Research Experiences for Undergraduates: National Science Foundation

National Science Foundation REU Opportunities - Various Locations

Chicago Center for Systems Biology REU Program - Chicago, IL
The goal of the ten-week Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program is to provide hands-on scientific research activities in Center laboratories.

CyberInfrastructure for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets REU - Various U.S. Locations
Provides the opportunity for undergraduate students to conduct research on topics of global significance. Students work closely with faculty advisors and other student researchers.

Mathematics Research Experience for Undergraduates - Cal State Channel Islands
A Research Experience for Undergraduates to work with faculty mentors, exploring the world of mathematical research in an eight-week residential summer program.

Medical Informatics Program (MedIx) - Chicago, IL
The main objectives are to encourage talented undergraduates to pursue graduate education and to expose students to interdisciplinary research, especially at the border of information technology and medicine.

NanoJapan: Summer Nanotechnology Research Internship Program - Various locations in Japan
The NanoJapan IREU is a twelve-week summer program that annually selects science and engineering students from US universities for nanotechnology research internships in Japanese university and government laboratories.

National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network REU - Multiple Locations in the U.S.
Students will receive hands-on nanoscience and technology experience through research with applications to bio-engineering, chemistry, electronics, materials science, optics,opto-electronics, physics, and the life sciences.

Northwestern University Materials Research Science & Engineering Center - Evanston, IL
The Northwestern University Materials Research Science & Engineering Center offers a Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program over a 9-week period each summer.

NSF REU Program in Cell, Developmental, and Evolutionary Biology
Individual research projects in one of ~30 faculty laboratories in the Departments of Integrative Biology, Molecular & Cell Biology and Plant & Microbial Biology at the University of California at Berkeley.

Program in Computational Sensing and Medical Robotics (CSMR) - Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD
REU students will contribute to specific research projects pursued by faculty and researchers at the Laboratory for Computational Sensing and Robotics. Each student will be a part of a collegial research team, including a faculty project supervisor and a graduate student mentor, and will work on a challenging research project.

Research Experience for Undergraduates Program in Solar and Space Physics - University of Colorado Boulder, Colorado
Students will work with scientists on projects spanning the field of solar and space physics.

SETI Institute's REU Program in Astrobiology
Students will work with scientists at the SETI Institute and at the nearby NASA Ames Research Center on projects spanning the field of astrobiology from microbiology to planetary geology to observational astronomy.

SUPERB-CSIS: Summer Undergraduate Program in Engineering Research at Berkeley - Computer Science in the Interest of Society
The research focus of the REU site will be computer science in the context of solving societal problems, including health, national security and technology for underdeveloped countries.

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship in Information Technology (SURF-IT) - University of California Santa Cruz
A research experience supervised by a UCSC Baskin School of Engineering faculty member. Scholars have weekly meetings focused on graduate school preparation, how to present research results, research ethics, as well as field trips to local neighboring research laboratories.

TRUST-REU (Engineering Summer Apprenticeship)
The program offers a research experience in cyber security and trustworthy systems through an eight-week summer program.

University of Tennessee-Knoxville Summer REU - University of Tennessee Knoxville
Provides research experiences for undergraduate students majoring in the sciences with an introduction to cutting edge research in the broad area of “Sensing and Signaling”.