2011 Frontiers of Engineering: Challenges and Opportunities for Low-Carbon Buildings





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Published on Oct 4, 2011

National Academy of Engineering
2011 U.S. Frontiers of Engineering Symposium
September 19-21, 2011
Google, Inc.
Mountain View, California

Challenges and Opportunities for Low-Carbon Buildings
September 20, 2011
Presented by Dr. John Ochsendorf.

ABSTRACT: Google hosted 100 attendees of the 2011 Nat'l Academy of Engineering's U.S. Frontiers of Engineering symposium (FOE) at our Mountain View office and Dinah's Garden Hotel in Palo Alto. The symposium is an annual three-day meeting that brings together 100 of the nation's outstanding young engineers (ages 30-45) from industry, academia, and government to discuss pioneering technical and leading-edge research in various engineering fields and industry sectors.

About the speaker: Dr. John Ochsendorf is an Associate Professor of the Department of Architecture/Civil and Environmental at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In his talk Dr. Ochsendorf summarizes some of the key challenges for the design and implementation of future low-carbon buildings in the United States.


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