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MeasurementBlues
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Re: Jumping around
MeasurementBlues   12/19/2013 10:43:35 PM
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@Garcia-Lasheras,

Thank you for the kind words. Please take a look at Matt's response to you. By Matt starting a new thread, I received notification of his post so I'm replying to you so that you will get an e-mail.

 

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Matt Tuley   12/19/2013 8:46:34 PM
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Martin and I had a pleasant chat a few weeks ago, and I'm glad he found something worthwhile to write about in my ramblings!

I do want to make clear that I loved my years teaching, and the actual teaching aspect of being a teacher was a fantastic experience that I miss to this day. It just turned out, in the long run, that there are many other aspects to the job that do not align well with my personality type, I guess.

You'll get no argument from me about the relation between physics and EE, @Garcia-Lasheras. It's allowed me to skate a bit on some of my lower level courses, in fact, and I was able to get quite respectable grades in my ME requirements with no more studying beyond brief refreshers (shh, don't tell them that). Acknowledging I paint with too broad a brush in saying so, I tend to view engineering as applied science and science as applied math.

I'm not sure if your post indicates you're headed toward teaching with your physics degree, @Garcia-Lasheras, but if you are, I wish you the best of luck. It can be an immensely rewarding career.

 

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teaching and EE
zewde yeraswork   12/13/2013 1:51:09 PM
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I suppose if you love teaching something enough, it might suggest that you should be in the field of afctually doing that very thing. Sometimes it works the oposite way, where someone who enjoys relaying information at their job--say an engineeer who enjoys explaining concepts to team members--really belongs in the classroom because their passion is for the art of explaining and reasoning out. But in this case teaching is a good entry point for someone who clearly posesses a wide array of interests and abilities.

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Jumping around
Garcia-Lasheras   12/12/2013 7:15:53 PM
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Nice blog!! I am following the same track that Matt... but just in the opposite direction!!

After more than 10 years focussed in industrial electronic product development, now I'm currently engaged on studying a Physics degree ;-)


Both subjects are closelly related, even more than is commonly accepted. Taking a look to this EETimes column about Carver Mead is very enlightening in this sense,



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