Big finish this week for ERC summer program

Students and teachers taking part in the Engineering Research Center’s summer outreach program will show off what they’ve accomplished this week.  Participants include five high school and community college teachers; nine undergraduates from Bennett, Cal State-Los Angeles, GTCC, N.C. A&T, UNC-CH and UNCC; and three high school students from Greensboro and Charlotte.

The summer outreach program provides direct, hands-on research experience in bioengineering. Undergraduates are on campus for eight weeks; teachers and high school students are here for six weeks.

The undergraduates will take part in an oral presentation competition Wednesday, 10 a.m. to noon, in the Fort IRC, Room 410.  The list of their presentation titles is here (PDF).

On Friday, teams of students, teachers and their research mentors will engage in a poster competition at 11 a.m.  the posters will be displayed on the second floor of McNair Hall.  The program’s closing ceremony and awards presentation will take place in the McNair Auditorium at 11:45 a.m.  The event’s program and list of research poster topics are here (PDF).

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