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Worcester Polytechnic Institute
REU Site: Developing a Clean Energy Future with Underserved Students
Energy Research Group
Worcester, Massachusetts
Primary: Lyubov Titova
Secondary: N. Aaron Deskins
Research Topics/Keywords: physics, chemistry, chemical engineering, materials science, photonics, renewable energy, photovoltaics, biofuels, solar cells, catalysis, hydrochar, nanotechnology, photonic integrated circuits
REU Site: Developing a Clean Energy Future with Underserved StudentsAbstract of Award
Worcester, Massachusetts
Primary: Brajendra Mishra
(508) 831-5711
Secondary: R. Brodeur
(508) 831-5003
Research Topics/Keywords: materials engineering, recover, recycle and reuse of materials
Worcester, Massachusetts
Primary: Zoe Reidinger, PhD
(508) 831-6735
Secondary: Kris Billiar, PhD
(508) 831-5384
Research Topics/Keywords: biomedical engineering, regenerative medicine, biomechanics, anti-microbial, biomaterials
REU Site: Integrated Bioengineering Research, Education, and Outreach Experiences for Females and Underrepresented Minorities at WPIAbstract of Award
William Marsh Rice University
REU Site: Nanotechnology REU with Focus on Community Colleges
Office of STEM Engagement (R-STEM)
Houston, Texas
Primary: Carolyn A. Nichol
(713) 348-2672
Secondary: Rafael Verduzco
(713) 348-6492
Research Topics/Keywords: Nanotechnology , Community College
REU Site: Nanotechnology REU with Focus on Community CollegesAbstract of Award
Detroit, Michigan
Primary: Jeremy L. Rickli
(313) 577-1752
Secondary: Yinlun Huang
(313) 577-3771
Research Topics/Keywords: Manufacturing, sustainability, lightweight materials manufacturing, energy storage materials, remanufacturing, chemical-energy-water nexus
REU Site: Summer Academy in Sustainable ManufacturingAbstract of Award
Washington University in St. Louis
REU Site: Thermal Management on Multiple Scales
Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
St. Louis, Missouri
Primary: Emily Boyd
(314) 935-6193
Secondary: J. Mark Meacham
(314) 935-3821
Research Topics/Keywords: Thermal management, heat transfer, energy, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering
REU Site: Thermal Management on Multiple ScalesAbstract of Award
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
REU Site: Imaging and mechanics-based Projects on Accidental Cases of Trauma(IMPACT)
Biomedical Engineering
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Primary: Ashley A. Weaver
(336) 716-0944
Secondary: Elaheh ( Ellie) Rahbar
(336) 713-1553
Research Topics/Keywords: Biomechanics, biomedical engineering, cancer, computing, finite element Modeling, fracture, human, injury, medical imaging, military, motor vehicle crash, robotics, sensors, spaceflight,sports, TBI
REU Site: Imaging and mechanics-based Projects on Accidental Cases of Trauma(IMPACT)Abstract of Award
Blacksburg, Virginia
Primary: Jan Helge Bohn
(540) 231-3276
Research Topics/Keywords: Automotive Engineering, International, Europe, Germany, Technische Universitaet Darmstadt
REU Site: Collaborative International Automotive Engineering in Germany and the USAAbstract of Award
Cofunded: International Science and Engineering
Virginia Tech
REU Site: Interdisciplinary Water Science and Engineering
Inst. for Critical Technology and Applied Science (ICTAS) and Dept. of Engr. Education
Blacksburg, Virginia
Primary: Dr. Vinod K. Lohani
(540) 231-0019
Secondary: Jennifer Cacciola
(540) 231-5244
Research Topics/Keywords: Urbanization Impacts, Chemical and Microbial Water Quality, Real-time Water Monitoring, Flint Study, Waste Water Treatment, Wetland Studies, International Water Issues, Drinking Water
Comments: This is an interdisciplinary site and students from various disciplinary backgrounds are welcome. We strongly encourage students from underrepresented minorities to apply. This Site includes an intern
REU Site: Interdisciplinary Water Science and EngineeringAbstract of Award
Virginia Commonwealth University
REU Site: Pharmaceutical Engineering at Virginia Commonwealth University
College of Engineering and School of Pharmacy
Richmond, Virginia
Primary: Thomas Roper, Ph.D
(804) 828-5568
Secondary: Sandro da Rocha, Ph.D.
