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

Minto Sports Complex, room N205
801 King Edward
Ottawa, ON
K1N 6N5

Creativity and ingenuity on display!

Design Day is an event where students showcase the design projects they have developed as a solution for external partners of the Faculty. Industry professionals act as judges and determine a winning team in each category. The event is free and open to the public. Best of all, Design Day brings together industry professionals, families, friends, faculty members and students!

Past winners


Design Day: 9th edition

As part of the mandate of the NSERC Chair in Entrepreneurial Engineering Design (CEED), the Faculty of Engineering will be hosting two editions of Design Day each year, one during the Fall term, and one during the Winter term. More details about the 9th edition of its Design Day will be announced soon.

Showcase your project

If you are a student and are interested in presenting your project during Design Day, complete the online registration form.

  • Application status: Closed
  • Deadline to register: TBD


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 to top teams in each category.


Over 120 projects featuring:

  • Accessible designs to improve lives of people living with disabilities
  • COVID automation
  • VR for construction
  • Stadium automation
  • Planter automation
  • Room capacity detection and much more!

Click here to see past winners

A student presenting his project for the competition

Industry Partners

Logos of Ross Video, NSERC, uOttawa, Canadian Construction Association and EllisDon