Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) - Summer

Research Experience for Undergraduates

SUMMER 2020 Program

NOTICE: TANMS REU Summer 2020 program has been cancelled due to Covid-19 related restrictions at the UCLA Campus. Please check this website for updates on future research experience opportunities.

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 are no longer being accepted for Summer 2020.