Welcome to the 2019 Graduate Research Conference

This conference offers students at Stevens Institute of Technology the opportunity to present their research to the broader Stevens community. The goals of this conference are:

  • To foster communication between the multiple departments and programs on campus
  • To help develop communication skills for our various graduate students, both Masters’ and Ph.D.

The talks are meant to be aimed at the lay audience, meaning that they should be approachable by educated persons who are not experts in the particular field of the speaker. In the current climate, it is more important than ever for scientists, engineers, and other researchers to be able to clearly communicate their work to the broader public, and this conference gives students the opportunity to practice these skills in a friendly environment.

Interested in learning more? Attend one of our information sessions:

  • Wednesday, November 28, 2018; 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM; Babbio Center Room 304
  • Thursday, November 29, 2018; 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM; Babbio Center Room 210
  • Wednesday, December 5, 2018 (time and place to be announced)

Register to attend an information session here. 


What do you gain if you participate?

As a presenter you gain a stage to communicate your research with the broader Stevens community, practice communicating your research and the opportunity to network outside of your discipline with the chance to generate interdisciplinary research topics for pursuit.

Do you receive any AWARDS?

YES!! There will be awards for the best paper and for the best poster.

You can present your paper at a national conference for the respective winners’ research field. The prize for both will include the following:

  • A conference trip
  • Registration fee for Conference
  • Travel and lodge

(P.S.: For papers with co-authors, only the primary author is awarded.)


When is the Conference?

Thursday, February 21, 2019, and Friday, February 22, 2019.


Who is involved?

Sponsored by:

Office of Graduate Education & Office of Graduate Student Affairs

Graduate Research Conference Organizing Committee:
  • Ambrosio Valencia-Romero 
  • Chenxi Yang 
  • Huizhong Zuo
  • Sameer Neve 
  • Yufan Qiu
Academic Advisors and Instructors:
  • Dr. Charles Suffel (Professor of Mathematical Sciences)
  • Dr. Ionut Florescu (Research Associate Professor and Director of the Hanlon Financial Systems Laboratories)
  • Dr. Ellyn Lester (Teaching Associate Professor)
  • Dr. Deborah Sinnreich-Levi (Associate Professor at College of Arts & Letters)
  • Dr. Thomas Lechler (Associate Professor; Director of Ph.D. Program)
Administrative Advisor:

Nafisa Sadiq (Student Affairs Analyst)