Research Experiences for Undergraduates


Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) is a National Science Foundation (NSF) funded program hosted by universities across the nation to encourage undergraduate participation in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) research. For eight to ten weeks over the summer, grant-funded REU students, who receive both a stipend and housing for the duration of the program, get to experience real-world scientific investigations under the guidance of a faculty mentor.

Undergraduate research training is vital for students considering graduate education in STEM programs. REUs offer a top-quality research experience and give prospective graduate students a clear window into what life as a graduate student is like.

Summer Research Opportunities

The list below includes all programs currently participating in the Research Experiences for Undergraduates Program.  Use the corresponding contact information and website links to find more information about individual programs.

Students who participate in Research Experiences for Undergraduates Programs listed below are eligible for the Early Admissions Program. Click here to view more information about eligibility and applying for early admissions.

DepartmentTitleContactApplication DeadlineWebsite 

Summer REU Program
Dr. Mary Bryk
February 15, 2024Click Here

BiologyGREAT: Collaborative Genomics Initiative Between Prairie View A&M and Texas A&M University. NIH R25: Genome Research Experiences to Attract Talented Undergraduates into Genomic Fields to Enhance Diversity.Dr. Asha Rao
Dr. Alex Keene
March 15, 2024
(Open for PVAMU students only)
Coming soon

Chemical Engineering
DJIRE Summer Program 
Dr. Abdoulaye Djire
April 25, 2024Click Here

Click to Apply

Center for Mechanical Control of Chemistry (CMCC) Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program
Dr. Alison B. Altman
January 31, 2024
Click Here

NSF-REU Summer Research
Program Opportunities 
Dr. Joann San Pedro
February 29, 2024Click Here

Construction ScienceSmart and Sustainable Construction in the Digital Era
Dr. H David Jeong
February 1, 2024
Click Here

Costa RicaCosta Rica Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)Dr. Kelly BrumbelowTBDClick Here

Cyclotron Institute
Summer REU Program
Dr. Sherry Yennello
February 2, 2024Click Here

Engineering, USRGUndergraduate Summer - Research GrantDr. Erin Williams
February 16, 2024Click Here

Interdisciplinary Program in Genetics and Genomics (GGEN) 
Summer Undergraduate Research in Genetics and Genomics (SURGe) 
Dr. Isabel Caballero
February 15, 2024Click Here

Manufacturing & Mechanical Engg. Tech., Materials Science & Engg.Interdisciplinary Research Experiences in Metrology & Non-Destructive InspectionDr. Mathew Kuttolamadom
March 15, 2024Click Here

MathematicsAlgebraic Methods in
Computational Biology
Dr. Anne Shiu
February 18, 2024Click Here

MathematicsAlgorithmic Algebraic GeometryDr. J. Maurice Rojas
February 18, 2024
Click Here

MathematicsNumber TheoryDr. Riad Masri and Dr. Matthew Young
February 18, 2024
Click Here

MathematicsProbability & AlgebraDr. Jeffrey Kuan
February 18, 2024
Click Here

TAMU College of Medicine
Summer REU
Dr. Brett Mitchell
February 1, 2024
Click Here

OceanographyObserving the OceanDr. Jessica Fitzsimmons
Acceptances will be announced in March 2024Click Here

SociologyResearch Institute in Sociology and Social InequalityDr. Alex Hernandez
February 19, 2024Click Here

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