The 14th annual Sponsor Research Review will take place November 15-17, 2022, in a hybrid (live and virtual) format at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. This year’s three-day event will begin with the AIRC (Acquisition Innovation Research Center) Sponsor Research Review on Nov. 15th. The SERC Sponsor Research Review (SSRR) will be held on Nov. 16th and the SERC Doctoral Student Forum (SDSF) will be held virtually on Nov. 17th.
Uniting all sectors of the systems engineering and acquisition research communities – government, industry, and academia – this event provides an opportunity to share updates and progress on research addressing the most challenging issues facing the Department of Defense and other federal departments and agencies.
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SERC DOCTORAL STUDENT FORUM (SDSF)
To nominate a doctoral student to present at the virtual 10th Annual SERC Doctoral Student Forum on Thursday, November 17, 2022, please complete the SDSF Nomination form in the ‘Submit Nomination’ tab. Deadline to submit this completed form with a 1-page abstract and short bio (500-character limit not including publication list) is 11:59 PM ET on Friday, September 16, 2022.
NOTE: Nominations are not limited to students working on SERC funded research. ANY student currently enrolled in a doctoral program at a SERC Collaborating University*, Minority Serving Institution, or Historically Black College/University is eligible for nomination.
Doctoral students who are selected from the pool of nominees and accept are expected to submit a poster and present their work. All presentations will be 30 minutes presented virtually and recorded for open distribution. All materials must be appropriate for public distribution and materials requiring approvals for public release must be obtained before the stated deadlines.
All presenters at SDSF will be considered for the Best SERC Doctoral Student Presentation award that includes a small monetary prize.
If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Mimi Marcus.
*The following institutions are considered to be SERC Collaborating Universities: Air Force Institute of Technology, Auburn University, Carnegie Mellon University, George Mason University, Georgetown University, George Washington University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Missouri S&T, Naval Postgraduate School, N.C. A&T State University, North Carolina State University, the Ohio State University, Old Dominion University, Pennsylvania State University, Purdue University, Stevens Institute of Technology, Texas A&M University, University of Alabama in Huntsville, University of Arizona, University of Maryland, University of Massachusetts, University of Virginia, University of Southern California, University of South Florida, Virginia Tech, Wayne State University as well as minority serving institutions (MSI) or historically black colleges/universities (HBCU).
SEPTEMBER 16, 2022, by 11:59pm EDT
OCTOBER 28, 2022, by 11:59pm EDT
NOVEMBER 3, 2022, by 11:59pm EDT
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