The University of Minnesota Department of Mechanical Engineering invites undergraduates to gain hands-on experience in conducting original research and applying it to cutting-edge applications in energy and the environment as part of the NSF ME3 Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program.
Summer 2021 Key Info
Dates: May 31-August 6, 2021
Duration: 10 weeks
Application Deadline: February 15, 2021
COVID-19 Note: Currently, we are planning to hold the program remotely. However, we are prepared to pivot to on-campus activities if it is safe to do so. A final decision about modality will be made in March 2021.
Students come from all around the country to work at the University of Minnesota! Students have a diverse range of majors, experiences, and interests. We hope that you will consider joining us this summer.
Successful applicants will work in a university research lab on a project related to energy and the environment along with a faculty advisor and graduate student mentor with expertise in the field. Projects may involve:
- Studies of technical literature and reports
- Computer-aided design
- Mathematical modeling
- Fabrication designs
- Experimental testing
- Group discussions and team meetings
Every student has a project of their own with specific responsibilities and deliverables. At the end of the summer, participants create a scientific poster, paper, or project report. In addition, students participate in professional development, facility tours, and campus-wide social activities with other REU students.
Thank you for considering the NSF ME3 REU Program.
Applicants must be U.S. Citizens, U.S. Nationals, or permanent residents of the United States.
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