Research Review Meetings

This page is intended for investigators who have an active funded core project.

The semi-annual Industrial Advisors Board meetings is held twice per year in the Fall (November) and Spring (May). The first half day and full second day are for Core Research Reviews. The morning of the third day is for the Members’ Business Meeting. The faculty investigators and students working on Core Projects must attend the research reviews, but cannot attend the business meeting.

It is required that you prepare:

  1. A written semi-annual report
  2. A one-pager
  3. A PowerPoint presentations.
  4. A poster

In the first IAB meeting after initiating a project, the PI and Student are responsible for submitting a poster and report; and thereafter, it is mandatory that the PI and the student submit a report, a presentation and a poster.

Role of PIs at the IAB Research Reviews

The membership has requested that PIs to be present at the meeting to ensue that they are aware of the interactions between the student and the membership.

The PI must ensure that the presentation by the student covers the following:

  1. Project goals
  2. Project relevance to the industry
  3. Status at last report
  4. Overview of the presentation

The presentation must follow the template provided by NWI below.

The talk should be planned for the time duration shown on the agenda including approximately 5 minutes for questions.

IAB Meeting – November 19, 2019 – November 21, 2019


IAB Student and PI Registration

♦ IAB Report and 1 pager Due: October 28, 2019

♦ IAB Poster Due: November 4, 2019

♦ IAB Presentation Due: November 11, 2019

Please make sure that you meet the deadlines for the submission of reports and presentations. Reports and Presentations received after the deadline will not be distributed to the member companies. No exceptions will be made.

* The PDF version of the report will be published by posting on the members’ only section of the web site so that they can be reviewed by the membership before the oral presentations.

*The system will not allow multiple submissions. Therefore, it is imperative that you make sure that the copy uploaded is the final copy.

Reports and Presentations Guidelines

All principal investigators are responsible for providing a report and a slide presentation for this meeting. The formats for each are provided in report and presentation templates. It is very important, and a condition for continued financial support by the center, that reports and slides be presented in the required format, and by the deadline specified.

NEW! Use the following links to upload (the password will be provided to you separately):

Report Template

Download IAB Report Template

Please provide your reports (full and 1 pager) in PDF format. We do not need the Word file anymore.

Please format the file name as such: 16-192SB-iab-one-pager-may-2019.pdf and 16-192SB-iab-meeting-report-may-2019. Change to Nov in November and update the year

If you do not remember the username and password, please contact or 919-515-6551.

Presentation Template

Download IAB Presentation Template (wide)

Presentation PDF Guidelines

Go to file > print

  • Select your pdf converter (e.g. Adobe PDF, PDF Factory Pro, etc)
  • Do not include page numbers when creating the PDF
  • Do not include your Thank you slide or backup slides when creating the PDF

Please provide your presentation in both .ppt and .pdf format.

Please format the file name as such: 16-192SB-iab-presentation-may-2019

If you do not remember the username and password, please contact or 919-515-6551.

IAB Templates