Electrical & Computer Engineering, Johns Hopkins University

Position ID:JHU-ECE-REU2017 [#8561]
Position Title: Research Experience for Undergrads in Computational Sensing and Medical Robotics
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Baltimore, Maryland 21218, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Electrical Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
Computer Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Starting Date:2016/12/05
Appl Deadline:2017/02/17* finished (posted 2016/12/05, updated 2016/11/14, listed until 2017/04/30)
Position Description:    

*** this position 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. 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 pursuing Master's degrees or PhD degree's).

The CSMR REU program is an intensive, ten-week program of laboratory research and instruction, beginning May 29, 2017 and ending August 4, 2017. 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 may have an opportunity to be part of a poster session 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 29, 2017-August 4, 2017


Please review the list of Projects available for the summer of 2017 using this link http://lcsr.jhu.edu/reu-projects-2017/ and select your top 3 projects:-

Your online application should include the following :-

1. Cover letter (including information on your top three project selections)

2. Resume

3. Research Statement (or description of your background/accomplishments)

4. Copy of Transcript(s)

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 2017.

Application Deadline

All documents need to be submitted by Feb 17, 2017.

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

Further Info:
Anita Sampath
231 Barton Hall, ECE Department
The Johns Hopkins University
3400 North Charles Street
MD 21218

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