Who designs the things that make the world a better place, help people in need, and help society confront its greatest challenges — of energy, safe water, and transportation?
Who will design the ultra-miniature machines and tiny implantable medical devices of the future that navigate the human body to search for disease and save lives?
And who makes it possible to enjoy the things we take for granted everyday — from your your cellphone, IPod, and computer, to roller blades, surfboard, or favorite video game?
The fact is, engineers are responsible for virtually everything you see or use during the course of your day. For all the challenges and cool solutions mentioned above, chances are a mechanical engineer had, or will have, something to do with it.
ENGINEERS KEEP EVOLVING — AND INVENTING
"I love that I get to inﬂuence the world around me. I transform ideas into pictures, and then those pictures are transformed into buildings, structures and ﬁnally a plant appears on what, just a year back, was an empty hillside. I'm involved in every step of the process so I get to see the project come to life. It's so real! I like the fact that my department is small enough so that I can take on big responsibilities early on, but big enough that we get to work on major projects."
Junior Mechanical Project Engineer
Xstrata Projects Chrome Division, South Africa
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