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Atlanta, Georgia
Primary: Aaron Levine
Secondary: Erin Bryant
(404) 894-2645
Research Topics/Keywords: cell manufacturing, biomedical engineering, biosciences, biomanufacturing, therapeutic cells
Cell Manufacturing Technologies (CMaT) Research Experience for UndergraduatesAbstract of Award
Georgia Institute of Technology, NNCI Coordinating Office
National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure (11 sites)
Primary: Nancy Healy
(404) 385-4307
Secondary: Leslie O'Neill
(404) 385-7203
Research Topics/Keywords: Nanotechnology, nanoscale science and engineering
Comments: Eleven of the 16 sites of the NNCI have a summer REU program. The focus at each site varies but involves nanoscale science and engineering. The URL will take you to a central location where you can
Durango, Colorado
Primary: Megan Paciaroni
(970) 274-6753
Secondary: Marnie S. Clay
(970) 247-7071
Research Topics/Keywords: undergraduate research, mentoring, energy, propulsion, combustion, laser diagnostics, nuclear reactors, molecular energy transfer, liquid phase molecular dynamics, environment, ecology
REU Site: Enriching the Undergraduate Research Experience for Native American StudentsAbstract of Award
Florida State University
REU Site: Multi-physics of Active Systems and Structures
FAMU-FSU College of Engineering
Tallahassee, Florida
Primary: Chiang Shih
(850) 645-0102
Research Topics/Keywords: Micro Air Vehicles, robotics, supersonic flows,flow control, aeroacoustics, sensors and actuators, smart materials, thermal management, autonomous control, model and simulation, instrumentation,
REU Site: Multi-physics of Active Systems and StructuresAbstract of Award
Florida State University
REU Site: Retaining Engineers Through Research Entrepreneurship and Advanced Materials Training
computer engineering, industrial engineering,materials and civil engineering
Tallahassee, Florida
Primary: Okenwa O Okoli
(850) 410-6352
Secondary: Arda Vanli
(850) 410-6354
Research Topics/Keywords: Advanced materials and entrepreneurship
Comments: In addition to Engineering, the research could also fit under Chemistry, Materials Research, Mathematical Sciences, and Physics, depending on the specific research project involved.
REU Site: Retaining Engineers Through Research Entrepreneurship and Advanced Materials TrainingAbstract of Award
Florida International University
REU Site: Preparing RF Engineers for Communication, Imaging and Sensing (PRECISE)
Electrical & Computer Engineering
Miami, Florida
Primary: Dr. Nezih Pala
(305) 348-3016
Secondary: Dr. Shubhendu Bhardwaj
(305) 348-5444
Research Topics/Keywords: Radio frequency, RF, millimeter waves, mmW, terahertz, THz, antennas, MIMO, 5G, 6G, wireless communication, radar, RFIC
REU Site: Preparing RF Engineers for Communication, Imaging and Sensing (PRECISE)Abstract of Award
Florida Atlantic University
REU Site: Removing Barriers to Ocean Current Based Electricity Production through Undergraduate Research
Southeast National Marine Renewable Energy Center
Boca Raton, Florida
Primary: James VanZwieten Jr.
(561) 297-0955
Research Topics/Keywords: marine renewable energy, ocean current energy, hydrokinetic energy, renewable energy, tidal energy, ocean engineering, mechanical engineering, marine sciences, ocean sciences, green energy, power
REU Site: Removing Barriers to Ocean Current Based Electricity Production through Undergraduate ResearchAbstract of Award
Greenville, North Carolina
Primary: Stephaine George
(252) 737-2826
Secondary: Zachary Domire
(252) 737-4564
Research Topics/Keywords: Biomedical Engineering, Bioengineering, Biomechanics, Motor Control, Biomaterials, Stimulation, Imaging, Virtual/Augmented Reality, Modeling, Computational Modeling, Leadership, Communication Skills
Comments: Collaborative program across four colleges and six departments including engineering, kinesiology, Physical therapy, and Physics. BME-SIM welcomes both community college students and undergraduate students in all STEM majors. The BME-SIM program seeks to foster an environment where all students can be their authentic self and both learning and living occurs in an atmosphere of mutual respect in pu
Biomedical Engineering in Stimulations, Imaging, and Modeling (BME-SIM)Abstract of Award
Duke University
REU Site for Meeting the Grand Challenges in Engineering
Pratt School of Engineering
Durham, North Carolina
Primary: Carmen G. Rawls
(919) 660-5996
Secondary: Johnna Frierson
(919) 660-8412
Research Topics/Keywords: Grand Challenges, Biomedical Eng., Civil Eng. and Environmental Eng., Electrical and Computer Eng., Mechanical Eng. and Materials Science
REU Site for Meeting the Grand Challenges in EngineeringAbstract of Award
Drexel University
Smart Manufacturing Research Experiences for Undergraduates (SMREU)
Chemical and Biological Engineering
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Primary: Masoud Soroush
(215) 895-1710
Secondary: Maureen H. Tang
(215) 571-4092
Research Topics/Keywords: Smart mfg, multiscale modeling, machine learning, AI, data analytics, internet of things, optimization, control, monitoring, process safety, materials and process design, chemical engineering
Smart Manufacturing Research Experiences for Undergraduates (SMREU)Abstract of Award
Ithaca, New York
Primary: Melanie - Claire Mallison
(607) 254-4858
Research Topics/Keywords: National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure (NNCI)
REU Site: Cornell NanoScale Science & Technology Facility (CNF)Abstract of Award
Colorado State University
REU Site: Extreme Ultraviolet Laser Science and Technology
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Fort Collins, Colorado
Primary: Jorge Rocca
(970) 491-8371
Secondary: Steve Leone
(510) 643-5467
Research Topics/Keywords: Extreme UV soft x-rays,x-ray sources,ultrafast and high power lasers,nanoscale imaging,chemical and solid state carrier dynamics,four wave mixing,laser created plasmas,intense laser matter interaction
Comments: Internships available at both Colorado State University in Fort Collins, CO and at the University of California at Berkeley in Berkeley, CA. Applications for Summer 2020 internships will be accepted beginning 15 December 2019.
