2015 NAE Annual Meeting

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October
04
2015
to
October
05
2015
2101 Constitution Ave., NW Washington, DC
Schedule
Sunday, Oct 04, 2015
  • 10:00 AM To 04:00 PM
    Registration
    NAS 120
  • 10:30 AM To 11:45 AM
    Brunch
    West Lawn
  • 10:30 AM To 11:45 AM
    Estate Planning Seminar with brunch
    Members' Room
  • 12:00 PM To 01:30 PM
    Public Program
    Auditorium
  • 02:00 PM To 03:30 PM
    Awards Program
    Auditorium
  • 04:00 PM To 05:30 PM
    Plenary Speakers: Addressing the Grand Challenges
    Auditorium
  • 05:30 PM To 06:00 PM
    Engineering for You 2 (E4U2): Grand Challenges Video Awards Presentation
    Auditorium
  • 06:00 PM To 07:30 PM
    Reception
    West Lawn
  • 06:30 PM To 09:00 PM
    Reception and Dinner for the Golden Bridge Society (by invitation)
Monday, Oct 05, 2015
  • 07:00 AM To 02:00 PM
    Registration
    NAS 120
  • 07:00 AM To 08:30 AM
    Continental Breakfast
    Great Hall
  • 07:01 AM To 08:30 AM
    Foreign Secretary Breakfast (by invitation)
    Members' Room
  • 07:01 AM To 08:30 AM
    Home Secretary Breakfast (by invitation)
    Room 125
  • 08:30 AM To 09:30 AM
    NAE Business Session (Members only)
    Auditorium
  • 09:30 AM To 12:30 PM
    Forum: NAE Grand Challenges for Engineering: Imperatives, Prospects, and Priorities
    Auditorium
  • 12:30 PM To 01:30 PM
    Lunch
    West Lawn
  • 12:45 PM To 01:30 PM
    Testifying Before Congress: A Tutorial (lunch provided, Room 125)
  • 02:00 PM To 05:00 PM
    Section Meetings
    Located in both National Academy of Sciences Building and Keck
  • 06:30 PM To 07:30 PM
    Reception
    JW Marriott
  • 07:30 PM To 12:00 AM
    Dinner and Dancing
    JW Marriott
Speakers
  • Simon Pitts
    Gordon Institute of Engineering Leadership Department | Northeastern University

    The Bernard M. Gordon Prize for Innovation in Engineering and Technology Education recognizes new modalities and experiments in education that develop effective engineering leaders. It focuses on innovations such as curricular design, teaching methods, and technology-related learning that strengthen students’ capabilities and desire to grow ...

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  • Dr. Robert H. Socolow
    Princeton Environmental Institute, Princeton University

    Dr. Robert Socolow is professor emeritus and (full-time) senior research scientist in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Princeton University. He is the coprincipal investigator (with ecologist Stephen Pacala) of Princeton’s Carbon Mitigation Initiative (www princeton edu/~cmi/), a 20-year (2001–2020) project ...

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  • Dr. Jackie Y. Ying
    Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology

    Jackie Y. Ying received her BE and PhD from the Cooper Union and Princeton University, respectively. She joined the MIT faculty in 1992, where she was a professor of chemical engineering until 2005. She has served as the founding executive director of the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology in Singapore since 2003. For her research on ...

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  • Professor Farouk El-Baz
    Center for Remote Sensing, Boston University

    Farouk El-Baz is director of the Center for Remote Sensing at Boston University and research professor in its Departments of Archaeology, Earth and Environment, and Electrical and Computer Engineering. He taught geology at Asyut University in Egypt (1958–1960) and the University of Heidelberg in Germany (1964–1966). From 1967 to 1972, ...

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  • Dan Vergano
    BuzzFeed News

    Dan Vergano is a science reporter for BuzzFeed News, where he covers science happenings in Washington DC. He was formerly a senior writer-editor at National Geographic and before that, the senior science writer at USA TODAY. He is an adjunct professor at NYU’s Washington DC campus, where he teaches journalism. He was a Nieman Fellow at ...

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At-a-Glance

The theme for the 2015 Annual Meeting is the Grand Challenges for Engineering.

On Sunday afternoon, after induction of the Class of 2015 and the Awards Program, two plenary speakers will address particular challenges – Engineer Better Medicine and Cyber Security – and a third will talk about the success of the Grand Challenge Scholars Program

On Monday, the Forum will feature panelists who have been engaged with the project since its inception in a moderated discussion of the Challenges today – their relevance, advancement, and future.

The session will include Q&A with audience participation, providing opportunities for you to share your perspectives on the value of the Grand Challenges to engineering, education, and the world.

 

Featured Speeches
  • C. D.  Mote, Jr. C. D. Mote, Jr.
    Date
    October 4, 2015
    I am honored to welcome all our members, foreign members, special friends, and guests to this 51st annual meeting of the National Academy of Engineering. I offer my warmest welcome to our newly elected members and foreign members and assure you that this induction day will be one that you will remember. And a special welcome is extended to all our spouses who have put up with us so graciously and make our work at the Academy possible.
    Speaker: C. D. Mote, Jr. (President, National Academy of Engineering)
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