Every year, some 60,000 students graduate with engineering degrees. Many, presumably, seek engineering jobs right out of college. But how many of them stay in those jobs their entire career? Not as many as you might think. According to a 1999 survey conducted by the National Science Foundation, approximately one-third of all engineering degree holders are employed in non-S&E (science and engineering) fields. Two-thirds, though, say their work is engineering-related.
Siemens and Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology have achieved a faster production process based on selective laser melting for speeding up the prototyping of big, complex metal parts in gas turbine engines.
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