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美国国家工程院院长C. D. Mote名誉教授授予仪式及学术报告会通知
来  源: 国际交流与合作处 党委研究生工作部 机械学院 日  期: 2017-06-15 点击率: 719
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    时间:2017年6月19日3:30pm-5:00pm
    地点:浙江工业大学屏峰校区图书馆一号报告厅
    报告题目:Grand Challenges for Engineering
    报告人:C. D. Mote博士
    报告人简介:
    Dr. C. D. Mote(丹•牟德博士)在美国加州大学伯克利分校取得机械工程学士、硕士和博士学位,曾任加州大学伯克利分校机械工程系讲席教授、系主任和学校副校长等职。牟德博士在1998年至2010年期间担任美国马里兰大学校长。2013年起担任美国国家工程院院长。牟德博士是美国工程院、美国艺术和科学院的两院院士。获得过美国工程院创始人奖、德国洪堡奖、美国机械工程师协会奖章等。他还是美国机械工程师学会荣誉会士。被授予过四个荣誉博士学位和两个荣誉教授头衔。
    报告摘要:
    The Grand Challenges for Engineering present possibly the clearest and most compelling description of engineering for students and the public alike. The Challenges call for solutions to problems facing people and society, and engineering creates those solutions. The 14 Grand Challenges for Engineering were proposed in 2008 as the goals necessary to realize this vision for engineering: 
    “Continuation of life on the planet, making our world more sustainable, safe, healthy, and joyful.” 
    Each of these challenges is a global-scale, multidisciplinary engineering system problem—like reverse-engineer the brain, provide access to clean water, manage the nitrogen cycle, and secure cyberspace—whose varied solutions, when taken together, will serve the different global communities. Engineers must prepare to address problems like these, and this presentation describes an educational supplement to a degree program in any country or culture to prepare its workforce to undertake and lead efforts to address global problems like these Grand Challenges for Engineering.