Mega Research Experience in Smart Cities for Undergraduates and Teachers

This REU/RET Mega-Site will train students and teachers in a variety of cutting edge technologies related to research in Smart and Connected cities. Participants will work side-by-side with leading researchers across multiple institutions with projects relating to the Internet of Things Security, Energy Storage Systems, Nanomaterials and Sensor Networks, Smart Grid Systems, and Materials Research.


  • 8/6 Weeks summer research experience for students/teachers
  • On-campus housing for students
  • $6,000 stipends with travel allowance
  • Research opportunities in emerging areas related to smart and connected cities (SCC) with experience mentors across multiple sites
  • Teachers will incorporate hands-on SCC learning modules and develop long-term relationships with faculty and graduate students