CEDC2021 : Online Competition, Dec. 17-19

Welcome to CEDC2021

To encourage engineering students create design solutions to real-world problems, the 11th Creative Engineering Design Competition (CEDC2021) as a special event of International Conference on Innovative Application Research and Education (ICIARE2021) will be held online due to the infection of COVID-19. Students with brilliant engineering design ideas are encouraged to submit their proposals and demonstrate their talents in front of world-renowned experts in design and manufacturing. Submitted works and reports are judged on the basis of creativity, practicality, integrity of analysis and design methodology, quality of a fabricated prototype, oral presentation and poster. All participants of CEDC2021 will be recognized by the conference chair and winners will be presented with awards including certificates.

Please make the entry to CEDC2021 today at iRE-Asia Event Management System.

Eligibility and Scope

Any graduate or undergraduate registered as a full-time student is eligible to participate. Both individual and group projects are welcome. An individual may participate in several entries provided each submission is on a different subject.


The judge committee includes experts in iRE-Asia Consortium from both academia and industry. The project posters will be evaluated based on the contents, demonstration and five minutes oral presentation at the CEDC2021 session. Prototype demonstration of the proposed design idea is requested as on-site demonstrations for offline participants and online live show or video playback for online participants. Every group should record around 5 minutes video previously to ensure the smooth running of the competition session.


Award certificates and other prizes will be presented in closing ceremony of the conference. The prizes will be distributed among the members in each winner team. All participants of CEDC2021 will receive recognition from the conference and organizing committee.

Important Dates

November 19 26, 2021: Title Submission
December 3 8, 2021: Poster and Abstract Submission
December 10, 2021 : Deadline of Online Participants Registration
December 17, 2021: On-site Registration
December 18-19, 2021: CEDC Competition

Please download CEDC2021 templates of Abstract and Poster.
Note: If you use Google Chrome, due to the google chrome security issue, please press the right mouse button and select “Save Link As..” to download the file.


Abstract : All works should be prepared with two-page abstract in English, which should be submitted to CEDC Submission Website.
– The abstract format can be downloaded from (in preparing)
– Two-page abstract will be published together with the proceedings of ICIARE2021.

Poster : One-page poster should be submitted to One-page poster should be submitted to CEDC Submission Website.
– The poster format can be downloaded from (in preparing)
– All the works should be given a short oral presentation and demonstration to reviewers.


One team member per poster must be accompanied by one mandatory registration and the registration fee must be paid until registration due. Without a dedicated registration, the poster cannot be included in the competition.
Participants’ registration fee : 10.000 JPY
※Scholarships (or subsidies) may be provided depending on the circumstances of each university.
※The student member of iRE-asia consortium is free.
(student membership fee of iRE-asia consortium is 2,000JPY.)


China : Prof. Yi Zhu, zhuyi@ujs.edu.cn
Japan : Prof. Minoru Morita, mmorita@yamaguchi-u.ac.jp
Korea : Prof. Mi Hye Kim, mhkim@cbnu.ac.kr

Committee and Supported Organization

Advisory Committee
Yuqing Song, Jiangsu University, China
Qingkai Han, Northeastern University, China
Zhongwei Jiang, Yamaguchi University, Japan
Taejin Chung, Kunsan National University, Korea
Hiesik Kim, Universityof Seoul, Korea

Steering committee
Yi Zhu, Jiangsu University, China
Minoru Morita, Yamaguchi University, Japan
Mi Hye Kim, Chungbuk National University, Korea

Execution committee
Shingo Yamaguchi, Yamaguchi University, Japan
Minoru Morita, Yamaguchi University, Japan
Fumitake Fujii, Yamaguchi University, Japan
Shota Nakasima, Yamaguchi University, Japan
Tetsuya Morisaki, NIT, Ube College, Japan
Shenglin Mu, Ehime University, Japan
Ting Tao, Yamaguchi University, Japan
Mi Hye Kim, Chungbuk National University, Korea
Jaejeong Hwang, Kunsan National University, Korea
Jiyeoun Lee, Jungwon University, Korea
Yong-young Kim, Konkuk University, Korea
Beomkeun Kim, Inje University, Korea
Bongjae Kim, Chungbuk National University, Korea
Kyoung-soon Hwang, Chungbuk National University, Korea
Yi Zhu, Jiangsu University, China
Lian Zhou, Jiangsu University, China
Yijun Fang, Jiangsu University, China
Hansong Chen, Jiangsu University, China
Taojing Xu, Chongqing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China
Zhihao Jin, Shenyang University of Chemical Technology, China
ZhengxinYang, Shenyang University of Chemical Technology, China
Pengfei Dang, Shenyang University of Chemical Technology, China
Liang Xuan, Jianghan University, China

Organized by
Consortium for Innovative Research and Education of Asia (iRE-Asia)
Chungbuk National University, Korea
National Program of Excellence in Software, Chungbuk National University, Korea
Inje University, Korea
Jiangsu University, China
Kunsan National University, Korea
Shenyang University of Chemical Technology
Yamaguchi University, Japan

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