Student Poster Session

Call for Abstracts for AMPP Annual Conference + Expo 2024 Student Poster Session is now open!

Call for Poster Abstracts closes, November 23, 2023

AMPP is looking for individuals with great coatings and corrosion ideas that they want to share with the community. The AMPP Research Committee is awarding over $15,000 in total prize money to the Student Poster Session winners at AMPP Annual Conference + Expo 2024. Prize awards are $2,000 for first place, $1,500 for second place, and $1,000 for third place in designated categories. A prize of $1,000 for first place, $500 for second place, and $250 for third place will also be awarded for the top 3 undergraduate posters.

Please note: Undergrad poster placing in the top 3 for any of the three categories will not be eligible for also winning one of the top 3 overall (i.e., an undergrad poster could score in the top 3 in a category and will not be eligible to win a 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place overall in the undergrad category.

Submit Abstract

The Student Poster Session at the AMPP Annual Conference + Expo encourages students to become active in AMPP and present the results of their work to membership. Each student who wishes to participate must submit a 300-400 word abstract (maximum of 2,000 characters). Please keep in mind that student attendance is required at the conference to participate. There can also only be one student per poster.

Chair: Thu Addis
Vice Chair: Christopher L. Alexander
Past Chair: Saba N. Esmaeely

Category submissions:

  • Pourbaix, focusing on subject of Corrosion Science
  • Fontana, focusing on subject of Corrosion Engineering
  • Herro-Appleman, focusing on subject of Applied Materials Protection Technology

Please note: The call-for that this SPS session is exclusively for students enrolled in Universities and not for Post-Docs and researchers who just graduated the previous year.


Student Poster Guidelines

Student Poster Judging Criteria

Suggested Poster Format

For any questions regarding the Student Poster Session, please contact AMPP at

Travel assistance

The AMPP EMERG Student Outreach Program will provide Travel Assistance in the amount of $25,000 to help fund student travel to the AMPP Spring conference. Travel Assistance awards are equally distributed, with a maximum of $300 (USD) allocated per applicant. Students will be notified of travel awards in mid to late-February.

Apply for Travel Assistance through AMPP EMERG

For any questions regarding Travel Assistance, please contact

Travel Assistance Deadline: February 1, 2024.