In engineering you are literally only relevant until people graduate.
Yup, no good engineering research comes from universities.... Oh, wait
Finally, as for sheer speed (and needs to be at least easier than assembly), C will always win.
Now explain why I would even *want* to use phone apps on my desktop?
Data acquisition apps, displaying data on your PC...
Ocean: A body of water occupying about two-thirds of a world made for man -- who has no gills. -- Ambrose Bierce