2020 National Academy of Engineering Annual Meeting

Agenda

October 4, 2020
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
(UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
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International Secretary's Meeting
(for International Members & their guests)
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Speaker: James M. Tien, International Secretary, National Academy of Engineering
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
(UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
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Home Secretary's Meeting
(by invitation only)
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Speaker: Carol K. Hall, Home Secretary, National Academy of Engineering
12:00 PM – 02:00 PM
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Public Program
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56th National Academy of Engineering Annual Meeting
NATIONAL ACADEMY OF ENGINEERING Donald C. Winter NAE Chair’s Address Public Program October 4, 2020
Speaker: Donald C. Winter, Chair, National Academy of Engineering
56th National Academy of Engineering Annual Meeting
NATIONAL ACADEMY OF ENGINEERING John L. Anderson President’s Address Public Program October 4, 2020
Speaker: John L. Anderson, President, National Academy of Engineering
Introduction of the Class of 2020 (the Induction Ceremony will be held in October 2021)
Speaker: Alton D. Romig, Jr., Executive Officer, National Academy of Engineering
03:00 PM – 03:30 PM
(UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
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Awards Presentation
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Speaker: Corale L. Brierley, Vice President, National Academy of Engineering
2020 Simon Ramo Founders Award Recipient: Dr. Frances S. Ligler, Senior Scientist, Retired, Naval Research Laboratory, Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, North Carolina State University and UNC-Chapel Hill
2020 Arthur M. Bueche Award Recipient: Dr. Arden L. Bement, Jr., David A. Ross Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Nuclear Engineering and Director, Global Policy Research Institute and Global Affairs Officer, Purdue University
2020 J. C. Hunsaker Award in Aeronautical Engineering Recipient: Alan C. Brown, Director of Engineering (Retired), Lockheed Corporation
04:30 PM – 06:00 PM
(UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
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Plenary Speakers
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Lessons Learned: How to Prepare for Future Pandemics? (e.g., testing, vaccines and therapeutics, ecology, engineering standards, AI & machine learning, logistics)
Speaker: David R. Walt, Hansjörg Wyss Professor of Bioinspired Engineering, Harvard Medical School
Pandemic Impacts on Society: Engineering’s Role (e.g., education [including the digital divide], impact of broadband infrastructure on communities [some better off than others], differential effects on vulnerable populations, economic impacts and impacts for the future of work)
Speaker: Pam Cheng, Executive Vice President, Global Operations and Information Technology, AstraZeneca
06:30 PM – 07:15 PM
(UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
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October 5, 2020
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
(UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
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NAE Business Session
(members and international members only)
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Speaker: John L. Anderson, President, National Academy of Engineering
12:30 PM – 02:30 PM
(UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
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The Forum: Engineering for Pandemics: Preparedness, Response, and Recovery
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Lessons Learned: How to Prepare for Future Pandemics? (e.g., testing, vaccines and therapeutics, ecology, engineering standards, AI & machine learning, logistics)
Speaker: David R. Walt, Hansjörg Wyss Professor of Bioinspired Engineering, Harvard Medical School
Pandemic Impacts on Society: Engineering’s Role (e.g., education [including the digital divide], impact of broadband infrastructure on communities [some better off than others], differential effects on vulnerable populations, economic impacts and impacts for the future of work)
Speaker: Pam Cheng, Executive Vice President, Global Operations and Information Technology, AstraZeneca
Keeping Society’s Systems Operational: supply chains (e.g., food and essentials), electrical grid, broadcom/telecom systems, transportation, manufacturing (e.g., PPE, vaccines, therapeutics), and media.
