Design Day

Design Day promises to amaze you with the creativity and ingenuity of our students!

This event showcases engineering design projects and celebrates the achievements of our students. Design projects are prevalent in the Engineering curriculum, and our students have worked closely with external partners of the Faculty to develop solutions for real clients.

Creativity and ingenuity on display!

Design Day (Fifth Edition) - March 29, 2019

As part of the mandate of the NSERC Chair in Entrepreneurial Engineering Design (CEED), the Faculty of Engineering will be hosting its fifth edition of Design Day.

Date: Friday, March 29, 2019
Time: 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Location: STE building, 1st floor (800 King Edward Ave.)

Design Day is free and open to the public. Best of all, Design Day brings together industry professionals, families, friends, faculty members and students!


Over 80 projects featuring:

  • Accessible designs to improve lives of people living with disabilities
  • Interactive art projects
  • Fully automated kitchens
  • Arterial pump simulator to help a Forensic Identification Officer – Ottawa Police Service
  • Automated small homes for community centres
  • The Makerspace VR Challenge
  • and much more!


All students, undergraduate and graduate, in the Faculty of Engineering are invited to participate and showcase their design projects. These design projects can be physical prototypes, design plans, apps or websites. Design projects can come out of a class, research or a personal project from either an individual student or a team.

Prizes will be awarded per category.

The Makerspace Challenge winners be announced during the award ceremony.

Contact us

For more information, please contact:

Hanan Anis
NSERC Chair in Entrepreneurial Engineering Design, Professor, and Faculty Coordinator in Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Faculty of Engineering

Office: ARC 307
Tel: 613 - 562-5800 ext. 6709

Journée du design, hiver 201 | Design Day, Winter 2019
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