Infrastructure Materials Research Experience for Undergraduates

Infrastructure Materials Research Experience for Undergraduates

University of Florida

May 19 – July 27, 2013

The University of Florida is hosting a summer research experience for undergraduates. This 10 week program will allow you to conduct research in a lab while participating in a variety of professional and social events. You will work in a research lab, learning the techniques and skills needed to succeed in a career in science and engineering.

The program includes:

  • A $4000 stipend.
  • A $1000 allowance to attend a conference of your choice after the summer program.
  • Housing on campus.
  • A travel allowance to help with the cost of your travel to and from Florida.
  • Professional development activities to help you prepare for success in school and your career.
  • Social events to interact with other summer research students.
  • A concluding poster session where you will present the results of your research.


Professional Development

  • Introductory Workshop on Infrastructure and Materials
  • Communications Workshop
  • Preparing for Grad School
  • Entrepreneurship in Engineering

Space is limited. Applications will be accepted from January 1 – March 1, 2013. To apply go to For further information contact Professor Elliot P. Douglas, REU Director,

Social Events

  • Picnic and Sports at Lake Wauberg
  • Tubing the Itchetuknee River