Engineering For You2 (E4U2): NAE Grand Challenges for Engineering

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Completed
May 22, 2019
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October
04
2015
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Exxon Mobil
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    The NAE has outlined 14 game-changing opportunities for the 21st century called the Grand Challenges for Engineering. We want you to select at least one of them and in 1-2 minutes show us how engineering will create a more sustainable, healthy, secure and/or joyous world in the future! The Grand Prize video will win $25,000!

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A contest held in 2015 highlighting how engineering will create a more sustainable, healthy, secure and/or joyous world by addressing the NAE Grand Challenges for Engineering

A contest held in 2015 highlighting how engineering will create a more sustainable, healthy, secure and/or joyous world by addressing the NAE Grand Challenges for Engineering

Throughout history, engineering has advanced civilization from the way we connect with each other, to the way we heal, to how we get around, and simply have fun. But society still faces major obstacles. The NAE has outlined 14 game-changing opportunities for the 21st century called the Grand Challenges for Engineering. We want you to select at least one of them and in 1-2 minutes show us how engineering will create a more sustainable, healthy, secure and/or joyous world in the future!

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The rules of the competition, evaluation criteria, prizes, and other pertinent information are provided on the website www.nae.edu/e4u2. 

  • The contestants are placed in one of four groups for the awarding of prizes. The contestant groups are (i) primary school students (grades 6-8), (ii) secondary school students (grades 9-12), (iii) tertiary school students, and (iv) the general public.
  • The best overall video, as determined by a panel of judges, will be awarded $25,000. The top video in each of the four category groups is eligible for an award of up to $5,000 at the judges’ discretion. The “people’s choice” video identified by viewer popularity will be awarded $5,000.
  • Videos will be judged on (i) Creativity in the content selection and presentation; (ii) Anticipated breadth of public appeal and interest; and (iii) Effectiveness in highlighting how engineering will create a more sustainable, healthy, secure, and/or joyous world by addressing at least one of the 14 NAE Grand Challenges for Engineering.

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