Upcoming Events:

Call for Judges: Spring Undergraduate Reseach Conference

Signup on Qualtrics Link

2023 Spring Undergraduate Research Conference is looking for faculty, staff, post-docs, and graduate students to assist with evaluating posters and research talks. This evaluation process is crucial in determining awards and providing constructive feedback to the hardworking undergraduate students who have dedicated their time and effort to presenting their projects. With nearly 600 presentations, a significant number of students have opted to present their work in-person.

Individuals can sign up to judge:

  • In-person posters on Tuesday, April 11 in the PMU Ballrooms
  • Research talks on Thursday, April 13 in STEW 214
  • Virtual presentations on April 10-14

Those who are interested and available can indicate their interest using the Qualtrics Link on the Judging Registration Website.

"Effective Research Presentation" Seminar (Preparing for Spring Conference)

RSVP by Mar. 30, 11:59 PM ET

Come and learn about how to make an effective research presentation for the upcoming Spring Conference! We’ll talk about how to present your research in either a poster or a talk, but the focus will be on presenting a poster. You’ll learn how to structure a poster, how to prepare your talk, and tips from our own experience. Pizza and drinks will be provided at the event.

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF 2023):

  • Student Application Window: January 9 - February 15, 2023

  • Program Dates: May 22 - August 2, 2023

  • SURF Symposium: July 27-28, 2023

  • SURF Award Reception: August 1, 2023

  • About SURF

STARS: Summer Training on Awareness and Readiness for Semiconductors

  • Program period: May 15 - July 7, 2023
  • Applications invited until January 9, 2023
  • About STARS
  • Apply here

Past Events:

SURF Nuts and Bolts Workshop: 

Learn about the process, strategies, and documents required to secure a SURF undergraduate researcher position

  • Spring 2023 Session: 6:00 PM, January 13, 2023 - WALC 3122

  • Fall 2022 Session 1: 6:00 PM, November 29, 2022  - WALC 2087

  • Fall 2022 Session 2: 6:00 PM, November 30, 2022  - Delivered via Zoom


"Writing an Abstract" Seminar (Preparing for Spring Conference)

RSVP by Feb. 16 at 11:59 PM ET

Come and learn how to write a high-quality abstract on Feb. 21, 6-7 pm @BHEE 117 ! This will be an interactive session where we'll do a group activity. This is a great chance to ask us questions about things related to applying to or preparing for the Spring Conference as well! You’ll learn:

  1. What is an abstract
  2. What is composed of an abstract
  3. How to write an effective abstract
  4. Resources for writing an abstract
We’ll also practice identifying the key parts of an example abstract as a group activity. Pizza and drinks will be provided at the event.

There're limited spots available for the event. Successful RSVPs will be granted on a first-come-first-serve basis. A confirmation email will be sent for successful RSVP.


2023 First-Time Researcher Fellowship (FTR Fellowship) Program:

  • Application Window: September 27 - October 14, 2022

  • Program Period: Spring 2023 Semester

  • Announcement of Recipients: by December 2, 2022