International Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE) has announced a composite bridge building competition among students from around the world.
2016 SAMPE Student Bridge Contest challenges students to design, build and test a miniature structural bridge using various composite materials in accordance with a set of well-defined rules. This is an international competition involving schools from around the globe. It will take place in Long Beach, California.
The contest committee is headed by LaNetra Tate from NASA, the list of sponsors includes manufacturers: Owens Corning (glass fiber products), A & P Technology (textiles), Hexcel Corporation (composite products) and others.