Grand Challenges Focus Areas
Energy and Environmental Sustainability
Goal: Promote energy security and environmental sustainability.
Champion: Tom Erickson.
Health and Biomedical Sciences
Goal: Address health challenges through basic, clinical and translational discovery.
Champion: Colin Combs.
Rural Health and Social Problems
Goal: Help rural communities solve their unique heath and social problems.
Champion: Thomasine Heitkamp.
Unmanned Aircraft Systems
Goal: Drive the world-changing developments of UAS and do so in a way that reflects UND's values.
Champion: Mark Askelson.
Goal: Effectively, efficiently and ethically produce, manage and securely use information in the age of big data.
Champion: Hesham El-Rewini.