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About the Event

Research ConferenceThis is a free event open to the public in which faculty, undergraduate, and  students from local institutions in the greater Houston area and surrounding cities will come to LSC-Kingwood to showcase their research work. This event will provide opportunities for community college students to understand how upperclassmen utilize the material learned during their journey toward their degree, and also for the undergraduate and graduate students to practice and prepare their defense to their respective committees upon graduation.

Moreover, the event will also be a wonderful opportunity for the 4-year institutions to promote their math, computer science, and engineering programs by having their recruiters on campus to share how their institutions can help our students reach their academic goals. In addition, the students from 4-year institutions will be invited to a panel presentation to share their perspectives on the importance of the courses offered at the community college level, and how not only do these courses impact and build a strong foundation needed to pursue an academic career in research, but also to society.

Date and Time

  • April 23, 2016
  • 8:30am – 2:30pm

Universities Invited

  • Lamar University
  • Rice University
  • Texas A&M
  • Sam Houston State University
  • Southwestern University
  • Stephen F. Austin
  • University of Houston
  • The University of Houston-Downtown
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • University of Texas at Tyler

Lunch Plenary Speakers

Closing Plenary Speaker

  • Student Speaker - Lone Star College-Kingwood

Attendees Requirement

  • Be interested in a career in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math

Note: We have a max capacity of 150 people. Attendees who register after reaching the max capacity will be placed in a waiting list.

Presenter Requirements

  • Math, statistics, economics, engineering, or computer science under/grad degree at a 4-year institution.
  • Working on a thesis, dissertation, or senior research project.


Please register for The Student Research Conference by filling out the online registration form. There is no registration fee for the conference. Take in consideration whether you would like to participate as and attendee or as a presenter. See requirements for more information.

Contributed Talks

There will be a morning and afternoon session of contributed talks, for which we welcome submissions on topics closely related to math, engineering and computer science.


Please note the following deadlines:

  • March 25th, 2016 (Friday): Presenter Registration Deadline.
  • April, 8th, 2016 (Friday): Contribute Talks will be announced.
  • April, 20th, 2016 (Wednesday): Attendee Registration Deadline.

Organizing Committee

Funding for The Student Research Conference 2016 is provided by

  • Department of Math and Engineering
  • Academic Division of Technology and Computer Science
  • Student Ambassador Program
  • Society of Math and Engineering