ENGINEERING OUR FUTURE
Focus issue 201 April 2017
Engineers are a crucial part of the collaboration that is our future
Engineers are key to our future
By Ashley Brinson and Richard Kell
Boundaries are simply dissolving – national boundaries, economic boundaries and technology boundaries – and are changing traditional engineering roles.
Our built environment is changing – fast
By Anthony Barry
Creativity and ‘smart’ together are opening up new opportunities and delivering a new future for people, communities and cities.
Environmental engineering: our great new export
By Adrian Piani
With their abundance of knowledge and experience and a healthy global perspective, Australian environmental engineers have much to offer the global engineering industry.
How we are educating tomorrow’s engineers
By Doreen Thomas, Robin King, John Richards and Ian Cameron
Higher student numbers and big changes in Australia’s engineering enterprises have made it difficult for students to obtain quality industry experience before graduation.
Broad horizons on offer for engineers
By Bronwyn Evans
Engineers are creating the technical infrastructure that will allow innovation to flourish and make communities safer by maximising efficiency and safety and minimising risk.
Also in this issue:
- Partnerships powering future Defence capability
- Biomedical engineering boosts our quality of life
- Reformed NEM must meet multiple needs
- ATSE leads on gender equity
- Women Fellows in top roles
- STELR goes to India with top teacher
- Seventy attend Sydney STEM workshop
- Science literacy levels static, says report