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Locations

U of I College of Engineering

Mailing Address:

Janssen Engineering (JEB) Room 125
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1011
Moscow, ID 83844-1011

Phone: 208-885-6470

Fax: 208-885-6645

Email: engr-sss@uidaho.edu

Web: College of Engineering

U of I Boise Engineering

Mailing Address:

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

Phone: 208-364-6123

Fax: 208-364-3160

Email: denisee@uidaho.edu

Web: Boise Engineering

U of I Idaho Falls Engineering

Physical Address:

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

Phone: 208-757-5400

Fax: 208-282-7929

Email: ui-if@uidaho.edu

Web: Idaho Falls Engineering

U of I CDA Computer Science

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

Phone: 208-292-2509

Email: cmmorrison@uidaho.edu

Web: U of I Coeur d'Alene

Engineering Outreach

Physical Address:

Engineering Physics (EP) Building, Room 312
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1014
Moscow, ID 83844-1014

Phone: 208-885-6373

Fax: 208-885-9249

Email: outreach@uidaho.edu

Web: Engineering Outreach

Grand Challenge Scholars Program Pitch Event Winners

2018 Pitch Winners

Platinum Winners

  • Omolola Bangudu - Biological Engineering
    Pitch: Revolutionizing Brain Drug Delivery
    Challenge Focus Area: Reverse Engineering the Brain
  • 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
  • Nicholas Pancheri - Biological Engineering
    Pitch: Understanding the Effects of Mechanical Stimuli on Tendon Development
    Challenge Focus Area: Engineer Better Medicines
  • Kenny Sheffler - Electrical Engineering
    Pitch: Powering the World Through Biomass Waste
    Challenge Focus Area: Make Solar Energy Economical
  • Bishal Thapa - Biological Engineering and Agricultural Education
    Pitch: Production of Nitrogen Rich Fertilizer Using Dielectric Plasma Technology
    Challenge Focus Area: Manage the Nitrogen Cycle

Gold Winners

  • Ryan Burr - Mechanical Engineering
    Pitch: Stalk Lodging
    Challenge Focus Area: Sustainability
  • Mark Currier - Materials Science and Engineering
    Pitch: Photolithographic techniques for semiconductors
    Challenge Focus Area: Make Solar Energy Economical
  • Tyler Seigford - Biochemistry
    Pitch: Improving medicine by designing better routes to peptide modification
    Challenge Focus Area: Healthcare
  • Holly Terrill - Civil Engineering
    Pitch: GCSP Summit and Regional Conference
    Challenge Focus Area: Restore and Improve Urban Infrastructure

Silver Winners

  • Preyusha Aryal - Computer Engineering
    Pitch: Alert today! Alive tomorrow
    Challenge Focus Area: Restore and Improve Urban Infrastructure
  • Annika Esau - Computer Science and Psychology Pitch: Machines & Minds
    Challenge Focus Area: Reverse Engineer the Brain
  • Steven Haener - Mechanical Engineering
    Pitch: Studying/Researching abroad in Germany
    Challenge Focus Area: Sustainability

Past Pitch Winners

Platinum Winners

  • Gabryel Conley — Biological Engineering & Computer Engineering
    Challenge Area: Reverse Engineer the Brain
  • Allison Ellingson — Electrical Engineering
    Challenge Area: Reverse Engineer the Brain
  • Jackie Martinez-Alvarez — Chemical Engineering & Chemistry
    Challenge Area: Reverse Engineer the Brain
  • Nicole Yu — Chemical Engineering, Biochemistry & Chemistry
    Challenge Area: Engineer Better Medicines

Gold Winners

  • Amanda Kalab — Civil Engineering
    Challenge Area: Restore and Improve Urban Infrastructure
  • Dustin Pierce — Biological Engineering & Computer Science
    Challenge Area: Engineer Better Medicines
  • Kenny Sheffler — Electrical Engineering
    Challenge Area: Manage the Nitrogen Cycle
  • Tyler Siegford — Biochemistry
    Challenge Area: Engineer Better Medicines
  • McKenzie Walquist — Biological Engineering
    Challenge Area: Provide Access to Clean Water

Silver Winners

  • Nick Brouillard — Civil Engineering & Spanish
    Challenge Area: Provide Access to Clean Water
  • Mark Currier — Materials Science and Engineering
    Challenge Area: Make Solar Energy Economical
  • Steven Haener — Mechanical Engineering
    Challenge Area: Sustainability
  • Anson Lunstrum — Mechanical Engineering
    Challenge Area: Provide Access to Clean Water
  • Aurora Rosin — Computer Engineering
    Challenge Area: Engineering Tools of Scientific Discovery

  • Gabryel Conley — Biological Engineering
    Project Title: Modeling the Cerebrospinal Fluid System
  • Allison Ellingson — Electrical Engineering
    Project Title: Creating a Neuron Equivalent Circuit
  • Tavara Freeman — Computer Engineering
    Project Title:  Geometric Dynamics of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Chelsea Jones — Elementary Education
    Project Title: Bilingual 2nd Generation Language Learning
  • Jackie Martinez — Chemical and Materials Engineering
    Project Title: Development of Blood-Brain Barrier Nonfouling Materials 
  • Miyako Nakayama — Mechanical Engineering
    Project Title: Design of a Wind Farm Technology to Harness Typhoon Force Events

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.

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Breaking through Barriers

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

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Locations

U of I College of Engineering

Mailing Address:

Janssen Engineering (JEB) Room 125
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1011
Moscow, ID 83844-1011

Phone: 208-885-6470

Fax: 208-885-6645

Email: engr-sss@uidaho.edu

Web: College of Engineering

U of I Boise Engineering

Mailing Address:

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

Phone: 208-364-6123

Fax: 208-364-3160

Email: denisee@uidaho.edu

Web: Boise Engineering

U of I Idaho Falls Engineering

Physical Address:

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

Phone: 208-757-5400

Fax: 208-282-7929

Email: ui-if@uidaho.edu

Web: Idaho Falls Engineering

U of I CDA Computer Science

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

Phone: 208-292-2509

Email: cmmorrison@uidaho.edu

Web: U of I Coeur d'Alene

Engineering Outreach

Physical Address:

Engineering Physics (EP) Building, Room 312
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1014
Moscow, ID 83844-1014

Phone: 208-885-6373

Fax: 208-885-9249

Email: outreach@uidaho.edu

Web: Engineering Outreach