2017 ASME Student Mechanism & Robot Design Competition

ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences (IDETC)

41st Annual Mechanisms & Robotics Conference

August 6-9, 2017 ~ Cleveland, Ohio, USA

The ASME Student Mechanism and Robot Design Competition is an excellent opportunity for both undergraduate and graduate students to showcase their ability to design and build a mechanism or a robot. 

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 2017 ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences in Cleveland, OH, USA from August 6-9, 2017.  Each team makes an oral presentation describing their entry. They are also allotted display space for an interactive poster and prototype presentation. 



  • Finals Just Concluded
    The finals of the ASME Student Mechanism and Robot competition successfully concluded on Monday, August 18 at the ASME IDETC venue. The results of the contest will be declared on Wednesday August 20th at 10.30 am during the students awards session. Our special thanks to the main judges of the competition

    1) Prof. Illie Talpasanu, Wentworth Institute of Technology
    2) Prof. Nina Robson, California State University, Fullerton
    3) Prof. Jason Moore, Pennsylvania State University
    4) Prof. Craig Lusk, University of Southern Florida
    5) Prof. Jonathan Hopkins, University of California at LA

    Posted Aug 19, 2014, 7:53 AM by Girish Krishnan
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