In 1995, the nationwide Academy of Engineering initiated the Frontiers of Engineering application, which brings jointly approximately a hundred younger engineering leaders at annual symposia to profit approximately state-of-the-art examine and technical paintings in numerous engineering fields. The 2009 U.S. Frontiers of Engineering Symposium used to be held on the nationwide Academies' Arnold O. and Mabel Beckman middle on September 10-12. audio system have been requested to organize prolonged summaries in their displays, that are reprinted during this quantity. The cause of this booklet is to show the thrill of this distinctive assembly and to focus on state of the art advancements in engineering learn and technical work.

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