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Graduate and Professional Student Association (GPSA) Research Day

Graduate and Professional Student Association

10th-Annual Graduate Research Day

Date: Friday, April 5, 2019

  Location: Boca Raton Campus Rec Center    

Recap

FAU's Graduate and Professional Student Association (GPSA) hosted the 10th-Annual Graduate Research Day with support from the Division of Research, Division of Student Affairs, Student Government, and the Graduate College on Friday, April 5, 2019. Over 130 scintillating students from various academic disciplines registered to present their research to esteemed faculty judges from all disciplines. The adjudicating team selected thirteen winners, who were awarded scholarship prizes, plus the opportunity to complete at the 2019 Conference of Florida Graduate Schools on April 18, 2019. The top presenters and award recipients from this year's GPSA Graduate Research Day are:

10th-Annual GPSA Graduate Research Day Winners

  • Haidee Cano, M.S.W. candidate, Social Work (Community Engagement Award)
  • Elizabeth Lago, M.S. candidate, Environmental Science (Community Engagement Award)
  • Oscar Lopez, Ph.D. candidate, Mathematics
  • Emily Stark, Ph.D. candidate, Experimental Psychology
  • Daniel Alempijevic, Ph.D. candidate, Integrative Biology
  • Krystyna Powell, M.S.candidate, Biological Sciences
  • Dorota Tokmina-Roszyk, PhD. candidate, Integrative Biology
  • Kirstie Tandberg, Ph.D. candidate, Integrative Biology
  • Negar Firoozi, Ph.D. candidate, Mechanical Engineering
  • Sandhya Sharma, Ph.D. candidate, Electrical Engineering
  • Hallee Meltzer, M.S. candidate, Environmental Science
  • Jennifer Percival, Ph.D. candidate, Educational Leadership & Research Methodology
  • Stephanie Howery, M.S. candidate, Speech Language Pathology Audiology

  • Check out the photos from the Graduate College Facebook Page:

    To view the full photo album, click here.



    2019 Conference of Florida Graduate Schools

    On of the heels of the FAU 10th-Annual Graduate Research Day, eight of our finalists advanced to the 2019 Conference of Florida Graduate Schools (CFGS) at Florida International University on April 18, 2019. The collaborative conference and research competitions featured talented graduate students from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, Florida Atlantic University, Florida Institute of Technology, Florida International University, Florida State University, University of Central Florida, University of Florida, University of Miami, University of North Florida, University of South Florida, and University of West Florida. In addition to our poster competitors, two of our champions from the 2018 FAU Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition, Kelley Jackson and Wilson McLean, also competed at the statewide 3MT® competition. All FAU students did an outstanding job competing against top graduate students state-wide; two of our poster competitors took home awards and scholarship prizes.

    2019 CFGS Poster Competition Winners

  • Negar Firoozi, Ph.D. candidate, Mechanical Engineering
  • Jennifer Percival, Ph.D. candidate, Educational Leadership & Research Methodology

  • We are tremendously proud of all of our graduate students for their hard work and dedication toward their research. These efforts ensure that FAU remains firm in our commitment toward the pillar of research.

    Check out the photos from the Graduate College Facebook Page:

    To view the full photo album, click here.


    Questions? Please contact us:

    Darren Pikul, GPSA Director

    GPSA@fau.edu | 561-297-1170 | 777 Glades Road, Bldg. 31, Rm. 234, Boca Raton, FL 33431

    GPSA Student Government page

    GPSA Owl Central page

    Accommodations

    If reasonable accommodation(s) for a disability is required, contact Darren Pikul at gpsa@fau.edu. Please make your needs known at least five days prior to the event for effective accommodations.

    If you are an individual with a disability and need accommodations please register for services with Student Accessibility Services (SAS). Details on how and where to register for services can be found on the SAS website https://www.fau.edu/sas/future/index.php. All students must complete the Application for Support Services and submit with documentation of their disability on the online portal. SAS will process the application and contact the student to schedule an intake interview to discuss their accommodation needs. SAS requires that this information be provided at least two weeks prior to the beginning of your Graduate College Meeting, so that we have sufficient time to set up the accommodations requested.

     Last Modified 10/9/19