2021 National Academy of Engineering Annual Meeting

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October
02
2021
to
October
05
2021
October 07, 2021 AT 03:33 PM
Virtual
Schedule
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
Speakers
  • Christopher King
    Office of Congressional and Government Affairs, NASEM
    CHRISTOPHER KING is the executive director of the Academies’ Office of Congressional and Government Affairs. He previously served as acting assistant secretary for Congressional Affairs, director of policy and analysis, and senior advisor at the US Department of Energy. Before joining DOE, Mr. King spent over a decade on Capitol Hill, ...
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  • Leslie Shoemaker
    Tetra Tech

    LESLIE SHOEMAKER, appointed president of Tetra Tech in 2019, leads its global operations, strategy, and technical innovation programs. She joined the company in 1991 and has held technical, strategic, and operational responsibilities. She has also served as chief sustainability officer for over a decade, guiding the program to recognize the ...

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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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  • 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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  • Catherine A. Peters
    Princeton University

    CATHERINE PETERS is the George J. Magee Professor of Geosciences and Geological Engineering, chair of the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, and director of the undergraduate Geological Engineering Program at Princeton University. Since 2017 she has led her department through transformative growth, with key faculty hires, ...

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At-a-Glance

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
    Date
    October 2, 2021
    Subject
    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

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