Lee Chosen for Prestigious National Symposium Sep. 18-20

Monday, September 15, 2008

University of Iowa News Release

John Lee, professor of mechanical and industrial engineering and director of human factors research at the Center for Computer-Aided Design, is among 82 of the nation's brightest young engineers who have been selected to take part in the National Academy of Engineering's 14th annual U.S. Frontiers of Engineering symposium Sept. 18-20 in Albuquerque, N.M.

The event will bring together engineers ages 30 to 45 from industry, academia and government who are performing exceptional research and technical work. The participants were nominated by fellow engineers or organizations and chosen from field of more than 230 engineers.

The symposium will be hosted by Sandia National Laboratories at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque and will examine the issues of emerging nanoelectric devices, cognitive engineering, drug delivery systems, and  understanding and countering the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.