Engineering Graduate Research Symposium

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Engineering Graduate Research Symposium

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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.

The 2019 Symposium will be held on MARCH 21, 2019 and registration is now open! Click here to access the online registration.


8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Registration/Set-Up Posters
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM Poster Session A
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Poster Session B
12:00 PM - 12:15 PM Break/Take Down Posters
12:15 PM - 12:30 PM Remarks
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM Networking Lunch
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Fitch H. Beach Presentations
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Awards


Poster Presentations
MSU Engineering Graduate Students and Post Doctoral Scholars who wish to present research posters should first discuss their poster presentation with their adviser.  Guidelines for creating your research poster can be found by
clicking here.

NEW for the 2019 Symposium! Posters will be organized by research category. The research category is required for poster registration.  The primary research categories are listed below.  Additional information can be found here.

Research Categories:

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Data Science Health, Food Safety and Biomechanics
Computing Mechanics and Structures
Mobility, Robotics Materials and Manufacturing
Electrosystems Sustainability and Environment


The deadline to register a poster is FEBRUARY 6, 2019.  The link to register your poster is


Location, Maps and Parking Information

The Symposium will be held at the MSU Breslin Center. Enter the Breslin through the HALL OF HISTORY GATE, 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 pay code will be provided.