Dream It. Build It. Make It the Best.
SPEED is exactly what it says it is: Student Projects for Engineering Experience and Design. But the projects will blow your mind. Your teammates will keep you grounded. And the things you accomplish together will change you.
Design and build an amphibious vehicle that can navigate varied challenges — from deep mud and water to sand and steep hills.
Chem E Car
Design and build a model-sized car powered by a (non-combustible) chemical reaction that carries pre-determined cargo a certain distance.
SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge
Join the teams that offer a unique opportunity to reengineer existing snowmobiles for improved emissions and noise reduction without compromising performance.
Designing and building a canoe made of concrete — that will float and navigate waterways — will test your engineering, production and paddling skills.
Learn the fundamentals of management in the construction industry while gaining experience in planning a construction project.
Design, Build, and Fly
Design, fabricate, and demonstrate the flight capabilities of an unmanned, electric-powered, radio-controlled aircraft.
Engineers for International Sustainability (formerly Engineers Without Borders)
Identify needs — in developing communities around the world — that can be met through innovative engineering. Then travel to these places and build projects that will improve the quality of life there.
Design and build a remote-control robot that can win competitions around the region and across the country.
Design, build, test and race a scaled-down, Formula-1-style race car.
Human-Powered Vehicle Challenge
Design, build, test and race a lightweight vehicle, using high-performance bicycle components and aircraft-grade aluminum.
Design a steel bridge that’s easy to build, relatively light and able to withstand incredibly heavy loads.
Gain practical hands-on experience designing, building and testing a bridge made almost entirely of wood.
Bridges to Prosperity
Help isolated communities access health care, education and economic opportunities by building footbridges over impassable rivers.