Winners announced for 2022 Student Research Poster Competition

Student Research Poster Competition 2022

Congratulations to the winners–and their faculty advisors– of the 2022 Student Research Poster Competition. This year’s competition drew 37 graduate poster submissions and 24 undergraduate submissions. Fifty-seven judges – industry employees and faculty members—volunteered as judges.

Graduate Awards

First Place
Dantong Qiu (Mechanical Engineering)
Faculty advisor: Deyang Qu, Johnson Controls Endowed Professor in Energy Storage Research

Second Place
Farah Nazifa Nourin (Mechanical Engineering)
Faculty advisor: Ryoichi Amano, Richard and Joanne Grigg Faculty Fellow and Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Third Place
Xiaoyu Liu (Computer Science)
Faculty advisor: Susan McRoy, Professor, Computer Science

Student Choice Award & Michael Krauski Memorial Award
Mohamed Abousabae (Mechanical Engineering)
Faculty advisor: Ryoichi Amano, Richard and Joanne Grigg Faculty Fellow and Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Undergraduate Awards

First Place
Morgan Connaughton (Biomedical Engineering)
Faculty advisor: Mahsa Dabagh, Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Second Place
Diego Avila (Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering)
Faculty advisor: Matthew Petering, Associate Professor, Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering

Third Place
Jameson Nedza (Biomedical Engineering)
Faculty advisor: Xuefeng Bao, Visiting Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Student Choice Award
Rosalba Huerta (Civil & Environmental Engineering)
Faculty advisor: Konstantin Sobolev, Lawrence E. Sivak ’71 Faculty Fellow and Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Mike Krauski Memorial Award

Mohamed Abousabae (Mechanical Engineering) is pictured above for the Graduate Student Choice Award.
Faculty advisor: Ryoichi Amano, Richard and Joanne Grigg Faculty Fellow and Professor, Mechanical Engineering  

Click here to view a full list of student poster entries. On this page, you can view all posters entered in the competition.

About the Student Research Poster Competition

The college’s annual Student Research Poster Competition showcases the many ways UWM engineering and computer science students are addressing society’s challenges.

Now in its 14th year, this event illustrates the curiosity, passion and abilities of students who attend one of the nation’s top research universities—and the dedication of their faculty advisors who supported and inspired them in their research efforts.

Happy Judges

Each year, volunteer judges (including many alumni) from many companies graciously offer their time and expertise. Without them, this event would not be possible. If you think you might like to take part in the 2023 Student Research Poster Competition, please visit this page and click on the “Register to Judge in 2023.” We will get in touch with you as the 2023 competition takes shape.

Finally, the competition is made possible each year thanks to our industry partners. Thank you to Eaton, this year’s platinum sponsor, and Badger Technology Group, Generac, Graef Foundation, Siemens, Strattec, We Energies Foundation and the Family of Michael Krauski.