| Engineers are America's problem solvers. They are practical inventors who use science and technology to turn ideas into reality, making our lives easier, healthier, more productive and more fun. |
Thanks to engineers you can...Cruise down your local superhighway paved with information or asphalt...Bite into a fresh tomato in February or take a megabyte of your favorite computer program....Run in the latest sports shoes and then run clean tap water for a refreshing drink. Every day everyone benefits from the work of engineers.
Engineers design, build, manufacture, research and develop products, structures and machines. They are members of the U.S. Congress, chief executives of major corporations and government agencies and even television personalities. Meet an engineer online.
There are more than 1.9 million engineers in the U.S., according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Yet, their quiet, behind-the-scenes work has earned engineering the title of "the stealth profession." National Engineers Week brings recognition to this important profession.