Public Policy Qualities and Training of New Engineering Talents in China – Based on the Practice and Enlightenment of EPP Professional Talent Training at Carnegie Mellon University


New engineering talents
Public policy quality
EPP major of Carnegie Mellon University




As a measure for higher engineering education in the new era to deal with a new round of scientific and technological revolution and industrial reform, China’s new engineering construction is an important strategic deployment to cultivate diversified and innovative engineering talents. In order to promote the new engineering construction in an all-rounded way, talent training is the key. Compared with traditional engineering talents, new engineering talents need to have richer values and normative knowledge, especially public policy qualities, which is the ability that new engineering talents should have in this complex and changeable environment. The EPP (Engineering and Public Policy) professional training model at Carnegie Mellon University provides useful practical experience for the cultivation of public policy qualities of new engineering talents.


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