Undergraduate Research

The Arkansas Tech University Undergraduate Research office promotes undergraduate research in all fields.  We believe that collaborative faculty-student research activity provides valuable experience for our students and is an essential component of university teaching.  Suggestions regarding other avenues to improve the institutional undergraduate research activities are welcome.

For additional information, please contact: mhemmati@atu.edu

The objectives of The Arkansas Tech University Undergraduate Research office are to:
  • Promote undergraduate research at Arkansas Tech University;
  • Provide information regarding funding opportunities for undergraduate research to ATU faculty;
  • Provide limited funding to ATU faculty to support their undergraduate research activities;
  • Provide information regarding undergraduate research conferences to ATU faculty and students;
  • Improve the undergraduate research environment at Arkansas Tech University.


Mostafa Hemmati
Director, Undergraduate Research Office
Department of Physical Sciences
Arkansas Tech University
Russellville, AR 72801


Important Dates & Information

Senior Honors & Student Research Symposium, March 15, 2016

Arkansas Tech University Pendergraft Library

The abstract submission deadline will be in February 19, 2016. The abstracts should not exceed one page and should be submitted electronically to mhemmati@atu.edu.

Presentations at the Honors section of the Symposium do not require an abstract. The program schedule will become available at the following link: Program Schedule Abstracts

2016 Arkansas Space Grant Symposium