Quality of Life Technology (QoLT) and ASPIRE REU Programs

Title 
Quality of Life Technology (QoLT) and ASPIRE REU Programs
Institution 
Carnegie Mellon & University of Pittsburgh
Institution Type 
undergraduate and graduate universities
City 
Pittsburgh
State 
PA
Field 
Assistive Technology, Engineering, Technology, Bioengineering
Start Date 
May 19, 2014
End Date 
July 25, 2014
Stipend 
$4000
Hrs / Week 
40
Deadline 
February 21, 2014
Description 
American Student Placements in Rehabilitation Engineering (ASPIRE) focuses its Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program on research in the rehabilitation engineering and assistive technology fields. The QoLT REU program aims to expand their knowledge of emerging technologies in QoLT, and prepare them for graduate studies or professional careers in QoLT.
Qualifications 
Applicant Requirements: Applicants must be enrolled in a bachelor degree program at the time of the REU. Seniors who will graduate before the summer of 2014 are not eligible. No particular background is required. Some examples of past participants' academic backgrounds include: all domains of engineering, computer science, rehabilitation science, exercise physiology, psychology, and biology. Most previous participants had GPA's greater than 3.0. Check out the student profiles to see the varied backgrounds of our previous REU students!
Contact 
Maria Milleville
URL 
http://www.qolt.pitt.edu/under/
Email 
millvill@pitt.edu
Number of Participants 
10-12
Housing Provided 
yes
Subsistence Provided 
yes