Undergraduate Poster Session

The Research and Innovation Week Undergraduate Poster Session will take place Tuesday, March 21, from 2-5pm, in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center Ballroom.  Prizes are awarded for the Top 3 posters overall, and the best poster in each department will be recognized.

This year's presenters:

  • Sophia AcharNWSL Expansion
  • Joshua Ange, Cosmic Microwave Background Delensing and The Hubble Tension
  • James Barta, Uses of Mixed and Virtual Reality in Higher Education: A Systematic Review
  • Razan BayanOur Collective Amnesia: Muslim Youth Perceptions of Post-9/11 U.S. Government Inflicted Violence
  • Zaid Benyacoub, Level Design to Streamline an Educational Experience on HuMIn Game Lab's STEM-C Project
  • Camryn Bradley & Remi RosencransWhat Limits Maximal Speeds During Curved Running
  • Alexander BrandtRocking-Slipping Seismic Response of Rigid, Slender Buildings
  • Victoria Cunningham, Math Interventions: Relationships Between Teacher Performance, Self-Efficacy, and Outcome Expectancy
  • Siphosami Dongozi, An ethnographic study of the effects of Zimbabwean and colonial patriarchal patterns on women' rights.
  • Anthony Farhat and Oliver Forst, Dueling Public Health Crises: Texas EMS Opioid Overdose Response in light of COVID-19
  • Kaitlyn Gearin, Sympatho-excitatory stress in females with multiple sclerosis
  • Kennedy Honors & Princess Igwe-Icho, Continuing-Generation College Students' Experiences and Perceptions of First-Generation College Students
  • Patrick Isaac,Testing potential inhibitors on multi-drug resistance pump proteins in E. coli
  • David Jiang, Recurrence Relation Schemes for Electron Repulsion Integral Computation on GPUs
  • Curtis Johnson, The Dzud: Winter Disaster Management and Changing Herding Practices in the Darkhad Depression of Northern Mongolia
  • Lior Kremer, Synthesis and Modification of Maleimides to Control Properties of Degradable Adhesive Networks
  • Ayden Machajewski, SMU Guildhall Capstone Recording Sessions
  • Sayumi Mahawanniarachchi, Addictive Health Risk Behaviors of Undergraduate Students
  • Tyler McCall, Constraints and Conservatism:  The Effect of Presidential Choices on Voting Patterns of Supreme Court Justices
  • Eugenia Mendez, TBD
  • Isabelle Mermilliod, Examining the relationship between the COVID-19 vaccine and social norms
  • Gabriel Mongaras, Machine Learning Approaches for Tensor Hypercontraction
  • Zachary Oldham, Spontaneous cardiovagal baroreflex sensitivity in females with multiple sclerosis
  • Alexander Peters, Cape Meares Landslide Field Study
  • Alex Petmecky, Interacting with NoSQL Game Data using Graph Theory
  • Nicole Rafidi, Post-traumatic Symptoms and Health Behaviors: The Moderating Role of Socioeconomic Status
  • Nushah Rahman, Examining Anxiety and Self-Efficacy Throughout College
  • Brynne Richardson, Personality Instability and Relationship Satisfaction
  • Raelyn Roberson, Pressor Responses to Isometric Handgrip Exercise in Females with Multiple Sclerosis
  • Raiya Shah, Children’s Literature as a Health Education Tool
  • Ash Thye, Taxonomy at a Crossroads: Naming and (De)Colonial Practice in Natural History Museums
  • Dylan Tietje-Mckinney, Using Copper Nanoclusters to Induce Cytotoxicity in Cancer Cells
  • Saifiyah Zaki, Navigating the Loneliness Landscape: Exploring the Relationship between State and Trait Loneliness in a Social Connection Task
  • Kaiyan Zhao, Mathematical Modeling for Lipid Droplets



Guidelines for students:

Poster templates

Poster print funding

Most posters cost about $50-70. Ask your department if there are funds available. The Office of Engaged Learning does not cover printing costs.

Local print shops


Need help designing your poster? Want to practice explaining your work? The Office of Engaged Learning is hosting workshops to help:

Making Awesome Research Posters (Drop-in)

  • Dr. Neal's office is open for questions and feedback on your Research Days poster!
  • Wednesday, February 22 and Thursday, February 23, 2023
  • 3:00pm - 5:00pm 
  • Scholars' Den: Clements Hall G06 (the glass classroom)

Posters & Elevator Pitches (Drop-in)

  • Dr. Neal's office is open for practicing and feedback on your Research Days "Elevator pitch"!
  • Wednesday, March 8, and Thursday, March 9, 2023
  • 3:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Scholars' Den: Clements Hall G06 (the glass classroom)