Student Design Competition

Submit a design

Students are invited to submit an up to 5-minute video clip and an abstract summarizing their design idea
Deadline for Video and Abstract Submission: 12 April 2019

Submit your design

Submission Guidelines

In order to participate in the competition students are invited to submit:

  • an up to 5-minute video clip in MP4 format that presents their design idea, including statements and elaboration of the objective, method, innovation and outcome
  • an abstract up to 300 words, summarising their design idea.The abstract can be submitted in either DOCX or PDF format, but no special formatting guidelines apply.

Students who have already submitted their work to the Conference (e.g., as a paper or as a poster) are cordially invited also to participate in the Student Design Competition.

Video Specifications

  • Duration: up to 5-minutes
  • Resolution: 1280 x 720 minimum with 16:9 aspect ratio
  • Frame rate: 30 fps maximum
  • Format: H.264 encoded MP4
  • File size: 200 MB maximum

Video duration:
up to 5 minutes

Abstract length:
300 words

Deadline for submission:
12 April 2019

Notification of review outcome:
10 May 2019

Deadline for author registration:
31 May 2019

Selection Process and Awards

A distinguished seven-member international committee will be the jury.

  • All video clip submissions accepted for the Student Design Competition will be presented during the Conference.
  • Three submissions will be awarded. Each awardee will receive a plaque and a certificate.
  • The GOLD student design awardee will also receive the prize of $1000 USD, the SILVER $500 USD and the BRONZE $250 USD.
  • The awards will be conferred during the Conference.

Notification of acceptance of students’ submissions for their video presentation during the Conference will be made by the 10th of May 2019. The award recipients will be notified one month before the Conference.


Three prizes will be distributed:

GOLD - $1000 USD



The Jury


Registration Regulation

Students participating in the Student Design Competition whose design submission has been accepted for presentation during the Conference need to register for the Conference, by 31 May 2019.

The Conference registration policy limiting the number of individual submissions does not apply for the participation in the Student Design Competition.