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The University of Alabama
Innovative Engineering Using Renewable
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Primary: Susan Burkett
(479) 236-4128
Secondary: Eric Giannini
(205) 348-5152
Research Topics/Keywords: Materials characterization, mechanical behavior, electrical properties, structural materials, bamboo combustion
The University of AlabamaAbstract of Award
The University of Alabama
REU Site: Fluid Mechanics with Analysis using Computations and Experiments (FM-ACE)
Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Mechanical Engineering
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Primary: Dr. Amy Lang
(205) 348-1622
Secondary: Dr. Paul Hubner
(205) 348-1617
Research Topics/Keywords: Fluid mechanics, computational fluid dynamics (CFD), experimental fluid dynamics, combustion, laser diagnostics, flow control, wind tunnel testing, boundary layers, bio-inspired eng, space propulsion
The University of AlabamaAbstract of Award
Tucson, Arizona
Primary: Allison Huff, D.H. Ed
(520) 621-0174
Secondary: Amme Henning
(520) 621-8253
Research Topics/Keywords: Optics, photonics, communications, lasers, material science, electrical engineering,Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Physics, Chemical Engineering
Comments: ERC Center
University of ArizonaAbstract of Award
Tucson, Arizona
Primary: Allison Huff MacPherson
(520) 621-0174
Secondary: Robert A. Norwood
(520) 626-0936
Research Topics/Keywords: Photonics and Hydrology
University of ArizonaAbstract of Award
University of Arizona
REU Site: Research in Optics (RiO) at the University of Arizona
College of Optical Sciences
Tucson, Arizona
Primary: R. John Koshel
(520) 626-6000
Research Topics/Keywords: Optical engineering, photonics, optical physics, imaging
University of ArizonaAbstract of Award
Arizona State University
REU Site: Solar Energy Research for the Terawatt Challenge
Electrical, computer, and Energy Engineering
Tempe, Arizona
Primary: Tiffany Rowlands
(480) 965-5936
Secondary: Zachary Holman
(480) 965-9959
Research Topics/Keywords: Solar cells, photovoltaics, electronic devices, electrical engineering ,materials science , physics
Arizona State UniversityAbstract of Award
University of Arkansas
REU Site: Tomorrow's Nanomufacturing: Engineering with Science (TNEWS)
Microelectronics-Photonics Graduate Program
Fayetteville, Arkansas
Primary: Professor D. Keith Roper
(801) 891-8921
Secondary: Jingyi Chen
(479) 575-6203
Research Topics/Keywords: Nanotechnology,manufacturing,innovation,materials, quantum,nanoparticle,optics,graphene,photovoltaics,biosensors,tribology,tissue,water,electron microscopy,lasers,spectroscopy,microscopy,nanoscience
Comments: TNEWS merges discovery-focused research with professional skills development and training in cross-cutting emerging technologies.
University of ArkansasAbstract of Award
San Francisco, California
Primary: Zhaoshuo Jiang
(415) 338-7741
Secondary: Juan M. Caicedo
(803) 777-1925
Research Topics/Keywords: Civil Engineering, Smart Structure Technology, Academia-Industry Collaboration, Structural Control, Structural Health Monitoring, Smart Sensing, Optimization, Innovative Experimental Methods
San Francisco State UniversityAbstract of Award
University of California, San Diego
REU Site: Designing for Safety and Safety by Design
Department of Structural Engineering
La Jolla, California
Primary: Kenneth Loh
(858) 822-0431
Secondary: Michael Todd
(858) 534-5951
Research Topics/Keywords: Damage assessment, damage mechanics, design optimization, numerical modelling,sensor technologies, signal processing, structural health monitoring, prognostics, uncertainty modeling
University of California, San DiegoAbstract of Award
Stanford University
REU Site: Re-inventing the Nation's Urban Water Infrastructure (ReNUWlt)
Civil & Environmental Engineering
Palo Alto, California
Primary: Dr. Pam McLeod
(650) 724-2923
Secondary: Shamealle Bostic
(650) 497-5142
Research Topics/Keywords: environmental engineering, environmental science, water, wastewater
Stanford UniversityAbstract of Award
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
REU Site: Research Experience for Undergraduates in UAV Technologies
Aerospace Engineering
Pomona, California
Primary: Dr. Subodh Bhandari
(909) 869-2612
Research Topics/Keywords: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) Technologies, Intelligent Control of UAVs, Sense & Avoid, GPS-Denied Navigation, Multi-Vehicle Control, Multi-UAV Collaboration, Human Machine Interface
California State Polytechnic University, PomonaAbstract of Award
Cofunded: Department of Defense (DoD)
University of Denver (Colorado Seminary)
REU Site: Summer Engineering Research Experiences in Power and Energy Systems for Smart Cities
