• Poster Presentation Winners
  • Oral Presentation Winners

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Arts and Humanities

First Place: Meghan Ballard, Vivi Venegas

Second Place: Anna Presnall, Hannah Yingst, Renuka Srivastava, Claire Stewart, Anthony Roney, Michael Parris, James Oliver, Sadie-Anne Jones, Tralesha Brown

Biological and Life

First Place: Kendall Curtis

Second Place: Sarah Sims

Third Place: Zeelu Patel, Rachael Guenter, Danilea M. Carmona Matos, Yazen Shihab, Jaden Cowan, Jason Whitt, J. Bart Rose, Herbert Chen, Sadanandan Velu, Renata Jaskula-Sztul


First Place: Joshua Freund

Second Place: Maura Harrison

Third Place: Kai Schmitz


First Place: Kaitlyn Farley, Hannah Bartlett, Jada Beckham

First Place: John Kim and Christian Skinner


First Place: Michele Perrotto, Krista Jackson, Kyla Gabriel, Long Nguyen, Tanvi Bhadkamkar

Health Sciences

First Place: Kiara Aaron

Second Place: Whitney Eckenroad, Shannon G. Rice, Caroline O. Steber, Jose R. Fernandez

Third Place: Shauna Gilchrist

Physical and Applied Science

First Place: Alyssa Wilke

Service Learning

First Place: Mario Thomas, Jawan Frier, Wreed Williams, Brend Johnson, Ibim Ibelemia, Sissy Shultz

Second Place: Samantha Klipsch, Nicole Jones, Logan Short, Corey Scott, Akeyva Smith, Allyson Brown

Third Place: Jacklynn Smith, Rodney Shorter, Anastacio Rios Cruz

Social Sciences

First Place: Tyler Huang

Second Place: Carly Snidow

Third Place: Allyson Ferguson, Casie Morgan, David Schwebel

Works in Progress

First Place: Mara Davis, Mackenzie L. Davenport, Jianzhong Liu, Douglas R. Hurst, Fady M. Mikhail

Second Place: Darya Hosein, Jen Tuscher

Third Place: Marissa Brasher, Jenna Bae

Oral Presentations

First Place: Karly Casey

Second Place: James Boyett

Third Place: Jasmine Cunningham


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Alabama Power is partnering with UAB to showcase student research across the state of Alabama. Through the innovation grant, Alabama Power enables students to further their innovative research to improve communities in Alabama. This research "follows the same standards of innovation that drive Alabama Power’s mission."

Two awards of $5,000 will be awarded. To qualify, make sure to check off the question about innovation on your abstract submission. Judging will be done at the Expo by Alabama Power and awards will be announced.

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About the Fall Expo

The Fall Expo showcased the research and service learning work produced by UAB undergraduates and other students in UAB fall research programs, fall REU programs, and other fall opportunities.

The 2019 Fall Expo will be held on December 2-3 in the Hill Student Center.

Abstract submissions for the Fall Expo are now open — due November 18, 2019

Schedule: December 2, 2019

Fall expo flyer -- all information is in page text. Time: 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Event: Student Registration and Judge Registration
Location: Hill Student Center, Outside 3rd Floor Ballrooms

Time: 12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Event: Oral Presentations
Location: Hill Student Center, Rooms 312-318

Schedule: December 3, 2019

Time: 8:15 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.
Event: Student Registration and Poster Set-up Judge Registration
Location: Hill Student Center Ballrooms

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Event: Keynote Speaker and Faculty Awards
Location: Alumni Theatre

Time: 10:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Event: Poster Presentations
Location: Hill Student Center Ballrooms

Time: 4:00 p.m.
Event: Award Winners announcements on Social Media and email



Keynote Speaker: Nancy P. Wingo

Dr. Nancy P. Wingo is an Assistant Professor and Director of Instructional Innovation at the School of Nursing at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She has taught for over 30 years in various fields, including English, Business Communications, and Nursing Education. She has a PhD in Educational Leadership with a concentration in distance education.

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Dr. Wingo has published peer-reviewed articles in educational innovations, design thinking, distance education, and mixed methods research. She has also presented her research to international and national professional associations, including the American Educational Research Association, the Online Learning Consortium, and Quality Matters. Dr. Wingo is the Director of Education for UAB Solution Studios, an interprofessional program bringing together STEM students and clinicians to solve problems. She also serves on the UAB Center for Teaching and Learning Advisory Council and is the Director of the UAB Nursing Network broadcast program.

Dr. Wingo participated in the 2018-2019 cohort of UAB Undergraduate Research Faculty Fellows and was a recipient of the 2018 Provost’s Award for Faculty Excellence in Undergraduate Research. She is currently the principal investigator of a UAB QEP grant focused on promoting a culture of innovation across campus using design thinking methods.

Previous Events

2018 Fall Expo

2017 Fall Expo

2016 Fall Expo