Graduate Research And Discovery Symposium (GRADS)

GRADS 2019: April, 2019 (Dates TBD) | Ben Parker Student Center - 1600 Maple St, Golden CO 80401




The very successful CEER Conference (Conference on Earth and Energy Research) has been re-branded as GRADS (Graduate Research And Discovery Symposium).

Graduate research is a central element to graduate life at Mines. Each year, the GSG holds a exhibition, where graduate (and undergraduate) students from Mines, as well as other institutions, come together to showcase their work. Students are adjudicated on the quality of their presentations, and prizes are given to the top presenters.

In recent years, the research exhibition has grown in the number and diversity of sessions. Based on this phenomenal success, an innovative conference experience was designed for graduate students in Spring 2012 called the Conference on Earth and Energy Research (CEER), and had over 170 graduate student presenters in attendence.

Further growth in numbers and in research diversity necessitated the re-branding effort, culminating in GRADS.

GRADS is an event designed by graduate students for graduate and undergraduate students doing cutting-edge research. Participants are able to practice their presentation skills in a comfortable and professional environment. Featuring real-time feedback from Mines Faculty, Mines alums, and professionals acting as judges, presenters are provided valuable insight into their presentation style and skills.

GRADS, fostering the development of the next generation of researchers and scientists, worldwide.

Please contact GSG Vice President Caitlin Crawford with any questions or suggestions regarding GRADS 2019.

GRADS 2017 Award WinnersPDF versionText only version

GRADS 2016 Award Winners

CEER 2013 Award Winners

CEER 2012 Award Winners

GSG Research Fair 2011 Award Winners

GSG Research Fair 2010 Award Winners