By National Academy of Engineering

Frontiers of Engineering is the 5th publication highlighting the displays of the nationwide Academy of Engineering's (NAE) annual symposium sequence, Frontiers of Engineering. The 1999 NAE Symposium on Frontiers of Engineering was once held October 14-16, on the Academies' Beckman heart in Irvine, California. The one zero one rising engineering leaders (ages 30-45) from undefined, academia, and federal laboratories who attended the assembly heard displays and mentioned state of the art examine and technical paintings in 4 engineering fields. Symposium audio system have been requested to organize prolonged summaries in their shows, and it's these papers which are contained right here. The purpose of this booklet, and of the 4 that precede it within the sequence, is to explain the content material and underpinning philosophy of this particular assembly and to spotlight the various intriguing advancements in engineering today.

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