SAE Aero Design Knowledge

Real-World Experience Meets the Future of Mobility

SAE International's Collegiate Design Series (CDS) programs prepare undergraduate and graduate engineering students in a variety of disciplines for future employment in mobility-related industries by challenging them with a real world, engineering application. Students engage with industry professionals to understand modern applications, build their network, and prepare for the workforce after graduation.

Collegiate Design Series Learning Objectives

  • Project management, budgeting, communication, and resource management skills
  • Team collaboration
  • Applying industry rules and regulations
  • Design, build, and test the performance of a real vehicle
  • Compete with other students from around the globe  
  • Develop and prepare technical documentation