Student Design Competition - Team | AIChE

You are here

Student Design Competition - Team

Each year, chemical engineers from a designated company devise and judge a student contest problem that typifies a real, working, chemical engineering design situation. The problem's solution requires a wide range of skills in calculation and evaluation of both technical data and economic factors.

Click to see problems from previous years


Team: 1st Prize (The William Cunningham Award)--$600, to be divided equally among team members. Runners-up receive Honorable Mention.

Additional prizes will be awarded by SAChE and the Safety and Health Division in both the individual and team competitions. 

DeadlineJune 14, 2019
PresentationAwards are presented at the AIChE Annual Student Conference.
Nomination Instructions

Competition statements were distributed online to student chapter advisors and department heads. Late requests for problem statements should be made to Contact for an entry form, which must be included with each submission. One form per team member, please.

For information about the Individual competition, click here

SponsorsOmega Chi Epsilon

Award winners