Are you involved research and looking for an opportunity to showcase your skills? Do you want to learn more from professionals in your discipline? Would you like the opportunity to meet students from across the United States in varying STEM fields? If you answered yes to any of the above questions, you should apply to the Mid-Atlantic Undergraduate Research Conference at Virginia Tech. This conference is a unique opportunity for undergraduates to come together with professionals from varying scientific fields and share their passion for research. Our team created this conference because we believe in encouraging the collaboration of knowledge in order to facilitate advancement within areas of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
The Mid-Atlantic Undergraduate Research Conference is a two day event, March 23-24th, which will include panel sessions, student oral and poster presentations, and catered meals. You can also look forward to 3 phenomenal keynote speakers: Kate Biberdorf, Daniel Andruczyk, and John Iiames. Kate has been featured on CNN, NBC, Stephen Colbert, and believes in quite literally “blowing up” stereotypes. Daniel Andruczyk is a world renowned physicist who is currently heading HIDRA at University of Illinois. Lastly, John Iiames is a research biologist who has worked for EPA and currently works for NASA as a principal investigator for the terrestrial remote sensing component project. For more information or to apply, go online to www.maurc.org. The application deadline has been extended to January 22nd for students’ convenience, but don’t wait!