2016 National Academy of Engineering Annual Meeting

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  • David Pearce
    Department Manager of Regional Engineering, Con Edison

    David Pearce is the department manager of Manhattan Operations Engineering at Consolidated Edison, responsible for ensuring that the city’s electric grid provides best-in-class reliability to one of the world’s most important financial and cultural centers, including the development of resilient designs to address natural or human ...

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  • Gwynne Shotwell
    President and COO, SpaceX

    As president and COO of SpaceX, Gwynne Shotwell is responsible for day-to-day operations and for managing customer and strategic relations to support company growth. She joined SpaceX in 2002 as vice president of Business Development and built the Falcon vehicle family manifest to more than 70 launches, representing more than $10 billion in ...

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  • Dr. C. Dan Mote, Jr.
    University of Maryland

    Dr. Mote's research has significantly impacted the design and control of flexible dynamic systems and high-speed moving continua. As a leader in education, he led Berkeley to one of the largest capital campaigns of any state-supported university. As president of the University of Maryland, he has transformed it into a contender for the top ...

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  • Rolf-Dieter Heuer
    Former Director General, European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN)

    Professor Rolf-Dieter Heuer is an experimental particle physicist and, since April 2016, president of the German Physical Society. He was director-general of CERN from January 2009 to December 2015. His mandate is characterized by the launch of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in 2009 and its energy increase in 2015, the discovery of the Higgs ...

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  • Kathleen D. White
    Civil Engineer, US Army Corps of Engineers

    Kate White, a registered professional engineer, leads the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Climate Preparedness and Resilience Community of Practice and has over 28 years of experience in the USACE.
    Her work includes development of policy, technical guidance, methods, and tools to support climate preparedness and resilience. Her work reflects ...

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