Graduate Presenter Registration

Important Dates

  • Abstract submission deadline: October 13, 2021
  • Poster submission deadline: October 20, 2021 
  • Symposium date: November 19, 2021

Emerging and Advanced Presenter Instructions and Registration Link

  1. Student abstract submissions for the Engineering Research Symposium are on October 13, 2021. 
  2. Prepare your abstract and poster following the directions below.
  3. Use the following format and session abbreviations to name your files: EGSR for Emerging Graduate Student Research poster session, or AGSR for Advanced Graduate Student Research poster session. 
    Example:  
    AGSR_SMITH_JONATHAN_Abstract_ERS2021

Abstract Instructions

  1. Download the abstract template here.  Open it in your preferred word processor and follow the instructions.  Do not change the font, margins, or spacing.  
  2. Abstracts should not exceed 1 page in length and may include a figure.
  3. See the abstract rubric for guidance in writing your abstract.
  4. You may upload your abstract as a .docx or .doc.

Abstract Review for Emerging and Advanced Research
The 2021 ERS is looking for abstract submissions:

  • From any discipline within engineering
  • with intellectual merit, even if experimental results may be pending on account of pandemic-related delays
  • with potential academic and societal impacts  
  • that demonstrate innovation and creativity in research
  • that demonstrate attention to detail and professionalism

Poster Template and Rubric 

  1. Download the poster template here. Open it in your preferred PowerPoint processor and follow the instructions. Please make sure to have the most updated PowerPoint version downloaded.  
  2. See the poster rubric for guidance in creating your poster.

Please note, the Richard and Eleanor Towner Prize for Outstanding Ph.D. Research is a separate graduate student oral and poster competition. Click here for nomination, submission and prize information.