CURENT, a NSF-DOE funded engineering research center focused on energy and the power grid has shared their summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program.

CURENT’s REU program is an eight-week program designed to give sophomores, juniors and seniors from accredited U.S. colleges or universities the opportunity to perform summer research in the fields of electrical engineering and computer science. Summer REU students will work on projects that are tied to CURENT research including power systems and power electronics as they relate to the national power grid. Research areas include:

*   Power systems
*   Power electronics
*   Data visualization
*   Cyber security
*   Electronic power conversion
*   Smart Grid technology
*   Power markets
*   Electric vehicles
*   Energy harvesting

Students in the REU program will received a stipend of $4,160 for the summer, as well as a travel reimbursement.  On-campus housing is provided.  CURENT’s REU program runs from June 1-July 24, 2020. Deadline for applications is March 1, 2020.  More information is available at their website: http://curent.utk.edu/reu<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__curent.utk.edu_reu&d=DwMF-g&c=C3yme8gMkxg_ihJNXS06ZyWk4EJm8LdrrvxQb-Je7sw&r=mWKey1UGqFOCQ9SB9s8ejw&m=0-OTPiicQeiWsd4nxMFDi_PgEAiYsejTWEBzT6JRdFQ&s=OfvwWi_slq5S29vwRGxq8W3cIOvInT9qpBNEE7WHu5U&e=>

They look forward to seeing WSU students applying for this opportunity.