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Student Research Symposium 

The SD School of Mines & Technology 7th annual Research Symposium will be held on April 5, 2016.

In order to participate, students must submit an abstract online by March 15, 2016. Oral presentation times will be limited to 20 minutes. This will include set-up, presentation, and a short question and answer period. Audio-visual equipment will be available.

Poster presentation size is 34 inches by 44 inches or smaller. The poster boards will be provided in the Office of Research Affairs (OH-102). Students should pick up the poster board no later than Friday, March 25, 2016 and bring the mounted presentation to the Surbeck Center at registration time. Students will present their poster to judges and others who attend the poster session.

Accepted abstracts will be available in an Abstract Booklet.  The order of presentations will be assigned after all abstracts have been received.  Cash prizes will be awarded for first, second, and third place in both oral and poster categories to graduates and undergraduates.  In addition, an award will be presented to the overall best presentation  


1st Prize: $500
2nd Prize: $300
3rd Prize: $200
Best Overall Paper: $500

In the case of multiple authors, the prize will be awarded to the author who presents the paper. If students have questions regarding research projects for the symposium, they should check with their department head or chair.