Friday, January 15, 2016

Engineering As a Doing (With) Profession

The context of "doing" is in terms of "Doing To", "Doing For", and/or "Doing With."  Historically  engineering has been much more about the to and for than the with.  The current and future issues of engineering need to focus more on the "Doing With" - - where the dominant themes of engineering are centered on combining and collaboration with broad networks of stakeholders on complex interdisciplinary problems.  The days of "To and For" isolated experts is long over - - our doing needs to defined more and more in the context of with.

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