Symposia

Read about the exciting research presented at the Frontiers of Engineering Symposia by visiting pages of past symposia below. Each main symposium page includes links to the presentation slides. There are also links to the presenters' papers on the Program page (along the left side) of each symposium. 

USFOE flag logoUS Frontiers of Engineering

The US Frontiers of Engineering (US FOE) was established in 1995, and is an annual event held in September that brings together 100 of the nation's outstanding engineers (ages 30-45).

2016 Symposium: September 19-21, 2016 in Irvine, California

GAFOE flag logoGerman-American Frontiers of Engineering

The German-American Frontiers of Engineering (GAFOE) was started in 1998, and is held twice every three years with 60 participants (30 from each side).  NAE's  partner is the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.

2017 Symposium: March 31-April 2, 2017 in Evendale, Ohio

JAFOE flag logoJapan-America Frontiers of Engineering

The Japan-America Frontiers of Engineering (JAFOE) program was started in 2000, and is held twice every three years with 60 participants (30 from each side).  NAE's partner is the Engineering Academy of Japan.

2016 Symposium: June 16-18, 2016 in Irvine, California

IAFOE flag logoIndo-American Frontiers of Engineering

The Indo-American FOE (IAFOE) was started in 2008.  The meeting is held every other year with 60 participants (30 from each country). NAE's partner is the Indo-US Science and Technology Forum.

2014 Symposium: May 19-21, 2014 in Arlington, Virginia

China flag logoChina-America Frontiers of Engineering

The China-America Frontiers of Engineering (CAFOE) was started in 2009. The meeting is held every other year with 60 participants (30 from each country). NAE's partner is the Chinese Academy of Engineering.

2015 Symposium: June 1-3, 2015 in Irvine, California

EUFOE flag logoEU-US Frontiers of Engineering

The newest of the Frontiers programs, the EU-US Frontiers of Engineering (EU-US FOE), was started in 2010, and is held twice every three years with 60 participants (30 from each side). NAE's partner is the European Council of Applied Sciences and Engineering (Euro-CASE).

2016 Symposium: October 17-19, 2016 in Helsinki, Finland