Be part of an immersive, electric experience that will connect and inspire a generation of change-makers.

About ASME E-FestsTM

Imagine if you combined music and entertainment, yummy food and social activities with robotics, advanced manufacturing and design. Well…we’ve actually done that and created a series of global events where you can literally PARTY LIKE AN ENGINEER. E-Fests (Engineering Festivals) are three-day, two-night events that enable engineering students to expand their knowledge, test and showcase new skills and inspire innovation.

Student Competitions

Students put theoretical knowledge into practical applications and compete against teams from other schools.

Technology and Innovation Lightning Talks

Talks on cutting edge engineering developments

Career Briefs + Mentoring

Get the low down on what it’s actually like working as an engineer post-grad, from practicing engineers in today's workforce.

Leadership and Professional Development Workshops

Learn the latest technology and developments in the industry, improve your interpersonal and communication skills, and hear secrets and tips that will prepare you for professional success

Roundtables + Networking

Up for a challenge? We’ll pose a real-world problem that you have to solve with teammates through round-table networking, engineering mini-challenges, hackathons, etc.


E-Fest Competitions

Human Powered Vehicle Challenge (HPVC)

Student teams compete to showcase the design and capabilities of their human powered vehicle through a series of real-world challenges!

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Student Design Competition (SDC)

A mechanical pentathlon in which robot competitors perform a variety of athletic challenges as commanded by their student engineers!

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ASME Innovative Additive Manufacturing 3D Challenge (IAM3D)

Students utilize Additive Manufacturing to re-engineer existing products or create new designs that minimize energy consumption and/or improve energy efficiency.

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Old Guard Competitions

Oral Presentation and Technical Poster Presentation

The oral presentations allows students to showcase their technical presentation skills. The poster competition demonstrates their ability to visually convey technical information.

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E-Fest Locations

E-Fest West

  • March 17-19, 2017
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • 2018 Location Coming Soon!

E-Fest East

  • April 21-23, 2017
  • Tennessee Tech University
  • 2018 Location Coming Soon!

E-Fest Asia Pacific

  • March 16-18, 2018
  • Delhi Technological University
  • Delhi, India

For questions on the 2018 E-Fest events, please contact

Become a Sponsor

2018 Sponsorship Prospectus is coming soon! For more information, contact Greg Valero, Sponsorship Sales, at

Contact Us

  • ASME Sponsorship
  • Greg Valero
  • Sponsorship & Exhibitor Sales
  • 212.591.8356