Place and Date


  • Each student is required to prepare a formal poster
  • Group posters are not required, and there might be no space to place them
  • Group and individual demos are allowed and highly encouraged
  • Demo hardware have to be requested one week in advance to be guaranteed
  • Demo hardware requests must be placed through emails to the coordinator
  • Posters are typically 48 inches (120 cm) wide and 36 inches (90 cm) high
  • Larger posters might be only allowed by request and coordination in advance
  • A poster should contain the title, student’s name, and supervisor’s name
  • Poster fonts should be large enough to be clear from a distance of 1 m
  • A group will usually have posters side by side or across an aisle


  • Students should present the posters to the examiners and other viewers
  • Students are expected to stay beside their posters for the whole session, unless attending classes or labs. At least one member of the group should be present at the poster at all times
  • At least two professors are going to mark each poster presentation
  • An examiner typically spends 10 to 15 minutes on marking a poster
  • A student should be able to present the work within 5 minutes
  • The examiner may ask theoretical, technical, and clarification questions


  • Should contain general information understandable by viewers with no background
  • Should contain sufficient technical depth to satisfy a professional in the field
  • Students are expected to including the following parts in their posters
    1. Title (and sub-title if applicable)
    2. Overview and Background
    3. Motivations and Significance
    4. Objectives and Specifications
    5. General Approach or Theory
    6. Methods and Techniques
    7. Challenges and Solutions
    8. Results and Discussions
    9. Contributions and Innovations
    10. Future Work and Extension
  • Students in a group may share some material related to items i, ii, iii, iv, v, ix, and x.


Presentations are marked based on the following 5 criteria, 4 marks each, total of 20.

  • Knowledge: Engineering/Science knowledge of the project (related to GA 1.1 to 1.3)
  • Approach: Choosing and understanding the right approach(s) (related to GA 2.2)
  • Design: Clarity of the design solution(s) and implementation (related to GA 4.5)
  • Results: Evaluation and interpretation of results and their impacts (related to GA 4.4)
  • Communication Skills: Quality of the oral presentation and poster (related to GA

No show mark without legitimate excuse: Zero