Envisioning A 21st Century Science and Engineering Workforce for the United States: Tasks for University, Industry, and Government

Envisioning A 21st Century Science and Engineering Workforce for the United States: Tasks for University, Industry, and Government

by Shirley Ann Jackson, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering
     
 

ISBN-10: 0309088569

ISBN-13: 9780309088565

Pub. Date: 03/17/2003

Publisher: National Academies Press

At the request of the Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable (GUIRR), Shirley Ann Jackson, President of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, presents in this brief paper her views of the challenges of the 21st century for the science and engineering workforce. Dr. Jackson identifies factors that she believes are contributing to a declining science and

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At the request of the Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable (GUIRR), Shirley Ann Jackson, President of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, presents in this brief paper her views of the challenges of the 21st century for the science and engineering workforce. Dr. Jackson identifies factors that she believes are contributing to a declining science and engineering workforce, describes the risks and consequences of this decline, and proposes specific, short-term tasks for universities, industry, and the federal government to strengthen and revitalize the workforce.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780309088565
Publisher:
National Academies Press
Publication date:
03/17/2003
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.20(d)

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