Chiu C. Tan

2014 NSF/DoD REU: Research Experience for Undergraduates in Next Generation Networking Technologies

May 28 to July 23, 2014 (tentative)

Application deadline is March 1 March 15th, 2014

About us

We are offering a summer research program for qualified undergraduate students. This is an exciting opportunity to work with emerging technologies and working with leading researchers in the field. This is an 8 week on-campus residential program. Besides working on cutting-edge research, you will get to experience the social and cultural life of Philadelphia through organized events, and connect with students from all across the country. This is an incredible opportunity to gain hands-on experience working on next generation networking technologies. Funding for this project is provided by National Science Foundation (NSF) REU Program and Department of Defense (DoD) ASSURE Program.

Why participate?

This is a great hands-on opportunity to get directly immersed in active research by working with closely with the research faculty at Temple University. Through this program, you will gain experience in the design, implementation, and evaluation of a research project, as well as develop your knowledge of opportunities within cloud, mobile and wireless computing. In addition, each participant will receive:
  • A $4,000 stipend
  • On-campus housing and meals provided as needed
  • Travel expenses to and from REU Site

Who is eligible?

Applicants have to meet the following criteria.
  • Be a US citizen or permanent resident
  • Have a 3.0 GPA (out of 4.0)
  • Be a Sophomore, Junior or Senior majoring in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Math, Physics, Electrical Engineering, or computer-related major
  • Be committed to work 40 hours per week on campus during the REU Site period.
  • We are especially committed to encouraging applicants who are also members of a group underrepresented in computing (e.g., women, African Americans, Hispanics, American Indians, Pacific Islanders, persons with disabilities, first generation higher education, low income, etc) or who are enrolled in a minority, women's, or non-doctoral institution.

Contact Information

For any inquiries, please contact Dr. Chiu Tan at or (215)204-6847

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