Research Experience for Undergraduates

REU Program in Energy Processes and Systems
May 27, 2014 -- August 2, 2014
Storrs, CT

Application Deadline: February 1, 2014
For more information see: REU Flyer

Specific project descriptions are available at: REU Project

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Connecticut seeks talented and diversified undergraduate students who are interested in research to apply for a position as an REU Scholar. Through this REU program, we want to enable you, the participating undergraduate students, to challenge and discover the potential you already possess while broadening the range of the choice for your future professional and academic career.

Please complete this online Application Form to apply.

All form fields marked with "*" are required.

* First Name:
Middle Name:
* Last Name:
* Email Address:
* Are you a US Citizen?:
* Are You a US Permanent Resident?:
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* Sex: Male   Female
(Optional, Select One or More)
American Indian or Alaskan Native
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
(Optional, Choose One)
Disability (Optional):
* College or University:
* Major:
* Home Institution Highest Degree Granted in Mechanical Engineering:
Overall GPA:
* Anticipated date of bachelor's degree (MM/YYYY):
Permanent address or address where materials can be sent
*Mailing Address - Line1:
*Mailing Address - Line2:
*ZIP Code:
* Phone: (numbers only)
Name, phone and email of two persons that can be contacted for references:
*Reference 1
Reference 2
* What are your career plans after you graduate?
* If you plan on going on to graduate school, what fields interest you?
* Have you applied here before.
Please tell us if you have any prior research experience.
Please indicate your top two choices for research advisors from the list of faculty participating in the program. You can learn more about these faculty from the REU Flyer and the description of REU Projects.
First Choice:
Second Choice:
Are you applying to other REU or summer research positions for the coming summer? (Optional - for our information only)
Yes,  How Many? 
Please tell us any specific feature of this program that is attractive to you and reasons you are interested in THIS REU program.  (Please check all that apply.)
 Research Topic
 Faculty Quality
 Program Activity
 Program Reputation
 Stipend/Housing/Travel Support
 Other Specify: 
Please tell us why you are interested in the REU program. You can also use this space to tell us more about your research interests, e.g., if you are interested in working on a particular project or with a particular faculty mentor, especially, if you have a verbal commitment with any UConn faculty.
Where did you learn of our program?
If Other, please specify:

Please Remember to send your transcript and recommendation letter(s) to:

Michael Renfro
Department of Mechanical Engineering
The University of Connecticut
191 Auditorium Road, Unit 3139
Storrs, CT 06269-3139


Department of Mechanical Engineering
The University of Connecticut
191 Auditorium Road, Unit 3139
Storrs, CT 06269-3139
Phone: (860) 486-2090, Fax: (860) 486-5088