Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition for Students  Professionals to Win 5000
The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC)

Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition for Students Professionals to Win 5000

ABOUT THE INSTITUTION

The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) is an international trade association dedicated to advancing the effective use of aluminum extrusion in North America. AEC is committed to bringing comprehensive i
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OPPORTUNITY DETAILS

Nonprofit organization
Host Country
Deadline
30 Mar 2020
Study level
Eligible Countries
Eligible Region
All Regions

The Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition opened its application. It is intended to enlighten students and engineering, design, and architecture professionals about aluminum extrusions' superior advantages and many applications.

Design Competition Tracks:

The 2020 Design Competition offers two possible tracks to compete in:

  1. Student Class:
    • The Student Class is open to students currently enrolled in high school, college/university, technical school, or graduate school.
    • It is highly recommended to include a 3-D printed prototype of your component design
    • Your extrusion design must fit within no larger than a 10-inch circle size to be considered for an award.
    • Provide as much support material as possible to illustrate the design, its utility, and practicality (i.e., artboards, images – jpeg preferred – drawings, full and complete explanation of how your entry meets the four judging criteria: creativity, practicality, product/process advantage, and market impact),
    • Proper grammar and spelling are a must.
  2. Professional Class:
    • The Professional Class is open to designers, engineers, architects, manufacturers and others who design components and systems.
    • Cash prizes are awarded in four categories: Architectural/Structural, Transportation, Engineered Products and Alternative Energy.

Cash Prizes & Student Scholarship Awards:

Your design could win money! Enter the Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition to compete for cash prizes and student scholarships totaling $27,000. One Grand Prize $3,500, awarded across all categories and classes

  1. Professional Class – $11,500 in Cash awards:
    • Structural /Architectural - $2,000
    • Transportation - $2,000
    • Engineered Products - $2,000
    • Alternative Energy - $2,000
  2. Student Class – $15,500 will be presented as cash awards:
    • First Place - $5,000
    • Second Place - $4,000
    • Third Place - $3,000
    • Bonnell Sustainable Design Award - $3,500

The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC):

The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) is an international trade association dedicated to advancing the effective use of aluminum extrusion in North America. AEC is committed to bringing comprehensive information about extrusion's characteristics, applications, environmental benefits, design, and technology to users, product designers, engineers, and the academic community. Further, AEC is focused on enhancing the ability of its members to meet the emerging demands of the market by sharing knowledge and best practices.

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