NAE Grand Challenges Scholars Program

GCSP Featured Alumni

  • Gregory D. Poore
    MD/PhD Candidate, UC San Diego School of Medicine
    Duke University, 2016, B.S. Biomedical/Medical Engineering
  • Kevin Simon
    PhD Student, MIT and Co-Founder, Khethworks
    Olin College of Engineering, 2012, B.S. Mechanical Engineering
  • Ellen Chisa
    VP of Product, Lola
    Olin College of Engineering, 2010, B.S. Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • Julia King
    PhD Student, University of Washington at Seattle
    Arizona State University, 2016, B.S. Chemical Engineering
  • Guy Pickett
    Process/Systems Engineer, Mission Solar Energy
    Arizona State University, 2012, B.S. Mechanical Engineering
  • Amara Ijeoma Uyanna
    Strategy & Operations Consultant, The Releaf Group Development Associate, Sustainability International Masters Student in Global Policy Studies, UT Austin
    Louisiana Tech University, 2016, B.S. Chemical Engineering
  • C. Ryan Land
    Electronics Engineer, Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR)
    Louisiana Tech University, 2013, B.S. Electrical Engineering
  • Edgar De Leon
    Lean Intern, MemorialCare Health System
    University of Southern California, 2016, B.S. Industrial and Systems Engineering
  • Samuel Helman
    Mechanical Engineer, L-3 Technologies
    Louisiana Tech University, 2016, B.S. Mechanical Engineering
  • Stephanie Fong
    Technical Development Program Engineer, Edwards Lifesciences
    University of Southern California, 2015, B.S. Biomedical Engineering
  • Michaela Rikard
    PhD Student in Biomedical Engineering, University of Virginia
    North Carolina State University, 2016, B.S. Biomedical Engineering
  • Yitaek Hwang
    Venture for America Entrepreneurship Fellow, Leverage startup
    Duke University, 2016, B.S. Biomedical Engineering and Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Grant Jirka
    Medical Student, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Medicine
    Duke University, 2016, B.S. Biomedical Engineering
  • Connor Cotton
    Advertising Account Manager, Revolution Messaging
    Duke University, 2016, B.S. Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Archit Verma
    PhD Student, Princeton University Department of Chemical and Biological Research
    Duke University, 2016, B.S. Biomedical Engineering
  • Andy Pethan
    High School Math and Engineering Teacher, Byron High School in Byron, MN
    Olin College of Engineering, 2011, B.S. Engineering
  • Kate Elfer
    PhD Student, Tulane University
    Louisiana Tech University, 2012, B.S. Nanosystems Engineering
  • Swetha Swaminathan
    Health Industries Advisory Consultant, PricewaterhouseCoopers
    Arizona State University, 2016, B.E. Biomedical Engineering