Call for Abstracts


We are excited to announce that the 32nd annual Graduate Research Symposium and Expo will be held in the Graduate Life Center (GLC) at Virginia Tech on Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016!

The GSA Research Symposium and Exposition provides a platform for exhilarating exchanges of ideas, invigorating interactions and valuable networking between participants, faculties, departments and research entities as well as corporate bodies, which could pave the way for interdisciplinary research discussion and future collaboration.

Along with the theme of “Beyond Boundaries, Across Disciplines”, we look forward to receiving submissions from graduate and advanced undergraduate students from various disciplines.We are currently accepting abstracts in the categories of oral and poster presentations, panel and roundtable discussions, and creative installations. The top presentations will be awarded cash prizes!

The deadline to submit abstracts for the 32nd GSA Research Symposium has been extended to February 1st, 2016! Accepted submissions will be notified by March 1st, 2016.

The abstract submission guidelines and more information on the abstract types can be found here.

If you have any questions and/or concerns, please feel free to contact with us via

Anthony Carno & Yesim Keskin

GSA Research Symposium Co-Chairs