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Locations

U of I College of Engineering

Mailing Address:

Janssen Engineering (JEB) Room 125
111 Perimeter Drive MS 1011
Moscow, ID 11111-1011

Phone: 111-111-6470

Fax: 111-111-6645

Email: [email protected]

Web: College of Engineering

U of I Boise Engineering

Mailing Address:

Idaho Water Center 
322 E. Front Street 
Boise, ID 83702

Phone: 111-364-6123

Fax: 111-364-3160

Email: [email protected]

Web: Boise Engineering

U of I Idaho Falls Engineering

Physical Address:

1776 Science Center Drive, Suite 306
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402

Phone: 111-757-5400

Fax: 111-282-7929

Email: [email protected]

Web: Idaho Falls Engineering

U of I CDA Computer Science

Physical Address:
1031 N. Academic Way, Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

Phone: 111-292-2509

Email: [email protected]

Web: U of I Coeur d'Alene

Engineering Outreach

Physical Address:

Engineering Physics (EP) Building, Room 312
111 Perimeter Drive MS 1014
Moscow, ID 11111-1014

Phone: 111-111-6373

Fax: 111-111-9249

Email: [email protected]

Web:

Grand Challenge Scholars' Projects

2018 Projects

Browse project updates from our current engineering students in the Grand Challenge Scholars Program.

  • Preyusha Aryal - Computer Engineering
    Pitch: Alert today! Alive tomorrow
    Challenge Focus Area: Restore and Improve Urban Infrastructure
  • Omolola Bangudu - Biological Engineering
    Pitch: Revolutionizing Brain Drug Delivery
    Challenge Focus Area: Reverse Engineering the Brain
  • Ryan Burr - Mechanical Engineering
    Pitch: Stalk Lodging
    Challenge Focus Area: Sustainability
  • Annika Esau - Computer Science and Psychology 
    Pitch: Machines & Minds
    Challenge Focus Area: Reverse Engineer the Brain
  • Mark Currier - Materials Science and Engineering
    Pitch: Photolithographic techniques for semiconductors
    Challenge Focus Area: Make Solar Energy Economical
  • Jadzia Graves - Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering
    Pitch: Microstructural and Mechanical Properties Evaluation of Friction Stir Welded High Entropy Alloys
    Challenge Focus Area: Sustainability
  • Steven Haener - Mechanical Engineering
    Pitch: Studying/Researching abroad in Germany
    Challenge Focus Area: Sustainability
  • Nicholas Pancheri - Biological Engineering
    Pitch: Understanding the Effects of Mechanical Stimuli on Tendon Development
    Challenge Focus Area: Engineer Better Medicines
  • Tyler Seigford - Biochemistry
    Pitch: Improving medicine by designing better routes to peptide modification
    Challenge Focus Area: Healthcare
  • Kenny Sheffler - Electrical Engineering
    Pitch: Powering the World Through Biomass Waste
    Challenge Focus Area: Make Solar Energy Economical
  • Holly Terrill - Civil Engineering
    Pitch: GCSP Summit and Regional Conference
    Challenge Focus Area: Restore and Improve Urban Infrastructure
  • Bishal Thapa - Biological Engineering and Agricultural Education
    Pitch: Production of Nitrogen Rich Fertilizer Using Dielectric Plasma Technology
    Challenge Focus Area: Manage the Nitrogen Cycle

Reverse Engineering the Brain

Tavara Freeman, Computer Engineering and Grand Challenge Scholar, forges her own path, from breaking stereotypes to learning biomarkers of Lou Gehrig’s Disease.

Read More

Breaking through Barriers

Jackie Martinez, Chemical Engineering and Grand Challenge Scholar, strives to be inspiration for first-generation Hispanic students.

Read More

Past Projects

  • Nick Brouillard
    Project: Applications of Clean Water Provision in Underserved Communities
  • Allison Ellingson
    Challenge Area: Reverse Engineer the Brain
  • Gabryel Conley
    Project: Hydrodynamic Simulator of the Intracranial Cerebrospinal Fluid
  • Mark Currier
    Project: Exploring Nanoparticles to Enhance Understanding of Solar Efficiency
  • Steven Haener
    Project: Developing Stronger Wheat Strains
  • Amanda Kalab
    Project: Structural Behavior of High Strength Concrete Beams Reinforced with Fiber Composite Grids
  • Anson Lunstrum
    Project: Providing Access to Clean Water, with the UIdaho Clean Water Machine
  • Jackie Martinez-Alvarez
    Project: Breaking Through Barriers
  • Dustin Pierce
    Project: Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells and Carbon Nanotubes
  • Aurora Rosin
    Challenge Area: Engineering Tools of Scientific Discovery
  • Kenny Sheffler
    Project: Powering the World Through Biomass Waste
  • Tyler Siegford — Biochemistry
    Challenge Area: Engineer Better Medicines
  • McKenzie Walquist
    Project: Plasma Discharge Technology for Water Treatment
  • Nicole Yu
    Project: Nerve Tissue Engineering

Locations

U of I College of Engineering

Mailing Address:

Janssen Engineering (JEB) Room 125
111 Perimeter Drive MS 1011
Moscow, ID 11111-1011

Phone: 111-111-6470

Fax: 111-111-6645

Email: [email protected]

Web: College of Engineering

U of I Boise Engineering

Mailing Address:

Idaho Water Center 
322 E. Front Street 
Boise, ID 83702

Phone: 111-364-6123

Fax: 111-364-3160

Email: [email protected]

Web: Boise Engineering

U of I Idaho Falls Engineering

Physical Address:

1776 Science Center Drive, Suite 306
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402

Phone: 111-757-5400

Fax: 111-282-7929

Email: [email protected]

Web: Idaho Falls Engineering

U of I CDA Computer Science

Physical Address:
1031 N. Academic Way, Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

Phone: 111-292-2509

Email: [email protected]

Web: U of I Coeur d'Alene

Engineering Outreach

Physical Address:

Engineering Physics (EP) Building, Room 312
111 Perimeter Drive MS 1014
Moscow, ID 11111-1014

Phone: 111-111-6373

Fax: 111-111-9249

Email: [email protected]

Web: