NAE Grand Challenges Scholars Program

Graduates

Info for Students

Students interested in the Grand Challenge Scholars Program should contact their school's representative for more information. See a list of schools with approved programs.

If your school doesn't have a program, contact the GCSP Steering Committee for information about how to start a program.


Grand Challenge Program Graduates

2018 Graduates

Arizona State University: Framarz Alam, Kiana Ghazouli, Sue Han, Kathie Lundberg, Ethan Marschall, Akhila Murella, Alyssa Nazareno, Jorge Roldan, Nathaniel Shantz, Amanda Thart, Katelyn Schroll

Australian National University: Emily Campbell, Claire Honeyman, Christie Ng

Bucknell University: Samantha Golaski, Kellen Haile, Shiqi Jiang, John O'Brien, Kaixiang Shi, Chanda Singoyi, Kanishka Suwal, Jane Szybist

City University of Hong Kong: Sum Po Ava Chan, Xing Wang, Xueying Wang

Duke University: Jihane Bettahi, Samuel Kelly, Michelle Moffa, Karyn Saunders, Yuxiao Wei, Nicole Willis

Georgia Institute of Technology: Priyansh Bhatnagar, Clara Jennings, Hemanth Koralla, Maggie Lindsey, Danielle Mathis, Thomas Ross

Lafayette College: Patrick Leggieri

Louisiana Tech University: Haley Dishman, Brian Elkins, Charles Ellis, Johnny Negrete, Steven Pirvu, Jessica Supple

National University of Singapore: Chor Theng Tang, Yao Tong

North Carolina State University: Eman Alhajjj

Ohio State University: Rachel Teater

Olin College of Engineering: Annabel Consilvio, Aaron Greiner, Miriam Kome, Anisha Nakagawa, Shreya Rangarajan

Saint Louis University: Washma Anwar, João Lopes

Texas A&M University: Kanika Gakhar, Alyssa Ornelas, Stephanie Wilcox, Samantha Wilson

University of Bridgeport: Youssef Agiez, Subash Gautam, Tarunjit Kumar

University of Iowa: Riley Deutsch, Mitchell Fitzpatrick, Harrison Freund, Michael Garneau, Megan Helms, Sophia Mallaro, Jake Uribe, Nathaniel Weger

University of Maryland, Baltimore County: Aakash Bajpai, Sophia Lopresti, Roopa Mistry, Heather Mortimer, James Rogers, Kourtney Rutkowski, Nicholas Simon

University of North Dakota: Jenna Greenlees, Quinn Huisman

University of Rochester: Raymond Chin, Luke Dengler, Alexandra Fredrickson, Mollie Hansen, Kalila Shapiro, Fernando Suarez Huerta

University of Southern California: AnnaLaura Arredondo, Maria Bacci, Sampurna Basu, Alyssa Brill, Joelle Burkhardt, Ming Kun Chen, Sarah Chiles, Tilden Chima, Grace Chrysilla, Paul Chyz, Madeline Combs, Aashka Damani, Eric Deng, Jeffrey Doan, Reese Dorrepaal, Shana Douglass, Anthony Elevathingal, Tvisha Gangwani, George Gatsios, Naish Gaubatz, Arushi Gulati, Natalie Helms, Jonathan Hong, Bria Jamison, Bethany Jarvis, Kevin Jiang, Justine Lee, Jill Leva, Samantha McVety, Ninareh Mehrabi, Emily Palmer, Sophie Pepin, Madeline Pratt, Natalie Ramsy, Caitlin Reck, Mary Richardson, Peter Roberson, Ayush Saraswat, Pavan Shah, Michael Thorson, Rebecca Thoss, Cherrie Wang, Angela Zhang, Michelle Zhong

University of Tennessee: Amany Alshibli, Sarah Davis, Christopher Haseler, David Marsh, Christopher Neal, Austin Ngo

West Virginia University: Nicole Hegele, Benjamin Underwood

Western New England University: Kathryn Jordan, Devon Marcaurele, Tiffany-Rae Robinson

