Undergraduate Researchers are Encouraged to Go ‘SURF’ing

Dylan KennedyURI College of Engineering undergraduate students are encouraged to apply for one of the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) programs described below.

Both programs run for 10 weeks, from May 20 to July 26, and have an application deadline of Feb. 15.


(RI Consortium for Coastal Ecology Assessment, Innovation, & Modeling)

Collaborate with engineers and scientists from eight higher education institutions to assess, predict and respond to the effects of climate change on coastal ecosystems.

You will work on a project from this list.


(RI Idea Network of Biomedical Research Excellence)

Research opportunities at the University of Rhode Island and Brown University for students who are considering a possible career in biomedical and behavioral research.

Read some of the frequently asked questions about the program.