Director’s Biodesign Award

The IBBME Director’s Biodesign Award is presented annually to the top biodesign project team in the Biomedical Engineering Minor or Engineering Science—Biomedical Systems Engineering Major.

The award will comprise of a plaque and cash award for each member of the team.

Nominee Eligibility

  • Students must be registered in either BME 498Y1 Biomedical Engineering Capstone Design or BME 489H1 Biomedical Systems Engineering Design

Assessment Criteria

The top biodesign team will be selected based on the following criteria:

  • Project novelty and feasibility
  • Innovation
  • Team dynamic and project engagement
  • Potential for impact

Selection Process & Presentation Date

The top team will be determined by the course instructors in consultation with the IBBME director and the associate director of undergraduate programs.

The committee reserves the right to not give out an award should there not be an appropriate candidate team. All decisions are final.