Brandon Lee is one of the student lab assistants in the GCI Makerspace. He is a Junior studying Computer Engineering and has participated in the Grand Challenges Initiative himself. While the GCI Makerspace has many fantastic tools for students to use for their projects, the 3D printers are used the most often. Since our 3D
Dr. Mario Stipčić will join the faculty in the Department of Mathematics at Harvard University this summer in their prestigious preceptor program. As a preceptor, Stipčić will contribute to teaching, developing pedagogy, and advising in relation to the department’s calculus curriculum. Stipčić credits his experience in the Grand Challenges Initiative with helping him to realize
The Grand Challenges Initiative has joined the National Postdoctoral Association on behalf of Chapman University as an organizational member. Postdoctoral scholars, faculty and staff at the university can now become affiliate members by visiting nationalpostdoc.org The NPA advocates for, and provides resources aimed at improving, the postdoctoral experience.
Join us in welcoming our new Grand Challenges Initiative Presidential Fellow, Dr. Joshua Fisher! Dr. Fisher is the Presidential Fellow of Ecosystem Science focusing on terrestrial ecosystems, water, carbon, and nutrient cycling using a combination of supercomputer models, remote sensing, and field campaigns from the Amazon to the Arctic. Dr. Fisher completed his undergraduate and
We are pleased to announce our 2nd annual Chapman University Grand Challenges Initiative Outstanding Research Publication Award by a Grand Challenges Initiative Postdoctoral Fellow. The award is supported by alumni of the Grand Challenges Initiative Postdoctoral Teaching and Research Fellows Program. The selection committee, which included Drs. Doug Dechow (chair), Carter Berry (’20), & Cristiano Duarte (’20), evaluated