Archive for the ‘Engineering’ Category

Maryland Sea Grant: Estuarine Process

Tuesday, November 9th, 2010

Maryland Sea Grant – Undergraduate Research Experience in Estuarine Process
12-week program that supports undergraduates to conduct marine research on the Chesapeake Bay. The program is especially designed for majors in Biology, Chemistry, Ecology, Physics, Engineering, Mathematics, and Marine and Environmental Science. The program focuses on hands-on research, oral presentations and writing. Stipend, housing, and travel provided.

Johns Hopkins University: Computer Integrated Surgical Systems and Technology

Tuesday, November 9th, 2010

Johns Hopkins University – Research Experience for Undergraduate for Computer Integrated Surgical Systems and Technology
10-week program for students from a wide range of engineering disciplines including Electrical, Mechanical, Biomedical, Computer Science, and Physics. Projects range from medical image registration to developing new robotic devices to help support surgeons in the operation room. Housing and stipend provided.

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Monday, November 8th, 2010

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution – Minority Fellowship Program
10- to 12-week program designed for minority undergraduates who have academic interests in physical or natural science, mathematics, engineering, or marine policy. The program aims to provide promising students from underrepresented groups with a meaningful first-hand introduction to research in oceanography, oceanographic engineering, or marine policy. Housing, stipend, and travel allowance provided.

University of Maine: Science and Technology

Monday, November 8th, 2010

University of Maine – REU-The Next Generation of Researchers
10-week program for undergraduate interested in research in Chemical and Biological Engineering, Chemistry, Forestry, Molecular Biology, Resource Economics and Wood Science and Technology. The objective is to provide research participation among a diverse group of students in the area of sustainable forest bio-products. Travel, housing, and stipend provided.

The University of Kansas: Research Opportunities

Thursday, November 4th, 2010

The University of Kansas – Summer Research Opportunities
10-week program doing basic research in Pharmacology or Toxicology. Stipend provided.

Northwestern University: Nanotechnology

Thursday, November 4th, 2010

Northwestern University – NSF-Research Experience for Undergraduate (REU)
9-week program for students to engage in full-tie research on a nanotechnology-related topic. At the end of the summer, each participant completes a substantive research paper which is submitted for publication in Nanoscape—the first undergraduate journal of nanotechnology in the country and participate in the peer-review process.

The University of Iowa: Research Opportunities

Thursday, November 4th, 2010

The University of Iowa – Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP)
8-week summer program for students from groups historically underrepresented in the humanities, arts, social sciences, engineering, and physical and natural sciences. Applicants must have a genuine interest in research and teaching as a career. Housing, stipend, and travel allowance provided.

Northwestern University: Materials Research

Thursday, November 4th, 2010

Northwestern University – Research Experience for Undergraduates, Materials Research Center
9-week program that offers undergraduates the opportunity to conduct laboratory research at Northwestern University. Under the guidance of a faculty and graduate student mentor, each participant focuses on a research project in materials science. Housing, stipend, and travel provided.

Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago: Neural Engineering

Thursday, November 4th, 2010

Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago – Summer Internship in Neural Engineering (SINE)
A summer internship in Neural Engineering allows college students to work in an innovative, progressive, fast paced scientific environment where they are exposed to valuable techniques in Experimental and Theoretical Neuroscience, advances in Computer Science, New Theories in Mathematics and Mechanical, Electrical and Biomedical Engineering applications. Students learn the ins and outs of research designed to improve our understanding of the mechanisms of neural injury and recovery, promote greater recovery from nervous system disease, and provide accessible technology to the disabled. Travel and stipend provided.

Illinois Institute of Technology: Engineering Research in Diabetes

Thursday, November 4th, 2010

Illinois Institute of Technology – Engineering Research in Diabetes
10-week summer program in Chicago that gives students the opportunity to work with mentors applying engineering techniques in order to study and treat diabetes and its complications. Travel, housing, and stipend provided.

UROP Information

Fall 2014 Applicants will be notified of a decision by September 30th

The 17th Annual UROP Symposium will be held on October 17th, 2014

The UROP Application will be open for Spring 2014 applications in mid to late November

Spring 2014 Funding Applications will be due on December 4th at noon