Undergraduate Research Journal Spring 2021

Hello UCLA Samueli Engineering students! Navigate this website for instructions on publishing your research in Samueli Undergraduate Research Journal 2021

Undergraduate Research Journal Eligibility:

  • UCLA Samueli Engineering Students or Students Hosted by UCLA Samueli Engineering Faculty

  • Currently Enrolled at UCLA

  • Present Research Poster at the UCLA Undergraduate Research Week

  • Consent Form signed by Principal Investigator or Daily Lab Supervisor

Please prepare the following documents for Undergraduate Research Journal:

  • Title and Abstract of your Research Project

  • Professional Headshot

  • Research Poster

Thank you for your interest in this year's undergraduate research journal. We applaud your commitment towards undergraduate research. Unfortunately this year the School of Engineering will not be moving forward to publish the research journal for 2020-2021 owing to not enough applicants. We encourage you to showcase your work during research week and explore other options to publish your research. We also ask that you try to publish your work in next year's journal.

Undergraduate Research Journal Submission Specifications

Please visit the Journal Submission 2021 page on the navigation bar on the left for specific guidelines and form access.

  1. Interest Form

DEADLINE: Wednesday, May 5, 2021

2. Upload Your Professional Headshots in the following Format:

  • Minimum 300 DPI

  • 2x3 IN. Size CROPPED

  • File Type: JPG or PNG


DEADLINE: Wednesday, May 5, 2021

3. Upload Your Title and Abstract in PDF Format:

Title: 200 Characters Limit Including Spaces

Abstract: 1550 Characters Limit Including Spaces


  • 1st Draft: Wednesday, May 5, 2021 LastName_FirstName_Abstract_1

  • Final Draft: Wednesday, May 19, 2021 LastName_FirstName_Abstract_Final

4. Upload Your Poster in PDF Format

Poster MUST have a Width of 36" and Height of 42"


  • 1st Draft: Wednesday, May 5, 2021 LastName_FirstName_Poster_1

  • Final Draft: Wednesday, May 19, 2021 LastName_FirstName_Poster_Final

5. Upload Your Consent Forms in the Following Format



DEADLINE: Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Virtual Undergraduate Research Showcase:

Students who publish in the URP Research Journal are highly encouraged to present their work at the Virtual Undergraduate Research Showcase on Tuesday, May 25, 2021. The deadline to apply is April 15, 2021. Find out more about the Virtual Undergraduate Research Showcase at the Undergraduate Research Week website.

If you have any questions, please feel free to email williamh@seas.ucla.edu or urp@seas.ucla.edu