POSTERS

Poster Session I

1:00 p.m., Thursday, 18 October
Alumni Hall, J.W. Connolly Ballroom
, 1st Floor

Click here to view the Poster Key for this session.

Poster Session II

1:00 p.m., Friday, 19 October
Alumni Hall, J.W. Connolly Ballroom, 1st Floor

Click here to view the Poster Key for this sessio.

The deadline for submitting abstracts is Midnight on Friday, September 28.


POSTER TOPICS

  • Basic Life Science—From Molecule to Mouse
  • Translational Life Science—From Animal to Human to Community
  • Physical Science and Engineering
  • New Research Tools and Techniques

For poster registrant inquiries, please e-mail Michele Baum at mdb64@pitt.edu. For undergraduate poster inquiries, please e-mail Meghan Culpepper at academic@pitt.edu.

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Undergraduate Research Poster Reception
5:15 p.m., Thursday, 18 October
Alumni Hall, J.W. Connolly Ballroom, 1st Floor

At a special reception open to all Science 2018 registrants, undergraduates from across the University will exhibit faculty-mentored posters in basic science, medicine, and engineering.

Science 2018 Undergraduate Poster Competition
Prize value $250

Sigma Xi Prize for an innovative application of a technique
Reevaluating the Calculation of Fetal Head Molding in Finite Element Models of the Second Stage of Labor
Issam Abushaban, Megan Routzong, and Steven Abramowitch, PhD
Mentor: Steven Abramowitch, PhD, associate professor of bioengineering, Swanson School of Engineering

Sigma Xi Prize for outstanding project
Experimental Study of Thermo-Hydro-Mechano-Chemical (THMC) Behavior of Geologically Activated Cementing Materials
Nina Chang, Yunxing Lu, and Andrew Bunger, PhD
Mentor: Andrew Bunger, PhD, associate professor of civil and environmental and of chemical and petroleum engineering, Swanson School of Engineering

Pitt Innovation Institute Prize for a project with commercial potential
Self-Cleaning and Antireflective Nanostructured Glass Substrates for Energy Efficient Solar Cells
Sooraj Sharma, Sajad Haghanifar, MS; and Paul Leu, PhD
Mentor: Paul Leu, PhD, associate professor of industrial engineering and of mechanical and materials science, Swanson School of Engineering