April 21st

Symposium on Undergraduate Research

The 15th Iowa State University Symposium on Undergraduate Research and Creative Expression represents part of a larger effort of Iowa State University to enhance, support, and celebrate undergraduate research activity.

Throughout the day, undergraduates from all disciplines will have an opportunity to share their research through conference-style oral presentations. Join the livestreams below, organized by a variety of research topics, to learn more about the work being done in each of ISU’s colleges. For more information about the program, review the abstract booklet for more details.

View our full list of events below – all times are in CDT. Can’t make it to every event or in a different time zone? Click on the scheduled event to view the archived video or watch any of our on-demand offerings to join in anytime, anywhere!

Innovation Happens Here

8:30 AM
Innovation Happens Here Welcome

David Spalding, Raisbeck Endowed Dean for the Ivy College of Business

Welcome to Ignite Innovation Showcase Day 6: Symposium on Undergraduate Research! Join Dean Spalding as he gives an overview of the day and provides some insight into the innovation taking place at Iowa State University.

8:45 AM
ISU Symposium on Undergraduate Research and Creative Expression

Dr. Svitlana Zbarska, Campus-Wide Undergraduate Research Program Coordinator

Learn more about the Undergraduate Research Initiatives at ISU, the Symposium on Undergraduate Research and Creative Expression, and importance of research involvement for undergraduate students.

Section I: 9-10:30 AM Sessions

9:00 AM
Computer Science

9:00 AM
Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology

9:00 AM
Psychology

9:00 AM
Boeing Fellows

9:00 AM
Kinesiology

Section II: 10:45 AM-12:15 PM Sessions

10:45 AM
Chemistry Biochemistry

10:45 AM
Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering

10:45 AM
Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology

10:45 AM
Boeing Fellows

10:45 AM
Design and Architecture

Section III: 12:30-2 PM Sessions

12:30 PM
Sociology and Economics

12:30 PM
Agronomy and Horticulture

12:30 PM
Animal Science

12:30 PM
Chemical Engineering

12:30 PM
Food Science and Human Nutrition

Section IV: 2:15-3:45 PM Sessions

2:15 PM
Genetics, Development, and Cell Biology

2:15 PM
Mathematics and Statistics

2:15 PM
Materials Science and Physics

2:15 PM
Meteorology

2:15 PM
Kinesiology

Section V: 4-5:30 PM Sessions

4:00 PM
History, Anthropology, Journalism and English

4:00 PM
Innovative Technologies

4:00 PM
Human Development and Family Studies

4:00 PM
Environmental Sciences

4:00 PM
Mechanical and Civil Construction Engineering