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Carnegie Mellon University’s Institute for Software Research is excited to invite students for an REU program in interdisciplinary software engineering in summer 2020. We are especially interested in promoting research opportunities for students traditionally underrepresented in computer science, and for first- and second-year undergraduate students. Neither research experience nor advanced coursework in computer science or software engineering is required.

We specifically hope to overcome a narrow stereotypical view of what software engineering is. REU participants will conduct cutting edge research in interdisciplinary software engineering including topics such as social analysis of software teams and organizations, software API usability, green computing, programming language design, security and privacy, automated program analysis and repair, self-adaptive systems and software development tools.

REU participants will:

  • Spend 10 weeks at Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Computer Science.
  • Receive mentoring from world leaders in their fields.
  • Learn research skills in undergraduate seminars throughout the summer.

REU participants will get:

  • $6,000 stipend and $1,200 meal allowance.
  • Travel to and from Carnegie Mellon.
  • Air-conditioned campus housing.
  • Social events throughout the summer (e.g., amusement parks, baseball games).

You should apply if:

  • You are interested in research in interdisciplinary software engineering.
  • You have a demonstrated success in introductory undergraduate computer science courses.
  • You are a U.S. citizen, national, or permanent resident who will be in a college or university program next year.

Deadline to apply: February 1, 2020 To apply and learn more: