Rose Faghih
Rose Faghih
PhD Candidate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA
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  • Penelope, Salt Lake City

    Added Wednesday, December 25, 2013 at 1:27 AM

    Hi, I’ve decided to go into engineering but I’m not quite sure which one is right for me. I’ve been told that mechanical engineering is one of the broadest engineering disciplines so that’s what I’ve decided on for the moment. All the engineering disciplines sound interesting to me however I think I have a stronger interest in both computer (programming aspect) and electrical engineering. I was wondering if I chose mechanical engineering would I be able to crossover and do things involving ...
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    Rose Faghih, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Answered Wednesday, December 25, 2013 at 1:27 AM

     

    Dear Penelope,

    Generally, how hands-on ME is compared to EE depends on the curriculum in the particular university you are in. Though, generally, ME might be more hands-on than EE. In EE, core hands-on courses usually include a digital circuits ...

  • Aavion .H., Sacramento asked Rose Faghih, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Added Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at 8:41 AM

    Hello my name is Aavion and i want to be a engineer when i grow up but what i want to do is desgin. see i have this vision when i grow up to have a foundation where i can give foster kids a second chance at life, kind of like the make a wish foundation but for foster kids around the country. and i wanted to make a town with schools and stuff by the beach but i dont know how to do that. i know i need math and sience skills but i am not good at that any more. so please help!!
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    Rose Faghih, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Answered Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at 8:41 AM
    Dear Aavion, Based on your description, I think you should study Civil Engineering in future. If you like to study engineering, as you mentioned, you should have a strong background in math and physics. To have a strong background in those topics, you ...