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Conference Symposium on Frontiers of Engineering (2008 : New Mexico)
Title Frontiers of Engineering : Reports on Leading-Edge Engineering from the 2008 Symposium.
Imprint Washington : National Academies Press, [2009]

Subject Engineering -- Research -- Congresses.
Engineering -- Technological innovations -- Congresses.
Systems engineering -- Congresses.
Proteins -- Conformation -- Congresses.
Fuel -- Biotechnology -- Congresses.
Water -- Purification -- Congresses.
Human behavior -- Computer simulation -- Congresses.
Description 1 online resource (xi, 181 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents DRUG DELIVERY SYSTEMS, Introduction / William J. Grieco and Efrosini Kokkoli -- Recent Developments in Needle-Free Drug Delivery / Samir Mitragotri -- Targeted Polymeric Nanotherapeutics / Jeff Hrkach -- Polymer Technology for Gene Therapy / Daniel W. Pack -- Traceable Drug Delivery: Lighting the Way with Qdots / Xiaohu Gao -- EMERGING NANOELECTRONIC DEVICES, Introduction / Jia Chen and Victor Zhirnov -- The Quest for the Next Information-Processing Technology / Jeffrey J. Welser -- Molecular and Polymer Nanodevices / Nikolai Zhitenev -- Roll Printing of Crystalline Nanowires for Integrated Electronic and Sensor Arrays / Ali Javey, Zhiyong Fan, Johnny C. Ho, and Roie Yerushalmi -- The Role of DNA in Nanoarchitectonics / Mihrimah Ozkan and Cengiz S. Ozkan -- COGNITIVE ENGINEERING, Introduction -- Cognitive Engineering: It's Not What You Think / Stephanie Guerlain -- Driving Attention: Cognitive Engineering in Designing Attractions and Distractions / John D. Lee -- Human Reliability Analysis in Cognitive Engineering and System Design / Ronald Laurids Boring -- Cognitive Engineering Applications in Health Care / Ann M. Bisantz -- UNDERSTANDING AND COUNTERING THE PROLIFERATION OF WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION, Introduction / J. Scott Goldstein and Gregory A. Hebner -- U.S. National Security in New Times / Steven D. Nixon -- Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction: Translating Strategic Guidance into Actionable Solutions / Charles L. Beames -- Nuclear Deterrence in the 21st Century: The Role of Science and Engineering / Joseph C. Martz and Jonathan S. Ventura -- Energy Policy and the Role of Technology in National Security / A.D. Romig, Jr. with Arnold B. Baker -- Contributors -- Program -- Participants.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780309128223 (electronic bk.)
0309128226 (electronic bk.)
0309128218 (pbk.)
9780309128216 (pbk.)
OCLC # 367589411
Additional Format Print version: Symposium on Frontiers of Engineering (2008 : New Mexico). Frontiers of engineering. Washington : National Academies Press, ©2009 0309128218 9780309128216 (OCoLC)310392641