Who We Are
We, at EngineeringDegree.net, aim to create the most comprehensive, honest and useful resource for students interested in studying engineering at any degree or certificate level. Our site not only gives you the raw facts and statistics on engineering, but also personal experiences and advice regarding engineering education and working as an engineering professional, all in an effort to provide you with everything you need to decide whether or not studying engineering is right for you.
Our site is built around a detailed expert discussion on engineering education and careers, that is refreshingly honest. Through this dialogue, our resident expert, Troy Swinehart, endeavors to methodically and completely answer any and all questions you may have regarding the study of engineering. He carefully brings light to the issues you should be aware of before you decide to pursue a degree or certificate in engineering. By doing so, Troy Swinehart helps ensure that if you decide to study engineering, you will know exactly what to expect. Troy Swinehart, maintains a Question & Answers database to enhance the conversation on engineering.
We also have an exclusive aptitude quiz that you can take to find out if you are suited for a career in engineering. Our simple quiz is just 10 questions. It is specially designed to aid you in evaluating your personality, in order to determine if you have the attributes necessary to succeed as an engineering professional.
We also feature 6 original interviews with students, professionals and professors in the field of engineering. Through these interviews, our goal is to provide you with an insider’s look at both engineering education and engineering jobs. The information you will glean from these interviews is invaluable. And we have a special video interview with Murray McKinney, an electrical engineer. He shares his personal experiences in order to help you in your pursuit of an engineering education.
Troy Swinehart is an accomplished multiple discipline engineering and business leader. Through more than 17 years of experience spanning multiple industries and organizations ranging from startups to global firms, Troy has proved himself an accomplished senior engineering executive and agile business partner. Troy’s specialties range from creative organizational leadership to cultural change and business turnaround, as well as risk reduction, research and development and product management. Throughout his career, Troy has earned his reputation as a leader who understands that innovation comes from inspired, diverse and disciplined teams.