2016 National Academy of Engineering Annual Meeting

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  • Bret J. Muilenburg
    Commander, Naval Facilities Engineering Command

    Rear Adm. Bret Muilenburg assumed his duties as commander, Naval Facilities Engineering Command and Chief of Civil Engineers in November 2015.
    His operational tours of duty include assignments with Naval Mobile Construction Battalions 62, 133, and 7; the 30th Naval Construction Regiment and Task Force Forager, theater engineers for International ...

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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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  • Bart de Jong
    Counselor for Infrastructure and the Environment, Royal Netherlands Embassy

    Bart de Jong is counselor for Infrastructure and the Environment at the Royal Netherlands Embassy in Washington. He covers relations with counterpart US government agencies, multilateral institutions, NGOs, and the US private sector. Policy areas include water management, infrastructure, transport, climate, and the environment.

    He joined the ...

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  • Robert J. Nicholls
    Professor of Coastal Engineering, University of Southampton

    Robert J. Nicholls has studied coastal processes, coastal hazards, and their solution for 25 years and established an international reputation on climate change in coastal areas, especially potential impacts and adaptation responses. A distinctive dimension of his research has been consideration of the coastal zone as a series of interacting ...

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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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