Engineering Deans’ Cup

DESIGN. COMPETE. WIN. Introducing the 2018 Engineering Deans' Cup

Engineering students are the athletes of technology.

The ENGINEERING DEANS’ CUP will be awarded annually to the university achieving the greatest success in the following 30 engineering student competitions in the prior academic year.

  • SWE Team Tech
  • SWE Pepsico Student Engineering Challenge
  • Formula SAE
  • ASCE Steel Bridge
  • ASCE Concrete Canoe
  • TMS Materials Bowl
  • Rainworks Challenge Demo Project
  • Rainworks Challenge Master Plan
  • Chem-E-Car Competition
  • NASA Langley University Aeronautics Design Challenge
  • NASA Glenn University Design Challenge – Aeronautics
  • NASA Glenn University Design Challenge – Space
  • AIAA Design Build Fly
  • IEEEXtreme 24 hr. Programming Competition
  • ANS Student Design Competition

  • ASME Human Powered Vehicle Challenge
  • ASME Student Design
  • ASM Undergraduate Design Competition
  • Formula Sun Grand Prix/ASC
  • Collegiate Inventors Challenge
  • SME Digital Manufacturing Challenge
  • Baja SAE (Schmidt Award)
  • Design by Biomedical Undergradutae Teams(DEBUT)
  • National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition
  • WEF Environmental Design Competition
  • WEF Wastewater Design Competition
  • EPA Environmental Challenge International (ECi) Competition
  • AIChE Student Design Competition – Team
  • EcoCar3
  • ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest


The rankings are based on national, team-based competitions that are held annually. Three points are awarded for a first place finish, two points for a second place finish and one point for a third place finish.

Join us in congratulating the 2018 Overall Champion, Virginia Tech, and the top ten finalists!

2018 Engineering Deans’ Cup Top Ten

  1. Virginia Tech
  2. University of Florida
  3. Purdue University
  4. University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign
  5. UC Berkeley
  6. The Ohio State University
  7. Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
  8. University of Maryland
  9. Georgia Tech
  10. Johns Hopkins University
  11. UC Irvine
  12. University of Virginia