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The National Academy of Engineering is tasked with identifying and illuminating issues at the intersections of engineering, technology, and society that impact our quality of life. Studies, symposia, and public information activities are carried out both independently by the NAE Program Office and jointly with other units of the National Academies.

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  • A lectureship recognizing outstanding young American engineers.
    Areas of Interest: Honoring Engineers
    Project Type: NAE Program
    Latest Update: December 18, 2013
  • Established in 1982, the Arthur M. Bueche (Bee' - kuh) Award honors an engineer who has shown dedication in science and technology, as well as active involvement in determining U.S. science and technology policy, promoting technological development, and contributing to the enhancement of the relationship between industries, government, and universities.
    Areas of Interest: Honoring Engineers
    Project Type: NAE Program, Contest/Award
    Latest Update: September 26, 2013
  • The National Academy of Engineering salutes leaders in engineering for their lifetime dedication to their field and their commitment to advancing the human condition through great engineering achievement and/or through innovation in engineering and technology education.
    Areas of Interest: Honoring Engineers
    Project Type: NAE Program, Contest/Award
    Latest Update: March 11, 2014
  • Inaugurated in 2001 by the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), the intent of the Gordon Prize is to recognize new modalities and experiments in education that develop effective engineering leaders. The focus is on innovations such as curricular design, teaching methods, and technology-enabled learning that strengthen students' capabilities and desire to grow into leadership roles.
    Areas of Interest: Education, Honoring Engineers
    Project Type: NAE Program, Contest/Award
    Latest Update: January 6, 2014
  • Recognized as one of the world's preeminent awards for engineering achievement, the Charles Stark Draper Prize for Engineering honors an engineer whose accomplishment has significantly impacted society by improving the quality of life, providing the ability to live freely and comfortably, and/or permitting the access to information.
    Areas of Interest: Honoring Engineers
    Project Type: NAE Program, Contest/Award
    Latest Update: March 11, 2014
  • The Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ Prize, established in October 1999, is named after Fritz Russ, an esteemed engineer and founder of Systems Research Laboratories, and his wife Dolores Russ, a long-time supporter and benefactor of the engineering industry.
    Areas of Interest: Honoring Engineers
    Project Type: NAE Program, Contest/Award
    Latest Update: March 11, 2013
  • Frontiers of Engineering symposia bring together emerging engineering leaders from industry, academe, and government labs to discuss pioneering technical work and leading-edge research.
    Areas of Interest: Honoring Engineers
    Project Type: NAE Program, Website, Workshop
    Latest Update: May 9, 2013
  • The Founders Award was established in 1965 by the Academy to honor an outstanding NAE member or foreign associate who has upheld the ideals and principles of the NAE through professional, educational, and personal achievement and accomplishment. On May 7, 2013, the award was renamed after Simon Ramo, the only surviving founding member of the NAE. Ramo was a member of a committee of 25 that in 1964 advocated for establishing the National Academy of Engineering, which operates under the same congressional charter that governs the National Academy of Sciences.
    Areas of Interest: Honoring Engineers
    Project Type: NAE Program, Contest/Award
    Latest Update: October 22, 2013
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