First Time Researcher Fellowship Open to Application

We have some great opportunities to get you started in research.

First-Time Researcher Fellowship is accepting applications through 10/14/2022. Purdue Engineering Undergraduate students with no prior college-level research experience are eligible. To apply for these opportunities, you need to submit your resume and cover letter. Log in to the Engineering Symplicity portal to view project details and submit the application:

Selected students will receive a competitive fellowship (up to $1000) to begin their research position in the Spring semester (approximately equivalent to 3 credit hours worth of time commitment / 10 hours per week).  

Please feel free to reach out to the project point of contact and/or engineering undergraduate research office ( if you have any questions. A list of projects is below:

Project TitleJob Tag – IDPoint of Contact Project TitleJob Tag – IDPoint of Contact
Fast heat treatment on multi-layer materialsFTR-1-3749Prof. Yi Xie
 Modeling Random Magnets for Probablistic ComputingFTR-2-3750Prof. Peter Bermel Jie Zhu
Modeling High Efficiency Thermovoltaic SystemsFTR-3-3751Prof. Peter Bermel Jie Zhu
 Deep Learning Analysis of Cardiac Imaging in Pediatric Heart DiseaseFTR-4-3752Prof. Craig Goergen Conner Earl
Normal Influence Diagram Algorithm ImplementationFTR-5-3753Prof. Bob Kenley
 Human Factors Engineering: Enhancing Performance of Nurses and SurgeonsFTR-6-3754Professor Denny Yu
SoCET: System on Chip design, verification, software development, testFTR-7-3755Prof. Mark C Johnson
 Increasing Fairness in Engineering Exams: Who’s real-world experience is represented?FTR-8-3756Prof. Kerrie Douglas Shauna Adams
Drug delivery device characterizationFTR-9-3757Prof. Martin Jun
 Radiation-Hardened ElectronicsFTR-10-3758Prof. Peter Bermel Prof. Allen Garner
Heterogeneous Integrations / Advanced PackagingFTR-11-3759Prof. Ale Strachan Prof. Ganesh Subbarayan
 High-throughput neural interface technologyFTR-12-3760Prof. Meng Cui
Esophageal StentFTR-13-3761Prof. Aaron Lottes Prof. Andrew Brightman
 Postural and Cognitive Effects of Wearing an Exoskeleton on BricklayersFTR-14-3762Prof. Behzad Esmaeili
An automated worker-in-the-loop in the construction industryFTR-15-3763Prof. Behzad Esmaeili
 Olefin Oligomerization Using Single Site Lewis Acid CatalystsFTR-16-3764Christian Breckner David Dean Prof. Jeffrey T. Miller
Machine Learning for Nanophotonics and Quantum ComputingFTR-15-3765Blake Wilson Prof. Alexandra Boltasseva
 Comparing Irradiation Performance of Advanced Manufactured to Conventionally Manufactured AlloysFTR-18-3766Prof. Janelle Wharry
Applications of Artificial Intelligence in Continuous Pharmaceutical ManufacturingFTR-19-3767Prof. Gintaras V. Reklaitis Rexonni B. Lagare
 Smart manufacturing of pharmaceutical tablets in a continuous dry granulation lineFTR-20-3768Yan-Shu Huang Prof. Gintaras V. Reklaitis
Material, interface, and device modelingFTR-21-3769Prof. Tillmann Kubis Namita Narendra
 X-ray Microscopy of the Evolution of Coffee BeansFTR-22-3770Prof. Nik Chawla Eshan Ganju
Feedback Effects and the Inflation Reduction ActFTR-23-3771Prof. John Mulrow
 Polymer Surface Topography Control with SoundFTR-24-3772Prof. Chelsea Davis
Transformable Robots for Planetary Exploration MissionsFTR-25-3773Prof. Ran Dai
 Hydropower Collegiate CompetitionFTR-26-3774Sultan Nejati
Algorithms and Systems for 360 degree video streaming over the InternetFTR-27-3775Prof. Sanjay Rao Chandan Bothra

Study Abroad Options for 2023

Purdue Moves Scholarship Information

Winter Flex- December 26-Jan 8, 2023

CE- Civil Infrastructure Systems Development Life Cycle:  Case Studies in the United Arab Emirates  Open to all engineering students who have reached at least sophomore status.  Preference given to Civil students

CE- International Perspectives in Water Sciences and Management- Water Scarcity in India  Open to any student at Purdue.  Preference given to Civil students

Spring Break 2023

Introduction to Silicon Valley and the Tech Industry-

Open to any engineering student-preference given to FYE and sophomores but all are encouraged to apply

EPICS in La Guajira Colombia

Open to any engineering student

EPICS in South East Louisiana

Open to all students

EPICS South Dakota-Lakota Native American Culture, Design, and Service Experience  Students must be a current EPICS student familiar with this project

CE and IPPH-Chemical Engineering and Industrial and Physical Pharmacy in Ireland-

Open to only ChE and IPPH students only who  have reached at least the sophomore level through seniors

BME-Gaining Global Perspective in Korea from Biotech to KPOP!

Open to engineering students who have reached at least the sophomore level through seniors

May/Summer 2023

ME/MEP- Professional Intercultural and Global Development in Colombia

Open to all engineering students.  Preference given to students in MEP

ME-Experience German Engineering

Open to FYE, sophomores, and juniors.  Preference given to FYE but all are encouraged to apply. 

ME-ME 270 Basic Mechanics I in Florence Italy

Open to any engineering student with this course in their plan of study and successfully completed prerequisites

ME-Particle Processing in Germany

Open to engineering students who have reached at least sophomore status through seniors

ME-Bioinspired Materials and Structures- Singapore

Open to engineering students who have reached at least sophomore status through seniors.  Biology and related majors are also welcome to apply.

ABE-Industrial Microbial Biotechnology in Germany-

Open to ABE, ChE, Biochemistry, Food Science and other applicable majors

BME-Regulatory and Clinical Science for Global Health in Japan

Open to engineering students who have reached at least sophomore status through seniors.  BME grad students may also apply.

BME- Biomedical Modeling for Global Health in Scandinavia

Open to engineering students who have reached at least sophomore status through seniors

Honors & BME- Exploring Healthcare Innovations in the Netherlands

Open to Honors College, engineering students and related majors such as nursing, pharmacy, health sciences, and biology

IE-System Dynamics Modeling for Engineers in Pamplona Spain

Six credit course-IE 49000 and LC Spanish for Engineers- No previous language experience  necessary.  More details at the link.  Open to all engineering students who  have reached the junior level (prior to departure) through seniors

CE- Evolution of European Transportation Systems and Supply Chains- UK and Czechia

Open to all engineering students

CE- Smart Mobility in Germany and Czechia

Open to engineering students who have reached at least the sophomore level through seniors

May/Summer- application links opening soon!

ECE- Introduction to Machine Learning and Pattern Recognition– French Riviera- Application link opening soon- Open to all engineering students sophomore or higher and completed Linear Algebra

EPICS Rwanda- Water project– Application link opening soon- Open to all engineering students

CE- Automation and Connectivity for Sustainable Development of Resilient Infrastructure in Singapore– Application link opening soon-Open to engineering students who have reached at least the sophomore level through seniors

Texas Instrument Career Session Today! (Aug 29th)

Texas Instruments will be here in ECE today to talk to you for internship and full-time positions.

They will have a booth in the MSEE Atrium 10 am – 4 pm. And then they will have an information session from 5-6 pm in the ECE Design Studio.

You do not necessarily have to register prior to talking to the TI representatives, though if you do then they will have your relevant contact information and CV.