Wikipedia states that computer engineering is a discipline that integrates several fields of electrical engineering and computer science required to develop computer hardware and software. Well, this definition can be a little tricky to understand as a layman. Hence, we have taken the liberty to get you simple answers directly from the horse’s mouth.
We had a detailed conversation with our very own computer engineer, Aditya Jha, working with us as a Mobile Application Developer.
Buckle up and read on.
- How would you describe computer engineering?
Answer: Computer engineering is a well-known field for creating miracles, optimizing the existing systems by digitalizing it and giving the best output in a short period of time.
- What kinds of job opportunities are available after scoring a degree in computer engineering?
Answer: Computer engineering allows professionals to engage in a number of areas such as analyzing and designing anything from simple microprocessors to highly featured circuits, software design, development, testing and it is not only limited to design computer systems but also aimed to design any comprehensive technological solutions.
- This year MHT CET is for medical, engineer and pharmacy aspirants. What are your views?
Answer: Yeah it’s cool. I think that it will be a great platform for all aspirants to look further into their respective area of interest and because of this they don’t need to get involved in everything, they can simply concentrate on the one which they want to.
- Is an engineering degree relevant in medical field too?
Answer: I feel that Engineering is not just a standalone degree, rather it is an ideology which can be used anywhere in any field whether it medical, production, agriculture and many more. Things can be optimized in better way and in a short period of time.
- What skill set should a computer engineer have?
Answer: Well, a good engineer is someone who can find solution for any problem in any situation. They should not be restrictive to their own field of work and for computer engineering specifically, a person should have strong mathematical skills which is the base and should also be good in algorithm design.
- A lot of people intertwine computer engineering and electrical engineering. Help us with this.
Answer: Electrical engineering is the base, whereas computer engineering and electronics engineering are its derived fields.
- Where is the field graph of your specialization headed in the market?
Answer: Well, I am currently working as a Mobile Application Developer and if you look at the market today, then mobile apps are attracting a lot of users towards it compared to a website or any other software and I feel that it has a great future for at least next 10 years.
- Which are the top hiring companies?
Answer: TCS, Accenture and Infosys are the common names for this question but I feel that a candidate should go with the company where he/she will get to do what they actually want to do.
- What did you personally learn/like about computer engineering?
Answer: The best thing about it is that there is nothing like a thumb rule here. People can experiment with the existing developed systems and make it the way they want to.
- Any advice for our readers?
Answer: Follow your heart and chase your dreams. Be focused in what you actually want to do and go for it.
We hope your queries are answered. If you have any more questions for Aditya, write to us and we will rescue you.
Have a bright day and enjoy technology.
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