Aviation Symposium

Aviation Graduate Research Symposium


The Doherty Center for Aviation and Health Research at Lewis University is proud to sponsor the Fourth Annual Aviation Graduate Research Symposium. The Aviation Graduate Research Symposium is an event that celebrates research, scholarly work, and creative endeavors of graduate students studying topics within aviation management, training, safety, security, and technology. It is a rich opportunity for graduate students to present scholarly work to their peers within the aviation industry and network with industry members towards other potential research opportunities. Work created in 2013 and 2014 will be eligible for consideration.

Doherty Center

Please use this site to submit your abstract for your research to apply for the opportunity to present your work at the Aviation Graduate Symposium on Saturday, May 3 2014. . You are asked to carefully read the information provided on this site as a guide in identifying the appropriate types of works for presenting, how to submit your abstract, abstract guidelines, schedule of events, and event details.  
Recognition will be in the form of cash prizes. All accepted submissions will appear in proceedings to be distributed during the symposium.

Follow this web site for continued updates throughout the coming months.

Event Details

Date: Saturday, May 3, 2014

Registration: Begins 8:30 AM CST

Lewis University
Arts and Sciences Building

One University Parkway
Romeoville, IL 60516
(See map)

Fees:  No registration fees

Agenda: See Schedule of Events

Submission Deadlines

The last day for abstract submission for the 2014 Aviation Graduate Research Symposium is Friday, April 18, 2014 by 5:00 CST. For more information, please see Registration.

Recognition of Research

Each presentation and abstract will be scored by a judging panel consisting of local aviation industry members. Scoring will reflect presentation quality, methodology of the study, and research relevance within the aviation industry.

First place: $300
Second place: $200
Third place: $100

Welcome packets containing symposium proceedings, event information, and participant contact information will be complementary.

Any questions contact Dr. Stanley Harriman harrimst@lewisu.edu or 815-836-5090.