Publications

Studies and programs related to engineering and technology cut across the many operational units of The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. The results of these activities are published as reports and proceedings that add to the growing body of knowledge on engineering and technology practice and policy.

You can order these publications or read them online at the website of the National Academies Press. Most reports are available as free PDFs.

 

Featured Reports
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    Forum on Proposed Revisions to ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission General Criteria on Student Outcomes and Curriculum

    ABET (formerly the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology) accredits programs in engineering, engineering technology, applied science, and computing at colleges and universities around the world. On February 16, 2016, the National Academy of Engineering hosted a forum to discuss proposed changes to the criteria used by ABET to accredit engineering programs. Read More

    Author: National Academy of Engineering

    Release Date: June 24, 2016

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    Grand Challenges for Engineering: Imperatives, Prospects, and Priorities: Summary of a Forum

    Engineering has long gravitated toward great human ambitions: navigation of the oceans, travel to the moon and back, Earth exploration, national security, industrial and agricultural revolutions, communications, and transportation. Some ambitions have been realized, some remain unfulfilled, ... Read More

    Author: National Academy of Engineering

    Release Date: April 25, 2016

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    Infusing Ethics into the Development of Engineers:

    This publication presents 25 activities and programs that are exemplary in their approach to infusing ethics into the development of engineering students. It is intended to serve as a resource for institutions of higher education seeking to enhance their efforts in this area. Read More

    Author: Center for Engineering Ethics and Society; National Academy of Engineering

    Release Date: February 18, 2016

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    Frontiers of Engineering 2015

    This volume presents papers on the topics covered at the National Academy of Engineering's 2015 US Frontiers of Engineering Symposium. Every year the symposium brings together 100 outstanding young leaders in engineering to share their cutting-edge research and innovations in selected areas. The ... Read More

    Author: National Academy of Engineering

    Release Date: January 1, 2016

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    Educate to Innovate:

    Robust innovation in the United States is key to a strong and competitive industry and workforce. How is the United States preparing its students and workers to innovate and excel? What skills and attributes need to be nurtured? The aim of this project is to expand and improve the innovative ... Read More

    Author: National Academy of Engineering; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    Release Date: January 1, 2015

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