A Winning Season for uOttawa Engineering Students

Posted on Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Our students have been tirelessly working on a variety of projects to showcase at competitions within the province and beyond. 

Ontario Engineering Competition 2018

 The Ontario Engineering Competition is a fantastic opportunity to showcase the talents of emerging student leaders from across the province. Industry representatives were invited and encouraged to attend all aspects of the competition, including dinners, observing the build process, and participating in the sponsor marketplace.

At the competition, University of Ottawa students emerged as Top 3 for 2 different Categories (Re-Engineering and Consulting). The winning teams will have a chance to compete in the Canadian Engineering Competition 2018 (CEC2018).

Re-engineering Category: 2nd Place in Ontario  

Competitors were challenged to re-engineer a relevant design under a new set of constraints while accounting for economic impact. Solutions were judged based on practicality, originality, feasibility, and marketability.


Team Member

Loïc Darboux


Consulting Category: 1st Place in Ontario  

Competitors were challenged to create a solution to a problem that accounts for the environmental, economical, technological and societal impacts that it may incur.

Team Members:

Neelabh Rastogi

Shane Stutchbury

Mohamed Bondok

Sam Sweazey

Congratulations Teams!

uOttawa Concrete Toboggan Team Wins Big at the 44th Annual GNCTR Competition in Waterloo

The uOttawa Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race Team (GNCTR) has come back from the 44th annual GNCTR Competition in Waterloo, where they were pitted against 18 other engineering schools across North America for the prestigious title of the "World's Fastest Concrete Toboggan." They came back placing in the top five of multiple categories, including the "PCL 'Excellence in Safety'" and "Best Theoretical Toboggan" categories.


uOttawa’s first foray into the largest engineering competition in Canada

For the first time, the University of Ottawa and the Université du Québec en Outaouais teamed up to participate in the 2018 Québec Engineering Games.

It's a four-day event bringing together over 500 engineering students from the 12 Quebec universities... and now UQOttawa! It's also the largest undergraduate engineering competition in Canada. Students have the chance to stand out in academic, sports, social and cultural competitions. The delegation had to draw on their knowledge, skills, creativity, and personal talents to throughout these events. For the full results head to uQOttawa.

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