The future of engineering is uncertain – and full of possibilities

By the time current first-year engineering students graduate, the world will be a different place than when they started university. What skills will they need to solve problems and do jobs that don’t even exist yet?

Elanor Huntington, Dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science at the Australian National University, has thought a lot about what the term ‘engineer’ will mean in 10, 20, 50 years’ time.

We caught up with her before her appearance at this year’s Australian Engineering Conference 17-19 September in Sydney to get some predictions about where the industry is headed and what engineering students have to look forward to.

What role will engineers play in the future? Hear from experts and discuss ideas at the upcoming Australian Engineering Conference 17-19 September in Sydney. To learn more and to register, click here

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