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New Mexico State University
New Mexico Alliance for Minority Participation
College of Engineering


Faculty-mentored research presentations are open to all students attending two-year and four-year colleges and universities.

Presentation Categories are:

Students can enter their poster in one of five (5) categories:

  • Engineering (includes Engineering Technology)
  • Mathematics
  • Computer Science
  • Physical Science (includes Physics, Environmental Science, Earth and Planetary Sciences, Geological Sciences, Geology, and others)
  • Life Sciences (includes Biology, Fishery and Wildlife Sciences, Animal Science, and others)

Presentation Format:

Presentations are required to be inPoster format (See Guidelines Below):

Size Limitations:

  • Poster must be no larger than 36” X 48” for mounting one vertical display board. (Push pins will be provided for mounting.) See the picture below for an example of a poster and the board on which it is mounted.

Identification Information for Your Poster:

  • Title of Project
  • Include your name, your major, your program, your institution, your mentor’s name, mentor’s department, and mentor’s institution
  • Example:

    Using Canopy cover Photograph Technique to Estimate Percentage of Canopy cover of Orchards

    Presenter: Jose Valles, Civil Engineering,
    Undergraduate Research Assistantship (URA) Program,
    New Mexico AMP, New Mexico State University (NMSU)

    Mentor: Dr. Jose Valaquez,
    Asst. Professor, Civil Engineering, NMSU


    • You may bring handouts or items for demonstration; however, you are responsible for the security of these items.
    • All posters must be set up by 7:30 a.m. on Friday, October 3.


  • The poster presentations will be judged competitively (see the Poster Presentation Critique Sheet ). In addition, student and faculty attendees will fill out Feedback Sheets regarding your presentation, and you will be sent these after the conference.
  • All community college and university student presenters will be recognized at the Awards Banquet Dinner on Friday, October 3 and will receive a certificate of participation and gift. There will be an additional cash prize for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place Winners.
Poster Presentation
Poster Presenter


REMEMBER: The deadlines are as follows —All abstracts submitted by Friday, September 12, 2014.