Short Research Presentation Competition













The Short Research Presentation Competition is a chance to showcase your research to faculty, industry professionals, and fellow researchers. Cash prizes are awarded to the top presentations. It’s also an excellent resume booster!

There will be two categories of competitions: CHBE Undergrad and Engineering Graduate students. The competition will take place online during Research Day, March 5, 2021. 



This year we have a graduate as well as an undergraduate category. There are cash prizes for the top presentations in each and gift cards for all participants. 


How To Register

When registering for Research Day 2021 you will be asked if you are competing in the Research Day Short Research Presentation Competition. Make sure this check box is checked before clicking Submit.

Registration Deadline: March 1, 2021

You will receive additional details by email. 


Competition format:

  • 5 minute oral presentation with up to 3 slides
  • 2-3 minute Q & A session, following the presentation 
  • Presentations will be done remotely, using the Zoom platform, on March 5, 2021


Files for contestants:

Short Research Presentation Competition judging criteria : For your information only – to consider how your presentation will be assessed (both grad and undergrad)


Competition and Judging

The competition and judging will take place during Research Day, March 5, 2021.