At 2:00 the afternoon on Saturday, 5th March, “Speak Out for Engineering” national competition began with audience’s expectation and attention.
After the selection of the summaries for content and the preliminary round, four participations were chosen to obtain the qualification for attending the national competition. They are Zhu Tianyi（Electric Bicycle）, Ma Xingjian（How to Disappear）,Zhang Qiting（Green Roof）from University Nottingham Ningbo China and Song Jilong from China Agriculture University （Dual Clutch Transmission）The judges of this competition included Dr. Kuan Yoong Chan (Head of Division of Engineering), Dr. Andrew Sowter and Philip Hall professor. During the competition, each competitor gave a detailed and professional presentation relating to engineering and answered questions from audience and judges ingeniously. After the fierce competition, the year two student Zhu Tianyi won the first price with the topic of Electric Bicycle, and two year student Zhang Qiting won the second price respectively. These two winners all successful promoted and correspondingly obtained the opportunity to participate in the “Speak Out for Engineering” Asia-Pacific region competition held in India.
The competition ended at 4:00 with success. During this nearly two-hour competition, all the participators showed their passion and love for engineering and impressed both the judges and audience. We sincerely hope that next year more students will pay attention to “Speak Out for Engineering” national competition and support our participants.