SDC: Student Design Competition

What is the Student Design Competition & Prizes

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.


  • First - $500.00
  • Second - $300.00 
  • Third - $150.00

2022 ASME Student Design Competition WINNERS & Rules

The 2022 SDC Winners:

  • 1st place – The Adiabatic Flame - Milwaukee School of Engineering
  • 2nd place – The College of New Jersey - The College of New Jersey
  • 3rd place - The Wet Bandits - Milwaukee School of Engineering

Full Team Rankings for the 2022 Competition


Download the 2022 SDC Competition Rules

**2023 Rules and Information will post soon!**

SDC Q&A Forum

Questions about the 2022 ASME SDC will only be accepted until February 1st. The final version of the Q&A is posted below.

February 2022 FINAL SDC Q&A list is available for download.

General E-Fest questions may be submitted to  The SDC Q&A Forum is now CLOSED.