NSF REU SITE: Research Experiences in Information Centric Engineering

Title 
NSF REU SITE: Research Experiences in Information Centric Engineering
Institution 
National Science Foundation
Institution Type 
Comprehensive/Graduate Research (BS, MS and PhD programs)
City 
Stillwater
State 
Oklahoma
Field 
Information Centric Engineering (ICE) and Digital Manufacturing - Research areas deal with creation of Virtual Reality based engineering and simulation environments for a range of process domains (micro assembly, surgical simulation and space systems).
Start Date 
summer 2016
End Date 
summer 2016
Stipend 
contact for more info
Hrs / Week 
40
Deadline 
January 30, 2016
Description 
The project goal is to introduce engineering/computer science students to research activities in Virtual Reality based simulation in Engineering, Manufacturing and Bio Medical fields. Information Technology (IT) continues to revolutionize engineering practices worldwide. This Project also encourages students with physical challenges to be exposed to ICE research areas and kindle their interest in IT oriented engineering careers.
Qualifications 
Engineering/ Computer science Majors (restricted to US citizens or permanent residents); programming skills desired (C/C++ or Java). NOTE: Applications are encouraged from students with physical handicaps, women, and minority students. We also accept applications from other students. If you don’t have software or computer skills, you are still encouraged to apply.
Contact 
Dr. J. Cecil
Email 
j.cecil@okstate.edu
Housing Provided 
yes
Subsistence Provided 
yes

Apart from a stipend, students will be provided additional financial stipends to support Housing, travel and subsistence expenses. Please contact Dr. Cecil for other details. Please make sure to indicate the nature of your physical handicap in the application so that we may provide appropriate assistance.