Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program is current accepting applications for Summer 2017!! The deadline for applications is next Friday, February 3.
This program is designed to provide outstanding undergraduates with the opportunity to pursue research under the tutelage of experienced faculty members. Students work with a faculty member on a project of mutual interest for 8 weeks during the summer. Students selected to participate will work with their faculty mentor to determine the project start and end date beginning after May 1st and ending by August 31st (or August 15th for external students). Students should expect to be in Ann Arbor for the full 8 week period of their project, and to work full time on mathematical research during that period.
The projects range anywhere from math modeling in the sciences and engineering, running computer simulations or computer experiments to solving abstract and conceptual problems, depending on the background and the interests of student and faculty member. Each student will be required to give a 20-minute talk and submit a written report about the project.
Applications are welcome from students from all schools. REU participants are paid a stipend of approximately $4,300 during the summer. Please note, REUs are intended primarily for US citizens and Permanent Residents. Because of funding limitations, International students will be considered on an ad hoc basis.
If you are interested in participating and would like to learn more, please contact the Undergraduate Office by phone 734.764.0337 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. NSF-funded participants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. We may have a limited amount of funding for non-resident non-citizens.