ASME E-Fests®

Innovate. Create. Compete. Celebrate. 


About ASME Engineering Festivals®

ASME Engineering Festivals® (or E-Fests) are way more than just a series of events. They're a movement driven by engineering students and early-career engineers, like YOU, that has gained force globally. We invite you to join thousands of students and young engineers from around world to ignite innovation, build your resume, meet with potential employers, participate in stimulating competitions, jumpstart your career and most importantly, celebrate engineering!

  • Engineering Competitions
  • Lightning Talks
  • Career Advice + Mentoring
  • Interactive Workshops and Sessions
  • Entertainment and Fun

Engineering Competitions

IMPORTANT: Please read this information about ASME 2021 E-Fest Competitions.

Go beyond the classroom or laboratory and put engineering design principles to the test by applying them in ASME Student Competitions (enter as an individual or a team!) Competitions include:

  • NEW!  Altair Simulation Challenge
  • NEW!  Environmental Systems Engineering Division Competition
  • Human Powered Vehicle Challenge (HPVC)
  • Student Design Competition (SDC)
  • Innovative Additive Manufacturing 3D Challenge (IAM3D)
  • Elevator Pitch Competition (sponsored by the ASME Old Guard Committee)
  • Oral Competition (sponsored by the ASME Old Guard Committee)


Technology and Innovation Lightning Talks

These short but impactful talks delivered by pioneers in the industry, focus on cutting edge technologies and innovations that affect the field of engineering. Find out how organizations are adapting to these emerging technologies and what they’ve learned to improve their businesses. You'll also have a chance to meet our speakers and get your burning questions answered at informal networking breaks.

“I really enjoyed the speakers. They inspired me to stick to my difficult courses and expand my vision for what I can do with engineering.”

“The industry connections were the best part [of E-Fest] for me.”

Career Advice + Mentoring

Practicing engineers in today’s workforce give you the low down on what it’s actually like working as an engineer post-grad. Hear their stories, ask questions and build your resume!

“I enjoyed the opportunity to connect with business leaders that could someday be the deciding factor between myself and a job.”

"The best part of E-Fest was learning from professionals in industry.”

“I really enjoyed the presenters at the first lunch meeting, they inspired to be more productive, and keep pushing in the direction I want.”

Interactive Workshops and Sessions

Build your resume and skill set by participating in collaborative workshops that include hands-on software demos and professional development sessions designed to help you navigate the early stages of your career and excel as a new engineer!

“I was exposed to three CAD software programs that I wasn't aware of before.”

“The keynote speakers and presentations that were given helped in my professional and technical development.”

“The software workshops were the most interactive and helpful.”

Entertainment and Fun

Celebrate engineering by mixing and mingling with your peers from near and far. 

“Meeting other competitors and engineering students was fantastic.  Being in the same room as so many creators helped inspire me to work harder and innovate more for next year.”

“I think the best thing about E-Fest is that it brought so many different schools together, and it provided the students with the opportunity to socialize with each other. It was cool to see how the curriculum is applied all across the nation.”

"The Social Events were great!”

“The best part of E-Fest was the exciting atmosphere and energetic attitudes from everyone involved.”


E-Fest Careers 2020 digital content has been uploaded to the E-Fest YouTube channel. 

Coming soon:  E-Fest Careers 2021 on Saturday, November 13, 2021

Please read this information regarding the updated ASME Anywhere Policy.

Thank you for joining us at ASME E-Fest Digital 2021!  Coming soon:  E-Fest Digital 2022:  March 25-26, 2022.

NEW VIDEO: See a video clip from the 2018 HPVC E-Fest South America Venezuela Team along with an interview to learn more about what's happening with the team now!


ASME Digital EFx Colombia: Energías Limpias y Producción Energética

September 10-11, 2021
Digital, Colombia

E-Fest Careers 2021 - Coming Soon!

November 13, 2021
Virtual, Global

E-Fest Digital 2022 - Coming Soon!

March 25-26, 2022
Virtual, Global

E-Fest Careers 2020 - YouTube Recordings

November 7, 2020
Global, YouTube Recording