I was educated as an industrial engineer. Engineers are not perceived as very worldly or sophisticated. They are often pictured with a shirt-pocket protector stuffed with pens.

But some engineers, like me, do have appreciation for the performing arts. For example, I admire and am in awe of the great classical music composers. How did Tchaikovsky and Mendelssohn transcribe such beautiful music as notes from their brains to a page of musical score for so many instruments?

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