Maintaining and bolstering America's position as an innovation and technology leader requires aggressive, progressive and creative curricular changes in engineering education. Preparing future engineers in the Age of Globalization requires additional skill sets beyond traditional technical capabilities, drawn from the humanities, social sciences and, above all, foreign languages. The author discusses how Siemens Corporation has been navigating the opportunities and pitfalls presented by globalization by seeking out and developing "Renaissance Engineers."
Camuti, Paul A.
"Engineering the Future: Staying Competitive in the Global Economy,"
Online Journal for Global Engineering Education:
1, Article 2.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.uri.edu/ojgee/vol1/iss1/2