ASME Environmental Systems Division Competition for Students & Early Career Professionals

Do you want to show off your speaking skills and highlight your technical, management and policy knowledge as they relate to the environment?  If yes, then show us your imagination and join us for the ASME Environmental Systems Division Competition.

ATTENTION E-FESTERS!  Please read this important announcement about ASME E-Fests® in 2021.

ASME is excited to host an E-Fest Digital event on April 24, 2021.  E-Fest Digital will include career and professional development content, digital competitions (including the Human Powered Vehicle Challenge, the Student Design Competition, the Innovative Additive Manufacturing 3D Competition, the Oral Competition, the Elevator Pitch Competition and the Environmental Systems Division Competition) and much more!  Additional details will be available soon.  Questions may be directed to

We encourage students, competitors, and faculty members to take advantage of the learning experiences provided by both our competitions and other digital offerings throughout the year.  Questions may be directed to and a digital calendar will be posted on with lots of information.

All ASME conferences, meetings and events scheduled through December 2021 are being planned as virtual only, enabling everyone to enjoy the full benefits of participation via our virtual event solutions with no physical presence required. ASME will not have any physical or in-person events during this time but will continue to deliver the insights and expertise that our community depends upon.  For more information about ASME’s virtual approach to events and meetings, visit

Students are encouraged to download E-Fest competitions rules at for our 2021 Digital events.

Additionally, ASME will be hosting a series of year-long digital events including a Student & Early Career Town Hall (Sept. 17, 8:00 pm – 9:15 pm EDT), E-Fest Careers 2020 (November 7), webinars and other competitions.  Please visit  for more details.

What is the Environmental Systems Division Competition?

The competition is open to and divided in to three groups:  Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students and Early-Career Engineers.  It will have three rounds (each round being an elimination round) including an abstract submission, semi-final video and live (digital) final presentation.

2021 Environmental Systems Division Competition Rules

Download the 2021 Environmental Systems Division Competition Rules.


If you have questions about the Environmental System Division Competition rules, email