Activities, Projects & Initiatives

The National Academy of Engineering is tasked with identifying and illuminating issues at the intersections of engineering, technology, and society that impact our quality of life. Studies, symposia, and public information activities are carried out both independently by the NAE Program Office and jointly with other units of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

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  • Project 6
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  • Competitiveness 4
  • Diversity 6
  • Education 25
  • Energy 4
  • Environment 5
  • Ethics 3
  • Healthcare 4
  • Honoring Engineers 8
  • Media and Journalism 1
  • Understanding Engineering 10
Project Status
  • In Progress 1
  • Completed 5
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  • Completed
    All students should have the opportunity to study engineering, but despite long-standing calls to increase the numbers of women, African-Americans, American Indians/Alaska Natives, Hispanics of any race, students from low-income families, and other underrepresented groups in undergraduate ...

    Latest UpdateFebruary 23, 2024

  • In Progress
    The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) seeks to advance the well-being of the nation by promoting a vibrant engineering profession.  To broaden participation in societal decision making around issues of technology, generate more creative solutions to problems, and promote a more ...

    Latest UpdateFebruary 5, 2024

  • Completed
    Despite calls to increase diversity throughout the engineering education enterprise and years of efforts by universities, K-12 schools, education-related organizations such as professional societies, and collaborations among those organizations, it remains true that Blacks/African-Americans, ...

    Latest UpdateOctober 13, 2023

  • Completed
    Series of global summits for leading scientists and engineers, educators, policy leaders, students, and the public to address grand challenges.

    Latest UpdateApril 25, 2022

  • Completed
    Through this NSF-supported (HRD-0411994) project, HBCU deans identified annually 3-person teams that included at least 2 engineering faculty and up to 1 faculty member from a social science or education discipline. Each team participated in a one-year cycle of activities in 2004, 2005, or 2006. ...

    Latest UpdateJanuary 5, 2016

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