CSE Banner

Poster Presentation Guidelines

Poster Board Guidelines (PDF)

Free Sample Poster Template (PPT)

Designing an effective poster: design

Women's Professional Attire Guidelines (PDF)

Men's Professional Attire Guidelines (PDF)

NSF Logo

NSF Logo

CSE Logo


NSF Acknowledgement:


"This material is based upon work supported by National ScienceFoundation Grant: REU Site: Summer Academy in Sustainable Bioenergy; NSF Award No.: SMA-1359082."

The presentation must also identify the student as a member of the K-State REU Program as well as his or her home academic department.

The recommended format is: "Jane K. Student*, REU in biorefining, department of [name], Kansas State University."

Writing a research abstract: abstract

IGERT student research abstract: example
REU student research abstract: example

Abstract format is as follows:

  • Please prepare your abstracts using Microsoft Word (using the extension ".docx‟).
  • List your name, department, title, author(s) and affiliation.
  • The abstract should fit on one 8.5” x 11” page.
  • Use 12-point text, 1.5 line spacing and one inch margins.
  • There is a 300-word maximum for the body of the abstract not including the acknowledgement.