2021 National Academy of Engineering Annual Meeting

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October 07, 2021 AT 03:33 PM
Monday, Sep 27, 2021
Saturday, Oct 02, 2021
Sunday, Oct 03, 2021
Monday, Oct 04, 2021
Tuesday, Oct 05, 2021
  • 03:00 PM To 04:00 PM
    Section Chairs and Vice Chairs Workshop
  • Alton D. Romig, Jr.
    National Academy of Engineering

    Alton D. Romig, Jr. is executive officer of the National Academy of Engineering, which is congressionally chartered to provide, when requested, advice to the federal government on matters of engineering and technology. As chief operating officer Dr. Romig is responsible for the Academy’s program, financial, and membership operations, ...

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  • Elana Lippa
    Throughout her more than 20-year career, Elana has helped donors create meaningful, tax-efficient gifts and planned and administered the planned giving marketing programs at five different organizations. She has provided leadership as president of the National Capital Gift Planning Council (NCGPC), for which she is immediate past president. Elana ...
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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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  • 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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  • Kate Crawford
    Research Professor at USC Annenberg and Senior Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research Lab–New York City

    Kate Crawford is a leading scholar of the social implications of artificial intelligence. Her work focuses on understanding large-scale data systems in the wider contexts of history, politics, labor, and the environment. She is a research professor at USC Annenberg and senior principal researcher at Microsoft Research Lab–New York City ...

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2021 NAE Annual Meeting: Engineering Adaptations to Climate Change 

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

Saturday, October 2: The public program began with NAE chair Donald C. Winter giving opening remarks, followed by NAE president John L. Anderson's address and then the virtual introduction of 104 new members and 24 international members elected in February followed by the presentation of the Simon Ramo Founders Award and Arthur M. Bueche Award.

Sunday, October 3: The day began 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, spoke on the topic of artificial intelligence and social consequences. This year’s forum on Engineering Responses to Climate Change has featured panelists NAE Member Tim Lieuwen of Georgia Institute of Technology, Catherine Peters of Princeton UniversityNAE 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, moderated the panel.

Monday, October 4: NAE section meetings.


Featured Speeches
  • John L. Anderson John L. Anderson
    October 2, 2021
    President's Address
    Welcome to the National Academy of Engineering's 2021 annual meeting. I’m John Anderson, president of the NAE, and it is my honor to address this very distinguished gathering and celebrate the introduction of our new members—the class of 2021.
    Speaker: John L. Anderson (National Academy of Engineering)
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    2021 NAE Annual Meeting Program

    2021 ANNUAL MEETING, October 2–4, 2021 • Washington, DC Engineering Adaptations to Climate Change. Quick Reference Schedule

    PostedOctober 1, 2021

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    NAE 2021 Introduction Booklet

    In February 2021 the members of the NAE elected 104 new members and 24 new international members. Election to the NAE is one of the highest professional distinctions conferred on engineers. The main criteria for membership in the National Academy of Engineering are outstanding personal contributions and accomplishments in one or both of the following categories:
    1. Engineering research, practice, or education, including, where appropriate, significant contributions to the engineering literature.
    2. Pioneering of new and developing fields of technology, making major advancements in traditional fields of engineering, or developing/implementing innovative approaches to engineering education, or providing engineering leadership of major endeavors.

    PostedSeptember 29, 2021