinking like a specialized problem-solver.