Research Experiences for Undergraduates - Engineering the Grid

The Program:

REU Students

NC State University at Raleigh, North Carolina hosts a 10-week summer research program for outstanding rising junior and senior undergraduate students. We offer research experiences to work on topics related to energy storage, semiconductor power electronics, electrical sub-systems, solar and photovoltaic systems, processing issues related to fabrication of solar arrays and semiconductor power devices, in addition to education . Under this program, undergraduates from other institutions work with faculty mentors and graduate students representing a variety of exciting research areas. The faculty team is multidisciplinary from different departments in the college of engineering, college of textiles, and physics.

The Experience:

Students participating in this program will have the opportunity to:

Who Should Apply:

Students visit industry

The program welcomes independent, motivated rising juniors and seniors majoring in fields related to the research projects. Women, underrepresented minorities and students from colleges and universities without significant research opportunities are strongly encouraged to apply. The applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the United States or its possessions.

Program Details:


last updated 01.21.13
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This project is funded in part by the National Science Foundation
Award #1005038, Division of Engineering Education and Centers