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The key RISE/MEUS dates for Winter 2017 are as follows:

  • 01/12/17:  RISE Kick Off Meeting, 6:30-7:30pm, 2505 GGB
    • Thinking about a RISE project or registered already? Come to the Kick Off meeting to learn about the RISE program: benefits, requirements and policies, important logistics, tips on preparing your proposal and other useful information.
  • 01/17/17:  RISE Proposal Submission Deadline
    • Deadline for students to submit a proposal that outlines their project plan.  Access the Student Workspace to submit a proposal.
  • 02/02/17:  RISE Project Planning Workshop, 6:30-7:30pm, 2505 GGB
    • In surveys, most of the students commented that they had wished that they had better planned their project. We have developed a short workshop focused on planning for RISE projects and tips to reach the key deliverables. We encourage registered RISE students to come.
  • 03/16/17:  Author Workshop, 6:30-7:30pm, 2505 GGB
    • To help students prepare for MEUS, we developed an Author Workshop. In this workshop, we will cover technical presentations and posters with tips on how to develop a cohesive narrative, clear slides and posters and effective communication. We encourage registered RISE students to attend as they prepare for MEUS. Please visit the Author Guidelines.
  • 03/29/17:  RISE Abstract Submission Deadline
    • Students are advised that when writing their abstract for their project, to carefully craft it following the stated guidelines, as the abstract will be published to the final online MEUS program as well as the website viewable by the public. Students can upload their abstract in their Student Workspace.
  • 03/29/17:  MEUS Registration Deadline
    • We will send an email to registered students when the registration site opens (approximately one week prior to deadline). When registering, students will be asked to confirm their Poster or Presentation Session time, indicate any special requirements, provide their availability for Author Check-In, and RSVP for the celebratory reception.
  • 04/11/17:  Author Check-In, 3:00-9:00pm, Location Assigned Based on MEUS Schedule
    • To help the symposium run on time, students are required to check in on April 11, 2017 to double check in the presentation room that the student’s computer and presentation works. Each student is responsible for supplying a laptop to present their work with along with whatever connection cord is necessary for proper connectivity in the room. When registering for MEUS, students will be able to indicate their availability on that day and they will receive a confirmation of their Author Check-In time after registration closes for MEUS. Please visit the Author Guidelines.
  • 04/13/17:  MEUS (ME Undergraduate Symposium), BorgWarner Galleria
    • MEUS will be held in the BorgWarner Galleria from 9:00am to 4:00pm, concurrent with the Design Expo. To recognize your hard work and efforts, we will be hosting a reception at the end of the MEUS in the BorgWarner Galleria from 4:00pm to 5:00 pm. Please make sure to attend the reception where the best poster/presentations will be awarded.
  • 04/20/17:  Final Paper/Poster Submission Deadline
    • Deadline for students to post conference paper/poster to the RISE website.  Submit your final paper/poster in your RISE Student Workspace to be archived. It is suggested that students also submit their paper directly to their ME faculty advisor for grading.