Student Research Symposium

SRS Logo Animated 1Welcome to the SRS!

4th annual SRS: 

Thursday, April 16th 2015

Communicate to Educate!

Important Links



   SRS Day Schedule

  • 9:00 – Welcome
    • NMT President Dr. Dan Lopez (Macey Theater)
  • 9:10 - Introduction of Keynote Speaker
    • Dr. Van Romero, Vice President for Research and Economic Development (Macey Theater)
  • 9:15 - Keynote address
    • Dr. Frank Etscorn (Macey Theater)
  • 10:00 to 12:00 – 3 Minute Presentations (Macey Theater)
  • 10:00 to 6:00 – Poster Presentations (Upper Lobby)
  • 12:00 to 6:00 – Oral Presentations (Galena Room)



The Writing Center and Oral Presentation Center are putting on workshops to help YOU get prepared to present at the Student Research Symposium!

Workshop Dates and Times

Attention poster presenters! In order for your poster to be printed in
 the highest quality possible, please make sure you are saving your file as
a high-resolution PDF. Since MS PowerPoint may not allow you to do that,
you will want to save your poster file in Adobe Acrobat Professional (you
can download a free trial copy here

Oral Presentation Workshop Handouts

Extended Abstract Templates and Examples

Here is a poster template, prepared by a Writing Center Tutor!

LaTeX Template (Provided by the generous John Shipman)



Mission Statement


The New Mexico Tech Student Research Symposium is a campus-wide co-curricular event open to all New Mexico Tech students and organized by faculty, students, administrators, and staff. 


Our mission is to: 


Provide a forum for students to voluntarily share knowledge with their  peers, faculty, community, guests, and reviewers through oral or poster  presentations and extended abstracts of their research/design projects;


Encourage students to develop professional oral presentation, writing, and document design skills to communicate their research/design to a multi- disciplinary audience.


New Mexico Tech SRS Student Learning Outcomes


     Students will learn to:


  • share knowledge with their peers, faculty, community, guests, and reviewers
  •  develop professional oral presentation, writing, and document design skills to communicate their research/design to a multi-disciplinary audience
  •  contribute to communities that create and communicate knowledge.



The 2nd Annual Student Research Symposium was a success!

  • There were 68 registrations for presentations
  • 516 people registered for the event
  • Out of those registrants:
    • 257 were NMT  students
    • 9 were students from other colleges
    • 32 were NMT faculty and 30 were NMT staff
    • 108 were high school students
    • 11 were high school teachers/advisors
    • There were 9 public guests
    • 8 participant family members
    • 69 others

3rd Annual Student Research Symposium info coming soon!

Annual Summary

For more information, contact Dr. Mary Dezember at or the SRS team at