Research Paper Formats

All participants are required to submit a one-page research paper. All papers must use in PDF form and follow the formatting guidelines provided below.


The BME Faculty requires the following format for your paper:

Link to template


Please name your file "Lastname_Firstname_2018_Category.{pdf}" and submit it to the appropriate Dropbox link. Please limit file size to about 4MB; files over 5MB will not be accepted.  

Please keep in mind that anything you present at the Symposium constitutes a public disclosure. This means you should consider removing all confidential information from the presentation if you are interested in patent protection and have not yet filed a patent application. For more information please read 'Have an Idea?' on the USC Stevens Center for Innovation website.

In addition, your papers will only be available via a private link that is restricted to student and faculty.


Published on November 2nd, 2017

Last updated on July 20th, 2020