Undergraduate Poster Competition

On behalf of the CFD Society of Canada, the Organizing Committee cordially invites Canadian undergraduate students to participate in the Undergraduate CFD Poster Competition at the CFD2018 Conference. The purpose of this undergraduate competition is to promote the undergraduate CFD education and research across Canadian Universities. The poster content may come from an undergraduate thesis, summer research, course project, or any undergraduate CFD-related research work.

Qualifications and Requirements
  1. All undergraduate posters must come from Canadian Universities.
  2. The lead author must be an undergraduate student, and if it is applicable, the advisor name may appear after the student name.
  3. To show the commitment, an abstract should be written following conference abstract template and should be submitted through the conference website before April 25. All abstracts are subjected to panel review, and the undergraduate student(s) will be informed of the review result by May 1.
  4. The competition includes both poster and oral presentations. Besides the poster presentation, a 3-min oral presentation is required (for each undergraduate poster).
  5. At least one student (for each poster) needs to participate at the conference. All student participants need to register to the conference. After registration, an undergraduate student can participate in the entire conference program, including the conference banquet.
Awards and Financial Support
  1. Two awards will be given for the top two posters.
  2. In order to encourage the undergraduate participation, the CFD Society of Canada will sponsor each team (from outside of Manitoba) with a travel bursary of $500 per poster.

Besides this $500 bursary from the CFD Society of Canada, undergraduate students are also encouraged to apply for other travel or conference funds from their home institutes.

Other Important Information
  1. Early registration rate will be available until May 15.
  2. The maximum size of the each poster board is approximately 120 x 90 cm (48 x 36 in).
  3. Using a laptop computer to show additional research contents is permitted during the poster presentation.
  4. Using multi-media and digital slides during the 3-min oral presentation is encouraged.
  5. Full-length research paper submission is not required for the undergraduate poster competition, however, an abstract is required.

Dr. BingChen Wang, Conference Chair
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering

Dr. Scott Ormiston, Conference Co-Chair (ThemeĀ I)
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering

Dr. Hartmut Hollaender, Conference Co-Chair (ThemeĀ II)
Dept. of Civil Engineering

University of Manitoba
75A Chancellors Circle
Winnipeg, MB, R3T 5V6, Canada

Email: CFD2018@umanitoba.ca