The competition comprises two rounds:
Round 1: is the qualifying round. Participants submit a letter of intent and a written report on their entry. All entries are evaluated by a panel of judges chosen from academe and industry. The top five entries in each category qualify for Round 2.
Round 2: is the final round that takes place at the 2014 ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences in Buffalo, NY, USA from August 17–20, 2014. Each team makes an oral presentation describing their entry. They are also allotted display space for an interactive poster and prototype presentation.
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: Starting this year, limited funds are available to reimburse travel and registration for International participants. Please check the Travel Funds section for more details.
Navigate this site for information regarding this year’s competition. Please check the Announcements section regularly for important and time sensitive information pertaining to this competition. We look forward to your participation.