Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) in Biomedical Engineering: Simulations, Imaging and Modeling (BME-SIM)

The Departments of Engineering, Kinesiology and Physical Therapy at East Carolina University will conduct a 10 week summer research program funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) for 10 undergraduate students. The focus of this program is improvement of simulations and computational models across all disciplines of biomedical engineering. Students will have the opportunity to work with qualified faculty mentors on their own research project. The experiences and research skills obtained through this program will prepare students for graduate school.

Rising juniors and seniors
US citizen or permanent resident
Major in basic sciences, math, computer science or related disciplines
Strong academic background
Students from underrepresented groups (women, minorities and persons with disabilities), and students from academic institutions with limited research opportunities are encouraged to apply.

Program participants will receive the following:
$5000 stipend
On-campus housing
Meal plan
Travel to a conference

Review of Applications begin on March 10, 2017, but will continue on a rolling basis until all positions are filled.
The program will run from May 20th - July 28th 2017

Information about the research projects, faculty mentors, and application instructions can be found on the program website.

To apply to the program fill out our online Application

To complete an application send personal statement, letters of reference, and PDF of an unofficial academic transcript to

For more information contact:
Dr. Stephanie George
Phone: 252-747-2826
Dr. Zachary Domire
Phone: 252-737-4564

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