The Grand Challenges for Engineering proposed by the National Academy of Engineering (NAE)
provides the inspiration for Applied Methods, an information engineering company.
Through the grand challenges, the NAE presents entrepreneurs with the opportunity to
develop solutions that could create a better future for people around the world.
From the challenges published by the NAE, several areas offer fertile ground for information
engineering solutions including but not limited to - "Advancing health informatics",
"Restoring and improving urban infrastructure", and developing more efficient
manufacturing systems (an information perspective on the challenge "Developing carbon sequestration