I recently attended NI Week –held annually during the first week in August in Austin, Texas, the USA headquarters of National Instruments. Attended by some 4000 engineers and scientists, the buzz is about engineering and technology. He says we need to make engineering cool! Besides all the great developments and innovation that engineers are delivering today, there is a fundamental disconnect: “where will the engineers of the future come from?.” Students don’t think that engineering is cool, to use one of their expressions!… (more)