Grand Challenges for Engineering  -  Apr 24, 2014

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Grand Challenges  
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Make solar energy economical
Provide energy from fusion
Develop carbon sequestration methods
Manage the nitrogen cycle

Provide access to clean water
Restore and improve urban infrastructure
Advance health informatics
Engineer better medicines
Reverse-engineer the brain
Prevent nuclear terror
Secure cyberspace
Enhance virtual reality 
Advance personalized learning
Engineer the tools of scientific discovery

Ideas
Norman Augustine on the Nature of Challenges
Ed Catmull on Energy
Jimmy Carter on the Needs of the Poor
Paul Crutzen et al. on Cities
Mike Huckabee on Biofuels
Xu Kuangdi on Fusion, IT, Biotech

Next Steps
The Challenges of Landing on Mars
Engineering for the Developing World
Educating Engineers for 2020 and Beyond
Physically Accurate Illumination in Computer Graphics
21st Century Innovations

Committee 
About this Project   
     Ideas from the Public  
     Review Process 
William Perry
Alec Broers
Farouk El-Baz
Wesley Harris
Bernadine Healy
W. Daniel Hillis
Calestous Juma
Dean Kamen
Raymond Kurzweil
Robert Langer
Jaime Lerner
Bindu Lohani
Jane Lubchenco
Mario Molína
Larry Page
Robert Socolow
J. Craig Venter
Jackie Ying

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