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Name: Jaffer
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Question:
What type of work (applications of training) does an electrical engineer do? What type of an work environment does he work in?



Replies:
There are various branches of EE --
electronics, communications, computer engineering. You design circuits, systems, data links etc. Lots of computer work, need some math

power engineering -- help with power plants, distribution, field work etc.

lasers, electro optics -- maybe help design satellites, remote sensing equipment

microwave RF, radio -- lots of jobs in the cell phone, satellite phone industry

biomedical/electrical engineering -- design medical equipment such as doctors use in hospitals, the imaging equipment etc.

go to any college's web page, look at the classes. Typical starting salaries with a BS in electrical engieering, 4 years, good grades, can be $40,000 - $50,000 /year.

Ross



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