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Why become an Electrical Engineer?

Electrical Engineering

Electricity plays an important and necessary role in all activities of modern life today.

Electrical Engineering is the at the core of solving the problems of Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution. It is also the basis for diversifying into alternate sources of energy, such as Solar, Wind, Nuclear etc. The power sector is so large that it has diversified into other ancillary areas such as industry, electricity, electronics, and mechanics.

While the Electronics industry is primarily responsible for the exploitation and use of electricity for specific purposes, the Electrical engineering industry is responsible for the design, construction and consultancy of electromechanical systems.

Electrical Engineers Are In-Demand

Electrical & Electronics Engineers offer countless benefits to society. With the rapid expansion of the technology over the last decades, the demand for those who can create, understand and manage electrical control systems has risen accordingly. The Industry is continuously evolving and therefore innovative new thinkers are required to configure new ideas and pave the way forward.

Employment of Electrical engineers is projected to grow 7 percent from 2016 to 2026.

Career paths

The Electrical engineering industry is massive and it is a field with endless career opportunities, due to the number of fields and areas of specializations this field offers. There are many areas of expertise for you to choose from.

A degree in Electrical Engineering develops your skills, and makes you highly needed in a world where graduate job markets are unpredictable and tough.

Electrical engineering is at the forefront of developing new technologies for a number of industries including transport, healthcare, construction, and robotics.

With the anticipated growth in Solar Energy generation and developments being made in the Artificial Intelligence (AI) space, the career openings for an Electrical Engineer are growing at a rapid pace.

To summarize, this field offers tremendous possibility for theory, research, practical applications day to day and beyond. It is a field with excellent individual opportunities for employment, growth and diversification.

By | 2018-03-23T17:20:05+00:00 March 23rd, 2018|Future Electrical Engineers|Comments Off on Why become an Electrical Engineer?

About the Author:

Ganesh Gopalakrishna
Ganesh began his professional career specializing in the Manufacturing of LV components. He joined Dorman Smith in 1998, after having worked in market distribution of switchgear, wiring accessories and cables within the Middle East. His tenure at Dorman Smith has seen him garner extensive experience in Technical Product Sales across B2B and B2C Channels. In his current role as GM – Sales & Marketing for the MENA region, he heads a diverse team of Sales, Marketing and Specification professionals across the GCC.
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