Stanford Catalyst for Collaborative Solutions focuses on 10 global challenges


Stanford Engineering conducted its school-wide strategic planning program two years ago – one of the main outcomes was the identification of 10 major global challenges on which it would like to have a significant impact.

Research engineer Jennifer Hicks (facing) in discussion with Ilenia Battiato, assistant professor of energy resources engineering

Senior research engineer Jennifer Hicks, right, in discussion with Ilenia Battiato, assistant professor of energy resources engineering, at a workshop in the d.school designed to help faculty meet one another and start to identify common research interests as part of the Stanford Catalyst for Collaborative Solutions. (Image credit: L.A. Cicero)

 

The Stanford Catalyst for Collaborative Solutions plans to award $12 million to four interdisciplinary teams, each committed to working in collaboration on projects that will make headway on one of 10 global challenges.

 

 

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