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Energy-Related Poster and Multimedia Competition
The CMU Student Energy Week Poster and Multimedia Competition is a unique opportunity to showcase your energy-related research and other activities, such as software, videos, art, models or sculptures. This year, participants will be able to submit either Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) related or Non-STEM related work. View last year's winning posters above!
Two-thousand dollars in total prizes will be awarded! Winners will take home $1,000 for first place, $500 for second and $250 each for the best undergraduate and master’s student posters or multimedia (if they do not win either the 1st or 2nd place prizes). The competition is open to undergraduate, master's and PhD students, however, post doctoral researchers cannot participate. Guidelines for the STEM and Non-STEM related posters/multimedia are below. STEM-related and non-STEM related work will be judged separately. What to do now:
Registration is now closed.
If you registered, we'll provide you with a submission link and you'll need to submit your poster or multimedia by March 20, 2017, 11:59 p.m. Late submissions will not be accepted. Your team leader should be present from 6:20 p.m until 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 29 to present your poster or multimedia activity.
Poster and Multimedia Guidelines:
Research question or starting point for creative inquiry is clearly defined
Research conducted in support of the project is conveyed/presented in a clear and arresting manner
Working methodology/ process is documented clearly
Clear explanation of connection between research and final creative product is present
Sample or full results of inquiry (i.e., the creative product itself) are presented in a concise form
Potential implications of results are addressed
Style: the poster is easy to read and understand, and appropriate to the creative goals of the project.
The poster may consist of images, illustrations, photographs supplemented by charts, descriptive material, technical information/factors, etc.
Emphasis should be placed on originality of the content, technical excellence, educational value, and practical application.
Posters should be 36"x48." We recommend you use PowerPoint’s 36x48 poster template. We will not accept posters that are not printed at the size requirements.