Poster Exhibition

**Sponsored by the Student Affairs Office and the Student Engineering Council**

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The Annual Poster Exhibition Competition (sponsored by the Cockrell School Student Affairs Office and the Student Engineering Council), will be held on Tuesday, April 21st, 2015 from 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM in the ETC “T-Room” Atrium, and is a wonderful opportunity for engineering undergraduates to present their research findings to a panel of judges (including EAB members, professors, and graduate students).

Cash prizes will be awarded to the top 3 posters in both the underclassmen (Freshmen/Sophomores) and upperclassmen (Juniors/Seniors) division, totaling 6 awards.

1st place is $300, 2nd place is $200 and 3rd place is $100.

To participate, fill out the form at the following link: bit.ly/2015posterform

Please note that as a participant you will be required to be present at the exhibition for at least 30 minutes between 2:30 PM and 5:00 PM on April 21st.

The deadline to register is Tuesday, April 7, 2015 @ 11:59 PM.

Posters must be completed by Friday, April 17, 2015 and turned into the Student Affairs Office (located in the ESS building) by 4:00 PM.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to email poster@sec.engr.utexas.edu.

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For reference, the guidelines for the 2015 competition are listed below :

A judging panel composed of graduate students, professors, and alumni will grade your presentation on the following criteria:

  • Creativity
  • Originality
  • Articulation of Research
  • Visual Appeal of Poster

The rules for the poster exhibition are as follows:

  • Posters must be 32″ high by 40″ wide (or smaller), and in landscape orientation;
  • Only research done between January 2014 and April 2015 is eligible to be displayed.

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For poster design assistance, the Office of Undergraduate Research is hosting poster design classes and workshops. http://www.utexas.edu/ugs/our/students/poster-workshops contains the upcoming dates. Register to attend.

Affordable printing can be done through the Natural Sciences Research Department.

If you’re in financial need to print your poster, the Student Affairs Office has scholarships available. Contact poster@sec.engr.utexas.edu for more information.

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Please don’t hesitate to contact poster@sec.engr.utexas.edu with any questions/comments/concerns.