REU student with Dr. Patrick Wolf in lab

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Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)

Spend your summer conducting research with Duke faculty

Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates — or REUs — offer engineering students from across the United States opportunities to gain valuable research skills.

Paid Opportunity

Students admitted to a summer REU program receive a competitive award that provides a monthly stipend.

Students work with Duke Engineering faculty members and their associated research groups to tackle innovative projects.

Read about recent exciting research experiences for REU students »

Applications typically open in late fall and close in January.

Duke Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE)

Learn about the Duke ECE REU program and see a list of research projects at ece.duke.edu »

REU for Meeting the Grand Challenges

In this National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU), students work on a research project related to one of the Grand Challenges of Engineering—14 complex tasks aimed at ensuring the resiliency and sustainability of the world's population and of future generations. 

More at gcreu.pratt.duke.edu »