Recent News

Duke Summer Research Showcase

August 9, 2023

Our REU students participated in the Duke Summer Research Showcase that took place on July 28 in the Penn Pavilion. Over 12 summer programs participated in the showcase. During the event our students were able to share their findings with the Duke community.

Weekly events

August 9, 2023

Our REU participants attended weekly meetings which consisted of a combination of professional development workshops and research seminars. Our first seminar of the summer was provided by Prof. Aaron Franklin, who introduced the students to a new era of electronics using nanomaterials. 

Pratt REU programs begin

August 9, 2023

Our REU Meeting for the Grand Challenges summer program started on May 30 with a brief orientation. During the day our students were introduced to the Grand Challenges of Engineering, toured our campus, met their faculty mentors and lab teams.

REU Poster Session 2022

August 11, 2022


REU research talks

July 8, 2022

Our REU students are learning about research conducted within the Pratt Shool of Engineering. 

Meet Our 2022 Participants!

June 3, 2021

Browse participant profiles for Summer 2022 »

Summer events

September 20, 2019

This summer our REU students participated in a number of activities that included research seminars from all Engineering departments within Pratt, professional development workshops, as well as social gatherings that promoted interactions with current graduate students and other members of the... read more

Applications closed for summer 2019

May 29, 2019

Thank you for your interest in applying to our program. Applications for summer 2020 will open during the fall. Stay tuned.

Applications are OPEN

October 16, 2018

Research projects for summer 2019 have been posted.

Meeting the Grand Challenges REU Research Symposium

August 8, 2018

Congratulations to all of our amazing REU students for a successful end to the REU for Meeting the Grand Challenges in Engineering program for Summer 2018. 

Fellowships workshop

July 19, 2018

Ms. Babs Wise and Ms. Bevin Tighe from the Duke Office of Undergraduate Scholars and Fellows, provided the REU students with information pertaining to fellowships opportunities and how to apply.

GRE briefing

July 19, 2018

The REU students received training in the Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) standardized test by Mr. Frederick Sexton from PrepSuccess. The GRE is an admissions requirement for most graduate schools in the United States. Mr.

Reinventing the Toilet: Improving Waste Management in Developing Regions

June 27, 2018

The REU fellows attended their first faculty seminar of the summer provided by Dr. Edgard Ngaboyamahina. Dr.

Applications for Summer 2018 are CLOSED

February 20, 2018

We are no longer accepting applications for Summer 2018.

Applications period is closed for summer 2019

December 18, 2017

Thank you for your interest in applying to our program. Applications for summer 2020 will open during the fall. Stay tuned.

Important dates

August 10, 2017

Online applications open on December 15, 2017.

Stay tuned for more information.