Dream It. Build It. Make It the Best.

speed-sledSPEED 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.

Baja SAE
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.

Clean Snowmobile and Zero-Emission Snowmobile SAE
Join the teams that offer a unique opportunity to reengineer existing snowmobiles for improved emissions and noise reduction without compromising performance.

Concrete Canoe
Designing and building a canoe made of concrete — that will float and navigate waterways — will test your engineering, production and paddling skills.

Construction Management
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 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.

Environmental Design
Become a part of the team that designs a wide range of projects, from sustainable food production to waste management and treatment processes that remediate hazardous waste sites.

FIRST Robotics
Design and build a remote-control robot that can win competitions around the region and across the country.

Formula SAE
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.

Tackle problems in interstellar space travel and present your solutions directly to NASA.

Steel Bridge
Design a steel bridge that’s easy to build, relatively light and able to withstand incredibly heavy loads.

Timber Bridge
Gain practical hands-on experience designing, building and testing a bridge made almost entirely of wood.

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