Career of the Month
By Luba Vangelova
Interviews with professionals using science in the workplace.
Design engineers can work in many different fields, applying scientific and engineering principles to develop products. Greg Luterman works on embedded programming for Synapse Wireless in Huntsville, Alabama. Embedded programmers create software for a wide range of devices—from children’s toys to heavy machinery—that “don’t look like computers but contain a microprocessor,” as Luterman puts it, to enable them to carry out their intended functions.