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oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Students turn away from engineering studies

Volume 14, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1021-2000

 

Abstract

Extracted from text ... The world was reminded of the vital work of engineers when Hurricane Katrina destroyed thousands of square miles of southern Louisiana and Mississippi: no power, no water, no fuel; failed levees, failed roads, failed bridges; and entire cities ruined and uninhabitable. But at the very time that advancing technology is driving up the demand for engineering know-how, American students are rejecting careers in science in engineering. Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates is so desperate for talent he asked Congress last April to remove limits on certain classes of visas, complaining the company is unable to hire domestically all the engineers it ..

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2016-12-10

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