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5th Annual MAE Graduate Research SymposiumMarch 24, 2023 Student Union at Oklahoma State University

General Information


Dean Tikalsky speaking with a student about his presentation


The OSU MAE Graduate Research Symposium, hosted by the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) at Oklahoma State University (OSU), is a public forum for graduate students and advanced-level undergraduate students in MAE to present their research to a general audience. The objectives of the symposium are to: facilitate the exchange of ideas and knowledge among faculty and students; provide opportunities for students to develop their technical presentation skills; and disseminate OSU MAE research to the general public.


Symposium Flyer


Previous MAE Graduate Research Symposiums


Oklahoma State University Student Union

Call For Abstracts

& Guidelines for Presenters


Graduate students discussing research details


We invite graduate and undergraduate researchers to submit abstracts* for talks and poster presentations

*Abstracts are limited to 1,300 characters; abstracts previously presented elsewhere are welcome


View/Download Conference Proceedings


View Symposium Schedule


Abstract Submission


Awarded Presenters


Faculty member sitting in on a students presentation


Best Oral Presentation (x4)

Session 1: Mitchell Ford (Advisor: Arvind Santhanakrishnan)

Session 2 (tie): Muzaffar Qureshi (Advisor: Rushikesh Kamalapurkar) & Chris Scott (Advisor: Khaled Sallam)

Session 3: Furkan Oz (Advisor: Kursat Kara)

Session 4: Abhishek Tikar (Advisor: Sandip Harimkar)


Best Graduate Poster Presentation (x2)

Session 1: Shahbaz P. Qadri Syed (Advisor: He Bai)

Session 2: Rohit K.S.S. Vuppala (Advisor: Kursat Kara)


Best Undergraduate Poster Presentation (x3):

First place: Peyton Pierson (Advisor: Kursat Kara)

Second place: Austin Rouser (Advisor: Kurt Rouser)

Third Place (tie): Sam Glenn (Advisor: Arvind Santhanakrishnan) & Tuyen Nguyen (Advisor: Kursat Kara)

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