2021 National Academy of Engineering Annual Meeting

Registration Opened
September 23, 2021 AT 12:25 PM
Monday, Sep 27, 2021
  • 01:00 AM To 03:00 PM
    Class of 2021 Orientation
Saturday, Oct 02, 2021
Sunday, Oct 03, 2021
Monday, Oct 04, 2021
  • 10:00 AM To 01:00 PM
    Section 7 - Electronics, Communication and Information Systems Engineering
  • 10:00 AM To 01:00 PM
    Section 8 - Industrial, Manufacturing & Operational Systems Engineering
  • 10:00 AM To 01:00 PM
    Section 9 - Materials
  • 10:00 AM To 01:00 PM
    Section 10 - Mechanical
  • 10:00 AM To 01:00 PM
    Section 11 - Earth Resources
  • 10:00 AM To 01:00 PM
    Section 12 - Special Fields and Interdisciplinary Engineering
  • 02:00 PM To 05:00 PM
    Section 1 - Aerospace
  • 02:00 PM To 05:00 PM
    Section 2 - Bioengineering
  • 02:00 PM To 05:00 PM
    Section 3 - Chemical
  • 02:00 PM To 05:00 PM
    Section 5 - Computer Science
  • 02:00 PM To 05:00 PM
    Section 6 - Electric Power/Energy Systems
Tuesday, Oct 05, 2021
  • 03:00 PM To 04:00 PM
    Section Chairs and Vice Chairs Workshop
  • Donald C Winter
    National Academy of Engineering

    Donald Winter is an independent consultant, and former Professor of Engineering Practice in the departments of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Michigan, where he taught graduate level courses on systems engineering, satellite design, and maritime policy. He served as the 74th Secretary of ...

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  • KEN WASHINGTON (NAE) is vice president of software engineering at Amazon, where he leads a team of engineers developing new consumer devices and services.

    Before joining Amazon Dr. Washington was chief technology officer at Ford Motor Company, overseeing the development and implementation of the automaker’s technology strategy. His ...

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  • Deanne Bell
    Television Host and Founder/CEO of Future Engineers

    DEANNE BELL is an engineer, television host, and entrepreneur. Her television hosting credits include PBS, ESPN, Discovery Channel, National Geographic, DIY Network, and CNBC’s Make Me a Millionaire Inventor. She is also the founder and CEO of Future Engineers, an education technology company that engages students in online contests and ...

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  • Tim Lieuwen
    Georgia Institute of Technology

    TIM LIEUWEN (NAE) is a Regents’ Professor, the David S. Lewis Jr. Chair, and executive director of the Strategic Energy Institute at Georgia Tech, where he manages the university’s overall strategy and external relations for its $120M/year energy portfolio. He is also founder and CTO of TurbineLogic, an analytics firm working in the ...

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  • John L. Anderson
    National Academy of Engineering

    John L. Anderson is president of the National Academy of Engineering since July 1, 2019. He was born in Wilmington, DE, and received his undergraduate degree from the University of Delaware in 1967 and PhD degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1971, both in chemical engineering. He was most recently Distinguished Professor ...

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On behalf of the officers and councillors of the National Academy of Engineering, I am pleased to invite you to attend the NAE 2021 Annual Meeting, October 2-4. With the programmatic theme Engineering Responses to Climate Change, the meeting will take place virtually because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Registration links are below. Because it will be a virtual event, there is no registration fee for members or guests.

Member Registration
Public Registration

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Monday, September 27: Class of 2021 orientation (for new members and international members only)

Saturday, October 2: The public program will begin at noon EDT. NAE chair Donald C. Winter will give opening remarks, followed by my address and then the virtual introduction of 104 new members and 24 international members elected in February. We will then present the Simon Ramo Founders Award and Arthur M. Bueche Award.

Sunday, October 3: The day will begin at 10:00am EDT with the NAE business session, followed by the second annual Special Lecture in Engineering and Society where Kate Crawford, research professor at USC Annenberg and senior principal researcher at Microsoft Research Lab–New York City, will speak on the topic of artificial intelligence and social consequences. This year’s forum on Engineering Responses to Climate Change has featured panelists Sally Benson of Stanford University, NAE Member Tim Lieuwen of Georgia Institute of Technology, NAE Member Mohammad Shahidehpour of Illinois Institute of Technology, Leslie Shoemaker of Tetra Tech, and NAE Member Ken Washington of Amazon. Deanne Bell, television host and founder/CEO of Future Engineers, will moderate the panel.

Monday, October 4: NAE section meetings.


I will miss seeing you in person at this year’s meeting, but look forward to seeing you virtually (and in person by the 2022 Annual Meeting on October 2-3)!

John L. Anderson
National Academy of Engineering