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Research Week

In celebration of Research Week, the Statler College Research Office is hosting an open house on Tuesday, April 12, 2022 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Graduate Student Symposium Winners

During the Open House on April 12, the Statler College Research Office conducted a Graduate Student Symposium. There were 40 posters submitted for review with four designated faculty judges and a separate category of the "People's Choice Award" was judged by the general public by popular vote. The winners are:

Xingbo Liu presenting check to Ali Zafari and Atefeh Khosh Khahtinat 

1st Place: "Neural Image Compression on Solar dynamics Observatory"
Ali Zafari
Atefeh Khosh Khahtinat

Xingbo Liu presenting check to Moktari Mostofa

2nd Place: "An End to End Deep Super-Resolution for Face Recognition in the Wild"
Moktari Mostofa

Xingbo Liu presenting check to Ahmed Shoyeb

People's Choice: "Towards Futuristic Autonomous Experimentation-A Surprise-Reacting Sequential Experimental Polics"
Ahmed Shoyeb

The 1st Place team will get $1,000 support for the students to present their work in a conference, the 2nd Place team and People's Choice Award team will get $500 each to support the student's travel.


10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
EcoCAR Mobility Challenge - Outside ESB Annex
Undergraduate Poster Session - ESB Annex
Graduate Student Symposium - ESB Annex

12 – 1 p.m.
Dr. Kirk Gerdes, Associate Director of Research and Innovation Center, NETL, and member of the Statler College Visiting Committee - ESB Annex& and Zoom option available

12 – 2 p.m.
Robotics - ESB Annex

1 – 1:30 p.m.
Molecular Transport and Separations Laboratory - Rooms 305-305A ERB
Electron Microscopy Facilities (EMF) Tour - Rooms B63/B66 ESB

1:30 – 2 p.m.
Cleanroom (CRF) Laboratory Tours, Materials Characterization Facilities (MCF) - Rooms G75B ESB
XPS - Room B62 ESB
XRD/FTIR/Ellipsomer Laboratory - Room 211 ERB

2 – 3 p.m.
Advanced Manufacturing Laboratory Open House

3 – 4 p.m.
Smart Manufacturing Laboratory Open House (Activities and Exhibits) - Room 70 ESB

Parking – Areas 40 and 41

ERB = Engineering Research Building
ESB = Engineering Science Building
MRB = Mineral Resource Building