Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP)
Tracking bubbles for improved nuclear safety
June 4, 2013Nuclear science and engineering grad student Rosemary Sugrue explores thermal hydraulics in nuclear reactors
First ‘SuperUROPs’ cap off inaugural year
May 13, 2013EECS program immerses undergraduates in advanced research projects.
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MIT conference showcases undergraduate research
May 13, 2013EECScon 2013 marks MIT’s first research conference geared toward engineering undergraduates
Better buildings, better lives
March 14, 2013Whether working on clean water for a Ugandan village or studying concrete reinforced with natural fibers, MIT senior Marisa Simmons is a civil engineer looking out for the world.
SuperUROP propels undergraduate research to next level
January 23, 2013Poster session showcases student advances in key technologies and attracts faculty, venture capitalists and industry sponsors.
Students develop assistive technologies
January 8, 2013Undergraduate teams create helpful phone apps and devices for people with disabilities.
Undergraduate Winters presents winning poster at APS annual meeting
November 6, 2012Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering junior wins one of three poster awards.
Innovation in the classroom
September 21, 2012‘Future of Education’ symposium, held before the inauguration of President L. Rafael Reif, examines the evolution of teaching and learning.
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Weapon-wielding marine microbes may protect populations from foes
September 6, 2012In some populations, natural antibiotics are produced by a few individuals whose closest relatives carry genes conferring resistance.
IROP students around the world
October 21, 2011During the 2010-2011 academic year, International Research Opportunities Program students conducted research around the world in 18 different countries.
Undergraduate develops method to predict spread of marine invasive species
August 18, 2011
Data points of light
November 1, 2009MIT’s undergraduates fight poverty one statistic at a time, thanks to coordination between the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program and the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab.