The American Engineers' Council for Professional Development (ECPD, the predecessor of ABET) has defined "engineering" as: The creative application of scientific principles to design or develop structures, machines, apparatus, or manufacturing processes, or works utilizing them singly or in combination; or to construct or operate the same with full cognizance of their design; or to forecast their behavior under specific operating conditions; all as respects an intended function, economics of operation or safety to life and property .
Macsys started as a company in 2006.
In December 2010, after observing people eating their french fries with a condiment container on their knees, the idea for the DipClip® was born. A patent was granted in Oktober 2012.
Since engineering involves the application of scientific principles it is important to understand these principles. A good way for gaining a deeper understanding in these principles is to do solve many problems.