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May 19 – July 27, 2024
Orlando, FL

Hosted by Department of Materials Science & Engineering and College of Engineering & Computer Science at the University of Central Florida

Women and Members of demographic groups traditionally underrepresented in engineering are particularly encouraged to apply. The deadline for application for Summer 2024 is January 17, 2024.

Applicants must be U.S. Citizens or permanent resident.

The theme of the REU site is to study and to develop materials and devices with application in biotechnology and medicine by bringing together engineering, computer science, photonics research, chemistry and biochemistry, and nanoscience and technology in interdisciplinary teams.

Students will gain hands-on research training in topics such as 3D microelectrode in vitro chips, electronic and optical biosensors, scaffold materials, wound healing patches, molecular bioimaging, and drug delivery systems. The research will involve both experimental and theory-based learning.

National Science Foundation

Research Experiences for Undergraduates

  • 10-week summer research for 10 students
  • $6,000 stipend
  • Travel and Housing will be provided
  • Social program, team projects, industry visits and moreā€¦