Emily Penn, a senior in chemical engineering, worked on a SuperUROP project for improving energy storage, specifically involving electrodes for redox flow batteries. Photo: Gretchen Ertl
EECS senior Nichole Imani Clarke's SuperUROP project involved helping to develop the App Inventor programming environment for the iOS operating system. Photo: Gretchen Ertl
SuperUROP scholars showcased their work during presentations a Proposal Pitch session. Photo: Gretchen Ertl
Jesse Chang, a senior in EECS, worked on a SuperUROP project to help improve the imaging speeds of atomic-force microscopes (AFMs). Photo: Gretchen Ertl
EECS junior Nicholas Charchut's SuperUROP project involved applying deep learning to autonomous driving. Photo: Gretchen Ertl
EECS senior Ronald Davis' SuperUROP project, "Driving a Nitrogen Vacancy with a Microscale CMOS Inductor," involved both quantum mechanics and electrical engineering. Photo: Gretchen Ertl
MIT postdoctoral associate Rabia Yazicigil chatted with a SuperUROP presenter at the Proposal Pitch session. Photo: Gretchen Ertl
Guest speaker Katie Rae, CEO and managing partner of The Engine, spoke about entrepreneurship and opportunities for "tough technologies."
Scholars participate in a year-long 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 research papers to presenting at conferences.
Read about the December 2017 SuperUROP Proposal Pitch poster session on the MIT News website.
SuperUROP Scholars presented their research during the spring 2018 SuperUROP Showcase in the Stata Center. Read the story, see the slideshow, and view the video on the MIT News website.
The 2017-2018 SuperUROP Scholars marked the completion of their year-long research efforts with a May 2018 class photo and reception. View/download the 2017-2018 SuperUROP Brochure.