2020 NYCSEF Registration is Open

    The 2020 NYCSEF registration is now open. The NYCSEF Research Poster Competition session will take place on Sunday, April 5, 2020 from 9:00 AM ~ 2:30 PM in Room 1, 2, 3, 4, and University Reception within Columbia University Faculty House. Please note the dates of the registration and the fair on this page. Students are required to fill out and upload the forms. We are still working to add some addidional information and features so please visit this page frequently to see the updates and changes. If you have any questions please email us at

    • Submission of the Research Paper Competition(RPC) is open year-round. You can sign up for an account and start an application, or simply email the research paper administrator( with your information.
    • The PPC(Poster/PowerPoint Presentation Competition) session is for studtents who are participating in the fair for presentation and the RPC(Research Paper Competition) is for students who submit their research papers online year-round to win the awards.
    • Judge registrations have been moved to the footer section and you will need to re-register for the upcoming events.

    2020 Schedule Summary

    • PPC : Sunday April 5, 2020 (Columbia University Faculty House, New York)
    • RPC : Open year-round (Online)
    • PPC Check in: 9:00 AM to 9:40 AM on the same day (Register your poster or PowerPoint slides for presentation)
    • Award Ceremony: 1:30 PM on the same day
    • PPC: Poster/PowerPoint Presentation Competition, RPC: Research Paper Competition


    Schedule of the PPC and RPC

    Evens Registration Fair Date/Place Award Ceremony
    PPC 10/1/2019~3/10/2020 4/5/2020 New York
    (Columbia Uniersity)/td>

    4/5/2020 New York
    (Columbia University)

    RPC 1/1~12/31 Open year-round
    Fall, Winter, Summer

    Three Files to Submit (PPC: Poster/PowerPoint Presentation Competition):

    Files File Formats Pages/Size
    Word file David_Math_Triangle.doc 10~20 pages (English)
    Poster file David_Math_Triangle.ppt 90cm x 120cm (width x height)
    Slide file David_Math_Triangle.ppt ppt slides (7-10 pages)

      Judging Criteria

    Steps Judging %


    Pre-Judging (Creativity, Originality, Adherenc, etc)

    20 %


    Presentation (15-20 min. Presentation)

    80 %


    Schedule (4/4/2020)

    *The schedule is subject to change, depending on the circumstances
    Times Events

    9:00 ~9:40

    Judge Meeting

    9:00 ~9:40

    Registration(fee: $30)

    10:00 ~12:30

    Poster/PowerPoint Presentations

    12:30 ~13:30


    13:30 ~14:30

    Award Ceremony




    Expo Day 2020

      What To Expect
    • Arrive, sign in, and set up from 9:00 to 9:40 pre-inspection of projects by SRC: 9:00-9:30.
    • Interviews/presentations(15 min./student), followed by lunch, the speaker, and awards.
    • Concluding remarks and clean-up by 2:30.
    • In addition to the above, there is a strong likelihood that people will have FUN,
    • But please note that parents/guardians are not allowed come during the judging process.
    • In special cercumatances, professionals and college students may display their presentation on a large monitor instead of being printed out for this poster session.
    • Further details about file sizes, format, etc. will be emailed out to all individuals who register to present.


      What To Bring
    • Yourself
    • Registration fee $30
    • Anything you may have not sent in earlier, and have told us to expect
    • Project notebook(s)
    • Poster (or PowerPoint slides) and any other items needed
    • Appetite
    • Positive attitude, interest, and curiosity

    Scopes of the Research Projects

    Science, Engineering, Humanitarian and Social Science

    • Sciences - Biology, Physics, Chemistry and Biochemistry
    • Engineering
    • Math
    • Computer Science
    • Psychology
    • History
    • Social Studies/ Economics / Environmental Studies
    • Humananities
    • Art
    • Music
    • Philosophy
    • Political science
    • Any other categories are available

    Address and Map

    Columbia University Faculty House
    64 Morningside Drive, New York, New York 10027
    Phone: 212.854.1200

The Venue / Meeting Room

  • Meeting Rooms(New York City)
  • Columbia University
    Faculty House (2nd Floor, Room 1, 2, 3, 4, and University Reception)


Past Award Lists

Types of Award