REU’s in Data Science, Quantum Computing, and Data Analytics

Harvey Mudd College

Data science is one of the fastest growing professional fields of work and research. The REU in Data Science at Harvey Mudd College is a 10-week summer research program for undergraduates interested in data science methods and data-heavy STEM careers. Student participants will be part of research projects and receive additional training in data science methods and professional skills.

Levels: Sophomore, Juniors, Seniors
Citizenship Requirements: US Citizen & Permanent Resident
Minimum GPA: not specified
Deadline to Apply: February 15, 2020

Columbia Business School

Columbia Business School will be seeking outstanding applications for the 2020 Summer Research Internship program.  The highly selective program provides an intellectually stimulating environment and exposes the students to the world of business research. This highly-selective program provides the interns with the opportunity to work on a research project with CBS’ leading faculty and researchers in finance, economics, marketing, management, decision sciences, operations, accounting, and data analytics.

Levels: Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors
Citizenship Requirements: Not Specified
Minimum GPA: Not Specified
Deadline to Apply: March 1, 2020

University of Houston

The REU Program at the Computer Science Department, University of Houston, themes in Data-Centric Computing, sponsored by the National Science Foundation, offers a 10-week, all expenses paid Research Experience for undergraduate students. This site offers students from geographically diverse institutions around the country access to vibrant scientific research projects and undergraduate mentorship. The students, working with UH CS faculty and peer students, learn state-of-the-art data science techniques and technologies including machine learning, artificial intelligence and big data, etc. and apply them to research focused on solving challenging problems in the society. 

Levels: Rising Juniors & Rising Seniors
Citizenship Requirements: US Citizens & Permanent Residents
Minimum GPA: Not Specified
Deadline to Apply: February 15, 2020


The Duke ECE Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) brings students from around the world into their faculty research laboratories for nine weeks each summer.

Here are some of the projects that students will work on this summer:

Smart Garment for Automatic Stress and Anxiety Detection and Reduction
Mobile Augmented Reality
Electrical Contact Interfaces to Nanomaterials
Printed Electronics and Biosensors
Automatic Exploration of Machine Learning Models

Levels: Sophomores, Juniors
Citizenship Requirements: US Citizens, Permanent Residents, & International Students
Deadline to Apply: January 31 2020

University of Vermont Complex Systems Center

Undergraduate Fellowship in Complex Systems & Data Science
Through a partnership with MassMutual students will spend ten weeks in the summer understanding human wellness through data analytics at the University of Vermont’s Complex Systems Center in Burlington, Vermont. Students will work on projects in areas such as:

Longevity & Wellness
Algorithmic Fairness
Measurement methodologies for large scale social systems
Computational Finance 

Levels: Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors
Citizenship Requirements: No citizenship requirements
Minimum GPA: Not specified
Deadline to Apply: March 23, 2020

University of Texas at Austin

The Cyberinfrastructure (CI) Research for Social Change Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) at TACC is actively engaging 10 undergraduate students each summer for nine-weeks in solving real-world problems of national relevance, teaching them to not only be critical thinkers, but to be creative and reflective as well.

Students gain skills in advanced programming and problem solving and use the CI to conduct cutting-edge research in engineering, science, and computational medicine. Research projects emphasize advanced computing as a tool to power discoveries that will impact social change for future generations.

Levels: Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, & Non-graduating SeniorsCitizenship Requirements:
Minimum GPA: Not specified
Deadline to Apply: March 1st

University of Waterloo

Apply for an Undergraduate Research Award (URA) to spend the summer doing theoretical or experimental research at the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC). Work with internationally recognized faculty and students from around the world in a unique, interdisciplinary research community. This is a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in an interdisciplinary research community, spanning mathematics, computing science, physics, chemistry, and engineering

Levels: All
Citizenship Requirements: US Citizens & International Students
Minimum GPA: Not Specified
Deadline to Apply: January 6, 2020

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