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Undergraduate Research Day 2017

The University of Houston Office of Undergraduate Research’s 13th annual Undergraduate Research Day was Thursday, October 12, 2017. Approximately 250 undergraduates presented posters and oral projects at the event. These student presenters represented the over 80 students who participated in the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program, as well as the more than 160 more students who conducted substantive research projects. 

Several student projects featured at this year's Undergraduate Research Day were spotlighted by UH News and Events and the College of Natural Science Mathematics.

Students, faculty, and guests attending the event voted on the Audience Favorite Poster Awards. The winners were:

Daniel Bao - Electrical and Computer Engineering 
Sebastian Bidegain - Biology and Biochemistry
Stephanie Chavez - Modern and Classical Languages
True Furrh - Civil and Environmental Engineering
Michelle Gale - Electrical and Computer Engineering 
Rosendo Garcia - Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering 
Megan Goh - Biomedical Engineering
Aisha Hasan - Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering 
Jessica Juarez - Industrial Design
Andelien Lee - Accounting
Katherine Lephuoc - Psychological, Health, and Learning Services
Avery Love - Health and Human Performance
Jose Molina - Interior Architecture 
Faith Nomamiukor - Psychology
Yen Nguyen - Chemistry
Cana Quave - Psychology
Mary Reeves - Petroleum Engineering 
Devanshi Singh - Biology and Biochemistry

Hundreds of attendees celebrated the achievements of our student researchers by visiting the poster presentations and attending the oral presentations.

Poster presentations:       

Elizabeth D. Rockwell Pavilion2nd floor of MD Anderson Library, & the Honors College

Honors College Commons: Arts, Hotel and Restaurant Management, Liberal Arts and Social Science

Second Floor, M.D. Anderson Library: Architecture, Business, Education, Engineering, Natural Science and Mathematics, Pharmacy, Technology

Oral presentations:


Rooms 212L, 212J, and 212S in the Honors College
Oral Presentation Schedule

We thank the Office of the Provost, the Division of Research, and the Honors College for their support of the Office of Undergraduate Research and this exciting event.

For more information regarding Undergraduate Research Day 2018, contact Jennifer Asmussen, Director of the Office of Undergraduate Research, 713.743.6433.