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Research Experience in Cyber and Civil Infrastructure Security for Students with ADHD: Fostering Innovation

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Academic Level:
Undergraduates - First Year
Undergraduates - Sophomore
Undergraduates - Junior
Undergraduates - Senior

This REU Site is funded by The National Science Foundation

Program Details

The program combines a ten-week traditional summer REU research experience with close mentorship, specially designed seminars, brainstorming sessions, and workshops designed to address the strengths and needs of participants. Students will participate in their own original research projects in the morning and in the afternoon there will be laboratory rotations to provide a multidisciplinary research experience. Participants will have the opportunity to present their creative ideas relating their experiences from different research areas.

Duration: 10 weeks Stipend: $500 per week Travel Reimbursement: Up to $750 Cost of Attending a Technical Conference: Up to $1,200 Housing and Food: Provided

Research Opportunities

Students will participate in one of the following research labs for their main project. Afternoon lab rotations will provide participants with research experience on other topics.

•Hardware Security and Trusts

•Sensor-Aided Cyber Physical System of Smart Transportation System

•Bridge Weigh-In-Motion

•Comprehensive Public Transportation System Access, Resilience and Connectivity

•Secure Embedded Systems Design

•Critical Systems Security Assessment

•Additive Manufacturing of Metallic Cellular Plates for Blast and Impact Resistance

•Next-Generation Bridge Columns for Multihazard Robustness

•Novel Vibration Mitigation Devices for Traffic Signal Support Structures

Participating Institution(s):
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University of Connecticut (Lead)

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

Computer Programming
Cyber Security

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

Page last updated 10/27/2016
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