They trace this back to 1945, when presidential adviser Vannevar Bush
argued that universities best serve the needs of society by disconnecting from those needs.
Tenders are invited for the vannevar bush
faculty fellowship (vbff) program supports innovative basic research within academia, as well as opportunities intended to develop the next generation of scientists and engineers for the defense workforce.
Even if we stipulate that the blueprint's demands are the pitch in a complex negotiation with Congress, cuts half so severe would cripple the American method of innovation inaugurated by Vannevar Bush
, FDR's science advisor: funding agencies distribute competitive grants to outside researchers at universities, and their research, if promising, is turned into intellectual property by technology transfer offices, invested in by venture capitalists, and commercialized by entrepreneurs.
The idea goes back to influential engineer Vannevar Bush
, who headed the U.
Roosevelt asked his then Director of the Office of Scientific Research and Development Vannevar Bush
to author a study looking at the future of science in America, which broadened the term 'basic research' and led to the creation of the National Science Foundation.
In his article 'As we may think' published in the Atlantic Monthly in July 1945, Vannevar Bush
proposed the idea of a virtually limitless, fast, reliable, extensible, associative memory storage and retrieval system.
There are familiar players, like Vannevar Bush
, James Forrestal, and Hoyt Vandenberg.
In more recent times, the notion of cognitive orthotics connects to Vannevar Bush
and his vision of a memory orthosis.
Prior to NSF, Suresh was dean of the School of Engineering and Vannevar Bush
Professor of Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
In 1945, Vannevar Bush
, founder of Raytheon and one-time engineering dean at MIT, delivered a report to the president of the United States that argued for the importance of public support for science, and the importance of science for the future of the nation.
Pero Vannevar Bush
, el propulsor del MIT, y Compton iniciaron los estudios, los que llevaron a Roosevelt a aprobar el Proyecto Manhattan, que arranco el 9 de octubre de 1941 y costo 2 mil millones de dolares.
Subra Suresh, president of Carnegie Mellon, the Vannevar Bush
Professor of Engineering Emeritus, and a former dean of engineering at MIT, and Tony Jun Huang, a professor of engineering science and mechanics at Penn State, are also senior authors of the paper.