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Academic Research Colloquium

As a Catholic, Marianist institution dedicated to providing answers to the global issues of our times, the University of Dayton's School of Engineering Academic Research Colloquium for Ph.D. candidates and post-doctoral scholars provides avenues of opportunity for future engineering faculty. 

Program and Participant Information

Program Objectives
  • Present scholarly research and receive feedback from peers and faculty.
  • Provide the opportunity for participants to gain a deeper understanding of the challenges and rewards of a faculty career. 
  • Identify emerging and diverse scholars for future faculty positions at UD.
  • Offer a personalized professional development opportunity for participants that familiarizes them with the characteristics that are unique to being a part of the UD community.
Why Consider Dayton and UD?
  • Dayton is a mid-size Midwestern city with a high quality of life and a low cost of living.
  • Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and the $4.3 billion Air Force Research Laboratory are just 15 minutes away.
  • The School of Engineering has major research partners - University of Dayton Research Institute, Emerson and GE Aviation - right on campus.
  • The School of Engineering has a collaborative spirit that encourages work/life balance.
  • All participant expenses are covered! Airfare, hotel and meals are included.
$195M in Total Sponsored Research
  • No. 1 — federally sponsored materials engineering research
  • No. 1 — Catholic research university
  • No. 8 — in research among universities without a medical school

Academic Research Colloquium, Ken Bloemer, Ph.D., Director, Visioneering Center

Kettering Laboratories