Worcester Polytechnic Institute: Elio Daci, Derek Feehrer, Cierra Ford, Killian Henson, Katie Hurlock, Alex Markoski, Holly Nguyen, Parmenion Patias, Ryan Rigney, Christine Schondek, Taylor Stephen, Taylor Teed, Margarite Vaccaro, Rachel Welch, Sarah Wutka

2017 Graduates

Arizona State University: Angel Armenta, Zeynep Ayla, Lyle Bliss, Stephanie Brown, Raquel Camarena, Douglas Elson, Saumya Gupta, Kaleigh Johnson, Kaleia Kramer, Marisol Luna Aguero, Rebecca Mercer, Dominic Podzemny, Maria Jose Quezada Valladares, Mariama Salifu, Frederick Sebastian, Courtney Van Bussum, Shaun Wootten

Bucknell University: Raymond Abbiatici, Nicholas Bartek, Alexander Breakstone, Daniel Dudt, Dianxing Huang, Victoria Karakis, Madeline Milligan, Keian Minnich, Xiaoying Pu, Christopher Serfass, Katherine Warfel, Keyi Zhang

Clemson University: Madison Andrews, Nolan Bagnal, Maggie Boyd, Megan Byham, Sarah Donaher, Amanda Farthing, Aaron Gordon, Zach Hawks, Jacki Rohde

Duke University: Efe Aras, Raya Islam, Anisha Singh, Raina Kishan, Lauren Shum, Feimei Liu, Amy Xiong

National University of Singapore: Edward elson Kosasih, Edwin Ferbianto, Chua Wee Liang, Zhang Huichen, Tay Hui Ming Felicia, Chong Yue Linn, Ruzanna Binte Alwi

Olin College of Engineering: Hannah Wilk, Ryan Louie, Megan McCauley, Nicholas Francisci, Jennifer Wei, Susan Grimshaw, Luke Morris, Jacob Riedel

Lafayette: Cara Abecunas, Christopher Barker Carlock, Sean McSherry, Bach Nguyen, Scott Paulis, Gabriella Minassian

Louisiana Tech University: Kelsey Phelan, Ethan Sullivan, Luke Villerman

Oklahoma State University: Jacquelyn Lane, Rachel Davis

Saint Louis University: Alec Beeve, Alexandra Carlson, Alex Dieckmann, Madison Marcinczyk, Jennifer Matthews, John Peters, Dzhuliya Vasileva

SUNY-ESF: Kristina Macro

Taylors University, Malaysia: Farah Raman bt Danial Raman Raj, Toh Khai Liang, Heng Jing Lei, Chiah Thong Ling

The Australian National University: Cameron Nelson, Maria Foo

The University of Iowa: Bailey Kelsay, Barrett Rebecca

University of Southern California: Daniel Amchin, Andrianna Ayiotis, Yash Bharganwar, Neel Bhoopalam, Alex Budde, Camille Conner, Lindsey Estrada, Sydney Forsyth, Rachel Gaspar, Hilina Gudeta, Fernanda Gushken, Elisabeth Hopkins, Nikhil Kotha, Calvin LeGassick, Wilson Lin, Avery McEvoy, Melisa Osborne, Priyam Parikh, Pablo Pozas Guerra, Rebeca Ramirez, Ally Reister, Mikela Ritter, Sean Salisbury, Adam Seifert, Mustafa Sezgen, Martin Siron, Betty Stearns, Katya Sutil, Matthew Yeung, Willa Zhao

University of Maryland, Baltimore County: Nicholay Topin, Toluwanimi Bello, Amelia Hallworth, Maniraj Jeyaraju

University of Tennessee, Knoxville: Jared Baxter, Elizabeth Fortunato, Christina Sanford, Taylor Weiskittel, Patrick Williams

Western New England University: Joseph M. Tompkins, Kwasi Amofa

2016 Graduates

Arizona State University: Anna Bailey, Morgan Kelley, Sami Mian, Julia King, Hara Kumar, Tony Nguyen, Swetha Swaminatha, Dallas Sigrist, Nicole Esquivel, Karime Rosas Gomez, Emily Herring

