Bentley launches engineering design competition

Students offered a chance to compete and have their work displayed at BE Conference


Bentley Systems’ BE Careers Network today announced the opening of its 2009 BE Awards student design competition %%MDASSML%% an integral part of Bentley’s annual BE Awards of Excellence program honoring the extraordinary work of its users. University, technical college, and high school students are invited to submit projects they’ve designed using Bentley software, along with a short essay describing their work. The judging will focus on creativity and skill in applying design and engineering principles. The program welcomes both individual and team efforts, but teams cannot exceed three members. All submissions must be received by Feb. 20, 2009. Bentley will award a $1,000 scholarship to the winning individual or team in each of the five submission categories.

rastructure curricula into academic institutions and sponsoring initiatives such as our BE Awards student design competition, Bentley strives to encourage a new generation to pursue careers that span the broad spectrum of infrastructure professions.”

University and technical college students can submit projects in one of three categories: Architectural Design, Computational Design Using GenerativeComponents, and Engineering.

The winning projects will be recognized at BE Conference 2009, which takes place next May in Charlotte, NC. In addition to the $1,000 scholarship, winners will receive an award trophy and can select 10 seats of Bentley software %%MDASSML%% from the more than 50 products available through the academic subscription %%MDASSML%% for use by their schools. Project submissions will be judged by a distinguished panel of educational leaders and industry professionals from around the world.

For more information on the submission process or to fill out a submission form, visit . To view the 2008 jury process, please visit .

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