Wayne State University is rated amongst the top research universities in the United States, while also being ranked in the top 100 for academic quality. WSU faculty and resources create a “Detroit” incubator for some of the most innovative minds and ideas. Now it’s your turn to join in the legacy that Wayne State University has been creating in Detroit for generations through the Wayne State University 2017 STEAM Challenge!

Congratulations to the 2017 STEAM Challenge winners!

1st Place - $10,000

RUFA: Remote Urban Farming Analytics for Sustainable and Profitable Urban Farming in Detroit


Javad Roostael
Diana Diaz Herrera
James Van Wagnen
Indira Kurmantayeva
Joanne Guan

2nd Place - $3,000

Accessories and Clothing for Mobility Enhancement (ACME)

Gina Adams-Levy
Kaylani Benson
Jason Graber
Danielle Keys


3rd place - $2,500

160 Community House

Ashi Aurora
Kristopher Carter
Kristina Carter
Shalini Tummala
Shravan Morisetty
Jessica Kaur


Honorable mention

Learning to Empathize

Sarah Brooks
Bernadete Dore
Assatta Haki
M.L. Lennox
Sharon McDermott
Kendra Moyer
Lisa Wilmot

honorable mention


Rayshawnda Temple
Mario Mcghee
Jasmine Brockman
Kenneth Scott
Summer March
Louise Mckenzie
Sophia Hertrich
Jasmynn Brown


Congratulations to all who to took part in the Wayne State University 2017 STEAM Challenge!

Thank you to everyone who signed up and participated