The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

College of Engineering

13th Annual TLSAMP Research Conference
Education and Research: Parallel Paths to Excellence
February 25-26, 2016

Call for Abstracts

Abstracts for poster and oral presentations are solicited from undergraduate students in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) majors. You may present the same research in only one category, either oral or poster. Click here for the judging criteria: Oral Presentation or Poster Presentation.


Abstracts for posters and oral presentations must be formatted as outlined below and transmitted to The University of Tennessee Knoxville Campus. Failure to comply with all specifications may disqualify your entry.

  • Submit abstracts of 200 words or less which conform to the conventions of your field. This document may be single-spaced.
  • Provide student's name, sponsoring institution, student's classification, department, and faculty mentor above the abstract title and text.
  • Students must send this abstract to faculty mentors and/or TLSAMP campus Principal Investigators for approval prior to submission. The approval of faculty mentors will be assumed if the faculty mentors are copied on the submission e-mail. Abstracts of presenters will be published and distributed in the Conference Proceedings as submitted and must be carefully edited prior to submission by the faculty and/or TLSAMP administrator.
  • Submit abstracts in Times 12-point font as an e-mail attachment readable by Microsoft Word to

Poster Presentation Winners

Science Poster Presentations

First Place: Hannah Houle (Middle Tennessee State University)

Second Place: Alekzander Garcia (Tennesseee State University)

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Third Place: Taylor Harris (FISK University)

Engineering Poster Presentations

First Place: Tina Anjorin-Ohu (The University of Tennessee, Knoxville)

Second Place: Trevor Jones (Vanderbilt University)

Third Place: Ashley Lipford (The University of Tennessee, Knoxville)

Oral Presentation Winners

Science Oral Presentations

First Place: Chima McGruder (The University of Tennessee, Knoxville)

Second Place: David Ray (University of Memphis)

Third Place: Forest Ogunyankin (Vanderbilt University)

Engineering Oral Presentations

First Place: Mamadou Diallo (University of Memphis)

Second Place: Samantha Medina (The University of Tennessee, Knoxville)

Third Place: Reginald Pruitt (University of Memphis)


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