Grand Challenges College Research

Below is a list of University of Iowa College of Engineering research areas of excellence that relate to each of the Grand Challenges.

Grand Challenge

UI Engineering Research and Programs

 

Make solar energy economical

 

Manage the nitrogen cycle


Advance health informatics


Prevent nuclear terror



Advance personalized learning
 

 

Provide energy from fusion
 







Provide access to clean water






Engineer better medicines


Secure cyberspace










Engineer the tools of scientific discovery


Develop carbon sequestration methods





 

Restore and improve urban infrastructure



Reverse-engineer the brain



Enhance virtual reality