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Suggested Citation:"Acknowledgments." National Academy of Engineering. 1989. Engineering and the Advancement of Human Welfare: 10 Outstanding Achievements 1964-1989. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/1469.
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Hugh McIntosh researched and wrote the 10 stories. H. Dale Langford and Douglas L. Wolford edited the text, and Pamela Reznick designed the booklet. We would like to thank the scores of persons who contributed their expertise, including the following who provided invaluable advice in the prepara- tion of the manuscripts: Moon Innding Robert A. Daffy, Charles S. Draper Laboratory; William F. Ezell, Rocketdyne; Joseph G. Gavin, Jr., Grumman; David G. Hoag, Charles S. Draper Laborato- ry; Samuel C. Phillips, U.S. Air Force; Henry 0. Pohl, NASA; James B. Skaggs, Primrose. Application Satellites David S. Johnson, National Research Council; John L. McLucas, QuesTech; Robert M. White, NAE. Microprocessor David R. Hertling, Georgia Institute of Technology; Howard High, Intel; Robert E. Kahn, Corporation for National Research Initiatives; John M. Richardson, National Research Council; Jacob T. Schwartz, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. Computer-Aiclecl Design ancl Manufacturing Michael J. Cronin, Automatix; Gerald P. Dinneen, NAE; Charles W. Hoover, Jr., Polytechnic University; E. Jan Hurst, Computer Graphics Historical Project; Richard H. F. Jackson, National Institute of Standards and Technology; Richard L. Kegg, Cincinnati Milacron; Carl Machover, Nation- al Computer Graphics Association; Joel Moses, Massachusetts Institute of Technolo- gy; Fontaine K. Richardson, Eastech Manage- ment. CAT Scan Stanley Baum, University of I Pennsylvania; 13. J. Bowen, General Electric Medical Systems. 48 Fiber-Optic Communication David R. Hertling, Georgia Institute of Technology; Richard Q. Hofacker, Jr., AT&T Bell Labora- tories. Genetically Engineered Produce John E. Burris, National Research Council; David W. Dennen, Eli Lilly; Barbara Filner, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Clifford J. Gabriel, National Research Council; Alan R. Goldhammer, Industrial Biotechnology Association; Leroy Hood, California Institute of Technology; Robert Jones, Applied Biosystems; James E. Tavares, National Research Council. E N G I N E E R ~ N G A N D T H E A D VA N C E M E N ~ O F H U ~ A N W E ~ FA R E Acknowledgment Advanced Composite Materials Martin Burg, Composite Market Reports; Tobey M. Cordell, Wright Research and Development Center; James A. Fitzgerald, Du Pont; Bernard H. Kear, Rutgers Universi- ty; Steven E. Russell, Hercules Aerospace; Jacques E. Schoutens, Metal Matrix Compos- ites Information Analysis Center; John D. Venables, Martin Marietta; Klaus M. Zwilsky, National Research Council. Jumbo Jet Leon R. Anderson, Pratt & Whitney; Alexander H. Flax, NAE; Maurice L. Cell, Pratt & Whitney; Willis M. Hawkins, Lockheed; Joseph S. Sutter, Boeing. Lasers Carroll 0. Alley, University of Maryland; Ellet H. Drake, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery; David R. Hertling, Georgia Institute of Technology; Richard Q. Hofacker, Jr., AT&T Bell Labora- tories; Thomas R. Lettieri, National Institute of Standards and Technology; C. Kumar N. Patel, AT&T Bell Laboratories; Charles T. Troy, Photonics Spectra. !

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This popularly written booklet contains nontechnical descriptions of 10 major engineering achievements selected by the National Academy of Engineering on the occasion of its 25th anniversary, December 5, 1989. The achievements are the moon landing, application satellites, the microprocessor, computer-aided design and manufacturing, computer-assisted tomography, advanced composite materials, the jumbo jet, lasers, fiber-optic communication, and genetically engineered products.

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