National Science Foundation (NSF)
Department of Defense (DoD)
Congratulations to former REU student Sheila Alamany for being a Computing Research Association's (CRA) Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award Finalist!
What is REU?
The Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) site at
Florida International University (FIU) provides research experience to
undergraduate students during a 10 week summer program. Surf the wave with ASSET Research! The research
projects during the summer program will be centered around the theme of Advanced Secured Sensor Enabling Technologies (ASSET).
Students will improve the understanding of the nature of research practice and scientific reasoning and learn the process of conducting research and hands-on knowledge of applied and basic research.
Why REU at FIU?
There are several reasons to apply to the REU program at
FIU (Application Instructions are accessible on the sidebar):
Students will be paid $5,000 for doing some
Also $120 per week will be provided for meal expenses!!
Out-of-town students are provided with housing and
Students will work on cutting-edge research in the area of Advanced Secured Sensor Enabling Technologies (ASSET), in team-oriented projects where each student gets to
learn from his or her team-mates and building critical social
interaction and communication skills.
Provide students with a collegial partnership experience with faculty and peers.
Improve oral and written comprehension and communication of technical knowledge.
Spark an interest in continuing relevant research in graduate.
And of course, students will spend a summer in Miami with its excellent beaches and warm
Nature of Activities for Minority Students
Active Learners as Members of a Research Community
Workshops and Seminars
- Heuristics in Picking up Specific Research
- How to apply and Succeed in Graduate School
- Technical & Professional Seminars
- Weekly Invited Talks on Emerging Research
- Journal Club
Faculty and Peer Mentoring
Recreation and Social Activities
Eligibility for Application
Must be a U.S Citizen
Minimum Major GPA of 3.0
- Curriculum Vitae (CV)
- Unofficial Transcript
- Personal Statement
- Two Personal References