REU Site: Extreme Ultraviolet Laser Science and TechnologyAbstract of Award
Golden, Colorado
Primary: Dr. Reza Hedayat
(303) 273-3401
Secondary: Dr. Gabriel Walton
(303) 384-2235
Research Topics/Keywords: Civil Engineering, Geological Engineering, Mining Engineering, Infrastructure Materials, Resilience and Sustainability, Data Analytics, Remote Sensing, Underground Infrastructure, Transportation
Comments: This collaborative REU site award to Colorado School of Mines, located in Golden, CO, Lehigh University, located in Bethlehem, PA, and California State University, Los Angeles, located in Los Angeles, CA focuses on Underground Infrastructure and hosts four students in each university per year.
REU site: Collaborative Research: Research Experience for Undergraduates in Underground InfrastructureAbstract of Award
Cleveland, Ohio
Primary: Renee Overton
(216) 687-3709
Secondary: Eric Schearer
(216) 687-6901
Research Topics/Keywords: rehabilitation, assistive devices, robotics, prosthetics, neuroprostheses, biomechanics
REU Site: Engineering and Computing in Rehabilitation and Assistive TechnologiesAbstract of Award
Clemson University
REU Site: Solid-State Devices for Electronics, Photonics, and Magnetics Technology
Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Clemson, South Carolina
Primary: William R. Harrell
(864) 656-5918
Secondary: Chad E. Sosolik
(864) 656-0310
Research Topics/Keywords: Electrical & Computer , and Bio-Engineering; Materials Science; Physics
REU Site: Solid-State Devices for Electronics, Photonics, and Magnetics TechnologyAbstract of Award
Potsdam, New York
Primary: Shane Rogers
(315) 268-6501
Secondary: Michael Twiss
(315) 268-2359
Research Topics/Keywords: Multidisciplinary sustainability-related research projects in engineering, sciences, social sciences and policy
REU Site: Advancing Sustainable Systems and Environmental Technologies (ASSETs) to Serve HumanityAbstract of Award
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
REU Site: Research Experience for Undergraduates in UAV Technologies
Aerospace Engineering
Pomona, California
Primary: Subodh Bhandari
(909) 869-2612
Research Topics/Keywords: UAV Autonomy, Sense & Avoid, GPS-Denied Navigation, Multi UAV Coordination and Control, Flight Testing, System Identification, Intelligent Control, Flight Control Optimization, Modeling & Simulation
REU Site: Research Experience for Undergraduates in UAV TechnologiesAbstract of Award
Cofunded: Department of Defense (DoD), Engineering
Boston University
REU Site: Integrated Nanomanufacturing
Mechanical Engineering
Boston, Massachusetts
Primary: Xin Zhang
(617) 358-2702
Secondary: Helen Fawcett
(857) 753-1719
Research Topics/Keywords: Nanomanufacturing
REU Site: Integrated NanomanufacturingAbstract of Award
Auburn University
Collaborative Approaches among Scientists and Engineers
College of Engineering and College of Sciences and Mathematics
Auburn, Alabama
Primary: Kimberly Mulligan
(334) 844-4642
Secondary: Cordelia Brown
(334) 844-2331
Research Topics/Keywords: Cross-disciplinary research projects that span the discipliners of Engineering, computer science, chemistry, biology, physics and geosciences, team mentoring
Comments: The primary goals of the REU are to develop an understanding of the multidisciplinary nature of STEM disciplines and improve sense of belonging in STEM through fostering effective mentor-mentee relationships.
Collaborative Approaches among Scientists and EngineersAbstract of Award
Auburn, Alabama
Primary: Brendan Higgins
Secondary: Sushil Adhikari
Research Topics/Keywords: Multidisciplinary, biosystems engineering, biomolecular engineering, biological engineering, aquaponics, nanocellulose, polymers, adhesives, algae, sensors
Comments: This multidisciplinary site is also open to non-engineering majors
REU Site: : Research experience through collaborative teams in bioprocessing for conversion of waste into products of valueAbstract of Award
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