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Top Skills for Software and Computer Engineers

Posted on: 02/23/2021

The foundations are being established for the next major achievements in computer engineering at facilities like the Center for Quantum Networks, a National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center led by the University of Arizona. CQN is developing the quantum internet, intended to connect a new generation of computing systems that harness quantum mechanics for processing […]


Master’s in Mechanical Engineering vs Master’s in Computer Engineering

Posted on: 07/19/2020

Engineering is grounded in the fundamental laws of physics, but it’s also a field where researchers and practitioners constantly push boundaries. As a result, engineering careers offer endless opportunities to solve complex problems and develop innovative ideas with the potential to transform entire industries. For example, the National Science Foundation recently awarded a University of […]


A Master’s in Engineering Management vs an MBA

Posted on: 07/13/2020

Technical skills are part of what makes all engineers successful, but it’s also the soft skills like relatability, adaptability and empathy that help the best engineering managers excel. Practical leadership includes exceptional interpersonal and communication abilities that can help drive a team of innovative engineers to new heights. MBA programs focus on both soft and […]


The Role of Electrical and Computer Engineers in Cybersecurity

Posted on: 07/08/2020

Despite the growing number of cybersecurity threats businesses and government agencies face, many organizations still don’t have the tools or trained personnel to keep up. In 2019, hackers exposed personal information of customers at major companies like Capital One and T-Mobile, ransomware targeted more than 50 U.S. cities, and supply chain attacks compromised the products […]


Careers as an Electronics Engineer vs. Electrical Engineer

Posted on: 07/02/2020

Electrical and electronics engineers are often at the forefront of modern technology together. In a 2018 US Black Engineer and Information Technology article, Dr. Michael Spencer notes that we have reached the practical limits of how small we can make semiconductors. The problem isn’t that we can’t make them smaller — it’s that the physics […]


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