Grand Challenge Champions
Champion: Tom Erickson
CEO, Energy & Environmental Research Center
Promote energy security and environmental sustainability.
Champion: Colin Combs
Department Chair, Biomedical Sciences
Professor, Biomedical Sciences
Address health challenges through basic, clinical, and transitional discovery.
Champion: Thomasine Heitkamp
Professor, Social Work
Help rural communities solve their unique health and social problems.
Champion: Mark Askelson (Interim)
Interim Executive Director of RIAS
Professor, Atmospheric Sciences
Drive the world-changing developments of UAS and do so in a way that reflects UND's values.
Champion: Hesham El-Rewini
Dean, Engineering & Mines
Effectively, efficiently, and ethically produce, manage, and securely use information in the age of big data.