Design Engineering


Nominations are now open for Design Engineering’s Top 10 Under 40 competition.

Please review the eligibility rules below. If you have any questions, contact Mike McLeod, the editor for Design Engineering, at
All nominations must be submitted using the form found on this page.If you’re interested in sponsoring the Top 10 Under 40 program, contact Paul Burton, Senior Publisher for Design Engineering, at for the 2024 Top 10 Under 40 will be accepted until midnight ET on May 31, 2024. No late submissions will be considered.

Winners will be announced in May/June issue of Design Engineering magazine.


All nominees must:

  • Be under the age of 40 as of Dec. 31, 2024
  • Be working as a mechanical engineer with a company whose operation is based in Canada.

All nominees should:

  • Demonstrate a strong work ethic
  • Show leadership and initiative
  • Actively seek new opportunities for training and education
  • Be involved in industry associations, projects and/or initiatives.
Nomination Form

Nominations are now closed.