Bezbaruah takes Charge of NDSU GCSP Director

Dr. Bezbaruah has taken charge as the first Director of National Academy of Engineering (NAE) Grand Challenges Scholars Program at NDSU. Introduction in 2008, NAE identified 14 Grand Challenges for Engineering in the 21st Century as being of utmost importance to humanity, and described as ‘call to action and serve as a focal point for society's attention to opportunities and challenges affecting our quality of life’. The NAE Grand Challenge Scholars Program is a combined curricular and extra-curricular program designed to prepare students to be the generation that solves the grand challenges facing society in this century. Many universities are participating in the program and NDSU has been selected as one of them and is offering this program to undergraduate engineering students.