A&M-San Antonio Students Showcase Their Research at Virtual Symposium, April 16

By University Communications

Thursday, 04 15 2021

WHAT:Texas A&M University-San Antonio is hosting a full day of student research presentations via Zoom; also featured is keynote speaker Branson Brockschmidt, Research Engineer at Southwest Research Institute, on “How Recent Advancements Allow Robots to Perform Complex Tasks.” 

WHEN: Friday, Apr. 16, from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

HOW TO ATTEND: Review abstracts of presentations and register for specific sessions at https://www.tamusa.edu/student-research-symposium/documents/srs-schedule-2021-final-13-apr.pdf.

BACKGROUND: During the past three years more than 300 graduate and undergraduate A&M-San Antonio students have represented the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, and Education and Human Development with oral and poster presentations showcasing their research and discovery. The Student Research Symposium not only encourages undergraduate research and provides students the opportunity to share their knowledge, but it also allows them to network with others in select fields and learn how to apply for graduate and doctoral programs.

Among the more than 20 topics featured at this symposium are presentations on:

·         How fictional pandemics reflect a real-life understanding of the science of illness

·         Increasing public access to holistic wellness through social media

·         Special education in the time of COVID-19

·         Nanotechnology-mediated bee venom: applications in rheumatoid arthritis

FOR MEDIA: For more information, or to interview students about their presentations, contact Adriana Contreras at 210-784-1115 or by email at acontreras@tamusa.edu. 

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Texas A&M University-San Antonio 

Established as a stand-alone university in 2009, Texas A&M University-San Antonio is a comprehensive four-year public university that reflects the culturally diverse, heritage-rich community it serves. Situated on nearly 700 acres in south San Antonio, A&M-San Antonio is a Military Embracing™ institution offering 30 undergraduate degrees and 14 graduate degrees to nearly 6,800 students. The University is home to the Henry G. Cisneros Institute for Emerging Leaders and the Cyber Engineering Technology/Cyber Security Research Center. A&M-San Antonio holds the Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) designation. Military Times ranks the University No. 35 in the nation for “Best for Vets: Colleges.” Visit tamusa.edu for more information. #onamission