Frontiers of Engineering: Reports on Leading-Edge Engineering from the 2014 Symposium

  • AuthorNational Academy of Engineering
  • TitleFrontiers of Engineering: Reports on Leading-Edge Engineering from the 2014 Symposium
  • PublisherNational Academy Press, Washington, DC
  • Copyright2015
  • ISBN978-0-309-31461-9

This volume includes 13 papers from the National Academy of Engineering's 2014 US Frontiers of Engineering (USFOE) Symposium held in September 2014. USFOE meetings bring together 100 outstanding engineers (ages 30 to 45) to exchange information about leading-edge technologies in a range of engineering fields. The 2014 symposium covered four topic areas:Co-Robotics, Battery Anxiety, Technologies for the Heart, and Shale Gas and Oil. The papers describe leading-edge research on such topics as progress in self-driving vehicles, lithion ion batteries and their manufacturing challenges, biomaterials for treating myocardial infarctions, and microbial ecology of hydraulic fracturing, among other topics. Appendixes include information about contributors, the symposium program, and a list of meeting participants. This is the twentieth volume in the USFOE series.