Call for applications to our NSF-funded REU site on Biomedical Engineering in Simulations, Imaging, and Modeling (BME-SIM) at ECU.

The summer program will take place from May 13th - July 22nd on-campus. Program participants will receive a $6,000 stipend, on-campus housing, meal plan, travel to the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) annual meeting, and reimbursement of travel funds (dependent on need). Rising juniors and seniors, students from underrepresented groups, veterans, and students from academic institutions with limited research opportunities are encouraged to apply. Applications from community college students who are transitioning to four-year institutions or within a semester from transferring are also encouraged. Qualifications include US Citizen or permanent resident, major in engineering, basic sciences, math, computer science or related disciplines, and strong academic record.

We are currently accepting applications. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis starting mid-February until all positions are filled.

Please bring this opportunity to the attention of your talented and motivated students who may be interested or qualify. We encourage applicants to visit our REU program website for more details. Information about the research projects, faculty mentors, and application instructions can be found on the website. Please direct any students’ questions to me,, Nick Murray (, or Chris Venters ( Attached to this email is a flyer for dissemination (also displayed below).