We are excited to announce this year’s Biological & Ecological Engineering video contest! We are leaving this wide open, but it should be about Biological and/or Ecological Engineering. Some of the questions you can answer and ideas for videos are:

  • What influenced your decision to study Biological and/or Ecological Engineering?
  • Why are these disciplines so important for the world?
  • What research are you working on and why (elevator pitch for your research or interview a professor/industry professional about their research)?
  • Biological & Ecological Engineering means…?
  • Interview a professor about BEE (similar to https://youtu.be/fSVHrbVbMm8 )

The goal of this contest is to increase basic awareness of Biological & Ecological Engineering and what these amazing engineers are doing for human welfare and the needs of society. How you do this on video is entirely up to you!

This contest is open to EVERYONE, you do not need to be a part of BEE to enter.

Theme: BEE is…

Submission deadlines: April 23, 2018 at 8 am

Open to everyone!

Email submission file or link to annie.ingersoll@oregonstate.edu.

Winners will be announced at the Annual Spring Banquet on May 25th

Every entry receives a bike/backpack/pet light!


In order to enter the Contest, you must agree to these Official Rules. Therefore, please read these Rules prior to entry to ensure you understand and agree. You agree that submission of an entry in the Contest constitutes agreement to these Rules. You may not submit an entry to the Contest and are not eligible to receive the prizes described in these Rules unless you agree to these Rules.


  • All videos MUST be related to Biological & Ecological Engineering somehow and taken within the past year.
  • Your video should preferably be 1080p so that it will look good in full screen mode.
  • Video should be no more than 30 seconds.
  • It must be an original work and not be subject to any third party agreement(s) which may require Sponsor to pay any sum of money to any person or entity as a result of its use or exploitation of the Photographs or rights therein.
  • If you choose to include people in your submission, you are responsible for obtaining the necessary releases from the individuals depicted. (http://communications.oregonstate.edu/brand/download/model-release-form)


As between you and Sponsor, each entrant shall retain ownership of all intellectual property rights in the entry (including moral rights) subject to these Official Rules. However, by entering the Competition, and to the extent allowed by law, entrant grants OSU’s Biological & Ecological Engineering a non-exclusive, perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free license to modify, rearrange, copy, reproduce and adapt the video only to fit the format required for web pages and marketing materials, and to publish and use the videos themselves and the content of and elements embodied in the videos, including any names, locations and likenesses, for the duration of the rights, in any and all media, including but not limited to digital and electronic media, computer, and audiovisual media (whether now existing or hereafter devised), in any language, throughout the world, and in any manner without further review, notice, approval, consideration, or compensation. 


To ensure eligibility for the contest, all entries must include a release form.

A panel of judges will choose the winners. 

Biological and Ecological Engineering has the right to change the contest rules at any time.

Prizes for 1st and 2nd place – because what’s the fun if there aren’t any prizes!

Grand Prize will receive their choice of:



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