Johns Hopkins University, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Reu ID:JHU-ECE-REU2020 [#15649]
Reu Title: JHU-ECE-REU 2020
Reu Type:Fellowship or award
Location:Baltimore, Maryland 21218, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Mechanical Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Computer Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
Appl Deadline:2020/03/01help popup finished (reviewing applications 2019/12/04, finished 2020/05/15, listed until 2020/06/04)

*** this reu has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program in Computational Sensing and Medical Robotics (CSMR) is for students from institutions nationwide from a wide range of engineering disciplines including mechanical, computer science, biomedical and electrical engineering. Students must be U.S. citizens or green card holders in order to apply. These students will contribute to specific research projects pursued by faculty and researchers at the Laboratory for Computational Sensing and Robotics (LCSR). Each student will be a part of a collegial research team, including a faculty project supervisor and a graduate student mentor, and will work on a challenging research project. The projects will be designed to match each student’s interest and to maximize the potential for making a contribution during the session. Participating students may receive instruction on technical communication, oral presentation skills, and research ethics to aid in the completion of the required final research report and presentation. Additional activities will include tours and trips to other labs. Please note that this program is ONLY for undergraduate students from 2 year and 4 year programs(and not for students currently pursuing Master's degrees or PhD degrees).

The CSMR REU program is an intensive, ten-week program of laboratory research and instruction, beginning May 26, 2020 and ending August 1, 2020. Projects are listed by departments including Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering and Computer Science.

The projects hosted by the Laboratory for Computational Sensing and Robotics (LCSR) and the Computer Integrated Surgical Systems and Technology Engineering Research Center (CISST ERC) are funded by the National Science Foundation. The participants will have an opportunity to be part of a poster session and formal presentation of research at the end of the program. Candidates will need to be a U.S. Citizen or a U.S. Permanent Resident to be accepted into this program.

Stipend for 10 weeks- $5000 Housing – Provided Program Dates- May 26, 2020-August 1, 2020


Please review the list of Projects available for the summer of 2020 using this link: and select your top 3 projects:-

Your online application should include the following :-

1. Cover letter (Please include your name, grade level, and the name and project number of your top three project selections.)

2. Resume

3. Research Statement (or description of your background/accomplishments)Please also explain why you want to participate in the program and why you are interested in the research projects that you picked. Your application will not be considered if you do not provide this information.

4. Copy of Transcript(s)from all colleges/universities attended. Unofficial transcripts are accepted.

5. Two recommendation letters submitted online (applicants should include the names and email addresses of two recommenders when filling out the application. Recommenders will receive an email from AcademicJobsOnline with instructions. This application is under Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Please note that recommenders set expiration dates on the letters that they submit on this system. Kindly make sure that they do not set an expiration date before June 2020.

Application Deadline

All documents need to be submitted by March 1, 2020.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the description.

Further Info:
Dana Walter-Shock
Johns Hopkins University
Barton Hall 117B, ECE Department
3400 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21218

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