Engineering Design HS

In 2008, the National Academy of Engineering tasked an international group of leading technological thinkers to identify the Grand Challenges for Engineering (GCE) in the 21st Century. Fourteen (14) game-changing goals for improving life on the planet were identified and grouped into the themes of sustainability, health, security, and joy of living.  Applying leadership and 21st century skills in conjunction with the engineering design process, teams develop a solution to one of the grand challenges based on the annual theme

# Theme

Careers Associated

  • Engineer

  • Environmental Scientist

  • Health and Safety Specialist

  • Manufacturing Consultant

  • Mechanical Engineer

# Guidelines


Event Guidelines are located on the National TSA website under your chapter advisor login screen, select Total TSA from the dropdown menu.

# Eligibility

Entries are limited to three teams of three to five members per chapter.

# State Competition Info

Must not require use of electricity for review and evaluation judges.

# Updates

# Coordinators

Stacie Andrews

Event Coordinator

Janet Portwood

Event Manager