Warman Design and Build Competition 2023 International Final Winners Saved Gondwana Planet

The mechanical engineering first and second year students representing university teams from Australia, Malaysia, Singapore and New Zealand came together head to head to compete for the coveted 2023 Warman Design and Build Competition on 21 -22 October.

The Warman competition has been proudly sponsored by Weir Minerals and coordinated by the National Committee on Engineering Design (NCED) of Engineers Australia, affiliated with the Mechanical College for 36 years.

The competition provides students a rare opportunity to practice hands on engineering design skills. The student teams representing 16 teams competed over the two days. These included the University of Canterbury, UNSW Canberra, University of Newcastle – Callaghan Campus, University of Wollongong, University of Technology Sydney, Deakin University, Monash University Clayton Campus, University of Adelaide, Griffith University Gold Coast campus, University of Queensland, University of South Australia, Mawson Lakes Campus, Griffith University – Nathan campus, Edith Cowan University, University of Western Australia, Monash University Malaysia, University of Newcastle, Singapore.

Competing in heats at their universities only the team with the best ideas and execution progressed to the finals, for a chance of the tittle of Warman Design and Build Competition.

On competition day, the tension and excitement in teams was palpable as the teams competed in the virtual competition, that was live streamed over the weekend.

2023 Warman Design and Build Competition International Final winners:

  • First Prize: University Canterbury
  • Second Prize: UNSW Canberra
  • Third Prize: Griffith University Nathan campus
  • Weir Judges Award: Edith Cowan University
  • NCED “Best Design” Award: Griffith University Nathan campus