The Holcombe Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Structure of the SURE Program
The SURE program provides undergraduates from around the United States with a unique opportunity to participate in graduate-level research in the area of solid-state devices and materials under the supervision of a leading faculty researcher in the field. The underlying research paradigm is materials-to-devices, and the program encompasses many aspects of materials and the devices produced from those materials. Although an individual student will focus on more specific aspects of solid-state technology, coordinated activities with other student and faculty participants will broaden that individual experience substantially.
2016 Program Start date: May 16, 2016 End date: July 22, 2016
The structure of the SURE program provides student participants with the many diverse research related opportunities:
- Collaboration with faculty mentors on research topics of current interest in Electronics, Photonics, and Magnetics.
- Interaction with the faculty mentor’s graduate students and participation in group meetings, reflecting the way most graduate-level research is conducted.
- Experience 10 weeks of graduate-level research before making a firm commitment to graduate school.
- Learn strategies for seeking and evaluating graduate programs in one’s area of interest.
- Attend seminars on a variety of topics in Electronics, Photonics, and Magnetics.
- Enhance written and oral technical communication skills.
- Learn about the ethics of professional conduct in engineering and science.
- Evaluate and focus individual career interests.