Are you a chemical engineering student with a passion for process simulation? Take part in a unique learning experience!

We are issuing a challenge for all process simulation enthusiasts. Download free CHEMCAD and optimize a process!

Every month, we will award the participant who has submitted the best design variables and in February 2018, we will announce the 2017 Process Simulation Cup champion.

Your Benefits

Here is how you benefit from joining in the Process Simulation Cup:

Become the Monthly Winner or the Process Simulation Cup Champion.
Win valuable prizes and receive a participation certificate.
Download free CHEMCAD and optimize the process.

Your Steps to Success

Take these 5 steps to win the Process Simulation Cup:

1. Register as Participant
Open your personal account with only 2 clicks.
2. Download free CHEMCAD
Download a free CHEMCAD trial license. Install in less than 5 minutes.
3. Optimize the Process
Use your creativity and engineering skills to achieve a better process.
4. Submit your Variables
Enter the design variables and see how you rank in the Highscore Table.
5. Become the Winner!
Highest ranking in 1 out of 5 categories will be awarded.
Read the Paper (optional)
Our scientific paper describes the chemical process in detail.

Register as Participant

Create a personal account in two clicks

Winning Categories

  1. Overall: Best solution on the submission closing day.
  2. Monthly: Best solution on the last day of each month before submission closing day.
  3. Institutional: Highest number of participants from an academic institution.
  4. Individual duration: Highest number of minutes that a participant was leading the highscore table.
  5. Institutional duration: Highest number of minutes that an academic institution was leading the highscore table.


  1. Every participant is awarded a certificate of participation.
  2. Top-3 Overall Winners and all Monthly Winners will be awarded with an Amazon voucher.

41 Universities participated in the Process Simulation Cup 2015