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Graduate and Professional Student Association (GPSA) Research Day

Graduate and Professional Student Association

11th-Annual Graduate Research Day Recap


FAU's Graduate and Professional Student Association (GPSA) hosted the 11th-Annual Graduate Research Day as an online, virtual competition with support from the Division of Research, Division of Student Affairs, Student Government, and the Graduate College. The competition was open to graduate students from all academic disciplines, and provided them with the opportunity to present their research to esteemed faculty judges from all disciplines. The adjudicating team selected winners, and those graduate students earned scholarship prizes. Here are the Winners of the 11th-Annual GPSA Research Day per category:

Biological and Chemical Sciences
Steven Lombardo (1st place)
Chris Mauer (2nd place)
Physical Sciences and Mathematics
Panagiota Galanakou (1st place)
Nandini Singh (2nd place)
Health and Life Sciences
Czdari Lee (1st place)
Joshua Torres (2nd place)
Sandhya Sharma (1st place)
Andrew Steinberg (2nd place)
Arts, Education, and Social Sciences
Amir Koleini (1st place)
Hanna Mielke-Maday (2nd place)

Click here to view the results from the 11th-Annual GPSA Research Day

12TH-Annual GPSA Research Day Information TBA.

Questions? Please contact us:

Darren Pikul, GPSA Director

dpikul2018@fau.edu | 561-297-1170 | 777 Glades Road, Bldg. 31, Rm. 234, Boca Raton, FL 33431

GPSA Student Government page

GPSA Owl Central page

Click here for the recap from the 2019 GPSA Research Day:

2019 Conference of Florida Graduate Schools

Additional Links

Graduate Research Week

Three Minute Thesis (3MT®)


If reasonable accommodation(s) for a disability is required, contact Darren Pikul at dpikul2018@fau.edu. Please make your needs known at least five days prior to the event for effective accommodations.

If you are an individual with a disability and need accommodations please register for services with Student Accessibility Services (SAS). Details on how and where to register for services can be found on the SAS website https://www.fau.edu/sas/future/index.php. All students must complete the Application for Support Services and submit with documentation of their disability on the online portal. SAS will process the application and contact the student to schedule an intake interview to discuss their accommodation needs. SAS requires that this information be provided at least two weeks prior to the beginning of your Graduate College Meeting, so that we have sufficient time to set up the accommodations requested.

 Last Modified 5/15/20