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My Engineer’s Notebook: Robert Kennedy
ASME member Robert G. Kennedy, P.E., is a senior systems engineer at Tetra Tech, Oak Ridge, TN, where he works in green energy policy and business development at the local, regional, and national levels.
The decision to get a Ph.D. is not an easy one—and not just for the financial implications. We talk with Jason Somerville, chief technologist for Aerophysics, Inc., and Ted Lynch, CEO at Southland Industries, about their own experience in pursuing one and some things to think about if you’re coming to this crossroads.
Alan Frank, senior manager for product approval at Whirlpool, talks about the importance and strategies of networking. From seeking out those with greater knowledge to being a resource yourself, the benefits are numerous.