• Engineering Research Symposium

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  • Engineering Research Symposium

  • Engineering Research Symposium


Friday, November 8, 2019

Registration Information

The Engineering Research Symposium is a College-wide event focusing on students’ research at all levels, from undergraduate through PhD.  College of Engineering students are invited to submit an abstract and a poster for one of the poster sessions. 

The day-long program features the following opportunities for students:

  • Showcase research in poster presentations and scientific visualizations
  • Showcase outstanding dissertation work in department-nominated oral and poster presentations
  • Receive constructive feedback on your poster and presentation skills from faculty and alumni
  • Monetary prizes for best presenters in each graduate level technical track
  • Networking with alumni, faculty, peers, prospective students, and corporate sponsors
  • Featured speakers
  • Attend sponsor information booths, info sessions, and interviews 

Ways to get involved:

  • Grad students may serve as 1 of 3 co-chairs (paid position)
  • Students may serve on the planning committee: email ERSChairs@umich.edu to get involved
  • Students may register to present a poster or Scientific Visualization 
  • Faculty members, post-docs, and alumni may be judges for posters, presentations, or the abstract review process
    • Register to be an abstract judge here
    • Register to be a poster judge here
  • Anybody may volunteer to help during the event
  • On the day of the event, all faculty, staff, and students are encouraged to visit the poster and oral presentation sessions and interact with the presenters
  • Vote for the People’s Choice Award
  • Give undergraduate students feedback on their posters
  • We are also looking for alumni with a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) background to serve as judges for the poster and oral presentations. RSVP to volunteer as a poster judge here.
  • If your company is interested in sponsoring the ERS, please visit our sponsorship page, for additional information.

Please do not hesitate to email us at SymposiumInfo@umich.edu, if you have any questions, comments, or would like to get involved.  We look forward to meeting you and welcoming you.