National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates

The Robotics and Autonomous Systems (AUTOBOT) Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)  hosted by the College of Aeronautics and Engineering will cultivate students’ interest and capacity to become scientific and engineering contributors to this exciting field, by engaging undergraduate students in cutting-edge research that underpins and enables autonomous systems. Research projects within the program will incorporate scientific concepts related to the following topics:

  • Innovative robotic design, artificial intelligence (AI),
  • Human-robot teaming,
  • Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), and
  • Guidance, navigation, and control (GNC) technologies to enable the next generation of more advanced autonomous systems.

Program Support 

Students will be provided the following for their participation in the program: 

  • Stipend: $6,000
  • Meal allowance: $1,000
  • Complimentary on-campus housing
  • Travel reimbursement of up to $500