National Academy of Engineering Celebrates 50 Years

2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the NAE, an occasion being commemorated with a video contest and other exciting opportunities and celebrations.
Founded in 1964, the mission of the National Academy of Engineering is to advance the well-being of the nation by promoting a vibrant engineering profession and by marshalling the expertise and insights of eminent engineers to provide independent advice to the federal government on matters involving engineering and technology.
The NAE has more than 2,000 peer-elected members and foreign associates, senior professionals in business, academia, and government who are among the world’s most accomplished engineers. They provide the leadership and expertise for numerous projects focused on the relationships between engineering, technology, and the quality of life.
The NAE offers many resources and opportunities for engineers and the broader public: