The UMBC student chapters for ACM and IEEE are jointly organizing a one-day research symposium on Computer and Electrical Systems that will be held at bwtech@UMBC’s South Campus on Friday, May 4, 2018.

The goal of the symposium is to recognize and inspire student research by sharing cutting-edge ideas and achievements through presentations, posters, and demonstrations. It will bring students, faculty and collaborators from the Computer Science and Electrical Engineering department together to present their research ideas and results.

The symposium will be held on Friday, May 4, 2018, at the UMBC Technology Center South Campus from 9:00am to 5:00pm. Refreshments and lunch will be provided.

We invite proposals from graduate and undergraduate students and faculty in the following categories.
Faculty research talks
Student research talks
Student poster presentations, demonstrations and/or elevator pitch competition
The deadline to submit abstracts or proposals is April 27, 2018.

There will be awards and cash prizes for
Best emerging Women Research student
Best undergraduate research
Best MS research
Best Ph.D. research
Best poster
Best elevator pitch
Location: The symposium will be held at the bwtech@UMBC South Campus (1450 S Rolling Road, Halethorpe, MD 21227) main building. Parking is free and the UMBC Halethorpe shuttle stops there (stop #18).

More information, including information on submitting an abstract, can be found at If you have any questions, please contact