30 May '17, 10pm

The Engineers of the Future Will Not Resemble the Engineers of the Past

The Engineers of the Future Will Not Resemble the Engineers of the Past

Important innovations are on the horizon in a host of fields, including energy, medicine, transportation, robotics, and artificial intelligence. And engineers will play a key role in inventing the technologies of the 21st century. But they won’t be much like the engineers of the past. That was the message delivered by Stanford engineering professor and former dean James Plummer; Plummer’s talk kicked off the first IEEE Vision, Innovation, and Challenges Summit , held in San Francisco last week. The aim of the conference, a full-day event preceding the ceremony where IEEE’s annual honors are bestowed, was to bring together tech leaders and visionaries to consider the future of technology and the impact engineers can have globally. Photo: IEEE Awards Stanford Professor James Plummer The engineers who will invent that future, Plummer said, “will be a different breed of people...

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