2015 NAE Annual Meeting


  • 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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  • Alton D. Romig, Jr.
    National Academy of Engineering

    Alton D. Romig, Jr. is the NAE executive officer, responsible for the program, financial, and membership operations of the Academy, reporting to the president. Before joining the Academy, he served as vice president and general manager of Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company Advanced Development Programs, better known as the Skunk Works®. He ...

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  • Dr. Thomas C. Katsouleas
    Executive Vice President and Provost, University of Virginia

    Thomas C. Katsouleas is executive vice president and provost of the University of Virginia and was most recently the dean of Duke University’s Pratt School of Engineering from 2008 to 2015. He is also the Robert C. Taylor Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Professor of Physics at the University of Virginia.

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  • Lord Alec N. Broers
    House of Lords, Parliament of the United Kingdom

    Lord Broers, FREng FRS, was president of the Royal Academy of Engineering (2001−2006) and played a significant role in the University of Cambridge’s rise as a major economic force and center of excellence for high technology and was vice chancellor from 1996 to 2003. He has always expressed strong views about the role of engineers in ...

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  • 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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