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RIT students will have the opportunity to present their research and innovative ideas at the 31st Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium.

The free, public event showcases research and creative projects undertaken by undergraduate students in all colleges and institutes on campus during the 2021-2022 academic year. All RIT undergraduate students are eligible and encouraged to attend. Date:  July 28, 2022    Location:  RIT Campus, Alfred L. Davis Room and Sustainability Institute

Any RIT student that isn’t able to present their research at our In-Person Undergraduate Research Symposium on July 28, 2022, is encouraged to showcase their research at the International Day of Online Research Presentations Gallery on August 3, 2022.

Keynote Speaker

Headshot of Dr. Geraldine L. Cochran.

Dr. Geraldine L. Cochran

Dr. Geraldine L. Cochran is an Associate Professor of Professional Practice in the School of Arts and Sciences and the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Rutgers University, the State University of New Jersey. As a physics education researcher, Cochran wears many hats. Cochran teaches introductory physics courses for engineering majors, develops curricular materials for the high school physics classroom and introductory collegiate-level physics courses, and engages in equity and social justice-oriented research on teaching, learning, participation, and experiences in physics.


Start Time End Time Event Location(s)
8:00am 8:30am Check-In & Continental Breakfast SAU 1300
8:30am 8:45am Welcome Remarks SAU 1300
9:15am 10:30am Oral Presentation Session 1 SUS classrooms
10:30am 11:30am Poster Presentation Session 1 & Coffee Break SUS Galleria
11:30am 12:30pm Oral Presentation Session 2 SUS classrooms
12:30pm 1:45pm Lunch & Keynote Speaker SAU 1300
1:45pm 3:00pm Oral Presentation Session 3 SUS classrooms
3:00pm 4:00pm Poster Presentation Session 2 & Afternoon Break SUS Galleria
4:00pm 5:00pm Oral Presentation Session 4 SUS classrooms