2020 Student Innovation Contest was CANCELLED

Planning for 2021 National Student Contest Underway


Welcome from Connor Powers, a 2019 Finalist!

Help create a solution, product or method that solves one of the worlds grand challenges where Civil Engineers can make a difference!

Students compete in any of 5 categories/topics and even a "general" category for something completely out of the box! Our categories include:

Internet of Things (Iot), Sustainable Engineering, Next Generation Transportation, Improvements in Clean Water and New Construction Materials & Methodologies

Learn more about the Regional Schedules, Topics, Application Process, how to prep for Regions, Scoring Criteria, Judging Process, Prize Money and Awards or apply here

Congratulations to our Student Innovators who received rave reviews after presenting at our own version of our own Shark Tank Finals for the 2019 ASCE Student Innovation Contest. Our industry expert sharks said...

"The student innovations were every bit as clever as the innovations from the global contest"
"These innovations were very smart and addressed significant issues. Very well done!"
"The students had an amazing grasp of entrepreneurship, their learning curve is to be commended. "
"Seems like an incredible solution to a global problem.. I'm impressed with the affordability of this solution! "
"Amazingly well prepared presentations"

Our Students were very kind in their feedback....

"I wish someone had taught me about entrepreneurship a long time ago"
"Thank you for everything, we honestly couldn't have done it without the great coaching and we really appreciate the countless hours spent helping us. "
"The Innovation pitch opened quite a few doors...""As a result of the contest experience and credibility a national finalists, i received a travel scholarship and made the finals of another innovation and research competition."
"Overall it was a great experience. This competition gave me a fresh perspective on how I can shape my career as a future civil engineer. "
"It is crucial for civil engineers to master following codes and procedures, but it is equally important for engineers to think creatively, see potential, and explore new possibilities."
"Thanks to this competition, I am more confident in my abilities as an aspiring civil engineer, and I look forward to using these new innovative and entrepreneurial skills I have developed. "