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Offline IonizedGears

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Reasons I want to become an engineer.
« on: August 10, 2013, 05:35:13 am »
>I genuinely want to learn everything about EE.
>I want to get a job as an EE.
>I want to say "Trust me, I'm an engineer"
I am an EE student with interests in Embedded, RF, Control Systems, and Nanotech.
 

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Re: Reasons I want to become an engineer.
« Reply #1 on: August 11, 2013, 12:24:11 am »
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  >I want to say "Trust me, I'm an engineer"   
Why not shoot for the ultimate ... "Trust me, I'm a doctor"   :-)
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Re: Reasons I want to become an engineer.
« Reply #2 on: August 11, 2013, 12:54:37 am »
Can you even get a doctorate in EE?
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Re: Reasons I want to become an engineer.
« Reply #3 on: August 11, 2013, 12:57:54 am »
Can you even get a doctorate in EE?
You can get a doctorate in anything, provided you are willing to pay!
 

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Re: Reasons I want to become an engineer.
« Reply #4 on: August 11, 2013, 01:03:15 am »
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  >I want to say "Trust me, I'm an engineer"   
Why not shoot for the ultimate ... "Trust me, I'm a doctor"   :-)
Engineers have saved more lives then doctors.
 

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Re: Reasons I want to become an engineer.
« Reply #5 on: August 11, 2013, 01:11:17 am »
>I genuinely want to learn everything about EE.
>I want to get a job as an EE.
>I want to say "Trust me, I'm an engineer"
Engineers are applied physicists. And are real good at fixing anything.Do you have an insatiable appetite for all science, and curiosity to want to understand how everything works?
 

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Re: Reasons I want to become an engineer.
« Reply #6 on: August 11, 2013, 01:17:01 am »
Yes, since I was born. Besides I currently go to a trade high school for electronics. How many years after a masters in EE does it take to get a PhD as I might want that for later use and a just in case thing ?
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Re: Reasons I want to become an engineer.
« Reply #7 on: August 11, 2013, 01:31:34 am »
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  >I want to say "Trust me, I'm an engineer"   
Why not shoot for the ultimate ... "Trust me, I'm a doctor"   :-)
the ultimate is a rocket surgeon. he performs rocket surgery. like open brain surgery while he and the patient are in a flying rocket
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Re: Reasons I want to become an engineer.
« Reply #8 on: August 11, 2013, 01:32:29 am »
>I genuinely want to learn everything about EE.
>I want to get a job as an EE.
>I want to say "Trust me, I'm an engineer"
1) you will fail. there is simply too much to learn for 1 person to master in 1 lifetime
2) pff. there are far better paying and less stressful jobs than that
3) run for the hills.
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Re: Reasons I want to become an engineer.
« Reply #9 on: August 11, 2013, 01:34:14 am »
Normally 4 years for a phd. and 2 for a masters. however if you're slow on your thesis, you might take longer, or very rarely, less (unlikely).
there's also the special case of phd without a masters, where you're bumped into a phd program after your first year in the masters program
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Re: Re: Reasons I want to become an engineer.
« Reply #10 on: August 11, 2013, 01:55:32 am »
>I genuinely want to learn everything about EE.
>I want to get a job as an EE.
>I want to say "Trust me, I'm an engineer"
1) you will fail. there is simply too much to learn for 1 person to master in 1 lifetime
2) pff. there are far better paying and less stressful jobs than that
3) run for the hills.

1- I know, but one must have impossible goals right?
2-yes but I love EE
3- :D that made me smile, everyone knows when an engineer says "Trust me, I'm an engineer" that you have to run for the hills >:D
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Offline IonizedGears

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Re: Reasons I want to become an engineer.
« Reply #11 on: August 11, 2013, 02:00:58 am »
Normally 4 years for a phd. and 2 for a masters. however if you're slow on your thesis, you might take longer, or very rarely, less (unlikely).
there's also the special case of phd without a masters, where you're bumped into a phd program after your first year in the masters program

4 years? :/ Guess i wont be teaching when i am older, and i thought the masters program is 4 years whilst the bachelors program was two years?
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Re: Reasons I want to become an engineer.
« Reply #12 on: August 11, 2013, 02:19:15 am »
normal progression is as follows: 4 years bachelors, 2 years masters, 4 years phd = 10 years.
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