Emerging Technologies

Professional Policy No. 03
July 2018
Latest Revision: 
Sunset Date: 
July 2025
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Committee on Policy and Advocacy

It is the policy of NSPE to support emerging technologies in a manner that protects the health, safety, and welfare of the public through rigorous development, testing, and deployment of emerging technologies involving licensed professional engineers at each step of development. NSPE recognizes the benefits of continued research and development that safely advances emerging technology while minimizing risk. NSPE volunteers and business entities are directed to implement this policy in relevant position statements, operating procedures, and business practices.