Graduate Research Showcase

The Graduate Research Showcase provides an opportunity for graduate students to present their research to the university and wider community, while networking with representatives from key industry employers. Participants will choose to present either a poster or oral presentation in competition for a prize up to $500. After the event, there will be an award ceremony where students will be recognized for their outstanding achievements.

For attendees, the Graduate Research Showcase is an opportunity to learn about the stellar efforts and accomplishments of Missouri S&T's talented and dedicated graduate student researchers. All students, faculty, and staff, as well as the public, are warmly welcomed to attend.

2024 Graduate Research Showcase Program


Havener Center  | Friday, April 26, 2024  | Dress: Business attire

Event: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. | Awards Ceremony: 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. 

Register here:

Deadline to register has been extended: Monday, April 1st!

Employer Judges

Dillynn Cook, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Laura Grubbs, Brewer Science

Rachel Jung, Brewer Science

Colenan Kirn, U.S. Navy

Kyle Sims, HDR Inc. Engineering

Presenter Resources

All presenters should use the official university templates for posters as well as for the slides accompanying oral presentations. For instructions on accessing the templates, visit

Posters must be submitted to Printing and Mail Services no later than two business days before the desired pick-up date. It is highly recommended that you print your poster early. For more information, including complete printing guidelines, visit

If you are a Chancellor's Distinguished Fellow, Graduate Education will pay for the cost of having your poster printed. When you email your printing request to Printing Services, clearly note in your email that you are a Chancellor's Distinguished Fellow and your print job will be paid for by Graduate Education. 

Those who are giving oral presentations will be given 15 minutes to present, three minutes to answer audience questions, and two minutes to transition to the next speaker. Oral presentations should be supported by a PowerPoint presentation using the university presentation template. The PowerPoint will need to be submitted to Fernando Chavez ( by Wednesday, April 24th.

Graduate Poster Session and Oral Presentation Winners