Celebrate National Engineers Week with Johns Hopkins University Whiting School of Engineering
Tower of Power 2023 will take place in-person.
Click on our 2023 Tower of Power Flyer for additional information.
A Tower of Power in a Half Hour
A Middle School National Engineering Week Challenge
The Johns Hopkins University’s Whiting School of Engineering celebrates National Engineers Week (February 19-25, 2023) by inviting schools to build a tower from spaghetti and marshmallows. The top five winning teams across all schools will be invited to JHU’s Tower of Power event to build their towers again and compete with undergraduate students, alumni, and faculty teams (optional).
Participate in next year’s event by joining our mailing list.
Email us at [email protected] if your school has questions about participating in the Tower of Power competition.
Intent to Participate Deadline: 11:59PM on January 20, 2023
Deadline for School Submissions: 11:59PM on February 5, 2023
Hints: Triangles are rigid. Structures using triangles tend to be strong. Note all the triangular trusses in the picture. Long lengths of spaghetti will bend. It’s probably better to have several short sections rather than one long section.
Click here to see the results and photos from the 2023 Tower of Power event
Hub article: Carbs, creativity, and competition.
Hub article: Engineers Week 2018 Homewood Campus Competition