Chem-E-Car Competition® Award | AIChE

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Chem-E-Car Competition® Award

Team members design and construct a chemically powered vehicle within certain size constraints. This vehicle must be designed to also carry a specified cargo. The teams will be told at the time of the competition the distance that the car must travel and the specified cargo that the vehicle will carry. Entries deemed unsafe by the judges will be disqualified. The winner will be determined by a combined score, for traveling the correct distance, and for creativity. Teams compete at the regional conferences, and the top qualifiers of each regional conference will compete at the Chem-E-Car Competition Finals at the Annual Student Conference.

Award details

Regional first and second prize winners receive $200 and $100, respectively. Regional prize winners compete at the Chem-E-Car Competition Finals at the Annual Student Conference.

The first, second and third prizes at the Chem-E-Car Competition Finals will be $2000, $1000, and $500 respectively.

AdministratorsStudent Chapters Committee
PresentationRegional awards are presented at the appropriate regional conference. Awards from the Chem-E-Car Competition Finals are presented at the AIChE Annual Student Conference.
Nomination Instructions

Deadlines for regional conferences vary. Visit the Regional Conferences page for details.

See Student Conferences

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