2019 CIE/USA-DFW Student Engineering & Creativity Competition

2019 SECC Winner, Test Results, Questions, and News Release

Interested in a STEM coding project without coding experience? Interested in an integrated STEM project where students can learn and use concepts in computer science, environmental science and engineering? Looking for an opportunity to interact with industry through STEM project? Have a TI calculator you want to put it to an optimal use? Want to hear STEM professionals on their experience, hot topics, and their collaboration with local schools?

DFW 2019 Student Engineering & Creativity Competition (SECC) is your opportunity to bring industry attention to your idea, your work, compete for cash prizes, and gain STEM experience and valuable input from industry experts. This is a STEM event that supports the National DiscoverE Engineers Week. This event consists of two parallel programs: SECC Competition and STEM Seminar.

SECC Competition is designed for grades 6 to 12 to inspire students’ interest in STEM through hands-on & creativity projects, recognition, real world challenges, and interaction with industry.

STEM Seminar “Unleashing Creativity through STEM Projects” is designed for parents and students of all grades. STEM professionals will share their experience, hot topics, or collaboration with local schools. Speakers include Mr. William Yang from PepsiCo R&D, Dr. Jey Veerasamy, Director of Center for Computer Science Education & Outreach at UTD, and Mr. Rod Wetterskog, Assistant Dean of UTD Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science. Free admission but registration is required.

The event also has raffle drawing. A free raffle ticket will be offered to each registered attendee or volunteer. Raffle prizes include: TI-Innovator™ Hub (~$65), TI-Innovator™ Rover (robot)(~$140), TI-Nspire™ CX CAS Handheld Calculator (~$150). These three hardware will be used in next SECC competition. Need volunteer hours? Want to volunteer in this event? Click here to sign up by March 19th, 2019.

What: DFW 2019 SECC Competition and STEM Seminar
Date: Saturday March 23rd, 2019; 9:00AM – 1:00PM
Location: The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD), classroom ECSW 1.315
Deadline to reserve your Seminar seats: March 21st, 2019 (Click GREEN button at the right)

Below are the Resources Hyper Links. Please email Questions to cie-secc@cie-dfw.org

SECC Project Tutoring Workshop on Sunday Feb 17th
SECC Hands-on Workshop Activity Photos on Jan 19th and 20th (scroll down)
SECC Resource YouTube Videos
SECC Training Resources & Videos
SECC Event Flyer (click to download)

Dr. Faa-Ching Wang: Chairman and President, ConsulPath Inc., and Founding President of CIE/USA-DFW Chapter
Ms. Laura Chambers: Director, Product Line Management, Texas Instruments Inc.


Event Location and Floor Map

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