1. Register

New! The current Challenge offers 7 weekly challenges with randomized questions and open-ended design & research challenges every week to gain additional points & prizes. And most exciting, the last 3 weeks of this Challenge will be played with Knovel’s New User Interface.

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2. Play

The Engineering Academic Challenge is an immersive problem-set based competition built around 5 transdisciplinary themes including Engineer the Tools of Scientific Discovery, Provide Access to Clean Water, Engineer Virtual Reality and Engineer Better Robots. Use your Challenge credentials to access Knovel and the Engineering Village platform database Compendex to answer real-world questions each week.

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3. Win prizes and recognition

Over the span of The Challenge, you will log in with your EAC credentials to solve that week’s problem-set, and earn points based on your performance while competing for weekly and grand prizes. Weekly winners will be announced each week, and grand prize winners will be announced at the end of the 7 weeks.

Participate and gain recognition