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2018 Summer Undergraduate Research Fest (SURF) set for Wednesday, August 8

The College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences (CNMS) will host its annual Summer Undergraduate Research Fest on August 8, 2018 to provide a venue for summer undergraduate research presentations at UMBC. Since 1997, student researchers including participants in the MARC U*STAR, HHMI, STEM BUILD, and the Summer Biomedical Training Programs have presented their summer research projects as oral talks or scientific posters at this annual event.


The Deadline for Abstract Submissions is 5:00 p.m. EDST on Wednesday, July 25, 2018.

Submissions before the July 25th deadline will be greatly appreciated.¬† It is crucial that research mentors or their designees read and approve each student’s abstract before submission.

Abstracts must be formatted properly according to the UMBC SURF guidelines.

Students who plan to use UMBC’s Research Graphics Facility¬†for poster printing must submit their poster files to Tim Ford <tford1@umbc.edu> no later than 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 2, 2018. (There is a fee for this service.) The requirements MUST be followed to ensure accurate poster printing for the event.