2017 ENGINEERING DESIGN SHOWCASE

Thursday, April 13th
4:30pm - 7:00pm 
Tudor Fieldhouse - Autry Court
Rice University

This showcase and competition highlights many of the school’s engineering design projects and represent our students’ success. The competition is open to all engineering design projects for each discipline of engineering. The evening will host 80+ judges made up of engineering alumni and local industry to help with the poster session competition.   

The event will be open from 4:30-7:00pm to the public.  So everyone is welcome!! Awards will be announced around 6:30pm. Please see the public information below for more details about the public event. 

TEAM INFORMATION

Click the link above for more information about team registration and logistics.
Registration Deadline: April 1, 2017

PUBLIC INFORMATION

This competition is open to the public. Click the link above for more information and logistics.

JUDGE INFORMATION

We are looking for judges!  Click the link above to find out more information and to register as a judge!

PARTICIPATING TEAMS

Check the link above to read about some of the participating teams. 


Thursday,
 
April 13, 2017

4:30-6:00pm (judged competition)
4:30-7:00pm (open to the public)
6:30pm - Awards Ceremony 
Rice University
6100 Main Street - Houston, TX

OVER $14,000 in Prizes!


SHOWCASE AWARDS for 2017

Award categories are subject to change

TOP Award:  

$5000        Excellence in Engineering: 1st Place Engineering Design Award 

Top Level Awards: 

$1000        Excellence in Freshman Engineering Design Award- Teams must ONLY have freshman members

$1000        Excellence in Underclassman or Club Engineering Design Award- Teams must involve non-senior students

$1000        Excellence in Capstone Engineering Design Award- Teams must be from a capstone/senior engineering design course ( 2 Awards)

Category Awards:

$750             Best Interdisciplinary Engineering Design Award: Students on team must come from 2 or more disciplines

$500             Best Conceptual or Computational Modeling Engineering Design Award- Team must have NO physical prototype

$500             Best Technology for Low-Resource Settings Design Award 

$500             Best Energy-Related Engineering Design Award 

$500             Best Medical Device Technology Award

$500             Best Environment and Sustainability Engineering Design Award 

$500             Best Computational Technologies for Health and Wellness Design Award 

$500             Best Gaming, Creative or Innovative Technology Award

$500             Best Aerospace or Transportation Technology Award 

Crowd Voted:

$500             People's Choice Award - voted on by judges, faculty, staff, students, participants and guests

Contact us

Oshman Engineering Design Kitchen - Rice University

6100 Main Street MS 390 | Houston, Texas | 77005

Phone: 713.348.OEDK

Email: oedk@rice.edu

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