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The Grand Challenges for Engineering continue to have wide-ranging impacts around the globe. Engineers are constantly working to build our future and address world needs-- some of their ideas can be found among the stories from the NAE's weekly radio and podcast series, Engineering Innovation.

This page will feature a variety of news articles, videos, and blog posts related to the Grand Challenges and the work people are doing to tackle them!

 

  • Grand Challenges? Accepted.
    Wed, July 19, 2017
    Grand Challenges? Accepted.
    For the past eight years, the USC Viterbi School of Engineering has played an important role in supporting the National Academy of Engineering’s Grand Challenges. As INTRAM, a USC Viterbi student-led startup making an app to improve post-stroke care, prepares to represent the U.S. at National ...
  • Iranian students first to arrive in Washington, D.C. for FIRST Global
    Iranian students first to arrive in Washington, D.C. for FIRST Global
    Tue, July 11, 2017
    A robotics team of Iranian high school students were the first to arrive in Washington, D.C. for the inaugural FIRST Global Challenge – an international robotics competition hosting one high school team from each of the nearly 160 participating nations coming together to compete in an event that ...
  • PGA Tour Star Rickie Fowler Endows NAE Grand Challenges at OSU
    PGA Tour Star Rickie Fowler Endows NAE Grand Challenges at OSU
    Tue, July 11, 2017
    PGA Tour star Rickie Fowler is proudly putting his money where his heart is by establishing the Rickie Fowler Grand Challenge Scholars Program at OSU. An inaugural gift of $100,000 through the Rickie Fowler Foundation will establish the scholars program in the OSU College of Engineering, ...
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