TABLE 2-2 Field of Highest Degree of Female Engineering Faculty at U.S. Institutions

Field

Number

Total

775

Aerospace/Industrial Engineering

52

Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautical

16

Industrial/Manufacturing

36

Chemical/Mineral Engineering

84

Chemical

70

Petroleum

1

Mineral

5

Metallurgical

8

Civil Engineering

81

Electrical/Computer Engineering

124

Computer

15

Electrical/Electronics

104

Systems

5

Materials Sci/Plastics/Ceramics Engineering

42

Materials Science

35

Plastics/Polymer

3

Ceramics

4

Mechanical/General Engineering

99

Engineering Mechanics

13

Mechanical Engineering

79

Engineering Science

2

Engineering, General

5

Other Engineering

67

Agricultural

4

Bioengineering/Biomedical

14

Environmental

29

Food

1

Nuclear

5

Engineering, Other

14

Computer Sciences

64

Computer Sciences

63

Information Science and Systems

1

Mathematical Sciences/Operations Research

40

Applied Mathematics

6

Mathematical Statistics

3

Operations Research

18

Mathematics, General

13

Physical Sciences

50

Astronomy

1

Atmospheric Science/Meteorology

1

Organic Chemistry

1

Physical Chemistry

1

Chemistry, General

4

Chemistry, Other

1

Geology

1

Geochemistry

1

Chemical/Atomic/Molecular Physics

1

Nuclear Physics

1

Solid State/Low Temperature Physics

2

Physics, General

25

Physics, Other

4

Environmental Science

2

Oceanography

1

Physical Sciences, Other

3

Other Fields

43

Other Soil Sciences

1

Other Agricultural Sciences

1

Biochemistry

1

Bacteriology

1

Anatomy

1

Biometrics/Biostatistics

1

Cell Biology

1

Microbiology

1

Human/Animal Genetics

1

Human/Animal Physiology

1

Counseling Psychology

1

Comparative Literature

1

English Literature

1

Archeology

1

Philosophy

1

Education

12

Business/Management

8

Communications

1

Architecture

2

Law

1

Other Professional Fields

1

Other Fields

3

No Report

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