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Billy Price shares some accomplishments, challenges and opportunities he's encountered in the field of engineering | DO-IT, University of Washington

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Billy Price shares some accomplishments, challenges and opportunities he's encountered in the field of engineering | DO-IT, University of Washington

AccessEngineering: Improving engineering fields by increasing the participation of people with disabilities and incorporating their perspectives and expertise. One of the best skills I learned while studying mechanical engineering at the University of Washington was not actually "engineering" per se; it was the ability to problem solve. The engineering curriculum required a mountain of prerequisites followed by an ocean of required program courses. Math, chemistry, physics, statics, dynamics, statistics, computer programming—all were appetizers before the main course. Once I was in the program, it was on to thermodynamics, fluid dynamics, system dynamics, material sciences, and design. Each class required its own...

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