IBM/IEEE Smarter Planet Challenge; Student Project Competition
IBM and IEEE are in search of creative team based student projects that can help students at any level learn about applying engineering, science and other disciplines to solve real world problems. It's a great opportunity to put your engineering skills to use…and earn cash prizes too!
The competition is open to college/university students from all geographic locations. Student teams should have three to five members in any year of university study. At least one team member must be an IEEE member. To find out more about this exciting opportunity, visit: http://www.ieee.org/go/smarter_planet_challenge or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rapid advances in technology and science provide members of engineering professions with fresh ways to apply technical expertise to improve today’s world. Use your expertise to develop unique learning experiences for future students.
Submissions for the Smarter Planet Challenge: Student Projects Change the World are now being accepted.
- relevance of the project to an actual real world problem;
- clarity and significance of the engineering, computing, and other principles and concepts featured in the project;
- degree to which the project allows for alternate methods of solution;
- degree to which the project can be replicated at other institutions.
First Place: US$5,000 for each team
Second Place: US$4,000 for each team
Third Place: US$3,000 for each team
Fourth Place: US$2,000 for each team
Fifth Place: US$1,000 for each team
Judging Completed: 10 December 2012
Awards Announced: 15 December 2012