Civil Undergraduate Students Win Canadian Engineering Competition Award

Published: 1 April 2021

Evelyn Zhang, a U2 Civil student, and Èvane Amico a U2 Civil student qualified to the Canadian Engineering Competition (CEC) 2021 last January after winning the Innovative Design category at the Quebec Engineering Competition.

We were proud to represent McGill at the first virtual edition of CEC this weekend. We had the chance to present our innovative green roofs design in front of 6 amazing judges with international repute alongside 6 others team.

We are happy and honored to say that we were awarded the first position in our category! We were excited to share this news with you as we believe this is a great accomplishment for us, but also for McGill's Faculty of Engineering. Indeed, we were the only McGill team who made it to the podiums among all categories at the CEC.

Since 1985, the Canadian Engineering Competition (CEC) has brought together 200 of the country’s brightest engineering students to compete in one of eight categories, ranging from consulting to programming. Each competition category at CEC challenges its participants to expand their frame of reference and develop unique solutions to problems experienced in the engineering industry. In partnership with the Canadian Federation of Engineering Students, the University of New Brunswick will host the 37th Canadian Engineering Competition, breaking new ground and persevering through unexpected circumstances to host CEC online for the first time in the history of the competition.

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