GRAND CHALLENGES FOR ENGINEERING

GRAND CHALLENGES FOR ENGINEERING - GRAND CHALLENGES FOR...

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GRAND CHALLENGES FOR ENGINEERING The century ahead poses challenges as formidable as any from millennia past. As the population grows and its needs and desires expand, the problem of sustaining civilization’s continuing advancement, while still improving the quality of life, looms more immediate. Old and new threats to personal and public health demand more effective and more readily available treatments. Vulnerabilities to pandemic diseases, terrorist violence, and natural disasters require serious searches for new methods of protection and prevention. And products and processes that enhance the joy of living remain a top priority of engineering innovation, as they have been since the taming of fire and the invention of the wheel.
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GRAND CHALLENGES FOR ENGINEERING In each of these broad realms of human concern — sustainability, health, vulnerability, and joy of living — specific grand challenges await… ..engineering solutions.
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