• Engineering Graduate Symposium

  • Engineering Graduate Symposium

  • Engineering Graduate Symposium

  • Engineering Graduate Symposium

Friday, October 26, 2018

The Engineering Graduate Symposium is a College-wide event focusing on doctoral and master’s students’ research.  College of Engineering current graduate students are invited to submit an abstract and a poster for one of the poster sessions. 

The day-long program features the following opportunities for graduate students:

  • Showcase research in poster presentations and scientific visualizations
  • Showcase outstanding dissertation work in department-nominated oral and poster presentations
  • Receive constructive feedback on your poster and presentation skills from faculty and alumni
  • Monetary prizes for best presenters in each technical track
  • Networking with alumni, faculty, peers, and prospective students
  • Featured speakers
  • Attend sponsor information booths, info sessions, and interviews 

Ways to get involved:

  • Grad students may serve as 1 of 3 co-chairs (paid position)
  • A grad student may serve as the sponsor recruiter (paid a commission)
  • Grad students may serve on the planning committee: email egschairs@umich.edu to get involved
  • Grad students may submit an abstract. Accepted abstracts will be invited to present a poster
  • Faculty members and post-docs, and alumni may be judges for posters, presentations, or the abstract review process
  • Anybody may volunteer to help during the event
  • Participate in the People’s Choice awards voting
  • Give undergraduate students feedback on their posters
  • On the day of the event, all faculty, staff, and students are encouraged to visit the poster and oral presentation sessions and interact with the presenters
  • We welcome all alumni to join our networking event with graduate students from 4:00-5:00 pm. RSVP for the networking event here.
  • We are also looking for alumni with a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) background to serve as judges for the poster and oral presentations. RSVP to volunteer as a judge here.
  • If your company is interested in sponsoring EGS, please visit our sponsorship page before Sept 14th, 2018, for additional information.

Please do not hesitate to email us at SymposiumInfo@umich.edu, if you have any questions, comments, or would like to get involved.  We look forward to meeting you and welcoming you.