Reports

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.

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NAE Annual Report
  • Provides details on the scope and depth of NAE work performed in 2017. These activities have been conceived and executed to pursue our goal of providing objective, independent advice to the federal government and the engineering community and to proactively promote the technological welfare of the nation.

  • Logo Institute
    ISBN978-0-309-26513-3
    Copyright2012
    The Roundtable on Technology, Science, and Peacebuilding convened a workshop to investigate data sharing as a means of improving coordination among US government and nongovernment stakeholders involved in peacebuilding and conflict management activities.
    Authoring institutionNational Academy of Engineering; United States Institute of Peace
    Publication DateDecember 1, 2012
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    ISBN0-309-09323-6
    Copyright2005
    In October 2003, a group of experts met in Beijing under the auspices of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chinese Academy of Engineering, and National Academy of Engineering/National Research Council of the National Academies to continue a dialogue and eventually chart a rational course of energy ...
    Authoring institutionNational Research Counci, National Academy of Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chinese Academy of Engineering
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    ISBN978-0-309-48560-9
    Copyright2018
    Engineering skills and knowledge are foundational to technological innovation and development that drive long-term economic growth and help solve societal challenges. Therefore, to ensure national competitiveness and quality of life it is important to understand and to continuously adapt and ...
    Authoring institutionNational Academy of Engineering
    Publication DateJanuary 1, 2018
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    ISBN978-0-309-47901-1
    Copyright2018
    On January 26, 2017, the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), with support from the National Science Foundation (NSF), held a workshop in Washington, DC, on the engagement of engineering societies in undergraduate engineering education. Since then, the NAE has held a series of follow-up regional ...
    Authoring institutionNational Academy of Engineering
    Publication DateJuly 31, 2018
  • Logo Institute
    ISBN0-309-10395-9
    Copyright2007
    Because much of the nation’s critical infrastructure depends on information technology (IT), the United States is vulnerable to adversaries who might exploit weaknesses in critical information systems. In addition, we do not adequately understand what makes IT systems vulnerable, the best ...
    Authoring institutionNational Research Council & National Academy of Engineering
    Publication DateJanuary 1, 2007
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    ISBN978-0-309-04647-3
    Copyright1992
    It is frequently argued that U.S. corporations have shorter time horizons for planning and investment than their Japanese and German competitors. This argument, though widely accepted in studies of U.S. competitiveness, has rarely been examined in depth. Time Horizons and Technology Investments ...
    Authoring institutionNational Academy of Engineering
    Publication DateJanuary 1, 1992
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    ISBN0-309-10356-8
    Copyright2006
    This review of a June 1, 2006, draft study by the federal Interagency Performance Evaluation Task Force (IPET), which was established in 2005 to evaluate the performance of the New Orleans regional hurricane protection system during Hurricane Katrina, is the third report in a series by a joint ...
    Authoring institutionNational Research Council and National Academy of Engineering
    Publication DateJanuary 1, 2006
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    On July 18–20, 2017, the third and largest Global Grand Challenges Summit was held in Washington, DC on the campus of George Washington University. Nearly 900 people attended, half of them undergraduate or graduate students from 150 universities/colleges.
    Authoring institutionNational Academy of Engineering
    Publication DateJuly 30, 2018
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    ISBN13-978-0-309-16000-1
    Copyright2010
    The United States and China are the world's top two energy consumers and, as of 2010, the two largest economies. Consequently, they have a decisive role to play in the world's clean energy future. Both countries are also motivated by related goals, namely diversified energy portfolios, job ...
    Authoring institutionNational Academy of Engineering, National Research Council and Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chinese Academy of Engineering
    Publication DateJanuary 1, 2010
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    ISBN978-0-309-36901-5
    Copyright2015
    Engineering is poised to make an even greater contribution to society in the next half century than it has made in the past half century. At its annual meeting in September 2014, the National Academy of Engineering celebrated the 50th anniversary of its founding. A highlight of the meeting was a ...
    Authoring institutionNational Academy of Engineering
    Publication DateApril 27, 2015
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    ISBN978-0-309-11483-7
    Copyright2008
    Offshoring has transformed U.S. engineering. In some industries, offshoring has contributed to the creation and retention of engineering jobs in the United States. In others, however, the effects have been devastating. Because of significant gaps in the data on trade-in-services and employment, ...
    Authoring institutionNational Academy of Engineering
    Publication DateJanuary 1, 2008
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    ISBN978-0-309-05294-8
    Copyright1997
    Industrial ecology is a concept that has emerged in response to growing public concern about the impact of industry on the environment. In this framework the natural flow (or circulation) of materials and energy that takes place in biological ecosystems becomes a model for more efficient ...
    Authoring institutionNational Academy of Engineering
    Publication DateJuly 10, 1997
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    ISBN978-0-309-29891-9
    Copyright2014
    The quality of engineering in the United States will only be as good as the quality of the engineers doing it. Given the crucial importance of engineering to US prosperity, security, health, and well-being, the recruitment and retention of talented young people into engineering should be top ...
    Authoring institutionNational Academy of Engineering
    Publication DateJanuary 1, 2014
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    ISBN978-0-309-08973-9
    Copyright2003
    Drawing on the findings of sector-specific workshops, e-mail surveys, research literature, expert testimony, and committee and panel members expertise, this National Academy of Engineering study assesses the qualitative impact of academic research on five industries network systems and ...
    Authoring institutionNational Academy of Engineering
  • Logo Institute
    ISBN0-309-09163-2
    Copyright2004
    The announcement of a hydrogen fuel initiative in the president’s 2003 State of the Union speech stimulated interest in the role of hydrogen in the nation’s long-term energy future. Prior to that time, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) had asked the National Research Council to ...
    Authoring institutionNational Research Council & National Academy of Engineering
    Publication DateJanuary 1, 2004
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    ISBN978-0-309-04937-5
    Copyright1994
    In the 1970s, the first wave of environmental regulation targeted specific sources of pollutants. In the 1990s, concern is focused not on the ends of pipes or the tops of smokestacks but on sweeping regional and global issues. This landmark volume explores the new industrial ecology, an emerging ...
    Authoring institutionNational Academy of Engineering
    Publication DateJanuary 1, 1994
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    ISBN978-0-309-04881-1
    Copyright1993
    Few technological advances have affected the lives and dreams of individuals and the operations of companies and governments as much as the continuing development of flight. From space exploration to package transport, from military transport to passenger helicopter use, from passenger jumbo jets ...
    Authoring institutionNational Academy of Engineering
    Publication DateJanuary 1, 1993
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    ISBN0-309-09162-4
    Copyright2004
    To maintain the nation’s economic competitiveness and improve the quality of life for people around the world, engineering educators and curriculum developers must anticipate dramatic changes in engineering practice and adapt their programs accordingly. This report from the National Academy ...
    Authoring institutionNational Academy of Engineering
    Publication DateJanuary 1, 2004
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