Summer 2018 Undergraduate Research Experiences at Kettering University

Summer 2018 Undergraduate Research Experiences at Kettering University in Flint, Michigan

After a phenomenal first year, Kettering University is excited to begin the second year of its REU summer research program: Utilizing Plants for Innovative Research. The program will continue to be stimulating and unique given its interdisciplinary approach to unite minds from the science and engineering fields to investigate modern problems related to plant science, medical research, and natural products.

Benefits for students participating in the program include:
gaining knowledge of cutting-edge scientific methodology to answer intriguing research questions as participants work with leading researchers;
having the opportunity to work directly with multiple faculty members, from different disciplines, to implement research projects;
gaining skills related to critical thinking in the sciences and engineering through research experience and journal clubs as well as knowledge of professional development;
having the opportunity to visit other research centers, colleges, and universities in Michigan to understand the various manners in which research is conducted as well as explore possible graduate school programs;
meeting other like-minded students interested in science and engineering; and
exploring Flint and Michigan, an exciting city and state, respectively, with much to offer, from arts and culture to food to outdoor activities.
The 2017 cohort conducted excellent research that has already resulted into multiple conference presentations. The students had a positive experience, which you can read about here.

The deadline to apply is February 15, 2018. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at or visit the program website.

Please share this information with interested students. Flyers to distribute and hang in your department are available here.

Additional resources:
– Program website
– Research projects
– Flyers to share with interested students
– Apply now!