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Electrical and Computer Engineering Department

Application Deadline Extended

to March 22, 2011

2011 Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates in Telematics and Cyber Physical Systems

May 22 – July 30, 2011


The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Wayne State University hosts a 10-week summer research program for undergraduates. Eight students will be matched with faculty mentors to work on exciting, cutting-edge research projects with hands-on experience in the fields that include:

·         Wireless Communications and Networking

·         In-Vehicle Networking and Telematics

·         Embedded and Pervasive Systems

·         Internet Technology and Web Applications

·         Intelligent Transportation Systems

·         Distributed Systems and Control

·         Computer Modeling and Simulation for Vehicle Safety

·         Robotic Surgery and Virtual Reality

·         Imaging, Video and Multimedia Systems

·         Smart Sensors and Wearable Computers

Please visit Faculty Mentors’ websites for detailed information about their research areas.

Program Activities:

In addition to research experience, students will participate in weekly group meetings, tours of local high-tech industries and local museums and social activities. The group meetings will expose students to the research areas of faculty mentors, give the students opportunities to gain both written and communication skills by presenting their research talks and interacting with peers, and offer assistance with graduate school and career preparation. The program concludes with a research symposium and poster presentation.

Stipend and Benefits:

·         $525/week

·         Round trip air fair paid within the continental United States

·         Room and board paid by the program at Wayne State University’s Residence Halls

Application Package:

Detailed information about the eligibility, application package and how to apply is available at REU Application Information.

Program Directors and Contact Persons:

Dr. Cheng-Zhong Xu

Phone: 313-577-3856  

Email: czxu@eng.wayne.edu

Dr. Syed Masud Mahmud

Phone: 313-577-3855

Email: smahmud@eng.wayne.edu


Application Deadline: March 22, 2011


Sponsored by the National Science Foundation


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