Frontiers of Engineering: Reports on Leading-Edge Engineering from the 2010 Symposium
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Frontiers of Engineering:
Reports on Leading-Edge Engineering from the 2010 Symposium
(2010)
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This volume highlights the papers presented at the National Academy of Engineering's 2010 U.S. Frontiers of Engineering Symposium. Every year, the symposium brings together 100 outstanding young leaders in engineering to share their cutting-edge research and technical work. The 2010 symposium was held September 23 - 25, and hosted by IBM at the IBM Learning Center in Armonk, New York. Speakers were asked to prepare extended summaries of their presentations, which are reprinted here. The intent of this book is to convey the excitement of this unique meeting and to highlight cutting-edge developments in engineering research and technical work.

Topics

  • Space and Aeronautics — Space Exploration and Development
  • Engineering and Technology — Construction: Design, Research, Planning
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Table of Contents

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Front Matter i-xii
CLOUD COMPUTING 1-2
Introduction--Ali R. Butt and Dilma Da Silva 3-4
Opportunities and Challenges of Cloud Computing--Armando Fox 5-14
Warehouse-Scale Computing: The Machinery That Runs the Cloud--Luiz André Barroso 15-20
Developing Robust Cloud Applications--Yuanyuan (YY) Zhou 21-26
Green Clouds: The Next Frontier--Parthasarathy Ranganathan 27-38
ENGINEERING AND MUSIC 39-40
Introduction--Daniel Ellis and Youngmoo Kim 41-42
Very Large Scale Music Understanding--Brian Whitman 43-46
Doing It Wrong--Douglas Repetto 47-50
Digital Instrument Building and the Laptop Orchestra--Daniel Trueman 51-60
Demystifying Music and Its Performance--Elaine Chew 61-72
AUTONOMOUS AEROSPACE SYSTEMS 73-74
Introduction--Michel Ingham and Jack Langelaan 75-76
Intelligent Autonomy in Robotic Systems--Mark Campbell 77-88
Challenges and Opportunities for Autonomous Systems in Space--Chad R. Frost 89-102
Health Awareness in Systems of Multiple Autonomous Aerospace Vehicles--Stefan Bieniawski 103-110
Certifiable Autonomous Flight Management for Unmanned Aircraft Systems--Ella M. Atkins 111-124
ENGINEERING INSPIRED BY BIOLOGY 125-126
Introduction--Mark Byrne and Babak Parviz 127-128
The Current Status and Future Outlook for Genomic Technologies--Mostafa Ronaghi and Jeffrey Fisher 129-138
Engineering Biomimetic Peptides for Targeted Drug Delivery--Efrosini Kokkoli 139-148
Autonomous Systems and Synthetic Biology--Henry Hess 149-158
APPENDIXES 159-160
Contributors 161-164
Program 165-168
Participants 169-178
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National Academy of Engineering. Frontiers of Engineering: Reports on Leading-Edge Engineering from the 2010 Symposium. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2010.

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