Abstract

This paper presents a summary of the presentation given at the IEEE Power Engineering Society 2008 General Meeting in the Panel Session "Education of the Power Engineer of the Future." In this paper the author presents the challenges facing the current engineering student and the faculty who teach them. Challenges include declining student interest, volatile job markets, and the changing profile of the power and energy industry.

Meeting Name

IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting-Conversion and Delivery of Electrical Energy in the 21st Century (2008: Jul. 20-24, Pittsburgh, PA)

Department(s)

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Keywords and Phrases

Power Engineering Education

International Standard Book Number (ISBN)

978-1-4244-1905-0

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

1932-5517

Document Type

Article - Conference proceedings

Document Version

Final Version

File Type

text

Language(s)

English

Rights

© 2008 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), All rights reserved.

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