Bucknell University: Chau Bao Le, Stephanie A. Houser, Rahul Raj Dhakal, Daniel Robert Muccio, Mona Abdulghani Naji Mohammed, Claire J. Rodgers

Duke University: John Michael Bernabei, Jinsu Kim, Jacob Feldman King, Minyoung Ryoo, Archit Verma, Xizheng Wan, Richy Jiwoo Yun, Gregory Derrick Poore, Eunice Ho In Leung, Evan Michael Reilly, Alexandra Noura von Briesen, Yitaek Azariah Hwang, Grant W. Jirka, Shane Solomon Neibart, Zohaib Ali Shaikh, Ashley Kathryn Reid, Hannah Jensen Vaughan, Eli R. Lichtenberg

Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering: Jennifer Anderson, Elizabeth Doyle, Lauren Froschauer

Lafayette College: Christopher Nelsen, Bridgit Reeve

Louisiana Tech University: Samuel James Helman, Ryan J. Joseph, Caroline P. Bell, Amara Ijeoma Uyanna, Pranay Uttamchandani

Saint Louis University: Aakash, Gupta, Mary E. Distler, James A. Shields, Erin P. Canning, Christopher T. Eberlin

The University of Iowa: Ella Wassweiler, Kasra Zarei

University of Southern California: Lindsay Barlow, Shira Bernard, David Butler, Kevin Cheberenchick, Alex Coco, Gabby Colvert, Andrew Couillard, Edgar De Leon, Jesus Dillon, Alaina George, Shikhar Gupta, Felipe Helman, Lauren Howe, Paige Kehoe, Elyse Kellerman, Connie Li, Hannah Luk, Holly Mitchell, Alexei Naumann, Julianna Porter, Tyler Pullen, Libanos Redda, Kathryn Rosenfeld, Jordan Seeley

University of Tennessee: Natalie Beitel White, Jessica D. Boles, Duncan A. Greeley, Adam J. Hasse, Katie Lou Rogers

Western New England  University: Joseph Baurys, Tiffany Behuniak, Erika Benlisa, Nicolette LaPierre, Justin Rowlands, Shaine Spencer, Christopher Urciuoli

2015 Graduates

  • Arizona State University: Heather Martin, Markey Olson, Kevin Tyler
  • Duke University: Yeong-ran Ahn, Bianca Bracht, Danielle Leigh Colson, Kendall Covington, Mona Dai, Isa Louise Ferrall, Lucas Andrew Johnston, Kevin Mauro, Gift Nyikayaramba, Kevin Michael Nikolaus, Christine Elise Schindler, Melina Veronica Smith
  • Florida Gulf Coast University: Gilberto Gil, Jeffrey Papner
  • North Carolina State University: Michaela Rikard
  • Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering: Kai Austin, Katherine (Kari) Bender, Ariana Chae, Sharon Grimshaw, Ingrid Hagen-Keith, Julianne Jorgensen, Alex Kessler, Luke Metz, James Nee
  • Saint Louis University: Katharine Foster, Katie Healy, Amitha Gade, Brittany Kendrick, Brian C. Kovarik, Kendra Patton, Nichlas Temofeew
  • University of Iowa: Allison Kindig
  • University of Southern California: Lyssa Aruda, Aleena Byrne, Renuka Fernandes, Stephanie Fong, Yekaterina Glazko, Matthew Lui, Colleen O'Brien, Michael Preudhomme, Dinesh Seematakurty, Joycelyn Yip
  • University of Tennessee: Christopher Ludtka

