1. Teams

Explore Each University’s Engineering Program

One team from each of the following four universities will compete for success in the DDC. Learn more about each school’s educational program and how they equip students with the skills they need to become adept engineers. Check back soon to meet the actual minds behind the designs.

  • ISU College of Engineering offers twelve undergraduate degree programs, five engineering minors and multiple graduate programs in several areas of study. Iowa State students can both earn a certificate in engineering leadership and enroll in concurrent dual degree programs. More than 70% of engineering students graduate with engineering work experience. Additionally, there are 280+ faculty dedicated to teaching, research and student achievement. Learn more

  • North Dakota State University

    NDSU College of Engineering offers a wide variety of academic programs in engineering: six departments to choose from within the College of Engineering that each encourage collaboration across disciplines, which allows for multidisciplinary study and research options. Upper-level engineering courses may range from 15 to 35 students, enabling students to receive more individualized attention from the instructor. Learn more

  • University of Minnesota

    The UMN College of Engineering includes twelve academic departments that offer a wide range of degree programs at the baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral levels. The facilities include a new nanotechnology lab, first-in-the-world ultra-fast electron microscope, undergraduate materials lab and more. Learn more

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison

    The UW College of Engineering enrolls approximately 5,000 undergraduate students across nine degree programs. The school is internationally renowned for analysis, which leads to numerous opportunities for proposing and conducting research, as well as publishing and patenting results. Learn more

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