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Computer Science Summer REU Program

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Academic Level:
Undergraduate Students

During this 10-week summer program, students will

•participate in the Summer Institute at Disaster City working along side responders, industry, faculty, and agencies to learn what the real problems are in emergency management,

•be embedded with faculty and graduate students defining, conducting, and presenting a research project,

•attend formal seminars and informal brown-bags given by faculty, industry, and graduate student mentors designed to give students the advantage in going to graduate school and pursuing a career in high-tech,

•go on tours of Texas A&M laboratories and NASA Johnson Space Center, and p•have weekly social functions with other REU students and faculty and graduate students Lastly, you might ask, what are the requirements of me as a Research Undergraduate this summer in terms of deliverables? As an REU participant, you are required and expected to produce the following:

•Research Abstract/Statement

•Research Paper

•Personal Website

•Poster — for presentation at two poster judging contests

•Participation in three programmatic surveys — to enhance the experience and receive feedback about our program


To participate in the program, students must:

•be computer science and computer engineering majors from computer science, computer science and engineering, electrical engineering, or clearly related departments.

•have a cumulative minimum GPA of 3.00 (exceptions may be made based on review of the applicant's last 60 hours of coursework)

•plan to graduate no earlier than December

•be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident

•may not enroll in additional academic courses during the summer sessions


•$5,000 for your research work at CSE@TAMU for the summer

◦$2,500 during the fifth week of the program

◦$2,500 on the tenth and final week of the program

•$1,000 meal allowance

◦Upon arrival in June

•$1,000 housing allowance (if not living in luxury housing provided)

•Actual travel expenses to and from Texas A&M University

Participating Institution(s):
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Texas A&M University

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Computer & Electrical Engineering
Computer Sciences

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This program is funded by:
National Science Foundation (NSF)

Page last updated 10/27/2016
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