Engineering College

  • What I Did with My Degree: Engineering / Industrial Design

    What I Did with My Degree: Engineering / Industrial Design

    I'd always been considered something of a brain, and I was very lucky to get accepted to Stanford University. I entered college with little thought as to what I wanted to study. All I had to go on was my parents' admonition that I "study something useful." Translation: don't get a degree in English, psychology,... Continue Reading

  • What I Did with My Degree: Civil Engineering

    What I Did with My Degree: Civil Engineering

    I majored in civil engineering at a midsized state school in Ohio, graduating at the top of my class in June 1982. I chose my major because I wanted a challenging course of study and I wanted to design and build large projects such as roads, bridges and buildings. I had a particular interest in water and... Continue Reading