Undergraduate Research

Undergraduate Research Opportunities 

EE Undergraduate Research Initiative Program

The EE Undergraduate Research Initiative is a program created by the EE department that encourages UG student’s research participation in EE disciplines. In every spring and fall semester, an application is accepted and $500 of stipend will be offered to awardees for one full semester each.

  • The committee will review the applicants based on their GPA, school year, and research area, and decide the final awardees.
  • The awardees are connected with the faculty in their research interests.
  • At the end of the semester, they should turn in the research outcome report.

The potential research areas and faculties for this program is following: 

Research Area Faculty
Power Electronics-based Systems and Renewable Energy Dr. Ali Davoudi
Sensing Embedded Systems and Integrated Circuit Design Dr. Sungyong Jung
Power Systems and Microprocessor Control Systems Dr. Wei-Jen Lee
6G and IoT Wireless Communication Dr. Qilian Liang
Nanophotonics and Optical Biosensors Dr. Robert Magnusson
Image Processing and Neural Networks Dr. Michael Manry
Nanoelectronic Device, Interconnect, and System Dr. Chenyun Pan
Machine Learning and Data Mining in Remote Sensing Dr. Ioannis Schizas
Autonomous Driving, UAV Networking and Robotics Dr. Yan Wan
Integrated Silicon Photonics, Optoelectronics and Semiconductor Manufacturing Dr. Weidong Zhou

For the additional EE research areas and the faculties, you can find information in the following link: EE Research Areas

College of Engineering Research Experience for Undergraduates

Announce every Fall semester annually. If you are interested of this program, please contact EE UG advisors or the EE faculties on August. 

University Undergraduate Research Program

Individual Voluntary Research

Contact EE UG Advisors.


Dr. Wei-Jen Lee
Professor and Interim Chair

Dr. Jonathan Bredow 
Professor & Associate Chair 

Dr. Sungyong Jung
Professor & Associate Chair

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