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“Let’s Talk Research,” are hour-long, research related sessions sponsored by Costas Tsatsoulis, vice chancellor of research and dean of the graduate school. Interested participants can register online or by email. For more information, email Jia Liu, Faculty Fellow for the OVCR at

April 3, 2023 NSF Proposal Types 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Our next Let's Talk Research focuses on NSF proposal types, such as ERI, I/UCRC, EAGER, etc. SIUC colleagues will discuss these programs in a panel that will be on Zoom.

  • Dr. Yong Gao (Associate Professor, School of Chemical and Biomolecular Sciences)
  • Dr. Ruopu Li (Associate Professor, School of Earth Systems and Sustainability)
  • Dr. Sabrina Nilufar (Assistant Professor, School of Mechanical, Aerospace, & Materials Engineering)
  • Dr. Sajedul Talukder (Assistant Professor, School of Computing)
  • Dr. Jale Tezcan (Interim Director & Professor, School of Civil, Environmental and Infrastructure Engineering)
  • Dr. Spyros Tragoudas (Director & Professor, School of Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering)
REGISTER NOW To register use the weblink
Please direct any questions to Dr. Jia Liu (

Zoom Meeting ID: 997 4307 7738; Passcode: 760358


The Student Research & Creative Activities Forum is held each spring ( April 13, 2023) to showcase the work of undergraduate and graduate students in all disciplines. Students are invited to display a poster explaining their project.
Submit your Intent to Participate form Thursday, March 30, 2023. Upload a PDF or PowerPoint by April to allow the judges to view before the forum. Submit your 150-250 word abstract on D2L by March 30, 2023. 

 If you are interested in judging or displaying a poster, please complete the forms on D2L 2023 Student Research & Creative Activities Forum/assessments/assignments by March 30, 2023.



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