Grand Challenges Scholars Program- 28 february 2019


University Sapienza of Rome proposes a stairway to excelence to obtain an international academic certificate from the National Academy of Engineering (USA)fot those students who want to punt in place their competences to meet the challenges of today. Field Study Abroad is a unique experience enables students  to obtain GCSP certificate.

Grand Challenges Scholars Program will be presented on 28th of February at:

Facoltà di Ingegneria Università Sapienza, Aula 8

Via Eudossiana 18, Roma

The GCSP simply identifies five competencies that a student must achieve to prepare them to address the Grand Challenges for Engineering found globally. In brief, the five student competencies in the GCSP are:

  1. Talent Competency: mentored research/creative experience on a Grand Challenge-like topic
  2. Multidisciplinary Competency: understanding multidisciplinarity of engineering systems solutions developed through personal engagement
  3. Viable Business/Entrepreneurship Competency: understanding, preferably developed though experience, of the necessity of a viable business model for solution implementation
  4. Multicultural Competency: understanding different cultures, preferably through multicultural experiences, to ensure cultural acceptance of proposed engineering solutions
  5. Social Consciousness Competency: understanding that the engineering solutions should primarily serve people and society reflecting social consciousness

If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us by email at


Andrea Micangeli (; mob. 3388153787) –  Energy Systems Professor (Sapienza)