A Highest Education in the Year 2049

by Edward A. Lee and David G. Messerschmitt

Proceedings of the IEEE,
Volume 87 Number 9, September 1999.
Invited paper
University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA 94720
July 1999

Prepublished version
Published version


This paper is a highly speculative view of the future of engineering eduction. It is a response to a similarly predictive paper called "A Day in the Life of a Student in 2012," (Ponte, 1962), which was reprinted together with this paper in a special issue of the Proceedings of the IEEE.