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Solve 5 Unique Weekly Problem-sets

On September 18, the Fall edition of the 5-week Engineering Academic Challenge kicks off, covering a completely new engineering theme and real-world questions every week. Get acquainted with the grand challenges of engineering and get to the highest ranks on the leaderboard to win great prizes.
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How To Win

Get to the top of the leaderboard

Use Knovel and the Engineering Village platform database Compendex to answer real-world questions about a trending engineering topic each week. Play individually or with a team of maximum 5 people and compete with students from all over the world. Get to the highest ranks on the leaderboard and win great prizes! 100 points are awarded for every good answer. An individual weekly winner will be announced each week, and grand prize winners will be announced at the end of the 5 weeks: one for the best individual player and one for the team with the most points. 

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Get Connected With Fellow Engineers

Engage with a global community of engineering students all over the world through friendly competition. Play individually or set up a team of maximum 5 players. Teams are not limited to one institution, you may form teams with engineering students from any school or university.

Experience searching with Engineering Village & Knovel

Brush up on your engineering search skills and efficiency with the help of both Engineering Village platform database Compendex and Knovel. It doesn't matter if your school subscribes to only one of the databases Knovel or Compendex, or non at all. For the duration of the game, your Engineering Academic Challenge credentials will give you access to a selection of content on both databases when playing the challenge.

Get Recognized and Win

Winners get recognized in the champion leaderboard and win Amazon giftcards. 100 points are awarded for every good answer. An individual weekly winner will be announced each week, and grand prize winners will be announced at the end of the 5 weeks: one for the best individual player and one for the team with the most points.