The Center for Neuroengineering and Therapeutics collaborates with University and National programs to offer research opportunities to students of all ages and backgrounds that are interested in science, technology, and engineering.
Ongoing research projects in the Center focus on electrophysiology (EEG, sEEG, iEEG); neuroimaging (MRI, fMRI, PET, GluCest), Device development for neurological and neuromuscular disorders(mXene); Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Computational solutions for translational research
The Center for Undergraduate Research & Fellowships (CURF)
The Center for Undergraduate Research & Fellowships (CURF) assists undergraduate students to find potential research opportunities. Below are some of the programs that have connected students the Litt Lab.
- For more information: https://www.curf.upenn.edu/
For more information about student opportunities in the Litt Lab email Everett Prince at firstname.lastname@example.org
Penn/Federal Work-Study is a federal government and Student Financial Services subsidized work program, which provides on-campus and off-campus employment to eligible undergraduate and graduate students with financial need.
For more information: http://www.sfs.upenn.edu/seo/
NSF/AMP Undergraduate Research Program
through the Office of Diversity and Inclusion
The National Science Foundation and Philadelphia Region Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation research program allows university science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) students to gain laboratory research experience while working on cutting-edge research in various disciplines for faculty members in the School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Medical School, the College of Arts and Sciences, and Wharton School of Business.
Consists of a 10-week summer research experience with stipend
For eligibility criteria and application information: https://www.seas.upenn.edu/undergraduate/advising/multi-cultural-summer.php
REU SUNFEST at Penn
The Summer Undergraduate Fellowship in Sensor Technologies (SUNFEST) is a unique program that provides talented undergraduate students with hands-on research experience during the summer in the area of sensor technologies. Each year an average of 10 undergraduate students are selected from various universities nationwide. The program is sponsored by the National Science Foundation as a REU site (Research Experience for Undergraduates) and the Center for Sensor Technologies at the University of Pennsylvania.
Consists of a 14-week summer research experience with stipend
For eligibility criteria and application information: https://www.seas.upenn.edu/sunfest/
Singh Center for Nanotechnology REU Program
The program is designed to give undergraduate students the opportunity to work with scientists on the cutting-edge of nanoscale research. The Singh Center is centered around four major research facilities, all feathering state-of-the-art equipment for nanoscale characterization, measurement, and fabrication: the Quattrone Nanofabrication Facility, the Nanoscale Characterization Facility, the Scanning and Local Probe Facility, and the Material Property Measurement Facility.
Consists of a 10-week research experience with stipend
For eligibility criteria and application information: https://www.nano.upenn.edu/reu/
Franklin Institute STEM Scholars
The STEM Scholars program serves a select group of Philadelphia-area students in grades 9-12 who are passionate about science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) subjects. The program’s mission is to increase promising urban students' matriculation into college and careers in STEM fields by providing an immersion portal to enhance STEM subject knowledge and problem-solving skills.
For application information: https://www.fi.edu/stem-scholars-program
Singh Center for Nanotechnology REU Program
The Rachleff Scholars Program offers Penn Engineering undergraduates the opportunity to gain valuable research experiences with standing faculty and to participate in a community of peers who share a common interest in research and scholarly inquiry. The Rachleff Scholars Program is open to rising sophomores with at least a 3.4 Cumulative GPA and strong interests in engineering research.
For eligibility criteria and application information: https://ugrad.seas.upenn.edu/scholars-programs/rachleff-scholars-program/