Mines students will showcase their research endeavors at the
fourth annual Undergraduate Research Symposium held Tuesday, April 2 in the
Surbeck Center on campus.
Open to the public, oral and poster presentation sessions will occur from
9 a.m.-5 p.m., covering diverse topics ranging from the development of
surrogate human heads for experiments involving shock waves to water
reclamation to detecting astroparticles with a neutron monitor.
Following the presentations will be an award ceremony in the
Surbeck Center Ballroom for the participants, judges, session chairs and
department heads from 5:30-7 p.m. Guest speaker, Doug Wells, Ph.D., dean of
graduate education and professor of the physics department at the School of
Mines, will share his research entitled, “Photo-nuclear Isotope Production – My
Little Tale of Obsession and Opportunity” at the ceremony.