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REU Sites

REU Sites: Department of Defense (DoD)

Through its Awards to Stimulate and Support Undergraduate Research Experiences (ASSURE) Program, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) supports undergraduate research in DoD-relevant disciplines. For this purpose, since FY2003, DoD has contributed several million dollars per year (through an interagency agreement with NSF) to support particular REU Sites that focus on research relevant to DoD's interests. The Sites below, though managed by NSF, are supported by funds from DoD's ASSURE program. Most of these REU-ASSURE Sites are jointly funded by NSF and DoD; a few are entirely funded by DoD. (Each of these Sites is also listed in the "Search for an REU Site" directory of the NSF research unit/discipline that manages the REU-ASSURE Site award.)

Please report errors in the list below by writing to reu.coord@nsf.gov.

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Auburn University
Research Experience for Undergraduate on Smart UAVs
Center for Smart UAVs
Auburn, Alabama
Primary: Saad Biaz
(334) 844-6307
Secondary: Richard O. Chapman
(334) 844-6314
Research Topics/Keywords: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), Autonomous Flight
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Department of Defense (DoD)
Boston, Massachusetts
Primary: Thomas D. Gilmore
Research Topics/Keywords: Biology; Genes: Environment; Genomics; Molecular Biology; Environmental Studies; Evolution
Comments: Tina Fresta, urop@bu.edu, 617-353-2020
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Department of Defense (DoD)
Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
Primary: Professor Martin K. Ligare
570 577-1213
Research Topics/Keywords: Physics and Astronomy
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Department of Defense (DoD)
Carnegie Mellon University
Robotics and Intelligent Systems Scholars
Robotics Institute
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Primary: Rachel Burcin
(412) 268-4272
Research Topics/Keywords: Artificial intelligence, aerial robotics, autonomous navigation, field robotics, human-robot interaction, machine learning, manipulation, medical robotics, mobile robots, motion planning, multi-agent
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Department of Defense (DoD)
College of Staten Island (City University of New York)
REU Site: In Computational Methods in High Performance Computing with Applications to Computer Science
Computer Science
Staten Island, New York
Primary: Louis Petingi
(718) 982-2844
Secondary: Xiaowen Zhang
(718) 982-3262
Research Topics/Keywords: Network reliability,Cryptography, and network security,Wireless ad-hoc, and sensor networks, Large-scale and complex system modeling and simulation, Image processing.
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Computer and Information Science and Engineering, Department of Defense (DoD)
Durham, North Carolina
Primary: Christiana Gooden
Research Topics/Keywords: chemistry, materials
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Department of Defense (DoD)
Elizabeth City State University
REU Site: Arctic and Antarctic Project (AaA-REU) with Research Experience for Teachers (RET) Component
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
Primary: Linda Hayden
(252) 335-3617
Secondary: Darryl Monteau
(785) 864-7797
Research Topics/Keywords: Polar, Glacier, Glaciology, Ice Sheets, Cyberinfrastructure, Remote Sensing, Geophysics
Comments: (785) 864-7797
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Department of Defense (DoD), Polar Programs
Fairfield, Connecticut
Primary: Shawn Rafalski
(203) 254-4000
Research Topics/Keywords: Algebraic Number Theory, Group Theory, Analysis of Wind-Driven Ocean Gyres, Dynamical Systems, Hyperbolic Geometry, Low-dimensional Topology, Combinatorial Quantum Group Theory, Control Theory
Comments: http://faculty.fairfield.edu/srafalski/reu/index.html
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Department of Defense (DoD)
Florida International University
REU SITE: Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Advanced Secured Sensor Enabling Technologies
School of Computing and Information Sciences
Miami, Florida
Primary: Niki Pissinou
(305) 348-3716
Secondary: Kia Makki
(305) 348-3738
Research Topics/Keywords: Optimization methods and software for robust, secure, context aware, reconfigurable and adaptable computing systems for emerging multidisciplinary applications
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Department of Defense (DoD)
Greenville, South Carolina
Primary: Timothy Hanks
Research Topics/Keywords: chemistry
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Department of Defense (DoD)
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)
Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology
Undergraduate Summer Research in Seismology
Primary: Michael Hubenthal
Research Topics/Keywords: Seismology
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Department of Defense (DoD)
Keck Northeast Astronomy Consortium
The Keck Northeast Astronomy Consortium
Primary: Dr. Karen Kwitter
(413) 597-2272
Secondary: Dr. William Herbst
(860) 685-3672
Research Topics/Keywords: Astronomy
Comments: Members of the Consortium are: Colgate, Haverford, Middlebury, Swarthmore, Vassar, Wellesley, Wesleyan and Williams.
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Department of Defense (DoD)
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Primary: Edward Blumenthal
Secondary: Gail Waring
Research Topics/Keywords: Biology, molecular, developmental, genetics, physiology, neurobiology, biochemistry, structural, microbial ecology
Comments: Point of contact: Edward Blumenthal, 414-288-6270, edward.blumenthal@marquette.edu
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Department of Defense (DoD)
National Optical Astronomy Observatory
Kitt Peak National Observatory
Kitt Peak National Observatory
Tucson, Arizona
Primary: Ms. Kathie Coil
Research Topics/Keywords: astronomy, astrophysics, instrumentation
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Department of Defense (DoD)
Old Dominion University
REU Site: Accelerator and Nuclear Physics
Norfolk, Virginia
Primary: Stephen Bueltmann
Secondary: Hari Areti
Research Topics/Keywords: Accelerator and Nuclear Physics
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Department of Defense (DoD)
Primary: Itchung Cheung
Secondary: Kaplan Yalcin
Research Topics/Keywords: marine and estuarine science, oceanography, satellite remote sensing, geology, ocean and atmospheric physics
Comments: This site has two locations; one at HMSC on the Oregon Coast in Newport and another on the main OSU campus in Corvallis. Initial application review 2/3/15. Final application due by February 13, 2015
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Department of Defense (DoD)
Malibu, California
Primary: Jay Brewster
(310) 506-4321
Research Topics/Keywords: ecology, cell biology, molecular biology, botany, genetics, cellular stress
Comments: Co-PI is co-PI (Dr. Rodney L. Honeycutt at rodney.honeycutt@pepperdine.edu
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Department of Defense (DoD)
Pomona College
Keck Geology Consortium
Geology Department
Primary: Dr. Robert J. Varga
(330) 465-7184
Research Topics/Keywords: paleontology,structural geology,stratigraphy,petrology,geoch emistry,tectonics,hydrology,geophysi cs
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Department of Defense (DoD)
Piscataway, New Jersey
Primary: Eugene Fiorini
Secondary: Rebecca Wright
Research Topics/Keywords: Discrete mathematics, computer science, statistics, biomathematics, biomedical applications, homeland security applications
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Department of Defense (DoD)
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