We are now accepting applications for Summer 2021.

The site will be hosted virtually online due to COVID-19, as we did in Summer 2020. 

Dates: June 1st – Aug 6th  2021 (tentative)

The application window has closed.

Eligibility Requirements:

  1. U.S. Citizen or permanent resident.
  2. Must be enrolled in an undergraduate institution and graduate after Sept. 2021.
  3. Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Computer Engineering or other related majors.
  4. 3.0 or Higher GPA.

Required Materials:

  1. Online Application Form
  2. Personal Statement. Please describe your interests in the REU program, and your relevant academic achievements, and your career plan or interests in the long run.
  3. Unofficial Transcript
  4. A resume which is no more than 2 pages.
  5. Two Recommendation Letters from faculty members in your major, minor or course of study.

How to Apply:

  1. Fill out the online application form.
  2. Send a single file document to Dr. Tingting Chen via email, which includes the following:
    1. Personal Statement
    2. Unofficial transcript
    3. A two-page resume
  3. Request your referees to send recommendation letters to

For questions or additional information, please contact

Tingting Chen
Director of Big Data Security and Privacy REU Site