SDC: Student Design Competition

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The ASME Student Design Competition provides a platform for ASME Student Members to present their solutions to a range of design problems - from everyday household tasks to groundbreaking space exploration. Each team is required to design, construct and operate a prototype meeting the requirements of an annually determined problem statement.

ASME Student Design Competitions are held at ASME’s global E-Fests (Engineering Festivals). 

To participate in the Student Design Competition teams must register in advance through the respective E-Fest regional website.

2020 ASME Student Design Competition

Building to the Sky: Download the 2020 Rules & Challenge Statement


If you have a question about the 2020 SDC Competition Rules, send an email to:

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