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Illinois Tech's ASCE Student Chapter Sends Team to Great Lakes Student Conference at Milwaukee School of Engineering

Illinois Tech was well represented at the 2017 Great Lakes Student Conference by 30 ASCE-IIT students. The event was held at the Milwaukee School of Engineering from March 31st- April 2nd. Our students competed in 8 competitions against 18 other universities. The results follow:

Overall: 9th place

Concrete Canoe: 12th place 

  • 6th place in oral presentations
  • 13th in races

Steel Bridge: 5th place overall

  • 3rd in efficiency
  • 5th in economy
  • 4th in lightness
  • 6th in stiffness
  • 5th in display
  • 5th in construction speed

Technical Paper (Ethical Discussion Paper and Presentation): 7th place

Geotechnical Design (Retaining Wall Design): DQ

Materials Design: 6th place overall

  • 6th in thermal insulation
  • 4th in compressive strength
  • 9th in density

Quizbowl: 2nd place

Illinois Tech Team at the GLSC Quiz Bowl

Environmental Design (Landfill Liner Design): 11th place

  • 5th in efficiency
  • 9th in effectiveness

Mystery Design (Paper Airplane Design and Flight): 2nd place

  • 1st in distance covered
  • 3rd in productivity