Current Research Opportunities

If you have research opportunities you would like to post on this site, please email Bethany Brinkman ( and Claire McCullough ( These postings are typically short term and often in summer at the undergraduate level (U), but occasionally high school (HS), graduate (G) or post-doctoral (P) and longer term.

May 20, 2019

Program Dates: Wednesday, September 25 through Friday, September 27, 2019

Application Deadline: Sunday, August 4, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. [MDT]

Location: Boulder, Colorado

ACTIVE, the CU Engineering Faculty Development and Leadership Intensive, is an expense-paid, three-day program open to domestic doctoral students and new post-docs whose identity community/ies have been minoritized in STEM and who are interested in pursuing engineering faculty careers. Applicants should be graduate engineering scholars near the end of their academic training or just starting post-doctoral work with at least one year remaining before entering the academic job market. Preference will be given to individuals whose research areas match those of the CU Boulder College of Engineering and Applied Science.

This program provides PhD candidates and new post-doc participants insight into the faculty selection and hiring processes at an R1 institution to demystify the interviewing experience. ACTIVE program participants will learn about hiring committee practices and will learn how to package their experiences and unique characteristics for success in a faculty search. In addition, participants will explore the growing academic community here at the University of Colorado Boulder and hear about upcoming employment opportunities. CU Engineering comprises 18 degree programs, six academic departments, and six interdisciplinary research themes.

CU Engineering is a top research university dedicated to excellent research, teaching, and learning. Our pedagogy is rooted in active learning, which uses research-based methods to bring theory to life in any classroom or teaching setting. Read about the 2018 ACTIVE Program cohort participants.

February 4, 2019

Undergraduate Research Experience on the Internet of Things (IoT), University of Central Florida.  The Computer Science Department at the University of Central Florida (Orlando, FL) will hold an 8‐week, 2019 Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) on the Internet of Things  REU students will be trained in research‐based theory and applications of IoT technologies, which extends the connected nature of computing devices to objects of the physical world. The REU students will join well‐established research groups under the close supervision of faculty with expertise in various IoT research areas such as smart cities, smart healthcare, and smart grids. Many of the research topics will require the students to utilize state-of-the-art techniques of artificial intelligence, machine learning and data analytics.  Interested students must submit applications online at If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Damla Turgut at

REU program dates: May 27, 2019 ‐ July 19, 2019

Application deadline: March 1, 2019

Eligibility requirements:

‐ Sophomore, junior or senior undergraduates

‐ Majors: computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, civil engineering, and mechanical engineering

‐ Must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents

‐ Minimum overall GPA 2.7

 Program Benefits: $4,000 stipend, travel allowance, UCF on-campus housing, daily meal allowance


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