Undergraduate Research Symposium

Date & Time
Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 13:00 to 16:00
2/3F, 1555 Century Avenue, Pudong New Area, Shanghai

Welcome to the first annual NYU Shanghai Undergraduate Research Symposium, a university-wide celebration of research by graduating seniors spanning the arts and sciences, engineering and business.The Symposium showcases recently completed projects by Major Honors students, as well as research papers and creative work undertaken by graduating students for their Capstone Projects, Independent Study Courses and as part of the Dean’s Undergraduate Research Fund (DURF).

Projects are divided into four categories: oral presentations, one-on-one poster presentations, technical demonstrations and art displays or performances. Visitors will have the opportunity to cast a vote for the project that most impresses them, while a panel of NYU Shanghai faculty and external judges from local universities and industries will choose a winning presentation for each category. 

We hope you enjoy your visit!


Time Activity Venue
1:00 PM Symposium Opens  
1:00-2:55 PM

Oral Presentations:

  • Business
  • STEM (Biology, Computer Science)
  • Humanities, Self-Designed Honors Major & Social Science




1:00-2:55 PM

Poster Presentations:

  • Business & Economics
  • STEM (Chemistry, Computer Science, Math, Neural Science)
  • Global China Studies & Social Science
3F Corridors
1:00-2:55 PM

Technology / Visual Demonstrations:

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Interactive Media Arts
  • Studio Arts

2F Classrooms


1:00-2:55 PM Photography Exhibition 3F outside Auditorium
1:30-2:40 PM Performing Arts Auditorium
3:00 PM

NYU Shanghai Alma Mater

Keynote Speech & Award Ceremony

Location & Details

To our visitors

  • RSVP may be required for this event.  Please check event details
  • Visitors will need to present a photo ID at the entrance
  • There is no public parking on campus
  • Entrance only through the South Lobby (1555 Century Avenue) 
  • Taxi card


Metro: Century Avenue Station, Metro Lines 2/4/6/9 Exit 6 in location B

Bus: Century Avenue at Pudian Road, Bus Lines 169/987