More than 450 people attended the Undergraduate Research Symposium on Aug. 10. Undergraduate students presented their research in either oral presentations or poster presentations. Here, Noella Kolash explains her poster on the accessible viewing device. Sessions were broken up by the following themes: chemistry and materials, energy and sustainability, imaging and optics, modeling and simulations, social sciences and humanities, and biomedical and life sciences. RIT alumna Brandy Pappas, now a biophysics graduate student at Harvard, and Edward Reinfurt, director of the division of science, technology and innovation within the Empire State Development Corp., delivered keynote addresses.