(804) 828-0985
Research Topics/Keywords: Pharmaceutical Engineering, Drug Delivery, Drug Manufacturing; Formulation, Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient
REU Site: Pharmaceutical Engineering at Virginia Commonwealth UniversityAbstract of Award
Virginia Commonwealth University
REU Site: Mechanobiology at VCU
Biomedical Engineering
Richmond, Virginia
Primary: Rebecca Heise
(804) 828-3496
Research Topics/Keywords: Mechanobiology, cell mechanics, cell engineering, tissue engineering, drug delivery
REU Site: Mechanobiology at VCUAbstract of Award
Nashville, Tennessee
Primary: Prof. Clare McCabe
(615) 322-6853
Secondary: Prof. Sandra Rosenthal
(615) 322-2633
Research Topics/Keywords: nanoscale materials and engineering
REU Site: Nanoscale Materials Science and Engineering at Vanderbilt UniversityAbstract of Award
Cofunded: Engineering
University of Washington Bothell
REU Site: Next-generation health monitoring systems with flexible electronics, novel algorithms and secure communication
Division of Engineering & Mathematics, Electrical Engineering Program
Bothell, Washington
Primary: Tadesse Ghirmai
(425) 352-3873
Secondary: Hung Cao
(425) 352-5194
Research Topics/Keywords: Biomedical devices, flexible electronics, signal processing, data security
REU Site: Next-generation health monitoring systems with flexible electronics, novel algorithms and secure communicationAbstract of Award
Seattle, Washington
Primary: Eric Chudler
(206) 616-6899
Secondary: Rajesh Rao
(206) 685-9141
Research Topics/Keywords: biosciences, neuroscience, neurotechnology, neuroethics, neurophysiology
REU Site: Sensorimotor Neural EngineeringAbstract of Award
Cofunded: Engineering, Department of Defense (DoD)
Charlottesville, Virginia
Primary: Timothy E. Allen
(434) 982-6751
Secondary: Hannah Moore
(434) 924-5102
Research Topics/Keywords: Systems bioengineering, biomedical engineering, Systems biology, biomedical data science, biology, bioinformatics, computational biology
REU Site: Multi-Scale Systems Bioengineering and Biomedical Data SciencesAbstract of Award
University of Texas at Austin
REU Site: BME Community of Undergradute Research Scholar
Biomedical Engineering
Austin, Texas
Primary: Mia K. Markey
(512) 471-6424
Secondary: Laura Suggs
(512) 232-1671
Austin, Texas
Primary: Roger T. Bonnecaze
(512) 471-1497
Secondary: S.V Sreenivasan
(512) 471-6546
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Primary: Daniel Loveless
(423) 425-2353
Secondary: Donald Reising
(423) 425-5843
Research Topics/Keywords: Electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science, mechanical engineering, physics, small satellites, CubeSat, space science
REU Site: An Interdisciplinary CubeSat Research and STEM Education Platform at the University of Tennessee at Chattanoog (UTChattSat)Abstract of Award
Tampa, Florida
Primary: Venkat Bhethanabotla
(813) 974-3041
Secondary: John Kuhn
(813) 974-6498
Research Topics/Keywords: functional materials, manufacturing, nanomaterials, composites, sensors, materials science, materials engineering
REU Site: REU in Functional Materials and Manufacturing at University of South FloridaAbstract of Award
Vermillion, South Dakota
Primary: Stanley May
(605) 677-5487
Secondary: Grant Crawford
(605) 394-5133
Research Topics/Keywords: Anti-counterfeiting,nanomaterials,materials science&engineering,chemistry,operations engineering,social/behavior science,mathematics and computer science,security printing,ink formulation.
