Undergraduate Research Symposium

The 16th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium will take place April 12, 2019 at 2:00pm in PSF 186.  

The symposium is a great place for students to practice their presentation skills and more seasoned students to showcase their work. All physics majors are welcome to participate and we encourage any and all students/faculty/family to attend!! You may register to present your research in poster format by clicking the link below.

Poster Presenters Register Here


Department of Physics Research Award - One (1) $600 prize awarded for physics or physics related research. 

Research Award - One (1) $600 prize awarded for physics research. 

The John and Richard Jacob Award For Undergraduate Research - One (1) $300 prize awarded to undergraduate research in Physics or Astrophysics. Applications must be submitted through our main physics scholarship page. All applicants are required to present at the symposium.  



Department of Physics Award

  1. Student must be a physics major.
  2. Student must be conducting physics related research.
  3. Research advisor may be outside of physics department.

John and Richard Jacob Award for Undergraduate Research 

  1. Student must be a BS in physics or BS in physics education.
  2. Student is on-track to graduate within nine months of the date of the award.
  3. Participation by the student in the research program shalll have been on a formal basis, either through an established program, through registration for university research credit, or as a paid employee under the supervisor's grant.
  4. The award recipient shall have contributed substantially to the results of the research.

Helpful Resources

Helpful Resources

ASU LibGuides : 

1. Poster Formatting - http://libguides.asu.edu/c.php?g=263920&p=1762682 

2. Fulton Undergraduate Research Initiative  - http://libguides.asu.edu/furi/poster 

Past Abstracts

Past Abstracts

Spring 2017 Symposium Abstracts