• Spring SuperUROP Showcase
    Spring SuperUROP Showcase

    Nearly 130 undergraduate researchers shared their results at a lively poster session in April 2019. 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. Information on the 2019-2020 SuperUROP scholars is coming soon!

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

SuperUROP Showcase: Research in Progress

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In late April 2019, nearly 130 students presented the results of their yearlong research projects at the SuperUROP Showcase in the Stata Center. Read the article and view the slideshow here.

In December 2018, faculty, students, and sponsors dropped by to hear SuperUROP scholars discuss their work in progress. Read an article and view a slideshow about that earlier poster session here.

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.