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