Engineering Graduate Research Symposium

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2018 Engineering Graduate Research Symposium

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Thursday, March 29, 2018, 8:30am - 3:00pm

MSU Breslin Center

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.

Registration is now open!  Participants register here:

Abstracts for the 2018 Engineering Graduate Research Symposium are now available!



8:30-9:00am       Registration, Poster Set-Up, Coffee

9:00-10:30am     Poster Session A (BAE, BME, CE, CMSE, ECE, ENE)

10:30-12:00pm   Poster Session B (CHE, CSE, ME, MSE)

12:00-12:15pm   Break / Take Down Posters

12:15-12:30pm   Speaker

12:30-1:00pm     Networking Lunch

1:00-2:00pm       Fitch H. Beach Nominee Presentations

2:00-3:00pm       Awards Ceremony


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.  Poster registrations are due by 12:00pm (noon EST) on January 26, 2018.  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.