NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates


An eight-week experience in the heart of Atlanta in which students work with faculty advisors, industry advisors, graduate student mentors, and other undergraduate students to complete a research project under the guidance of faculty and industry advisors. Undergraduate students in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering or other related fields, especially underrepresented groups, are encouraged to apply.


  • 8-week Stipend of $4,800
  • A Meal Allowance of $1,350
  • A travel allowance of $500
  • Free housing at the Georgia State University Campus
  • Travel support to present their work at conferences


June 15, 2020 - August 8, 2020

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Lillian Le

"The REU program at GSU was an extremely enriching experience as I was able to work with supervising faculty, P.hD candidates, and fellow undergraduate researchers towards a common research goal. I was able to explore advanced machine learning and immersive media topics and the city of Atlanta all in a fun and supportive environment."
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Joseph Hamlett

"The GSU immersive media REU program was an exciting and meaningful way to spend a summer. I was able to experience the culture of a new city and meet other driven people from all around the country who are interested in the same fields I am."
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Abu Nadim Kabir

"The GSU REU was a great eye-opening experience for me. It allowed me to learn about advanced machine learning and immersive media concepts comfortably with the assistance of my supervisors, mentors, and professors, all while exploring a fascinating research topic. I highly recommend this opportunity."

NSF REU © Department of Computer Science,
Georgia State University