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The FREEDM Systems Center offers paid research opportunities to undergraduates.

2014 Undergraduate Research Scholars Program (Fall 2014 - Spring 2015)

The FREEDM Systems Centers offers a year-long research opportunity to domestic undergraduates majoring in electrical and computer engineering, civil engineering, mechanical engineering, materials science engineering, computer science and related fields at one of the Center?s five partnering universities.

This year-long research experience will immerse the student in a more robust interaction with the Center's research team project. In addition, the student will be required to attend bi-weekly program meetings, Center seminars and workshops, present at symposia, and submit a final project paper.

A $2000 stipend is paid for each semester with a $500 travel award available to present research outside of the home university. Summer research is optional and not financially supported.

Please submit an application by choosing the application link to the right of the page or by clicking here. In addition to the application, students are required to:

  • Submit a letter of interest indicating an understanding of the FREEDM mission, system and the student's future goals as well as linking how their past experiences and this research opportunity would help obtain those goals
  • Unofficial transcript
  • One letter of recommendation

Application deadlines
Fall 2014: July 1, 2014

Academic Term Undergraduate Research

The FREEDM Systems Centers may have limited undergraduate research opportunities for domestic undergraduates majoring in electrical and computer engineering, civil engineering, mechanical engineering, materials science engineering, computer science and related fields at one of the Centerís five partnering universities. Please contact Dr. Penny Jeffrey regarding availability of positions.

2014 Summer REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates)

The 2014 Summer REU program offers a research opportunity to domestic undergraduates from universities *outside of the Center partnerships* who are majoring in electrical and computer engineering, civil engineering, mechanical engineering, materials science engineering, computer science and related fields.

The undergraduate student will spend 10 weeks during the summer of 2014 conducting research at one of the Center?s five partnering universities, experiencing different aspects of university research, and presenting their work at symposia.

This program is open to U.S Citizens and permanent residents only. Women and members of under-represented minority population are encouraged to apply.

A $4,000 stipend is paid for the summer research experience. On-campus housing will be provided and up to $500 for travel reimbursement for those students arriving outside of a 50 mile radius of the host university.

Applications for the Summer 2014 semester will be accepted until *March 7, 2014*. Please submit an application by choosing the application link to the right of the page or by clicking here. In addition to the application, students are required to:

  • Submit a letter of interest indicating an understanding of the FREEDM mission, system and the student?s future goals as well as linking how their past experiences and this research opportunity would help obtain those goals
  • Unofficial transcript
  • A letter of recommendation
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