2017 UNM STEM Research Symposium

Nanoscience and Microsystems Engineering Graduate Student Association, Chemical and Biological Engineering Graduate Student Association, and Chemistry and Chemical Biology Graduate Student Association Are proud to bring you the 2017 UNM STEM Research Symposium

UNM STEM Research Symposium (STEMRS) is a student-organized, multidisciplinary STEM conference where UNM students have the opportunity and platform to present their research findings to the wider New Mexico scientific community. Around the cornerstone of student research, we will bring together professors and students from UNM and local academia, scientists from the national laboratories, representatives of local industry, and other stakeholders to foster connections for development. We held this event last year under the name, Research Day, and it was very well received and fostered much discourse.

Students will give short conference-style talks, present posters, and compete for awards. The presentations will be split into three thematic divisions with an invited speaker headlining each segment. Joining us will be Gayla Walden, Principal Director of Space Innovation at the Aerospace Corporation, Dr. Aditya Mohite, Materials Physics and Applications scientist at Los Alamos National Laboratory, and Dr. Boris Kiefer, Gardiner Professor at the Department of Physics at New Mexico State University. The Keynote, "Hidden Galaxies Behind the Milky Way," will be given by Dr. Patricia Henning, Interim Associate Vice President for Research at UNM.

We will have a catered lunch with keynote, and a catered banquet for dinner with an open bar. The event will be taking place at the UNM Student Union Building (SUB), 3rd floor conference rooms. If you plan to attend lunch or dinner, we ask that you please RSVP as it will be difficult to plan those items without a head count. Feel free to come to as much or as little of this event as you like. http://nsme.unm.edu/research/rsvp.html

This event is being organized with the collaboration, support, and hosting of the graduate student associations of Nanoscience and Microsystems Engineering, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Chemistry and Chemical Biology. We are receiving additional funding gifts from Nanoscience and Microsystems Engineering, Chemical and Biological Engineering, and Chemistry and Chemical Biology and from Clover Leaf Solutions, Inc.

I hope you take the opportunity to enjoy the food, take in the current research, and network with the local science and business community. We look forward to seeing you February 11th for the 2017 UNM STEM Research Symposium!

If you are an advisor for UNM STEM graduate students

We are also sending out a call for abstracts for this event to graduate students at UNM doing research in STEM fields. This is an opportunity for students to network with potential employers and like-minded researchers and to form collaborations for research and business. For upcoming conferences, this is great low-stress practice for students to hone presentations, posters, and to get better at fielding questions. $2000 in awards to be given the best oral and poster presentation! More Details below and in attached flyer.

Call for Abstracts / UNM graduate STEM students / Deadline: January 27th

  • All abstracts must be 200 words or less in pdf or docx format.
  • Oral Presentations: Present a conference style 10-15 minute talk and answer 3-5 minutes of questions.
  • Poster Session: Present your work on a 4’x5’ (maximum size) poster and interact with judges and attendees. Printing assistance is available upon request. Ask before February 3rd
  • Submit abstracts to adanm@unm.edu
  • Indicate poster or oral presentation in your submission
  • Download Flyer