2nd Annual Online Engineering Competition

Starts: Tue, Jan 11, 2022 12:00 AM CST
Ends: Thu, Apr 7, 2022 5:00 PM CST
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The Society for Underwater Technology in the US (SUT-US) is organizing its 2nd Annual Online Engineering Competition, a global virtual competition for 1) college students competing with other college student, undergraduate, and graduate students, 2) young professionals with 0 to 3 years of professional experience, and 3) young professionals with 4 to 10 years of professional experience. 

The participants will propose a solution to the predefined problem statements in the following categories:
  • Subsea O&G Wells 
  • Submarine Underwater Rescue in Shallow Water 
  • Underwater Thermal Garments 
  • Bring your Own Problem - “BYOP Shark Tank” 
  • Underwater Service Robots
Competitors in the category “Young professionals with 4 to 10 years of professional experience”  can only submit in "Bring your Own Problem - “BYOP Shark Tank.” 

The competition is scheduled to begin on February 21st, judging on April 4th, and announcing the winners on April 8th of 2022. 

2nd Annual Online Engineering Competition Sponsors:

Prize Sponsor
The Jukes Group Prize Sponsor

Bronze Sponsors
McDermott Bronze sponsor Integral Consulting Bronze Sponsor sify bronze sponsor


Participants can register as individuals or as a team , of up to 4 members using the embedded Google form below or by following this link: https://forms.gle/dukXnGpCsHA81PYL6.

There is no limit on number of entries per person or team. For both, individual and team registration, the cost per participant per category is $100.00 for early career professionals and $30.00 for students. 

The deliverables include a MS PowerPoint presentation of up to 20 slides to be submitted by March 26th, 2022 by 5 PM CST. No report is required. 

The judges will review each entry against the following criteria:
  • Originality, Creativity & Intent
  • Technical Aspects
  • Implementation Feasibility
  • Potential Impact and Growth
Finalist will be notified via email and assigned a 15 minutes time slot to give a final presentation to the judges between April 5th, 2022- April 8th, 2022. Winners will be notified via email with an invitation to the virtual award ceremony, which will take place on April 8th, 2022

  • Cash prizes.
  • First place winners get 1 registration each to a 2022 SUT course/workshop with a cash value of up to $2400.00.
  • All participants receive a 1-year SUT membership.
If a team entry has won the topic, the cash award will be distributed evenly to each team member.

Registration Form

Important Deadlines
  • January 11, 2022 - Applications begin
  • February 8, 2022 - Registration ends
  • February 21, 2022 - Competition begins
  • March 26, 2022 - Competition submissions due
  • March 28 - April 1, 2022 - Preliminary Judging
  • April 4-7, 2022 - Finalists presentations and judging
  • April 8, 2022 - Awards


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