WERC Environmental Design Contest

Ages:Undergraduate, Graduate

Types:Submission, Performance

Categories:energy, engineering, Environment, STEM

Scope:National

Registration Closes
Feb 5, 2020 11:59pm
America/Denver

Students competing in the WERC Environmental Design Contest are awarded over $30k in cash prizes for their solutions to engineering tasks posed by industry partners and government agencies.

Students hone their teamwork skills while solving challenging real-world problems. Their solutions are judged by engineering professionals through research papers, oral presentations, and bench-scale demonstrations.

At the contest, students network with experts from academia, government, and industry. The rigorous requirements of the contest helps develop an entrepreneurial mindset in the students. and helps engineering departments meet all 7 ABET benchmarks.

Each year the WERC contest provides a series of engineering design tasks for students to complete. Alternatively, students can enter the Open Task division to pose and solve their own design challenge.
Teams work on their projects at their home college/university and bring finished working prototypes to the WERC contest at NMSU.
See the website for specific details on this year's tasks.

See competition website
This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Website: http://wercdesigncontest.nmsu.edu/

Managing Organization: New Mexico State University

Contact:
Ginger Scarbrough
gscarbro@nmsu.edu

Entry Fee: $1100

Eligibility:
College teams of students from across the United States and abroad. Can include undergraduate and graduate students.

Registration Closes
Feb 5, 2020 11:59pm
America/Denver

Overview

Students competing in the WERC Environmental Design Contest are awarded over $30k in cash prizes for their solutions to engineering tasks posed by industry partners and government agencies.

Students hone their teamwork skills while solving challenging real-world problems. Their solutions are judged by engineering professionals through research papers, oral presentations, and bench-scale demonstrations.

At the contest, students network with experts from academia, government, and industry. The rigorous requirements of the contest helps develop an entrepreneurial mindset in the students. and helps engineering departments meet all 7 ABET benchmarks.

Process

Each year the WERC contest provides a series of engineering design tasks for students to complete. Alternatively, students can enter the Open Task division to pose and solve their own design challenge.
Teams work on their projects at their home college/university and bring finished working prototypes to the WERC contest at NMSU.
See the website for specific details on this year's tasks.

Criteria

See competition website

Awards

This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Participate

Website: http://wercdesigncontest.nmsu.edu/

Managing Organization: New Mexico State University

Contact:
Ginger Scarbrough
gscarbro@nmsu.edu

Entry Fee: 1100

Eligibility:
College teams of students from across the United States and abroad. Can include undergraduate and graduate students.

Deadlines

Registration Closes
Feb 5, 2020 11:59pm
America/Denver