About the Competition

The competition is evolved from the Senior Design Project (SDP) Poster Competition (Reference of SDP poster competition in 2019 https://www.facebook.com/hkueee/posts/2082066571904815). The aim of the competition is to let students showcase their projects to potential employers and the general public. Students are required to present their project ideas within three minutes to a general audience.


All students of ELEC4848 Senior Design Project (2020-2021)


Submission deadline:

April 23, 2021 (Friday)5pm (HK Time)

Deadline Extended: April 27, 2021 (Tuesday), 5pm (HK Time)


Basic specification of entries:

Each submission must meet the following requirements:

// The video should not be longer than 3 minutes.
// The language should be in English.
// The format of the video could be in AVI, MPEG, WMV, MP4 format.
// Text, images and animation may be included.
// Resolution should be at least 1920×1080 (16:9).
// The name of the video should be stated in the application form.
// A brief description of not more than 200 words should be included in the application form to introduce the video.

Application form can be filled here: https://bit.ly/39p06Me


Result of SDP video competition
  1. Champion: Sanjeew Kanagaraj
  2. 1st runner up: Kwok Ho Ting, Chan Chun Man, Ng Kei Ming Kevin
  3. 2nd runner up: Priyank Sharma
  4. Online People’s Choice Award: Kwok Ho Ting, Chan Chun Man, Ng Kei Ming Kevin



  1. Champion: HK$1,000 book prize
  2. First Runner-up: HK$500 book prize
  3. Second Runner-up: HK$300 book prize
  4. Online People’s Choice Award (by being voted the most ‘LIKE’s on Facebook and Instagram): HK$200 book prize
Presentation Rules
  1. Presentations are limited to 3 minutes.
  2. Presentations should be delivered in English.
  3. The decision of the adjudicating panel is final.


Please note: competitors *are not* judged on video/ recording quality or editing capabilities. Judging will focus on the presentation, ability to communicate your final year senior design project to a non-specialist audience.

Participants must present their own research and should note that due to the nature of the competition, any data or information presented or discussed in the Competition should be considered information that will likely enter the public domain, for example, in media coverage, in subsequent University publications for the public in print and/or digital formats, and/ or on the University’s websites, etc. Interested students should discuss with their research supervisors before registering for the Competition.

Judging Criteria:
  1. Introduction, Project Rationale
  2. Content
  3. Presentation Structure and Professionalism
  4. Presentation Delivery
Panel of Judges:

The panel of judges is comprised of Departmental Advisory Committee Members, Head and Associate Heads of the Department and SDP coordinator.

Announcement of results:

The result will be announced in May 2021. Winners will be notified individually to receive their awards.

Submission method:
  1. Fill in the online application form together with the URL (Dropbox or Google Drive) of the video.
  2. Late submissions will not be accepted. 

Terms and conditions:

1.  All submitted entries must be the participants’ original works that have not won any award in other competitions. If the entries had entered other competitions, the participants should ensure that the copyright of the entries does not belong to any organisation. The participants shall assume responsibility for any disputes over copyright. The Organisers accept no responsibility for such disputes.

2.   All submitted entries should not infringe any copyright and intellectual property rights. The copyright of all submitted entries is vested solely in the Organisers. Participants shall agree that the Organisers can at any time display, reprint, reproduce, use or modify their entries for any purposes, and that the Organisers are not required to notify the participants and pay them copyright fees.

3.   Participants shall agree and accept the publishing in any forms and the public display of their entries, and the production of these entries into any items by the Organisers, e.g. the public display or publishing of the entries in public exhibitions, the websites, social networking sites or publications of the Organisers; the production of these entries into any items, such as souvenirs or calendars, etc.

4.   The winning videos will be used by the Department for promotional purposes, both internal and external. The student producer, individual or group, will be acknowledged as appropriate. The videos may also be refined as appropriate and authorised by the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

5.   All submitted entries and their brief descriptions of the design concepts shall not be returned.

6.   All submitted entries must not contain obscene or indecent content.

7.   The Organisers reserve the right not to use in whole or in part the submitted entries. No dispute shall be raised by the participants concerned.

8.   Names, products or services of any companies or entities or any third-party trademarks, logos shall not be contained or referred to in all entries. No entries shall be used for the promotion of any brands, products or services.

9.   The Organisers have the right not to accept any improper entries or entries not aligning with the theme and specifications of the contest. If there are doubts that the entries have infringed the intellectual property rights of other persons, the Organisers have the right to disqualify them from entering or winning the contest.

10.   The participants shall participate in publicity events related to the contest upon invitation of the Organisers.

11.   The contest results decided by the Panel of Judges shall be final. Participants shall abide by the decisions and shall not raise objection.

12.   Participants shall abide by the regulations of the contest and all other terms and conditions set out in the application form.

13.   The Organisers reserve the right to interpret and revise the regulations of the contest and all other terms and conditions set out in the application form. Participants shall not raise objection.

Participants have the right of access and correction with respect to their personal data as stipulated in Sections 18 and 22 and Principle 6 of Schedule 1 of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance, and have the right to obtain a copy of their personal data provided in the application form.