Electrical and Computer Engineering / Daniel Felix Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Scienc
Denver, Colorado
Primary: David Wenzhong Gao, PhD
(303) 871-3570
Research Topics/Keywords: Power System Resiliency, Transportation Electrification, Energy Economy, Community Microgrids, Data Analytics, Renewable Energy, Smart Grid, Power Systems, Energy Systems, Smart Cities
University of Denver (Colorado Seminary)Abstract of Award
Storrs, Connecticut
Primary: Jason Lee
(860) 486-2239
Secondary: Michael Petters
(860) 486-2855
Research Topics/Keywords: Nanomaterials, nanotechnology, material Science, biomedical, manufacturing, energy, Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science & Engineering , Physics, Electrical Engineering,
University of ConnecticutAbstract of Award
University of Connecticut
REU Site: Entrepreneurial Research Experience for Undergraduates
School of Engineering
Storrs, Connecticut
Primary: Daniel D. Burkey
(860) 486-5466
Secondary: Tracy Maheu
(860) 486-5466
Research Topics/Keywords: entrepreneurship, intellectual property, multisciplinary, business plan, idea generation, engineering, technology
University of ConnecticutAbstract of Award
Storrs, Connecticut
Primary: Arash Esmaili Zaghi
(860) 486-2468
Secondary: Mohammad Techranipoor
(860) 486-3471
Research Topics/Keywords: Cyber, Civil infrastructure, security, ADHD, Innovation
University of ConnecticutAbstract of Award
Newark, Delaware
Primary: Jill S Higginson
(302) 831-6622
Secondary: Xin Lu
(302) 831-3581
Research Topics/Keywords: biomechanical engineering, osteoarthritis, quantitative analysis, computational skills, physical therapy, connective tissue biomechanics, cellular mechanobiology, molecular transport
University of DelawareAbstract of Award
Orlando, Florida
Primary: Andre Gesquiere
(407) 454-1317
Secondary: Sudipta Seal
(407) 823-5277
Research Topics/Keywords: Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Biotechnology, Nanoscience and technology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Nanomedicine, Biophotonics, Sensors, Therapeutics
University of Central FloridaAbstract 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,
Florida State UniversityAbstract 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
Florida Atlantic UniversityAbstract 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.
Florida State UniversityAbstract 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
University of South FloridaAbstract of Award
University of South Florida
REU Site: Tampa Interdisciplinary Environmental Reserach
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Tampa, Florida
Primary: Maya A. Trotz
(813) 974-5465
Secondary: Sarina J. Ergas
(813) 974-2275
Research Topics/Keywords: Interdisciplinary Environmental Research
University of South FloridaAbstract of Award
Atlanta, Georgia
Primary: Aaron Levine
Secondary: Andrea Soyland
(404) 385-5261
Research Topics/Keywords: cell manufacturing, biomedical engineering, biosciences, biomanufacturing, therapeutic cells
Georgia Institute of TechnologyAbstract of Award
Athens, Georgia
Primary: Leidong Mao
(706) 542-1871
Research Topics/Keywords: Nanotechnology, Biomedicine
University of GeorgiaAbstract 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
Georgia Institute of Technolgy
REU Site: EBICS: Vita REU Site
Biomedical Engineering
Atlanta, Georgia
Primary: Manu Platt
(404) 894-4819
Research Topics/Keywords: EBICS Vita
Georgia Institute of TechnolgyAbstract of Award
University of Georgia Research Foundation, INC
REU Site: Interdisciplinary Research Experiences in Nanotechnology and Biomedicine
College of Engineering
Athens, Georgia
Primary: Leidong Mao
(706) 542-1871
Secondary: Jonathan Arnold
(706) 542-1449
Research Topics/Keywords: Nanotechnology, Biomedicine
University of Georgia Research Foundation, INCAbstract of Award
Atlanta, Georgia
Primary: Chun (Chuck) Zhang
(404) 894-3280
Secondary: John Morehouse
(404) 385-0866
Research Topics/Keywords: Advanced Manufacturing
Georgia Institute of ResearchAbstract of Award
Georgia Institute of Technology
REU Site: Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE)-Robotics
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Atlanta, Georgia
Primary: Dr. Leyla Conrad
(404) 385-0439
Secondary: Prof. Ayanna Howard
(404) 385-6450
Research Topics/Keywords: robotics, interactive computing, biomechanics, bio robotics, assistive robotics, healthcare robotics
Georgia Institute of TechnologyAbstract of Award
Statesboro, Georgia
Primary: Valentin Soloiu
(912) 478-2293
Research Topics/Keywords: Renewable Energy, Biofuels Combustion
Georgia Southern University ResearchAbstract of Award
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