Chem-E-Car Competition | AIChE

Chem-E-Car Competition

AIChE's annual Chem-E-Car Competition® engages college students in designing and constructing a car powered by a chemical energy source, that will safely carry a specified load over a given distance and stop.

The Chem-E-Car Competition®, which involves multiple regional competitions and a final competition at the Annual Student conference, increases awareness of the chemical engineering discipline among the public, industry leaders, educators, and other students.

2020 Annual Student Conference Chem-E-Car Competition®

A highlight of the Annual Student Conference, more than 40 student teams from around the world will be racing their chemically powered vehicles. Come and cheer for your favorite team as they compete for the international title!


Use the Chem-E-Car Questions Form to submit your Chem-E-Car Competition related questions for review & response, and please be sure to review all instructions prior to submitting the form.  

Failure to follow instructions may result in delays to response time.