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The Office of Graduate Education Presents


 Graduate Education Week 2016

April 4-8 2016


 8th Annual Graduate Research and Creativity Symposium


April 8th, 2016


Symposium Schedule

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Jennifer L. Schneider, CIH

Eugene H. Fram Chair in Applied Critical Thinking


VOTE For the Winner of the Peoples Choice Award at the Symposium

The survey will only be open from 4:30-5:00 p.m..  Please only vote once. 




Registration to Attend Here


Registration for Symposium Presenters is now closed


Student Presentation Schedule


Three Minute Thesis preliminary competitions

CIAS – March 9th 5:00 p.m. University Gallery
KGOE- March 16th 9 a.m. Hugh L Cary Hall HLC 2575
COS – March 30th 6:00 p.m. Gosnell A-300
Ph.D Competition - Monday April 4th – 10 a.m.- Noon  Golisano Institute of Sustainability, 1st floor Auditorium



Graduate Education Week April 4-8 Events

Visit the The Bevier Gallery - Graduate Thesis Exhibition


Monday April 4th - Ph.D 3 Minute Thesis Competition 10 a.m. - Noon Golisano Institute of Sustainability, 1st Floor Auditorium


Tuesday April 5th - 2016 Eugene H. Fram Chair in Applied Critical Thinking Spring Lecture -

4:00 p.m. Webb Auditorium in Booth Building



Wednesday April 6th - Reading of Photograph 51- 6:30 p.m. 

Student Innovation Hall SIH 87-1600 The Albert J. Simone Center



Thursday April 7th - Workshop - How to present your research - Tips for presenters by members of Tiger Tales Toastmasters

2:30 p.m. Campus Center Reading Room



Friday April 8th - 8th Annual Graduate Research and Creativity Symposium



The 7th Annual RIT Graduate Research and Creativity Symposium

Thank you for everyone who came out for the 2015 7th annual Graduate Research and Creativity Symposium.

It was a great success!

The following Awards were given to students. 

Poster Presentation Awards  $200 Each

Ryan M Bowen, Systemic Health Evaluation of Radio Frequency Power Generators Using Gaussian Mixture Models

Jam Sadiq, Upper-mass Limit of Very Massive Stars

MFA Presentation Awards $250 each

Ihab Mardini, CIAS, Plastic Glory

Patrick Kana, CIAS, Symbiosis of Natuarl Form and Material

Ph.D. Presentation Awards $250 each

Gordon Werner, CIS, Hardware Efficient Authenticated Encryption

Mustafa Koz, COE, Effect of Injection and Suction on the Interfacial Mass Transport Resistance in a Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell Air Channel

Honorable Mention Presentation Awards $100 Each

Brennan Ireland, COS, Binary Black Hole Inspirals: The Hybrid Metric with Spin

Steven Barber, CIS, Initial Assessment of Microbial Fuel Cells For the Treatment of Tofu Processing Waste



Here is a list of the workshops we had during Graduate Education Week 2015

Thank you to all the presenters and attendees for making this the most successful Graduate Education Week ever!


2015 Graduate Education Week Workshops


Monday February 23rd 

9-11 a.m. Critical Thinking Workshop Presented by Chip Sheffield  ~ Building 87 Room 1100 ~ 

Tuesday February 24th

10 - 11 a.m. Public Speaking Workshop Presented by the RIT Tiger Tales Toastmasters ~ SAU 1510 (The 1829 Room) 

5-7 p.m.  Graduate Student Mixer hosted by CIAS and the Office of Graduate Studies ~ Vignelli Center

Wednesday February 25th

9-11 a.m. Introduction to Grant Writing Workshop Presented by Rebecca Sumner ~ CIMS 2240/2230

2- 4 p.m. Cross-Cultural Communication in Academic and Everyday Settings Presented by Stanley Van Horn ~ USC 87-3200

Thursday February 26th

2-3:30 p.m. "Top Ten List of Things I Wish I Knew Back Then" with a focus on small business and the barriers to growth Presented by Patrick Talty ~ Campus Center 2610 (Bamboo Room)

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