Engineering Graduate Research Symposium

2017 Engineering Graduate Research Symposium

Thursday, March 30, 2017

8:00am – 4:00pm

MSU Breslin Center


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Abstracts for the 2017 Engineering Graduate Research Symposium are now available!

The Engineering Graduate Research Symposium features research posters and presentations from MSU Engineering graduate students, and is an opportunity for faculty, students, alumni and industry professionals to explore connections between research and practice.  The Symposium is free and open to the public.

2017 Symposium Agenda


8:00am-9:00am         Registration, Continental Breakfast, Poster Set-Up

9:00am-9:15am         Welcome

9:15am-10:45am       Fitch Beach Research Award Nominee Presentations

10:45am-11:00am     Break

11:00pm-12:30pm     Poster Session A

12:30pm-2:00pm       Lunch / Career Connections / Awards Ceremony

2:00pm-3:30pm         Poster Session B

3:30pm-4:00pm         Cleanup / Take Down Posters


Poster Session A is for poster authors from the following departments: Chemical Engineering, Computational Mathematics, Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Materials Science and Mechanical Engineering.

Poster Session B is for poster authors from the following departments: Biomedical Engineering, Biosystems Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Environmental Engineering.

Poster Presentations
MSU Engineering Graduate Students and Post Doctoral Scholars who wish to present research posters should first discuss their poster presentation with their adviserPoster registrations are due by 12:00pm (noon EST) on February 22, 2017.  Posters submitted after this deadline will be accepted while space is available, but will not appear in the printed program.  Guidelines for creating your research poster can be found by clicking here.


Location, Maps and Parking Information

The Symposium will be held at the MSU Breslin Center. Enter the Breslin through the Ticket Office, located just north of lot 63E. Click here for an annotated map showing the entrance and parking lots; additional campus maps are available online at:

  • MSU Faculty/Staff permit parking is available in Lot 63E, immediately south of Breslin.
  • Visitor parking is available in Lot 63W, accessible from Harrison Road and south of the Breslin Center; parking validation will be provided if you bring your ticket to the Symposium registration table.



Past Symposia

2016 Symposium Program (PDF)

2016 Symposium Poster Abstracts (PDF and HTML)

2016 Symposium Industry Participants (HTML)

2015 Symposium Program (PDF)

2015 Symposium Poster Abstracts (PDF or HTML)

2015 Symposium Industry Participants (HTML)

2014 Symposium Program (HTML)

2014 Symposium Poster Abstracts (HTML)