2015 NAE Annual Meeting


  • 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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  • Robert S. Langer
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Robert S Langer is the David H Kock Institute Professor at MIT He served as a member of the US Food and Drug Administration’s SCIENCE Board, the FDA’s highest advisory board, from 1995 to 2002 and as its chairman from 1999 to 2002.

    Dr Langer has received over 220 major awards. He is one of four living individuals to have received both ...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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