Student Team Guidance


2021_UCD_Design_Award_Announcement.pdf (217 KB)

Jan_2021_Sandia_Engineering_Design_Award_Informational_Slides.pdf (2.1 MB)


2021 Sandia Engineering Design Award Rubric.pdf

2021 Sandia Engineering Design Award Oral Rubric

Points to Remember

Past winners succeeded by following these guidelines:

  • Demonstrated innovation in design
  • Clearly explained the connection to, or impact on, a national security mission (e.g. defense, natural resources, economic security, energy security, or cyber defense)
  • Provided technical evidence of design credibility
  • Illustrated a commitment to diversity and inclusion
  • Reported design proficiently through highly polished written and oral communication


Important Dates

Mark the following dates in your project calendar for deadlines and interview preparation:

  • TBD: Registration deadline for the UC Davis Design Showcase
  • May 20th, 2021 at 11:59 pm: Deadline for submitting a written, five-page technical report (submission details TBA)
  • June 3rd-4th, 2021: Oral Presentations