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National Academy of Engineering

Founded in 1964, the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) is a private, independent, nonprofit institution that provides engineering leadership in service to the nation. 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. Election to the National Academy of Engineering is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer. Academy membership honors those who have made outstanding contributions to engineering research, practice, or education, including, where appropriate, significant contributions to the engineering literature and to the pioneering of new and developing fields of technology, making major advancements in traditional fields of engineering, or developing/implementing innovative approaches to engineering education.

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Espinosa, Nocedal elected to National Academy of Engineering

February 20, 2020– From McCormick School of Engineering

Leaders in mechanics, machine learning and optimization receive one of the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer.

Bioengineering

  • John H. Linehan, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science (2006)

Chemical Engineering

  • Linda Broadbelt, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science (2019)
  • Julio Ottino, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science (1997)

Civil and Environmental Engineering

  • Surendra P. Shah, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science (2006)
  • Raymond John Krizek, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science (2001)

Industrial, Manufacturing and Operational Systems Engineering

  • Jorge Nocedal, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science (2020)

Materials Engineering

  • David Seidman, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science (2018)
  • Tobin Marks, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences (2012)
  • Samuel Stupp, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science (2012)
  • John Rogers, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science (2011)
  • Gregory Olson, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science (2010)
  • Chad Mirkin, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences (2009)

Mechanical Engineering

  • Horacio Espinosa, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science (2020)
  • Wei Chen, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science (2019)
  • Yonggang Huang, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science (2017)
  • Leon M. Keer, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science (1997)
  • Zdenek Bazant, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science (1996)
  • Stephen Davis, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science (1994)
  • Jan Achenbach, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science (1982)