REU Site 2021 Summer program: Florida International University

The Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE) at Florida International University (FIU) invites undergraduate students to apply its REU Site 2021 Summer program: "Security of Smart Things". The program will run from June 7, 2021 to July 30, 2021 at FIU Campus in Miami, FL.

This is a great opportunity for undergraduate students (sophomores, juniors, non-graduating seniors) to engage in hands-on research activity under the supervision of a faculty mentor or a postdoctoral

fellow in the ECE Department throughout the summer. Detailed information about the REU projects are available at:

Our site has been running since 2015 and involved 53 students so far with great successes.  The program includes weekly seminars/workshops, preparation of a research poster, individual academic career counseling, hands-on training with real equipment, and social activities in the Miami area. Note that depending on the COVID-19 situation, this REU Site will accommodate remote on-line experience for the requesting students.

Each participating undergraduate student will receive an award of $2,400 per month in addition to FIU on-campus housing, meals, materials costs and a travel allowance of $600.

Eligibility Requirements

·  Undergraduate students majoring in a science or engineering discipline

·  Students must be U.S. Citizen or permanent resident

·  Students should have a minimum of 3.25 GPA.

Application Deadline: Feb. 26th, 2021

Application URL:

Selections will be based on a combination of research interests,

academic qualifications, and faculty recommendations.


For questions and further info please contact the FIU SST-REU site



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