CFDSC Undergraduate Poster Competition

Second Annual CFDSC Undergraduate Poster Competition

On behalf of the CFD Society of Canada, the Organizing Committee cordially invites Canadian undergraduate students to participate in the Second Annual CFDSC Undergraduate Poster Competition at the Joint Congress of the CSME and CFDSC (27th Annual Conference of the CFD Society of Canada). The purpose of this undergraduate competition is to promote 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 students submitting posters must have been enrolled in a Canadian University during the 2018-2019 academic year.
  2. The lead author must be an undergraduate student, and if it is applicable, the advisor name may appear after the student name.
  3. An abstract should be written following conference abstract template and should be submitted through the conference website before March 15, 2019. All abstracts are subjected to panel review and the undergraduate student(s) will be informed of the review result before April 1, 2019.
  4. The competition includes both poster and oral presentations. Besides the poster presentation, a 3-minute 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 undergraduate participation, the CFD Society of Canada will sponsor a maximum of 10 teams travelling from outside of Ontario with a travel bursary of $500 per poster. 


Other Important Information

  1. Early registration rate will be available until April 15, 2019.
  2. The maximum size of each poster board is approximately 120 x 90 cm (48 x 36 in).
  3. Using a laptop computer or tablet to show additional research information is permitted during the poster presentation.
  4. Using multi-media and digital slides during the 3-minute oral presentation is encouraged.
  5. A full-length research paper submission is not required for the undergraduate poster competition; however, an abstract is required.