the profession in which a knowledge of the mathematical and natural sciences gained by study, experience, and practice is applied with judgement to develop ways to utilize, economically, the materials and forces of nature to benefit of mankind.
to be engineer
calculation, at age of 10s ~, learning “what” and “how”.
theory, at age of 20s ~, learning “why”.
engineering, at age of 30s ~, learning “what” and “how”.
philosophy, at age of 40s ~, learning “why”.
Ichiro Katsumata, Dr., of IHI’s Aero-engine and space.
…, still long way to go, isn’t it?
So for all of you, young people who will dedicate his/her life to, so called, engineering, let’s have a faith and keep our spirit together. There is a sacred goal in the end…