CEU 2021 - Boston

DNP 2021 poster of downtown Boston

CEU Location

The Conference Experience for Undergraduates is planned to take place in conjunction with DNP 2021 in Boston, MA October 11 - 14, 2021.  CEU21 will follow the decisions made by the Division of Nuclear Physics (DNP) organizing committee. Information can be found on the official DNP2021 website.

CEU21 Timeline 

  • August 02 - Application review begins
  • ~August 13 - Decision letters sent (via email)
  • September 08 - Early registration deadline via link
  • October 11 - 14 - Conference
  • November 14 - Last day to claim travel reimbursement

CEU21 Application Instructions

Students who have already presented their project at a CEU poster session or with advance projects are encouraged to submit an abstract for a DNP oral presentation in the NEW undergraduate session category no. 17 on the DNP submission form. (Note: Students who wish to present an oral presentation in their topical session must submit their APS abstract by July 01.) Funding for undergraduates with oral presentations will be considered as funding and space permits. Please fill out the CEU application and indicate you submitted an oral abstract. 

Priority may be given to junior and senior students and those who have not previously attended a CEU conference.

Please submit your poster/oral abstract to the APS before filling out the CEU Application. Your application is not complete until you have filled out both the APS abstract and the CEU application. More information can be found under "Forms" in the menu.

Target Date:  All application materials must be received by Monday, August 2, 2021. Complete applications (including both CEU application and APS abstract) submitted by this date will receive full consideration. However, we will continue to accept applications until all positions are filled. 

  • All undergraduate students are welcome to attend CEU events, however, only students accepted into the CEU program will present at the CEU poster session.
  • You should register with the link emailed to your account on file.  

CEU21 Eligibility

If you have a research project in nuclear science and are enrolled as an undergraduate student in the fall 2021 semester you are welcome to apply for admission into the CEU program. At this time, funding is only awarded to students who are enrolled in a US institution of higher education even if the research presented was conducted outside of the US.

CEU21 Mentoring

Graduate students and postdocs can use this form to volunteer and help CEU students navigate the conference experience. More information can be found on the form. Please email Shelly Lesher with any questions. Students will have the option to request a mentor on their application.

CEU Meeting Schedule

The CEU program (CEU21) will run in parallel with the Annual Fall Meeting of the Division of Nuclear Physics of the American Physical Society.

This schedule contains events of interest to CEU students including from the DNP program and events scheduled with CEU students in mind. For a full schedule of events please use the Bulletin of the APS.