DAI Video Competition

The DAI Video Competition: Inspiring the Next Generation of ChemEng Learners


This video competition aims to reward student(s) who produce a creative, educational video to supplement chemical engineering course material with £500. The video should explain any commonly misunderstood chemical engineering topic (e.g. dimensionless numbers in transport phenomena).

Winner(s) will be recognized at the annual Ramsay Dinner and have their accomplishment awarded to their Higher Education Achievement Report (HEAR). The winning video from the 2017 competition can be found on the Chemical Engineering Student Intranet Moodle page.

Videos should be uploaded to Google Drive or DropBox, where the link to the video can be easily accessed. Please DO NOT Upload your video to YouTube. Submit your videos as attachments or links to [email protected]

Videos Will be Assessed On These 3 Criteria:

    1. Visual Presentation: Good use of visuals that aid in the explanation of the topic
    1. Engaging and appropriate for the target audience: On an appropriate technical level that can be easily understood by peers and presented in a compelling manner that is entertaining
  1. Technical Argument: Good understanding of the topic with no errors, a focus on concepts, not calculations.

A judging panel will consist of an industry representative from DAI, a UCL academic, and a student program committee member. All videos should be sent to a[email protected]


Q: Can I upload my submission to Youtube?

A: No. Upload your video to either your Outlook 365 account or another cloud-based storage provider  Dropbox, Google Drive). All submissions must be directly sent to a[email protected].

Q: Can I use images from external sites or other creators?

A: All visuals used must be your own work or under a Creative Commons License.

Q: Can I partner with my friends to produce a video?

A: Yes. However, an individual cannot participate in more than one video. Please note, the prize money is a lump sum and does not appreciate per additional group member.

Q: Can I submit a video I previously made for a class?

A: Yes.