Speaker: Daniel Work, Associate Professor, Institute for Software Integrated Systems at Vanderbilt University
Implications for the Future of Work (e.g., technology assistance, AI and machine learning, societal impacts, economic impacts)
Speaker: William B. Rouse, Research Professor, McCourt School of Public Policy, Georgetown University
Rapid Engineering of Critical Supplies: The Role of Advanced Manufacturing (e.g., direct manufacturing, including 3-D printing, of testing supplies, masks, face shields, gloves)
Speaker: Paul McKenzie, Chief Operating Officer, CSL Limited
Pandemics and Poverty (e.g., application of the global Multidimensional Poverty Index to population disparities during a pandemic)
Speaker: Sabina Alkire, Director, Poverty and Human Development Initiative, Oxford
03:30 PM – 04:30 PM
(UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
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Special Lecture: Racial Justice and Equity
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Speaker: John Brooks Slaughter, Professor, Rossier School of Education and Viterbi School of Engineering at the University of Southern California
05:00 PM – 06:00 PM
(UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
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Leverage Your Charitable Giving Options Under Recent Stimulus Legislation
Learn about the latest charitable giving strategies that may be beneficial to you based on the CARES Act and other applicable legislation. This seminar will provide attendees with case studies for structuring gifts that both leverage the financial benefits included in the legislation as well as ...
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Speaker: Elana Lippa, Director of Gift Planning, NASEM
October 6, 2020
11:00 AM – 02:00 PM
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Section Meeting - 1- Aerospace
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Section Chair: General Lester L. Lyles, Independent Consultant
11:00 AM – 02:00 PM
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Section Meeting - 2- Bioengineering
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Section Chair: Professor David J. Mooney, Robert P. Pinkas Family Professor of Bioengineering, Harvard University
11:00 AM – 02:00 PM
(UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
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Section Meeting - 3- Chemical
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Section Chair: Professor Juan J. de Pablo, Liew Family Professor in Molecular Engineering , The University of Chicago
11:00 AM – 02:00 PM
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Section Meeting - 4- Civil and Environmental
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Section Chair: Dr. Henry G. Schwartz, Jr., Consultant , Independent Consultant
11:00 AM – 02:00 PM
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Section Meeting - 5- Computer Science
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Section Chair: Professor Julia Hirschberg, Percy K. and Vida L. W. Hudson Professor of Computer Science, Columbia University
11:00 AM – 02:00 PM
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Section Meeting - 6- Elec Power/Energy Sys
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Section Chair: Mr. Mark G. Adamiak, Chief Application Architect (Retired) Grid Automation (Protection, Control, and SCADA), GE Power
03:00 PM – 06:00 PM
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Section Meeting - 7- Elec, Comm and Info Sys
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Section Chair: Dr. James S. Harris, James and Ellenor Chesebrough Professor , Stanford University
03:00 PM – 06:00 PM
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Section Meeting - 8- Ind, Mfg and Op Sys
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Section Chair: Dr. Gerald G. Brown, Emeritus Distinguished Professor of Operations Research, U.S. Naval Postgraduate School
03:00 PM – 06:00 PM
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Section Meeting - 9- Materials
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Section Chair: Dr. Steven J. Zinkle, Governor's Chair Professor , The University of Tennessee
03:00 PM – 06:00 PM
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Section Meeting - 10- Mechanical
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Section Chair: Dr. Nadine N. Aubry, Provost and Senior Vice President , Tufts University
03:00 PM – 06:00 PM
(UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
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Section Meeting - 11- Earth Resources
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Section Chair: Dr. Steven Lee Crouch, Professor Emeritus Civil, Environmental, and Geo-Engineering, University of Minnesota
03:00 PM – 06:00 PM
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Section Meeting - 12- Spec Fields and Interdisc
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Section Chair: Dr. George T. Ligler, Proprietor , GTL Associates
October 7, 2020
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
(UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
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Yvonne C. Brill Lectureship in Aerospace Engineering
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Speaker: A. Miguel San Martin, Guidance & Control Section Chief Engineer, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
12:00 PM – 01:00 PM
(UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
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Women's Meeting
(members and international members only) 
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Speaker: Dr. Linda P.B. Katehi, Chancellor Emerita Distinguished Professor Emerita, Texas A&M University-College Station
Speaker: Corale L. Brierley, Vice President, National Academy of Engineering
Speaker: Carol K. Hall, Home Secretary, National Academy of Engineering
Speaker: Professor Deb A. Niemeier, Clark Distinguished Chair, Energy & Sustainability Professor, Dept. Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Maryland
02:00 PM – 03:00 PM
(UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
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Testifying Before Congress
(members and international members only) 
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Speaker: Christopher King, Executive Director, The Office of Congressional and Government Affairs (OCGA)