Student Poster Competitions & NSF Registration Grants at IMECE 2021

There are THREE student poster competitions at IMECE with cash prizes this year as well as NSF-funded registration grants. Abstracts are due by July 9 at  Additionally, students who apply to either of the NSF poster competitions are eligible to apply for travel grants.

To apply to one of the poster competitions, please submit your abstract at as follows:

  1. NSF-funded research (Grad & Undergrad) – open to students presenting NSF-funded research.  SUBMIT TO TOPIC 16-1
  2. NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates – open to students presenting REU research.  SUBMIT TO TOPIC 16-2
  3. ASME International Undergraduate Research Expo – open to all undergraduate students. SUBMIT TO TOPIC 15-1

Only poster presentations are eligible, and they MUST be submitted to the topics listed above.  Posters submitted to other technical topics will not be considered in the competitions, and a student may not submit the same poster to multiple topics.  For more information on the NSF competitions and travel grant, see the attached or go to the IMECE website – Programs – NSF.  For more information on the Undergraduate Research Expo, go to the IMECE website – Student Programs – Student Programs Overview.

Good luck to all student authors!

Marriner Merrill

IMECE 2021 Technical Program Chair

Alberto M. Cuitiño | Professor and Department ChairMechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey 
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