2014 Graduates 

  • Duke University: Khanh Bui, Virginia Chen, Maxwell Coar, Connor Cotton, Radu Darie, Albert Hu, Max Jin, Jade Kessler, Brady Klein, Scott Martin, Anirudh Mohan, Daria Nesterovich, Taylor Phillips, Kushal Seetharam, and Emily Mass
  • Louisiana Tech: Brittany Copponex
  • Franklin W. Olin College: Jordyn Burger, Aaron Crenshaw, Shivam Desai, Sebastian Dziallas, Asa Eckert-Erdheim, Graham Hooton, Trevor Hooton, Silas Hughes, Larissa Little, Chelsey Nayback, Janaki Perera, Brendan Quinlivan, Brett Rowley, and Colby Sato
  • University of Tennessee: Blake Palles
  • University of Southern California:
  • Ian Malave, Kirsten Rice, Mia Smith, and Zach Gima
  • University of Iowa: Andrew Maurer, Jacob Kirpes, Nicholas Glynn, Shayma Elsheikh, Theresa Benskin, Stephen Belmustakov, and Zachary Rasmussen
  • Saint Louis University: Gayatri C. Nijsure and Yolati Ruize de Gordoa
  • University of Texas at Austin: Daniel J. An, Carolyn Coyle, Lily Nhoisaykham, and William Luu

2013 Graduates

  • Arizona State University: Pankti Shah
  • Duke University: Janghwan Cho, Hyun Koo Chung, Kerri Devine, Hunter Douglas, Maria Ferrara, Tolison Humphrey, Christine Larson, Kathryn Latham, Emmanuel Lim, Jinchin Liu, Michael Maranzano, Rahul Nayak, Tejen Shah, and Kala Viswanathan
  • Lafayette College: Sarah Nusbaum, Madeleine O’Neill, Jessica Rothstein, Kelsey Lantz, Hassaan Khan, and Amira Sayyidah Ahsan
  • Louisiana Tech: Kendall Belcher, Ryan Land, Jacob Eppehimer, and Nicole Roberts
  • Franklin W. Olin College: Nikhil Gupta, Aiswarya Kolisetty, Jessica Noglows, Eric Kolker, Hannah Sarver, Andrew Carmedelle, David Gaynor, Erica Chin, Heidi Nafis, Brittany Strachota, Hari Iyer, Eric Jones, Caroline Condon, Geetanjali Gubba, Molly Farison, Tim Cameron Ryan, Samantha Yang, Mariah Dunn, Kelsey Breseman, Andrea Cuadra, Rebecca Schutzengel, Margaret-Ann Seger, Ilana Walder-Biesanz, and Jared Kirschner
  • North Carolina State University: Heidi Klumpe
  • University of Tennessee: Morgan Baltz, Ethan Cansler, and Katelyn Hasse
  • University of Texas at Austin: Alison Barton, Chet Murthy, and Howard Lin
  • University of Southern California: William McGare, Omar Dana, and Adrian Meza

2012 Graduates

  • Arizona State University: Bobby Cottam and Guy Vernon Pickett III
  • Duke University: Amanda Britt, Maria Gibbs, Catherine Joseph, Greer Mackebee, Andrew Mang, Annelise Mesler, Sidney Primas, Chris Radford, Alex Sun, Andrew Weitz, Xin Xu, and David Yudovich
  • Lafayette College: Thomas Benjamin, Felix Hutchison, Jared Katz, Katherine Metcalf, Elliott Mitchell-Colgan, and Yue Yuan
  • Louisiana Tech: Megan Carroll, Katherine Elfer, Dela Jakub-Wood, and Nishi Mehta
  • Franklin W. Olin College: Jeffrey Atkinson, Ananya Kejriwal, and Kevin Simon
  • University of Tennessee: Mark E. Walker
  • University of Southern California: Samantha Ma and Kristen Sharer


2011 Graduates

  • Duke University: Anna Brown, Jared Dunnmon, Ben Gagne, Francesco LaRocca, Trisha Lowe, Niru Maheswaranathan, Lyndsey Morgan, Eng Seng Ng, and Eric Thorne
  • Louisiana Tech: Stephanie Parker and Louis Reis
  • Olin College: Marco Morales, Andy Pethan, and Christina Powell

2010 Graduates

  • Duke University: Matthew Baron, Vyshak Chandra, Jason Chen, Adam Grasch, Margaret Hoff, Xiao Li, Jamie Lou, Will Patrick, Jai Singh, and Patrick Ye
  • Olin College: Ellen Chisa and Matthew Ritter
     
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