2021 National Academy of Engineering Annual Meeting

Agenda

September 27, 2021
01:00 AM – 03:00 PM
(UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Class of 2021 Orientation
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Welcome
Speaker: Donald C. Winter, Chair, National Academy of Engineering
October 2, 2021
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
(UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Virtual
Home Secretary's Meeting
(by invitation only)
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Speaker: Carol K. Hall, Home Secretary, National Academy of Engineering
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 – 11:30 AM
(UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
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12:00 PM – 01:00 PM
(UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Public Program
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Chair's Address
Chair’s Address, President’s Public Address, and Introduction of the Class of 2021
Donald C. Winter, Chair, National Academy of Engineering
57th National Academy of Engineering Annual Meeting
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.
John L. Anderson, President, National Academy of Engineering
Introduction of the Class of 2021
Alton D. Romig, Jr., Executive Officer, National Academy of Engineering
02:00 PM – 02:30 PM
(UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Awards Presentation
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Speaker: Corale L. Brierley, Vice President, National Academy of Engineering
2021 Simon Ramo Founders Award Recipient: Dr. Wm A. Wulf, AT&T Professor of Computer Science and University Professor Emeritus, Department of Computer Science, University of Virginia
2021 Arthur M. Bueche Award Recipient: Dr. John P. Holdren, Assistant to the President for Science and Technology and Director Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President of the United States
04:00 PM – 05:00 PM
(UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Virtual
Testifying Before Congress
It is essential that congressional policymakers hear a clear and objective interpretation of what science and technology bring to the policy agenda. This communication is a special type of oral presentation, and several elements are key to its success.
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Speaker: Christopher King, Executive Director, Office of Congressional and Government Affairs, NASEM
04:00 PM – 04:45 PM
(UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Virtual
Development Seminar: Estate Planning and Giving in our New Normal
Learn current and deferred giving strategies that incorporate the latest charitable tax legislation and align with NAE funding priorities. If you would like to submit questions prior to the seminar, please email them to Casey Zia at czia@nas.edu.
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Speaker: Elana Lippa, Director of Planned Giving, NASEM
October 3, 2021
10:00 AM – 11:00 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
12:00 PM – 01:00 PM
(UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Special Lecture in Engineering and Society
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Machine learning systems are already playing a significant role in many of our social institutions, including healthcare, education, hiring and criminal justice. As these systems become embedded into our lives, they also become entangled with existing socio-economic structures. Many ...
Kate Crawford, Research Professor at USC Annenberg and Senior Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research Lab–New York City
02:00 PM – 05:00 PM
(UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Forum on Engineering Responses to Climate Change
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Climate Equity and Blue-Green Innovation
Speaker: Leslie Shoemaker, President, Tetra Tech
Infrastructure Implications of Decarbonization
Speaker: Tim Lieuwen, Regents’ Professor and David S. Lewis, Jr. Chair, Executive Director, Strategic Energy Institute, Georgia Institute of Technology
Technologies for a More Sustainable Future
Speaker: Ken Washington, Vice President, Software Engineering, Amazon
Role of Distributed Power Systems in a Quest for Climate Change
Speaker: Mohammad Shahidehpour, Bodine Chair Professor and Director, Robert W. Galvin Center for Electricity Innovation, Illinois Institute of Technology
Offsetting Greenhouse Gas Emissions with Carbon Mineralization, Capture, Utilization and Sequestration
Speaker: Catherine A. Peters, George J. Magee Professor of Geosciences and Geological Engineering Chair of the Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Princeton University
06:00 PM – 06:45 PM
(UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Golden Bridge and Donor Recognition Society event
CANCELLED
October 4, 2021
10:00 AM – 01:00 PM
(UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Virtual
Section 7 - Electronics, Communication and Information Systems Engineering
The National Academy of Engineering is organized in twelve sections representing broad engineering categories. These are the annual business meetings for each section. 
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Section Chair: Dr. Stephen R Forrest, Professor , University of Michigan
10:00 AM – 01:00 PM
(UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
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Section 8 - Industrial, Manufacturing & Operational Systems Engineering
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Section Chair: Dr. Gerald G. Brown, Emeritus Distinguished Professor of Operations Research, U.S. Naval Postgraduate School
10:00 AM – 01:00 PM
(UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
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Section 9 - Materials
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Section Chair: Professor John E. Allison, Professor , University of Michigan
10:00 AM – 01:00 PM
(UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Virtual
Section 10 - Mechanical
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Section Chair: Dr. Nadine N. Aubry, Provost and Senior Vice President , Tufts University
10:00 AM – 01:00 PM
(UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Virtual
Section 11 - Earth Resources
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Section Chair: Dr. Bridget R. Scanlon, Senior Research Scientist , The University of Texas at Austin
10:00 AM – 01:00 PM
(UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Virtual
Section 12 - Special Fields and Interdisciplinary Engineering
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Section Chair: Dr. Dennis P. Lettenmaier, Distinguished Professor , University of California, Los Angeles
02:00 PM – 05:00 PM
(UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
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Section 1 - Aerospace
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Section Chair: Dr. John J. Tracy, Retired Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President, The Boeing Company (Retired)
02:00 PM – 05:00 PM
(UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Virtual
Section 2 - Bioengineering
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Section Chair: Dr. Kristi S. Anseth, Tisone Professor Distinguished Professor, University of Colorado Boulder
02:00 PM – 05:00 PM
(UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Virtual
Section 3 - Chemical
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Section Chair: Professor Joan F Brennecke, Keating-Crawford Professor , The University of Texas
02:00 PM – 05:00 PM
(UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Section Meeting - 4- Civil and Environmental

2:00 - 3:00 PM EDT Section 4 Meeting (Members and International Members Only) Agenda

3:00 - 5:00 PM EDT Section 4 Symposium (Public) Agenda

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Section Chair: Dr. Craig H Benson, Hamilton Endowed Chair in Engineering , University of Virginia
02:00 PM – 05:00 PM
(UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Virtual
Section 5 - Computer Science
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Section Chair: Professor Margo Ilene Seltzer, Canada 150 Research Chair & Cheriton Family Chair , University of British Columbia
02:00 PM – 05:00 PM
(UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Virtual
Section 6 - Electric Power/Energy Systems
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Section Chair: Dr. Vijay Vittal, Regents' Professor Ira A. Fulton Chair Professor, Arizona State University Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering
October 5, 2021
03:00 PM – 04:00 PM
(UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Section Chairs and Vice Chairs Workshop