Laureen Ervin
Laureen A Ervin
The Boeing Company
Carnation, WA
Ask A Question
Ask a Question
0/ 200 chars Your Question
Search Laureen's Questions & Answers
  • Blah, Houston

    Added Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 2:45 PM

    Tell me what about your chosen aspect of engineering makes you want to pursue it as a full time profession.
    Answers 1
    Laureen Ervin, The Boeing Company
    Answered Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 2:45 PM
    I've always been fascinated with science and what makes things work the way they do.  As a kid, I liked astronomy, plants, animals and birds, anatomy, dinosaurs, lightening, and lots of stuff like that.  
    
    In college, I chose electrical engineering ...
  • KRITIKA, LUCKNOW(INDIA) asked Laureen Ervin, The Boeing Company

    Added Saturday, August 24, 2013 at 11:54 PM

    Hello mam, I read your profile and think that you are the right person to discuss my doubts with. I have completed my undergraduate course in electrical engineering but somehow I find myself drawn towards the software field. In india there is no scope for an electrical engineer to do a graduate course in computer science. Now I want to change my field from electrical to computer science, but having studied 4yrs electrical sometimes I think that its not a good idea and will there be less ...
    Answers 1
    Laureen Ervin, The Boeing Company
    Answered Saturday, August 24, 2013 at 11:54 PM
    Hi Kritika, 
    
    I think it's a great idea, since I have an undergraduate in EE and a masters in software.  You will be more specialized, but also qualified for what I think are more interesting applications than people with a general software undergrad ...
  • tierra asked Chris Rapposelli-Manzo, at&t

    Added Friday, March 30, 2012 at 5:04 AM

    Hi. I am interested in computer software engineering and wondering what classes should I take in high school, I'm currently in 8th grade now. Also I am wondering what types of software do computer engineers work on and is this type of field hard? Thanks.
    Answers 1
    Laureen Ervin, The Boeing Company
    Answered Friday, March 30, 2012 at 5:04 AM
    There are so many types of computer software engineering. Obviously take any programming classes that are available. I work in airplane flight simulation, so knowing physics and math is important, as well as computer graphics. If you want to do games ...
  • Alex M., IN. asked Laureen Ervin, The Boeing Company

    Added Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at 7:41 AM

    OK, so I'm 14 and I am thinking about a degree in Engineering. How do I get started now?
    Answers 1
    Laureen Ervin, The Boeing Company
    Answered Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at 7:41 AM
    Hi Alex, Explore the world of science and technology to find out what is most interesting to you. You can take classes in school on chemistry, astronomy, biology, physics, computer programming, electronics, etc. Read magazines, books, or web sites ...