Research Expo Program

This year, Research Expo will be held on Hopin, a virtual venue with multiple interactive areas that are optimized for connecting and engaging. Attendees can move in and out of rooms just like an in-person event, and enjoy the content and connections that are a staple of Research Expo. Here's what the day will look like:


Wednesday, May 19

11:00 am

Welcome Remarks

Research Expo is live on Hopin! Browse graduate student research posters and 2-minute video presentations explaining the significance of their research.

11:00 - 11:30 am

Q&A Session #1

Interact directly with the first group of our graduate student researchers

11:30 - 11:45 am

Faculty Lightning Talk

Nicole Steinmetz

Professor of Nanoengineering, Director of the Center for Nano-ImmunoEngineering

11:45 am - 12:15 pm

Q&A Session #2

12:15 - 12:30 pm

Faculty Lightning Talk

Shirley Meng

Professor of Nanoengineering, Director of the Institute for Materials Discovery and Design

12:30 - 1:00pm

Q&A Session #3

1:00 - 2:00pm

Networking Hour

Visit booths hosted by industry partners to learn about employment opportunities; discover the breadth and depth of the San Diego innovation ecosystem; and see where engineering research can advance shared goals.

2:30 - 3:00pm

Award Ceremony
  • $1,500 M. Lea Rudee Outstanding Poster Award

  • $500 Department Best Poster Prizes 



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