New National Academy of Engineering President arrives in July

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New NAE President Arrives.

Charles Vest begins a six-year term as the new president of the National Academy of Engineering this month. Vest, a mechanical engineer, is president emeritus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Elected to the NAE in 1993, he has participated in a number of National Academies studies, including the landmark 2007 report Rising Above the Gathering Storm: Energizing and Employing America for a Brighter Economic Future, which focused on the key role science and engineering play in U.S. innovation and international competitiveness.

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The link contains links to the press release, a Statement from Charles Vest, and the NAE Homepage.

Source: What’s New@The National-Academies.org, July 13, 2007

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