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What is engineering?

'Engineer' literally means 'to make things happen'. Engineers are inventors; they convert science knowledge into technology, and then convert technology into successful innovation.

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Engineers have forged some of the greatest advances for the welfare of civilisation, over the past century.

  • Clean water, removal of waste, advances in medical equipment and the increased quality of food supplies are all a result of engineering

There are examples of engineering in all aspects of everyday life.

  • Health, transport, medicine, aerospace, telecommunication systems, infrastructure, mobile phones, the internet and digital television are just a few examples of engineering in modern society

The Engineer's aim is a simple and noble one: to improve the quality of life for everyone on our planet. Engineers are building our future, today.