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CFAES Research Forum and Poster Competition

The College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) translates cutting-edge research for stakeholders across the state. By engaging with our stakeholders, we provide research, technology, and knowledge to support safe, sustainable, and viable agricultural practices across Ohio and the world. Each spring, the research done by our students and research scientists is put on display at the CFAES Annual Research Forum and Poster Competition.

Registration is now open for the 2023 competition! Please register at the link below to indicate your intent to participate in the poster competition. You will submit your name, department, etc. Your poster and abstract files are not due until March 10, 2023.

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View graduate and professional poster guidelines
View graduate and professional poster rubric

If you have any questions about the Graduate and Professional levels, please contact Kayla Arnold.

If you have any questions about the Undergraduate competition levels, you can view more information on their website.

    2022 Competition winners

    Master

    Third Place: Brandon Shannon, Entomology & Environmental Sciences Graduate Program, advised by Dr. Reed Johnson
    Second place: Camila Gutierrez Manriquez, Horticulture and Crop Sciences, advised by Dr. Jonathan Fresnedo Ramirez
    First place: Yuan Li, Entomology, advised by Dr. Peter Piermarini

    Ph.D.

    Third place: Bethany Williams, School of Environment & Natural Resources, advised by Dr. Suzanne Gray and Dr. Lauren Pintor
    Second place: Caralee Shepard, Entomology, advised by Dr. Mary Gardiner
    First place: Michelle Pham, Entomology & Environmental Sciences Graduate Program, advised by Dr. Mary Gardiner

    Postdoctoral Scholar

    Third place: Dong-Hwan Kim Animal Sciences, advised by Dr. Kichoon Lee
    Second place: Luis Martinez, Entomology, advised by Dr. Sarah Short
    First place: Gonzalo-Miyagusuku Cruzado, Food Science & Technology, advised by Dr. Monica Giusti

    Research Scientist

    Second place: Nuris Acosta, Entomology, Luis Canas and Andy Michel labs
    First place: Pat Boley, Animal Sciences, Scott Kenney lab

    Undergraduate
    Animal Sciences - Health


    Third place: Hailey Main advised by Dr. Christopher Hadad and Dr. Christopher Callam
    Second place: Elizabeth Ohl advised by Dr. Alvaro Garcia Guerra
    First place: Madison Pinkerton advised by Dr. Jessica Pempek

    Animal Sciences - Nutrition

    Second place: Elizabeth Due advised by Dr. Sheila Jacobi
    First place: Sophia Kienzle advised by Dr. Jeffrey Firkins

    Entomology

    Third place: Nicole Sammons advised by Dr. Reed Johnson
    Second place: Isabel Nazarian advised by Dr. Reed Johnson
    First place: Aleacia Laird advised by Dr. Francesca Hand

    Environmental and Plant Sciences

    Second place: Joshua Chaney, advised by Scott Demyan
    First place (tied): Lillian Ostrander, advised by Stephen Matthews
    First place (tied): Esha Sharma, advised by Andrea Gschwend

    Food Sciences

    Third place: Thania Ortiz Santiago advised by Dr. Monica Giusti
    Second place: Cameron McCurdy advised by Dr. Kichoon Lee
    First place: Talia Katz advised by Dr. Chris Simons and Aishwarya Badiger

    Social Sciences

    Third place: Kiley Holbrook, Callee Aviles, Haley Schmersal advised by Erica Summerfield
    Second place: Maddie Allman advised by Dr. Ken Martin & Dr. Joe Campbell
    First place: Shanvanth Arnipalli advised by Dr. Feng

    2021 Competition winners

    Master

    Third place: Kushal KC, Food, Agricultural, and Biological Engineering, advised by Sami Khanal
    Second place: Danielle Voss, Food Science and Technology, advised by Monica Giusti
    First place (tied): Dylan Ricke, Entomology, advised by Reed Johnson
    First place (tied): Emily Walker, Entomology, advised by Reed Johnson

    Ph.D.

