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Educating Scientists and Engineers for Academic and Non-Academic Career Success

1st Edition

By James Speight

CRC Press

192 pages

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Description

In an increasingly technological world, the education of scientists and engineers has become an activity of growing importance. Educating Scientists and Engineers for Academic and Non-Academic Career Success focuses on the structure of the current educational system and describes the transformations needed to ensure the adequate education of future

Table of Contents

Scientists and Engineers. Education of Scientists and Engineers. Professional Societies and Education. Gaps in Knowledge. Bridging the Knowledge Gap. The Complete Scientist and Engineer. The Future. Glossary.

About the Author

James G. Speight is the author of more than 60 books in petroleum science, petroleum engineering, and environmental sciences. He has doctorate degrees in chemistry, geological sciences, and petroleum engineering. Dr. Speight has served as adjunct professor in the Department of Chemical and Fuels Engineering at the University of Utah and also in the Departments of Chemistry and Chemical and Petroleum Engineering at the University of Wyoming. In addition he has been a visiting professor in chemical engineering at the following universities: the University of Missouri-Columbia, the Technical University of Denmark, and the University of Trinidad and Tobago.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS079000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Government & Business
SCI013000
SCIENCE / Chemistry / General
TEC009000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Engineering (General)