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UMBC’s 2017 Summer Undergraduate Research Fest (SURF)

The College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences (CNMS) is proud to host the Annual UMBC Summer Undergraduate Research Fest to recognize summer undergraduate research at UMBC. Since 1997, summer student researchers including participants in the MARC U*STAR, HHMI, High-Performance Computing (HPC) Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Site at UMBC, and the Summer Biomedical Training Programs present their summer research in an oral presentation or a poster session during this exciting event.


DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACT SUBMISSIONS IS WEDNESDAY, JULY 26, 2017 by 5:00 p.m. EST.

It is very much appreciated if you submit your abstract in advance of this date.  Please remember to have your principal investigator read and approve your abstract.  Abstracts must be formatted properly according to the UMBC SURF guidelines.



PRESENTATION SKILLS WORKSHOP :  Wednesday July 12, 2017 at 4:30 p.m. – get tips and learn how to prepare for SURF, Location:  Biology Building, Room 120,  UMBC