32 universities in the U.S. will go head-to-head in a single elimination tournament that lasts 5 weeks in March. Each week the university that receives the most votes will advance to the next round.
The top U.S. based universities have been selected according to a criteria set by our editorial staff. The goal is to highlight universities that are highly active in a number of engineering communities (design competitions, hackathons, robotics, research, incubators).
The best way to see your favorite university advance is by sharing this page with your friends and returning each week to vote
Equivalent commercial value of over $4,000,000 USD
*If winning university is already an ANSYS customer: 1.) This prize will be provided above and beyond their current licenses and cannot be used as payment for existing products. 2.) If equivalent licenses are already in place ANSYS will provide valuable mentoring, advanced support and/or partnership opportunity with benefits based on individual need at a minimum value of $25k or higher.
ANSYS simulation software is used to predict how product designs will behave in real-world environments and is used by 96 of the top 100 industrial companies on the Fortune 500 list, thousands of universities globally, and leading research teams. Win an ANSYS Academic Research Mechanical and CFD License for your university that has an equivalent commercial value of over $4,000,000 USD!*
Five random winners that vote and register in all rounds will be eligible to win
Three random winners that vote and register in a single round will be eligible to win
(3 winners per round)