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Frontiers of engineering : reports on leading-edge engineering from the 2018 symposium / National Academy of Engineering.

Author/creator US Frontiers of Engineering (Symposium) (2018 : Lexington, Mass.)
Other author/creatorNational Academy of Engineering, sponsoring body.
Format Electronic and Book
Publication Info Washington, DC : The National Academies Press, [2019]
Copyright Notice ©2019
Description1 online resource (viii, 111 pages) : color illustrations
Supplemental Content Direct link to resource
Contents Quantum computing : what it is, why we want it, and how we're trying to get it / Sara Gamble -- Quantum algorithms : promise and perspective / Sarah Sheldon -- Quantum simulation : advances, platforms, and applications / Norman Yao -- The role of engineering in the face of conflict and disaster -- Engineering for the people : putting peace, social justice, and environmental protection at the heart of all engineering / Darshan Mukesh Arvinda Karwa -- Combining formal and informal structures in crisis response / Willow Brugh, Galit Sorokin, and Gerald R. Scott -- USAID approaches to engineering innovation and disaster relief / Marissa Jablonski -- Resilient and reliable infrastrcuture -- Communicating advanced infrastructure resiliency analytics to diverse groups of stakeholders / Josh Vertalka -- Climate change and infrastructure resilience / Firas Saleh -- Theranostics -- Developing targeted theranostic nanoparticles : challenges and potential solutions / Andrew Tsourka -- Synthetic biomarkers for cancer detection and diagnosis / Ester J. Kwon -- Immune thernostics / Evan A. Scott -- Appendixes
Abstract "This volume presents papers on the topics covered at the National Academy of Engineering's 2018 US Frontiers of Engineering Symposium. Every year the symposium brings together 100 outstanding young leaders in engineering to share their cutting-edge research and innovations in selected areas. The 2018 symposium was held September 5-7 and hosted by MIT Lincoln Laboratory in Lexington, Massachusetts. The intent of this book is to convey the excitement of this unique meeting and to highlight innovative developments in engineering research and technical work"--Publisher's description.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references.
Source of descriptionOnline resource; title from PDF title page (viewed January 28, 2019).
ISBN9780309487535 (electronic bk.)
ISBN0309487536 (electronic bk.)

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