2012 NAE Annual Meeting

Post Meeting
June 12, 2017 AT 04:46 AM
2101 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington,DC
Sunday, Sep 30, 2012
  • 10:00 AM To 04:00 PM
  • 10:30 AM To 11:45 AM
    Member Brunch
  • 12:00 PM To 01:30 PM
    Public Program and Induction Ceremony
  • 01:30 PM To 02:00 PM
    Break and Class of 2012 Photo on the Front Terrace
  • 02:00 PM To 02:40 PM
    Awards Program: Presentation of the Founders and Bueche Awards
  • 02:40 PM To 03:30 PM
    Gordon Prize Recipients Lecture
  • 03:30 PM To 04:00 PM
  • 04:00 PM To 05:00 PM
    Armstrong Endowment for Young Engineers - Gilbreth Lecturers
  • 05:00 PM To 05:30 PM
    Distinguished Lecture
  • 05:30 PM To 07:00 PM
Monday, Oct 01, 2012
  • 07:00 AM To 02:00 PM
  • 07:00 AM To 08:30 AM
    Continental Breakfast
  • 08:30 AM To 09:30 AM
    NAE Business Session (Members only)
  • 09:30 AM To 12:30 PM
    The Forum: Educating Engineers: Preparing 21st Century Leaders in the Context of New Modes of Learning
  • 12:30 PM To 01:30 PM
    Member Lunch
  • 02:00 PM To 05:00 PM
    Section Meetings (Members only - National Academy of Sciences Building and Keck Center)
  • 06:30 PM To 12:00 AM
    Member Dinner Dance
  • Charles O. Holliday Jr.
    National Academy of Engineering


    Charles O. Holliday, Jr., was born on March 9, 1948 in Nashville, Tennessee. He received a B.S. degree in industrial engineering from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville in 1970 and he is a licensed professional engineer (PE).

    Mr. Holliday has served as chairman of the board of directors of Bank of America since April 2010, and as a ...

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  • Hod Lipson
    Cornell University

    Dr. Hod Lipson is an associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering and of computing and information science at Cornell University, where he also directs the Creative Machines Lab, which focuses on novel methods of automatic design, fabrication, and adaptation of virtual and physical machines. In addition, he has led work in ...

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  • John Ochsendorf
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Dr. John Ochsendorf, an associate professor of civil and environmental engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is a structural engineer with multidisciplinary research interests including the history of construction, masonry mechanics, and the design of more sustainable infrastructure. An expert on the mechanics and behavior of ...

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  • Subra Suresh
    Director, National Science Foundation

    Subra Suresh, distinguished engineer and scientist, was nominated by President Barack Obama and unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the director of the National Science Foundation (NSF) in September 2010. As director of this $7-billion independent federal agency since October 2010, he leads the only government science agency charged with ...

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The NAE 2012 Annual Meeting, September 30—October 1, will be hosted in the restored NAS Building on Constitution Avenue in Washington, DC. Sunday, September 30 will begin with remarks by NAE Chair Charles O. Holliday, followed by the President’s address, and then the Induction Ceremony for the 66 members and 10 foreign members who were elected in February 2012. The public program will continue with a program recognizing the recipients of the Academy’s Founders and Bueche Awards, and the Bernard M. Gordon Prize Lecture. After a short break, the afternoon program will continue with the NAE’s Armstrong Endowment for Young Engineers – Gilbreth Lectures and the distinguished lecture.

Monday, October 1 events will focus on NAE member activities with a business meeting, followed by The Forum, Educating Engineers: Preparing 21st Century Leaders in the Context of New Modes of Learning. After lunch, the afternoon will be devoted to section meetings held in both the NAS Building and the Keck Center. Spouses and guests may participate in one of the tours being offered Monday morning. The day will conclude with the traditional reception and dinner-dance, which will be held at the JW Marriott Hotel in Washington, DC.

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