20th annual STEM symposium celebrates student success

20th annual STEM symposium celebrates student success


More than 400 students and more than 75 faculty members from the 15 science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) majors and departments at Rowan University will participate in the 20th annual STEM Symposium, a celebration to showcase student research projects on Friday, April 21, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m in the Eynon Ballroom in the Chamberlain Student Center.

Hundreds of students will fill the Eynon Ballroom for the culmination of a semester’s worth of work.

This 20-year long tradition celebrates the hard work and achievements of students in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Beginning at 8 a.m., student research teams will present their research posters through innovative design and interactive, hands-on activities.

More than 175 projects analyze and cover a variety of interdisciplinary topics including:

  • Surgical robots for femur fractures
  • Disease detection and prevention
  • Hurricane evacuation routes
  • Color additive mixtures in cosmetics
  • 3D-printed orthopedic implants
  • STEM education outreach