3/4

Engineering Achievements


Articles
  • [Periodical Article]

    A 21st Century Renaissance

    Technology, humanism, and cross-disciplinary cooperation can combine to take us farther than we dreamed we could go. Good afternoon, and congratulations to our new members. I know you will find your experience with the NAE rewarding. Few organizations have so great an effect on the ... Read More

    Author: George M. C. Fisher

    Engineering Achievements

    Release date: Fall 2000

    Volume: 30

    Number: 3/4

  • [Periodical Article]

    Great Achievements and Grand Challenges

    Poised as we are between the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, it is the perfect moment to reflect on the accomplishments of engineers in the last century and ponder the challenges facing them in the next. This past February, working with the engineering professional societies, the ... Read More

    Author: Wm. A. Wulf

    Engineering Achievements

    Release date: Fall 2000

    Volume: 30

    Number: 3/4

  • [Periodical Article]

    Digits of Pi: Barriers and Enablers for Women in Engineering

    Engineering must welcome women or risk becoming marginalized as other fields seek out and make a place for them. In a recent seminar with faculty colleagues, we were discussing the information content of a string of numbers. The assertion was made that the quantity of information equaled ... Read More

    Author: Sheila E. Widnall

    Engineering Achievements

    Release date: Fall 2000

    Volume: 30

    Number: 3/4

  • [Periodical Article]

    Science, Technology, and Military Experimentation, Editorial

    Maintaining a military advantage based on superior technology has been and will continue to be a keystone of U.S. military strategy. For that reason, the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) funds a science and technology (S&T) program. For decades, entirely new military capabilities have arisen ... Read More

    Author: Anita K. Jones

    Engineering Achievements

    Release date: Fall 2000

    Volume: 30

    Number: 3/4

  • [Periodical Article]

    Editorial - Toward Equilibrium

    Years ago I was fascinated by an antique that was highly prized by my great aunt. It was a songbird in a gilded cage that when wound up would move about gracefully and sing a lovely tune. It was crafted in the latter part of the 19th century, a time when many thought of the Newtonian world as ... Read More

    Author: John H. Gibbons

    Engineering Achievements

    Release date: Fall 2000

    Volume: 30

    Number: 3/4