The Make Impact Consortium regularly hosts innovative design and making challenges to engage its students through community building and social awareness. Student teams design, model and CAD solutions around a theme.
Divided into two parts: Making Innovators – Innovators Making, the theme of the current Make Impact Consortium Student Design Challenge is SUSTAINABILITY, with a special focus on three of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals: Clean Water & Sanitation (6); Affordable & Clean Energy (7); and Responsible Consumption & Production (12); more…
Part 1: November 15 – December 10, 2021
Part 2: Q1 2022
Omni Hotels COVID-19 Design Challenge
Our most recent challenge, The Omni Hotels & Resorts COVID-19 Design and Innovation Challenge, engaged student teams around the theme of reopening hotels safely during COVID-19.
Dates: February-March, 2021
For current challenge participants: visit challenge.makeimpactconsortium.com
MathWorks COVID-19 Design Challenge
Our first challenge, the MathWorks® COVID-19 Design Challenge, produced design ideas around the theme of reopening during COVID-19.
Dates: June-July, 2020