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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
Abstract of Award
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
Abstract 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
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Department of Defense (DoD)
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
Abstract 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
Abstract 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
Abstract of Award
Fort Collins, Colorado
Primary: Jorge J. Rocca
(970) 491-8242
Secondary: Robert Bower
(970) 491-8565
Research Topics/Keywords: X-ray optics, lithography, microscopy, nanotechnology, laser science, electrical and computer engineering, physics
Abstract of Award
Ithaca, New York
Primary: Melanie - Claire Mallison
(607) 254-4858
Research Topics/Keywords: National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure (NNCI)
Abstract of Award
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Primary: Leslie Lamberson
(215) 571-3519
Secondary: Hugh Johnson
(215) 571-4743
Research Topics/Keywords: energy, environment, engineering, education, STEM, global scientific challenges, experiential learning
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
Abstract of Award
Durham, North Carolina
Primary: Glenda T. Kelly
(919) 660-5575
Secondary: Mark R. Wiesner
(919) 660-5292
Research Topics/Keywords: Engineering& Environmental Science (Biology, Chemistry,Ecotoxicology, Geosciences, Physics) Subfields: Nanotechnology
Abstract of Award
Greenville, North Carolina
Primary: Stephanie M. George
(252) 737-2826
Secondary: Zachary J. Domire
(252) 737-4564
Research Topics/Keywords: Biomechanics, Biomedical Engineering, Modeling, Imaging, Undergraduate Research, Mentoring
Abstract of Award
Greenville, North Carolina
Primary: Stephaine George
(252) 737-2826
Secondary: Zachary J. Domire
(252) 737-4564
Research Topics/Keywords: Biomedical Engineering , Modeling
Abstract 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.
Abstract 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,
Abstract of Award
GA Tech Research Corporation
REU Site:Summer Undergraduate Research in Engineering (SURE)
Electrical & Computer Engineering
Atlanta, Georgia
Primary: Ayanna M. Howard
(404) 385-4824
Secondary: Leyla Conrad
(404) 385-0439
Research Topics/Keywords: Robotics, Mechanics, control, artificial intelliigence, human-robot interaction, and autonomy
Abstract of Award
Atlanta, Georgia
Primary: Chun (Chuck) Zhang
(404) 894-3280
Secondary: John Morehouse
(404) 385-0866
Research Topics/Keywords: Advanced Manufacturing
Abstract of Award
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
Abstract 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
Statesboro, Georgia
Primary: Valentin Soloiu
(912) 478-2293
Research Topics/Keywords: Renewable Energy, Biofuels Combustion
Abstract of Award
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Primary: Kathryn Hollar
(617) 496-7479
Research Topics/Keywords: Nano- and microstructures for biology and medicine; microfluidic devices; self-assembled structures
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Engineering, Department of Defense (DoD)
Illinois Institute of Biomedical Science
REU Site: Summer Engineering Research Experiences in Diabetes for Undergraduates
Pritzker Institute of Biomedical Science
Chicago, Illinois
Primary: Eric Brey
(312) 567-5098
Secondary: Vincent Turitto
(312) 567-3035
Research Topics/Keywords: Diabetes
Abstract of Award
Indianapolis, Indiana
Primary: Dr. Mangilal Agarwal
(317) 278-9792
Secondary: Dr. Yogesh Joglekar
(317) 274-6911
Research Topics/Keywords: Nanomaterials, Nanofabrication, Nanobiosensors, Li-ion Batteries, Fuel Cells, Micro/Nanofluidics, Paper-based Analytical Devices, Nanophotonics, Phase Change Magnetic Nanomaterials
Abstract of Award
Iowa State University
REU Site: Biological Materials and Processes (BioMaP)
Chemical and Biological Engineering
Ames, Iowa
Primary: Monica H. Lamm
(515) 294-6533
Research Topics/Keywords: chemical engineering, biological engineering, biomedical engineering, biological materials, biological processing, biochemical processing
Abstract of Award
Iowa State University
REU Site: A National REU Site in Wind Energy Science, Engineering and Policy
Industrial & Manufacturing Systems Eng.
Ames, Iowa
Primary: John K. Jackman
(515) 294-0126
Secondary: David A Peterson
(979) 233-1268
Research Topics/Keywords: Wind Energy, Engineering, Science
Abstract of Award
Ames, Iowa
Primary: Ms. Hallie Golay
(515) 294-0838
Secondary: Sriram Sundararajan
Research Topics/Keywords: sensors, nanomaterials, advanced manufacturing, smart materials, renewable energy, reliability, machine learning, medical diagnostics, food security, engineering
Abstract of Award
Ames, Iowa
Primary: Dr. D. Raj Raman
(515) 294-0465
Secondary: CBiRC
Research Topics/Keywords: Biocatalysts, Biorenewables, Biorenewable Chemicals, Chemical Catalysts, Industrial Chemicals
Abstract of Award
Johns Hopkins University
REU Site: Program in Nanotechnology for Biology and Bioengineering
Institute for NanoBioTechnology
Baltimore, Maryland
Primary: Denis Wirtz
(410) 516-8094
Secondary: Hai-Quan Mao
(410) 516-8792
Research Topics/Keywords: nanobiotechnology, biotechnology, nanoparticles, nanotechnology, biology, biophysics, bioengineering, engineering, chemical engineering
Comments: Contact: Camille Bryant, (410) 516-6572
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Chemistry, Engineering
Baltimore, Maryland
Primary: Ralph Etienne-Cummings
(410) 516-3494
Secondary: Suchi Saria
(410) 516-8668
Research Topics/Keywords: Computational Sensing and Medical robotics (CS&MR)
Abstract of Award
Manhattan, Kansas
Primary: Keith Hohn
(785) 532-4315
Secondary: Larry E. Erickson
(785) 532-4313
Research Topics/Keywords: Engineering, Chemistry, Energy
Abstract of Award