2nd Annual MSE Elevator Pitch Competition

October 24, 3:30 - 4:15

Klaus Advanced  Computing Building Room 1116

Reception will follow competition in the Klaus Atrium. Award ceremony will be approximately 5:00. 
All students are welcome.

Preliminary Round One – October 10, 11:00 – noon, Love 185

Preliminary Round Two – October 17, 11:00 – noon, Love 183

What is it?

The 2nd Annual MSE Elevator Pitch Competition showcases the research of MSE graduate students presented in a short form and accessible to a general audience. Participants have 90 seconds, without slides or props of any kind, to present their research to a lay audience.

Who can participate?

All MSE Master’s and Ph.D. students

Why should I participate?

You’ll gain valuable experience and can win cash prizes.

What kind of prizes?

  • 1st place $500
  • 2nd place $250
  • 3rd place $150
  • People's Choice $150 (new this year)

How do I prepare?

If you missed the workshops, contact Alena Alamgir for a one-on-one appointment

Do I have to compete in the preliminary round to participate in the final round?

Yes, only the winners of the preliminary round will proceed to the final round

Is registration required?

Yes, register below

What’s the deadline to register?

October 7, midnight

Have questions?


Alena Alamgir alena.alamgir@mse.gatech.edu or Alyssa Barnes Alyssa.barnes@mse.gatech.edu