Missouri University of Science and Technology is hosting an Undergraduate Research Conference Wednesday, April 8, at the Havener Center on campus. A total of 81 Missouri S&T students, working individually or in groups, will participate.
The students will present research findings during oral presentations or poster sessions. Research categories include engineering, sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities. There is a special category for research proposals.
Cash prizes will be awarded for oral presentations and posters in each category. The prizes are as follows: $750 (first place), $500 (second place) and $250 (third place). The awards presentation is scheduled for 4 p.m.
Other prizes will be awarded for “Best Bibliography” and for the project with the most commercial potential.
The students have all been working with faculty research advisors on their projects.
Opening addresses will be given by Missouri S&T Chancellor John F. Carney III and Dr. Harvest Collier, vice provost of undergraduate studies, at 8:30 a.m. Dr. Wayne Huebner, chair of materials science and engineering, will deliver a keynote address at noon.