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Architecture begins where engineering ends. (Quote by - Walter Gropius)

I studied chemical engineering. I was a good student , but these were the hard times of the depression, my scholarship came to an end, and it was necessary to work to supplement the family income. (Quote by - Jack Steinberger)

But while doing that I'd been following a variety of fields in science and technology, including the work in molecular biology, genetic engineering, and so forth. (Quote by - K. Eric Drexler)

I did graduate with a bachelor's degree in civil engineering in 1948. (Quote by - Daniel J. Evans)

During the war years I worked on the development of radar and other radio systems for the R.A.F. and, though gaining much in engineering experience and in understanding people, rapidly forgot most of the physics I had learned. (Quote by - Martin Ryle)

I didn't write because in the corps I took mining engineering of all things and, you know, they, they graduate a mining engineer as a sort of an illiterate. (Quote by - Rube Goldberg)

From here, it becomes an engineering problem; the engineer considers the ground motion that will occur and evaluates the requirements of the proposed structure in the light of the local foundation conditions. (Quote by - Charles Francis Richter)

Biological engineering is not necessarily understanding systems but rather, I want to be able to design and build biological systems to perform particular applications. (Quote by - Drew Endy)

Having federal officials, whether judges, bureaucrats, or congressmen, impose a new definition of marriage on the people is an act of social engineering profoundly hostile to liberty. (Quote by - Ron Paul)

Engineering, medicine, business, architecture and painting are concerned not with the necessary but with the contingent - not with how things are but with how they might be - in short, with design. (Quote by - Herbert Simon)

Another thing that was unique about working on this stuff was that I was engineering it. I used many of the things I had learned while I was away from the band. It sort of vindicated my decision to leave in '87. (Quote by - Lindsey Buckingham)

I think a craft becomes an art form when the space of possible solutions becomes so huge that engineering can't carry you through. (Quote by - Bill Budge)

I think the ethics and morals of genetic engineering are very complicated. It intrigues me. (Quote by - Roger Spottiswoode)

I don't really like to talk specifically about customers by name - but we work with nearly all the leading manufacturers of consumer products worldwide and at quite a detailed engineering level. (Quote by - David Milne)

A good scientist is a person with original ideas. A good engineer is a person who makes a design that works with as few original ideas as possible. There are no prima donnas in engineering. (Quote by - Freeman Dyson)

I received my undergraduate degree in engineering in 1939 and a Master of Science degree in mathematical physics in 1941 at Steven Institute of Technology. (Quote by - Frederick Reines)

And then, when I went into the Navy, there was no choice. You took about half of the hours during your naval training as naval courses and the other half were engineering. (Quote by - Daniel J. Evans)

For decades engineers have stood accused that their buildings do not have any cultural value. We have attempted to liberate engineering of this accusation. (Quote by - Fritz Todt)

I don't know technology and engineering. I don't know accounting. (Quote by - Bernie Ebbers)

Business is not just doing deals; business is having great products, doing great engineering, and providing tremendous service to customers. Finally, business is a cobweb of human relationships. (Quote by - Ross Perot)

I suppose the reason I chose electrical engineering was because I had always been interested in electricity, involving myself in such projects as building radios from the time I was a child. (Quote by - Koichi Tanaka)

Asian countries produce eight times as many engineering bachelors as the United States, and the number of U.S. students graduating at the masters and PhD levels in these areas is declining. (Quote by - Mark Kennedy)

I suspect any worries about genetic engineering may be unnecessary. Genetic mutations have always happened naturally, anyway. (Quote by - James Lovelock)

I am going to design... a Station after my own fancy; that is, with engineering roofs, etc. (Quote by - Isambard K. Brunel)

After graduating in engineering I went to the University of Kansas to get an MA in economics as a vehicle for allowing me to decide if I wanted to continue in economics.. (Quote by - Vernon L. Smith)


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