Reporting Requirements

Interim Reports

The due date for interim reports is February 15, 2019.  The interim report has two parts, the first completed by the student and the second by the faculty member.  Here is the requested format.

Section I: Progress Summary (Student)

In no more than three pages of text (not including title page), summarize your progress to date as follows:

  • Title page
  • Abstract
  • Introduction
  • Procedure
  • Results and Discussion
  • Conclusions
  • Acknowledgments, References, Appendices may be added as necessary/desired.

Section II: Progress Summary (Faculty)

In no more than two pages of text, describe your involvement and work on the project, summarize the team’s progress, and provide your assessment of the current and future success of the research project. Diagrams, figures, and tables may be added as necessary/desired.

Please note that this interim report, together with input and feedback from AFRL, will serve as the basis for Ph.D. -level award renewals.

Final Reports and Poster Board Presentations

Final reports are required after the completion of each award year.  The final report will consist of a poster board presentation and a written technical report.  The final written technical report is due on or before the time of the poster board session and should follow the same format as the interim report.  A paper copy of your poster board and a completed copy of the Project Data Form are required as attachments.

DAGSI will host a poster board session in November of each year for projects which have completed at least one full year of research.  This is an opportunity to present your completed research to peers, other universities, and representatives from AFRL, private industry, and state officials.

Poster board specifications are as follows:

  • 24×36 portrait layout on mounted foam board using a semi-gloss finish
  • DAGSI and AFRL logos must be included as per poster board template
  • Project title, faculty name, student name, AFRL sponsor name must be included
  • Accomplishments (list 3-5 major points of interest about your project)
  • Graphs and pictures as appropriate to back up your accomplishments
  • NO CLASSIFIED OR SENSITIVE MATERIAL
  • Use the poster board template in our forms section

The 2018 AFRL/DAGSI Poster Session will be held on Thursday, November 15, 2018, at the SOCHE Headquarters at 3155 Research Blvd., Kettering, Ohio 45420 from 12:00 to 15:00. Projects featured will be from the 2015, 2016, and 2017 project award years. No registration is required, and this event is open to the public. Light refreshments will be provided.

An electronic copy of the student’s thesis/dissertation (assuming the work was funded under the AFRL/DAGSI program); and publications, presentation, and journal articles that pertain to the research done on the project must be forwarded to DAGSI.

NOTE:  A final technical report will be requested if DAGSI is invoiced for work completed after the DAGSI Poster Session.  This will include all projects that have received a no-cost extension.


FOR DAGSI FUNDED PROJECTS AWARDED 2019 AND BEYOND AND ALL AFRL WHOLLY-FUNDED PROJECTS AWARDED

Requirements:

  • Written quarterly reports
  • Poster session

Report Due Dates:

  • October 15 (quarterly report)
  • January 15 (interim report)
  • April 15 (quarterly report)
  • July 15 or project end date, whichever is later (final report)
    • A paper copy of your project’s poster board and a completed copy of the Project Data Form are required as attachments to the final report.

Report  Format

The written report has two parts, the first completed by the student and the second by the faculty member.  Here is the requested format:

Section I: Progress Summary (Student)

In no more than one page of text for a quarterly and three pages of text for an interim or final (not including title page), summarize your progress to date as follows:

  • Title page
  • Abstract
  • Introduction
  • Procedure
  • Results and Discussion
  • Conclusions
  • Acknowledgments, References, Appendices may be added as necessary/desired.

Section II: Progress Summary (Faculty)

In no more than one page of text for a quarterly and two pages of text for an interim or final, describe your involvement and work on the project, summarize the team’s progress, and provide your assessment of the current and future success of the research project. Diagrams, figures, and tables may be added as necessary/desired.

Please note that the interim report, together with input and feedback from AFRL, will serve as the basis for DAGSI funded Ph.D.-level award renewals.

If your project has an AFRL cost share, one report will cover the requirement for both your DAGSI funds and your AFRL funds.

Poster Board Presentations

DAGSI will host a poster board session in November of each year for projects which have completed at least one full year of research. This is an opportunity to present your completed research to peers, other universities, and representatives from AFRL, private industry, and state officials.

Poster board specifications are as follows:

  • 24×36 portrait layout on mounted foam board using a semi-gloss finish
  • DAGSI and AFRL logos must be included as per poster board template
  • Project title, faculty name, student name, AFRL sponsor name must be included
  • Accomplishments (list 3-5 major points of interest about your project)
  • Graphs and pictures as appropriate to back up your accomplishments
  • NO CLASSIFIED OR SENSITIVE MATERIAL
  • Use the poster board template in our forms section

The 2018 AFRL/DAGSI Poster Session will be held on Thursday, November 15, 2018, at the SOCHE Headquarters at 3155 Research Blvd., Kettering, Ohio 45420 from 12:00 to 15:00. Projects featured will be from the 2015, 2016, and 2017 project award years. No registration is required, and this event is open to the public. Light refreshments will be provided.

An electronic copy of the student’s dissertation (assuming the work was funded under the AFRL/DAGSI program); and publications, presentation, and journal articles that pertain to the research done on your project must be forwarded to DAGSI.

NOTE:  A final technical report will be requested if DAGSI is invoiced for work completed after the DAGSI Poster Session. This will include all projects that have received a no-cost extension.