• Spring SuperUROP Showcase
    Spring SuperUROP Showcase

    Nearly 130 undergraduate researchers shared their results at the Spring 2019 SuperUROP Showcase. The Fall 2019 SuperUROP Showcase will be held on Thursday, Dec. 5, from 4-6 p.m. in the Stata Center. Photo: Gretchen Ertl

  • Aerial and Aquatic Transportation
    Aerial and Aquatic Transportation

    Taylor V'Dovec '19, a MechE/Lincoln Lab SuperUROP scholar in 2018-2019, investigated how novel techniques and technologies can improve aerial and aquatic transportation. Photo: Gretchen Ertl

  • Autonomous Vehicles
    Autonomous Vehicles

    Arjun Gupta, an AeroAstro/Lincoln Lab SuperUROP scholar in 2018-2019, worked on deep learning for scene understanding and prediction for autonomous vehicles. Photo: Gretchen Ertl

  • Aerial Vehicle Flight Testing
    Aerial Vehicle Flight Testing

    Patrick Tornes '19, a School of Engineering/Quest SuperUROP scholar in 2018-2019, worked on a project exploring the intersection of machine learning and adaptive control with aerial vehicle flight testing. Photo: Justin Knight

  • Storyboard Artists
    Storyboard Artists

    Haripriya Mehta, an Undergraduate Research and Innovation scholar in 2018-2019, studied using machine learning to generate fresh ideas for storyboard artists. Photo: Gretchen Ertl

  • Image Recognition
    Image Recognition

    Helen Ho '19, a Fairbairn SuperUROP scholar in 2018-2019, worked project that involved training image-recognition algorithms for self-driving cars. Photo: Gretchen Ertl

  • Music Technology
    Music Technology

    Faraaz Nadeem '19 (right), a CS+HASS SuperUROP scholar in 2018-2019, worked with music technology professor Eran Egozy on automatic computer transcription of musical performances involving multiple instruments. Photo: Gretchen Ertl

  • Past SuperUROP Scholar
    Past SuperUROP Scholar

    Nichole Clarke '18, a former SuperUROP scholar, is now an EECS graduate student and Siebel Scholar.

  • Past SuperUROP Scholar
    Past SuperUROP Scholar

    Ava Soleimany '16, a former SuperUROP scholar, co-authored a paper published in Science. She is now a graduate student and co-director of a popular Independent Activities Period class on deep learning.

SuperUROP gives students the research toolkits they need to tackle real-world problems.

Scholars participate in a yearlong research experience and enroll in 6.UAR (Preparation for Undergraduate Research). Working on supervised projects, students learn the essentials of research, from designing experiments to writing technical papers to presenting at conferences.

Download the most recent SuperUROP guide, which includes a complete list of 2018-2019 scholars and projects, along with photos and other content.

SuperUROP is administered by the MIT Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS).

SuperUROP Showcase: Research in Progress

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In December 2019, more than 100 SuperUROP scholars presented posters and discussed their research in progress at the fall SuperUROP Showcase in the Stata Center.

Interested in SuperUROP for 2020-2021? Come to an information session on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 from 12-1, OR Wednesday, March 11, 2020, from 4-5. Both sessions are in 34-401, and refreshments will be served.

SuperUROP Videos: Research in Action

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For an example of a SuperUROP project, view this video of 2018-2019 SuperUROP scholar Garrett Souza '19 (above), who analyzed the effect of visual media on implicit biases.

Then view this montage from the April 2019 SuperUROP Showcase poster session, followed by 12 brief videos of 2018-2019 SuperUROP scholars presenting their research results.