Collaborative Research: REU Site: Secrity Printing and Anti-Counterfeiting TechnologyAbstract of Award
Columbia, South Carolina
Primary: Juan M. Caicedo
(803) 777-1925
Secondary: Zhaoshuo Jiang
(415) 338-7741
Research Topics/Keywords: Civil Engineering, Smart Structure Technology, Academia-Industry Collaboration, Structural Control, Structural Health Monitoring, Smart Sensing, Optimization, Innovative Experimental Methods
REU Site: Collaborative Research: Integrated Academia-Industry Research Experience for Undergraduate in Smart Structure TechnologyAbstract of Award
Rochester, New York
Primary: Andrew Berger
(585) 273-4724
Secondary: Nick Vamivakas
(585) 275-2089
Research Topics/Keywords: Optics, Photonics, Physics, Engineering, Nano, Quantum, Biophotonics
REU Site: Nano-, Bio-, and Quantum Photonics at University of RochesterAbstract of Award
Rochester, New York
Primary: Marvin M. Doyley
(585) 275-3774
Secondary: Linda Weidman
(585) 275-5225
Research Topics/Keywords: big data imaging, biological imaging, biomedical engineering computational imaging, computational imaging, computer science,
Comments: electrical engineering, medical imaging, optical imaging, ultrasonic imaging
REU Site: Imaging in Medicine and Biology for Underrepresented Minorities at the University of RochesterAbstract of Award
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Primary: Joseph McCarthy
(412) 624-7362
Secondary: Taryn Bayles
(412) 383-9970
Research Topics/Keywords: functional materials, energy, biomedicine, sustainability, nanoparticles, multi-phase systems, particle processing, chemical engineering
REU Site: Enhancing Knowledge Integration Through Undergraduate Research-Particle-based Functional Materials for Energy, Sustainability, and BiomedicineAbstract of Award
University of Pittsburgh
REU Site: American Student Placements in Rehabilitation Engineering
Rehabilitation Science & Technology
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Primary: Rory A. Cooper
(412) 383-6596
Secondary: Alicia M. Koontz
(412) 365-4850
University of Pennsylvania
REU Site: SUNFEST: Susmmer Undergraduate Research in Sensor Technologi
School of Engineering and Applied Science
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Primary: Sue Ann Bidstrup Allen
(215) 898-4862
Secondary: Julia Falcon
(215) 898-8352
Research Topics/Keywords: Sensors, Sensor Technology, Sensors for Robotics, Imagers, Biomedical, Biosensors, Chemical Sensing, Nanotechnology, Bio-inspired sensing, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engr, Material Engr
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REU Site: SUNFEST: Susmmer Undergraduate Research in Sensor TechnologiAbstract of Award
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Duke University, North Carolina State University
REU SITE: Collaborative Research: Nanoscale Detectives -- Elucidating the Structure and Dynamics of Hybrid Perovskite Systems
Chemistry, Applied Physical Sciences, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Materials Scienc
Chapel Hill, Durham, Raleigh, North Carolina
Primary: Phillip Strader
(919) 515-9597
Secondary: James Cahoon
(919) 962-3386
Research Topics/Keywords: Materials science, chemistry, physics, nanoscience, hybrid perovskite, solar energy, photovoltaic,
Comments: solar cell, photodetector, laser, theory, semiconductor, cleanroom, microscopy, fabrication, spectroscopy, nanocrystal 2050764 (UNC), 2050841 (Duke), 2050900 (NCSU)
REU SITE: Collaborative Research: Nanoscale Detectives -- Elucidating the Structure and Dynamics of Hybrid Perovskite SystemsAbstract of Award
University of New York at Stony Brook
REU Site: Nanotechnology for Health, Energy and the Environment
Materials Science and Engineering
Stony Brook, New York
Primary: Gary P. Halada
Research Topics/Keywords: Nanotechnology for Health, Energy and Environment
REU Site: Nanotechnology for Health, Energy and the EnvironmentAbstract of Award
University of New Mexico
Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Nanoscience and Microsystems Engineering
Center for Microengineered Materials & Materials & Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Primary: Abhaya K. Datye
(505) 277-0477
Secondary: Nora Akram
(505) 277-2833
Research Topics/Keywords: nanomaterials, biomaterials, nanoparticles, energy conversion, catalysts, fuel cells, imaging, flow cytometry, drug delivery, Self assembly, Optoelectronic devices, solar cells, sensors
Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Nanoscience and Microsystems EngineeringAbstract of Award
Reno, Nevada
Primary: Yantao Shen
(775) 784-6918
Secondary: Jennifer L Hoy
(775) 784-6049
Research Topics/Keywords: Biomimetics, Soft Crawling Robots, 3D Printed Soft Robots, Neuro Based Soft Robots, Electroactive Polymers and Applications, Supercoiled Polymer Actuators, Smart Materials Enabled Compliant Devices
REU Site: Biomimetic and Soft Robotics (BioSoRo): from Biological Inspirations to Engineered MechanismsAbstract of Award
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