Have you been thinking about your Career and how to make a difference?

Last Updated: 9/28/10

Consider a career in Computer Science and Engineering research. There are several reasons to think about a career in Computer Science and Engineering. You may want to think about the following concerns articulated in a National Academy Study:

1. Testimony before congress by Norman R. Augustine

2. Rising Above the Gathering Storm: Energizing and Employing America for a Brighter Economic Future

3. The Future of Computer Science Research in the United Statesby Wm. A Wulf, President, National Academy of Engineering, The National Academies and AT&T Professor of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Virginia

4. Academies' Presidents Applaud "American Competitiveness Initiative

5. This report that I sponsored for NSF gives some ideas of where our research challenges lie. I was delighted to sponsor the report. Please read it.

Report of the NSF Workshop on Research Challenges in Distributed Systems

Here are pictures of Norm Augstine's talk at NSF on September 13, 2006:

Additional Reading: The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century