STUDENT ENGINEER OF THE YEAR
An undergraduate engineering student or group of students who demonstrate outstanding design and innovation in their final year tertiary project.
To be envied
Robust engineering analysis that shows investigation, testing, validation and improvements.
Demonstrated lateral thinking and problem solving – a solution to an identified need or problem, or a new benefit or advantage over existing alternatives.
Design delivers value to the environment or society in which the project exists.
Entries are open to individuals or teams
Studying an Engineering New Zealand-accredited qualification
Studying at a tertiary institution in New Zealand
Applicant must be an academic and either a Dean or programme director (or equivalent), a programme leader in an engineering discipline, or the paper coordinator for the project being submitted.
A maximum of three entries for this award category from any tertiary provider
Does not have to be an Engineering New Zealand member
Delivery – succinct and straight forward communication of ideas
Design – innovative design solutions and evidence that design has been used as a creative activity
Impact – demonstrates consideration of social, environmental and economic impacts
Opportunity/challenge – clear specification of requirements and constraints
Evaluation – preliminary evaluation of potential solutions and evaluation of a preferred solution against the requirements and constraints
Analysis – technical analysis of one or more preferred options