Students & Faculty


Undergraduate Student Project
Presentation Contest Guidelines

The Undergraduate Student Project Presentation Contest will take place at AISTech on Monday, 7 May 2018 from 9:30 am to 11:30 am, in the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia.

Undergraduate students who are registered for AISTech and have completed a project or paper may submit this application to be considered for the contest. The topic of the project is unlimited but should be technical in nature. Students will be assigned 15 minute sessions each to present their project. All applications will be reviewed and ONLY eight (8) students will be selected to participate. Participants will be judged on:

  • Overall knowledge of project topic

  • Thoroughness of the content

  • Presentation skills

Prizes

Each student selected to present will receive $300 toward travel expenses, and the presentations receiving the top scores will receive cash prizes, $1,500 for first place, $1,000 for second place, and $500 for third place. Awards will be presented at the Steel to Students reception that evening at 6:00 pm.

Students interested in participating in this contest must submit this application by 15 March. Students selected to present in the contest will be notified after 1 April.

DO NOT APPLY FOR THIS CONTEST IF YOU ARE SCHEDULED TO PRESENT A PAPER IN A TECHNICAL SESSION ON MONDAY MORNING, 7 MAY 2018. YOU CAN  NOT DO BOTH AT THE SAME TIME.