    Third place: Colby Gregg, Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership, advised by Amanda Bowling
    Second place: Molly Mills, Environmental Science Graduate Program, advised by Jiyoung Lee
    First place: Lydia Fyie, Entomology, advised by Mary Gardiner and Megan Meuti

    Postdoctoral Scholar

    Third place (tied): Ashish Manandhar, Food, Agricultural, and Biological Engineering, advised by Ajay Shah
    Third place (tied): Bo Li, Horticulture and Crop Science, advised by Andrea Gschwend
    Second place: Carlos Esquivel, Entomology, advised by Luis Canas
    First place: Wenshuang Xie, Plant Pathology, advised by Lucy Stewart

    Research Scientist

    Third place: Anirudh Akula, Food, Agricultural, and Biological Engineering, Ajay Shah Lab
    Second place: Esha Shrestha, Food, Agricultural, and Biological Engineering, Ajay Shah Lab
    First place: Erick Martinez Rodriguez, Plant Pathology, Luis Canas Lab

    Undergraduate
    Animal Sciences - Health


    Third place: Andrew Brower & Isabelle Schlachter (team), advised by Kichoon Lee
    Second place: Annika Diaz, advised by Maurice Eastridge & Anastasia Vlasova
    First place: Hailey Jermolowicz, advised by Benjamin Wenner

    Animal Sciences - Nutrition

    Third place: Shiling Zhao, advised by Andreas Chavez
    Second place: Cameron White, advised by Sheila Jacobi
    First place: Antoinette Foliart, advised by Jeffrey Firkins

    Entomology

    Third place (tied): Valerie Anderson, advised by Christopher Ranger
    Third place (tied): Christiana Arkorful-Bondzie, advised by Megan Meuti
    Second place: Joseph Urso, advised by Megan Meuti
    First place: Olivia Blanco, advised by Megan Meuti

    Environmental and Plant Sciences

    Second place: Joshua Chaney, advised by Scott Demyan
    First place (tied): Lillian Ostrander, advised by Stephen Matthews
    First place (tied): Esha Sharma, advised by Andrea Gschwend

    Food Sciences

    Second place (tied): Anna Carroll, advised by Rafael Jimenez-Flores
    Second place (tied): Justyna Korneluk & Anna McSurley (team), advised by Gonul Kaletunc
    First place: Peter Kolev, advised by Rafael Jimenez-Flores

    Social Sciences

    Second place: Milan Pozderac, advised by Tracey Kitchel
    First place: Joel Shoup, advised by Ben Brown

    2020 Competition winners

    Master

    Third place (tied): Sarah Scott, Entomology, advised by Mary Gardiner
    Third place (tied): Lydia Fyie, Entomology, advised by Mary Gardiner and Megan Meuti
    Second place: Kushal KC, Food, Agricultural, and Biological Engineering, advised by Sami Khanal
    First place: Nicole Lorig, Animal Sciences, advised by Kimberly Cole

    Ph.D.

    Third place: Dipak Kathayat, Food Animal Health Research Program, advised by Gireesh Rajashekara
    Second place: Denisha Parker, Entomology, advised by Mary Gardiner
    First place: Yiyun Lin, Horticulture and Crop Sciences, advised by Michelle Jones

    Postdoctoral Scholar

    Third place: Jie Xu, Food Science and Technology, advised by V.M. (Bala) Balasubramaniam
    Second place: Sankar Renu, Food Animal Health Research Program, advised by Gourapura Renukaradhya
    First place: Ashish Manandhar, Food, Agricultural, and Biological Engineering, advised by Ajay Shah

    Research Scientist

    Third place (tied): Erick Martinez Rodriguez, Entomology, advised by Peter Piermarini
    Third place (tied): Pat Boley, Food Animal Health Research Program
    Second place: Daniela Gutierrez Yanez, Plant Pathology and Food Science and Technology
    First place: Linda Michel, Food Animal Health Research Program