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Women and ideas in engineering : twelve stories from Illinois

Author: Laura D Hahn; Angela S Wolters
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laura D Hahn; Angela S Wolters
ISBN: 9780252041969 0252041968
OCLC Number: 1020299321
Description: xiv, 195 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Engineers who happen to be women : the first 150 years --
Early inspiration : faculty pioneers --
Research orientations --
Relentless innovators --
Acclaim in bioengineering and medicine --
Touching the sky --
Women's work : computing --
Global challenges --
Do engineers have to engineer? --
Mentors and mentoring --
Inspiring the next generation --
Foundations for the future.
Responsibility: Laura D. Hahn and Angela S. Wolters.

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"Mixes stories by/about women in STEM that go beyond the 'great names' whose biographies have multiplied. It is also good to have accounts of women from different decades, from different fields. The Read more...

 
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