text-only page produced automatically by LIFT Text
Transcoder Skip all navigation and go to page contentSkip top navigation and go to directorate navigationSkip top navigation and go to page navigation
National Science Foundation

NAE Grand Challenges for Engineering,
Text Slide 6 of 24

Previous Text Slide | Next Text Slide | Index | Graphic Version
divider line

Slide title: NAE Grand Challenges for Engineering

Slide words:
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.

Slide images: Photo of the sun (top); photo of water falling (center); computer illustration of a new material that can be used for gas separation

Slide image credits: NASA/ESA (top); 2009 JupiterImages Corporation (center); provided by Dr. Gerasimos Armatas and Professor Mercouri Kanatzidis, Northwestern University

Background image: Computer simulation showing turbulence

Background image credit: Laboratory for Computational Science and Engineering, University of Minnesota

Return to speech | Return to a list of Dr. Bement's speeches.


Back to Top of page