2022
Astani
Research
Symposium


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ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JULY 29th @ 5:00PM!

Symposium Program

Time

Activity

8:45PM

Check-In

9:00AM

Welcome Ceremony

Opening welcome address will be provided by the Astani Research Symposium Committee Chair, Mohamad Awada

9:15AM

Poster Sessions

Participants will be organized and present to give presentations to judges and guests.

12:15PM

Lunch Break*

Poster sessions will conclude. Posters will continue to be viewable, but participants will not be required to be present. 

1:30PM

Research Collaboration Workshop

The workshop will be led by Dr. de Barros, Director of Graduate Programs at the Astani Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

It will focus on having discussions between peers about collaborative opportunities and interdisciplinary work.

Participants will practice collaboration by creating interdisciplinary research proposals in randomized groups.

Refreshments will be provided.

4:00PM

Award Ceremony**

A short ceremony to conclude the day, led by Dean Yortsos, Viterbi School Dean and Dr. Becerik-Gerber, Department Chair.

Best Poster winners and Best Collaborative Proposal Winners will be announced.

Additional details to come.

*Boxed lunches will be provided for participants.

**Best Poster Winners will receive a monetary prize of $200. Best Collaborative Proposal Winners from the Collaboration Workshop activities will receive a monetary award of $500 to be split among the group.


2022 Organizing Committee

Chair

Mohamad Awada

awadam@usc.edu

Advisor: Burçin Becerik-Gerber

Co-Secretary Chair

Audie Lee

kyunghol@usc.edu

Advisor: Qiming Wang

Co-Secretary Chair

Stepp Mayes

steppmay@usc.edu

Advisor: Kelly Sanders


Finance Chair

Willington Renteria

wrenteri@usc.edu

Advisor: Patrick Lynett


Co-Programming Chair

Patrick Rodrigues

borgesro@usc.edu

Advisor: Burçin Becerik-Gerber and

Lucio Soibelman

Co-Programming Chair

Raven Althouse

ralthous@usc.edu

Advisor: Adam Smith

Co-Marketing Chair

Agnimitra Dasgupta

adasgupt@usc.edu

Advisor: Erik Johnson

Co-Marketing Chair

Bozhou Zhuang

bozhouzh@usc.edu

Advisor: Bora Gencturk


Committee Advisors

Dr. Felipe de Barros, Astani Director of Graduate Programs and Associate Professor | E-mail: fbarros@usc.edu

Emily Millard, Assistant Director, Astani Student Services | E-mail: tmilllard@usc.edu

Kun-Hao, Post-Doc | E-mail: kunhaoyu@usc.edu

Published on May 27th, 2022

Last updated on July 22nd, 2022