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We’ve decided to occasionally focus a series of posts on themes.  You probably noticed that we did this a couple weeks ago when discussing engineering salaries.  This week, we’re going to discuss how we each got into engineering. I am guessing that, unlike my fellow bloggers, I got into engineering by accident.  That is, I never had any intent to become an engineer, but things worked out that way. I did my undergraduate studies in physics with minors in math and geology, intending to go into computational geophysics after I finished.  While I was going to school, I met my husband, who was doing his PhD in electrical engineering.  All was well and good until I finished my bachelor’s degree, and he was just starting on his dissertation. Things might have worked out fine, except the closest school with a geophysics doctoral program is four hours away, and I was…

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