FSU Panama City hosts second annual Student Research Symposium

Jan Waddy

Florida State University Panama City will host the second annual Student Research Symposium from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 20 at the Holley Academic Center.

Students from all majors will have an opportunity to showcase their research completed during the 2020-2022 academic years to the university community. The event features research and other projects by student researchers from FSU PC, area high schools and community colleges.

The symposium will open with keynote speaker Frank Crosby, PhD., head of the Unmanned Systems, Automation & Processing Division, at Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City. Crosby has taught at FSU PC and has a Visiting Scholar appointment from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Students are allotted time slots throughout the day to set up their posters and present their work to guests. More than 80 research projects, including individual and group research projects, will be represented. High school, undergraduate and graduate awards will be given.

The first poster session is 9:30-10:45 a.m. featuring students from North Bay Haven Charter Academy High School and Gulf Coast State College Humanities, FSU PC undergraduate students in Professional Communication, and graduate and undergraduate FSU PC students in Elementary Education, Business, and Psychology.

The second session, 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., features projects from FSU PC undergraduate Engineering, Computer Science and STEM students, as well as FSU PC Graduate Systems Engineering students.

The public is invited to attend; admission is free. The event also will be available to watch via Zoom.

For more information and updates, visit https://pc.fsu.edu/student-research or email FSU PC Computer Science Professor Karen Works, keworks@pc.fsu.edu.