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2015 Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium

The 2015 Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium is a celebration of undergraduate research in the Greater Pittsburgh area, offering an exciting opportunity for student researchers, science faculty, and area professionals to interact and share in undergraduate research.

2015 Summer Research Symposium Book

View the 2015 Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium book.


Keynote Address

Charles F. Kahle IICharles F. Kahle II
Vice President, Research and Development
Chief Technology Officer
PPG Industries
Pittsburgh, PA
"The Secret Life of Paint: What you see and the science behind it"

Symposium Schedule

9 a.m. Continental Breakfast (Bayer Learning Center Rotunda)
Poster Setup (Mellon Hall Patio, Academic Walk side)
10 a.m. Welcome, Dr. Philip Reeder, Dean, Bayer School of Natural and
Environmental Sciences, Duquesne University - Pappert Lecture Hall, Bayer Learning Center
10:10 a.m.     Keynote Address, Charles F. Kahle II - Pappert Lecture Hall
Vice President, Research and Development
Chief Technology Officer
PPG Industries, Pittsburgh, PA
"The Secret Life of Paint: What you see and the science behind it"
11 a.m. Plenary Session (Student Presentations) - Pappert Lecture Hall
1 p.m. Picnic Lunch - Mellon Hall Patio, Bluff Street side
2-4 p.m. Poster Session - Mellon Hall Patio, Academic Walk side

Abstract Submissions

Posters must fit into a 4' x 4' space.

Abstracts must conform to the following format:
Font: Arial 10 point
Length: Maximum of 150 words (not including titles and names)
Format:
Title of Written Abstract (in bold)
Authors (Last name, First name)
Academic Department
University
Text of Abstract (150 words)

Abstract Writing and Poster Making Skills Seminar by Dr. Stephanie Wetzel

View the Abstract Writing and Poster Making Skills Seminar (PowerPoint) by Dr. Stephanie Wetzel. Please feel free to use this as a reference when you are preparing your research poster for the 2015 Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium.

2015 Summer Research Symposium Book

Prior Symposia

For more information about the Summer Research Symposium, take a look at materials from prior symposia.

URP Student

Contact Information

Philip Clarke, Director of Student Services
329 Fisher Hall
Duquesne University
Pittsburgh, PA, 15282

Phone: 412.396.4172
Fax: 412.396.4881

Email: urp@duq.edu