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Professional Profile

to take this type of an elective by my university
advising center. I've learned all about these things
as a professional, but it hasn't been easy. I highly
recommend all students take a personal finance
class at the university. It will make starting your
career and family life so much easier.
Best advice for new graduates...
Every day, you will face personal and professional
challenges. These challenges often seem like
insurmountable mountains. They are not. You will
succeed at many things, and you also will make
mistakes. Recognize this, seek resources to help you, use
the skills and knowledge you have, and do your best.
From your perspective, what's the next
BIG advance in engineering?
We have already experienced societal changes
caused by personal mobile devices, such as smart
phones and smart watches. Having these powerful

handheld computers gives people tremendous
opportunities to learn, process information and
monitor their own health. Now, the natural place for
computers and information to continue progressing
into our lives is through wearables woven into
clothing fabric, biosensors, biological nanonetworks
and biologically implantable or injectable computing
devices. When coupled with heads-up displays on
the lenses of glasses or direct retinal stimulation, this
new era of personal computers will change human
society in similarly remarkable ways. The ethical
question of "should humans augment themselves
with computers" is certainly intriguing. I encourage
you to visit the IEEE Code of Ethics and then write
down your own personal thoughts. Keep this
personal essay somewhere safe and come back to it
in 10 to 15 years. You will then be able to compare
what the engineering community did against your
own thoughts and biases in 2019.

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