Research Experience for Undergraduates


Program Description

The Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program provides research opportunities in the TANMS Engineering Research Center for undergraduates from non-TANMS affiliated colleges and universities.

REU participants have the opportunity to:

  • Work collaboratively with faculty, postdoc scholars & graduate student mentors on cutting-edge multiferroic technology
  • Obtain experience working in TANMS engineering testbed
  • Gain knowledge of Industry & Entre/Intrapreneurship
  • Develop skill conveying ideas to diverse audiences (e.g., researchers, venture capitalists, and recruiters)
  • Build an extensive academic and professional network
  • Participate in team-building exercises and fun activities with undergraduate peers
  • Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Undergraduate students whose home institutions are not one of TANMS universities
    • (i.e., students NOT currently enrolled at UCLA, Cornell, CSUN, UC Berkeley, UT Dallas)
  • Rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors
  • Underrepresented Minorities (URMs) and Women encouraged to apply
Participant Benefits
  • $4000 stipend
  • Financial support for housing and meals
  • Travel support for out-of-area students (up to $600)
  • Access to workshops, seminars and special events
  • Hands-on multiferroics-related research
  • Build valuable research and entre/intrapreneurial skills
  • Opportunities to participate in outreach activities with high school students
Program Location, Duration, and Dates for 2020
  • Location:  UCLA 
  • Dates: June 21 – August 15, 2020
  • 8 hours a day/ 40 hours per week M-F
Application Deadline: March 27, 2020