Activities, Projects & Initiatives

The National Academy of Engineering is tasked with identifying and illuminating issues at the intersections of engineering, technology, and society that impact our quality of life. Studies, symposia, and public information activities are carried out both independently by the NAE Program Office and jointly with other units of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

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  • Project 4
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  • Competitiveness 4
  • Diversity 6
  • Education 25
  • Energy 4
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  • Ethics 3
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  • Honoring Engineers 8
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  • Understanding Engineering 10
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  • Completed
    Series of global summits for leading scientists and engineers, educators, policy leaders, students, and the public to address grand challenges.

    Latest UpdateApril 25, 2022

  • Completed
    The 2009 NAE Annual Meeting public forum convened seven prominent leaders of the innovation system to discuss the challenges facing the United States, and what the nation needs to do to remain a global leader in the turbulent world of the 21st century.

    Latest UpdateJune 9, 2011

  • In Progress
    The forum will explore both perennials and frontiers of complexity in health, security, democracy, urbanization, and infrastructure, research and education, the economy, transportation, the environment, modern work, and civic life. It will publish concise perspectives with ideas, insights, and ...

    Latest UpdateOctober 24, 2023

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