Graduate Research

Undergraduate Research

  • A yearlong UROP experience for EECS undergraduates with the goal of providing a deeper experience on a challenging problem

  • Faculty-mentored summer research at MIT in the science and biotechnology fields; open to MIT students and any student enrolled in a four-year university in the U.S. or U.S. Territories

  • Events to help you learn more about undergraduate research at MIT and how to find a UROP

  • Guidelines and required travel forms for students who plan to conduct MIT research away from campus, within the U.S, at an MIT-affiliated site or to do fieldwork

  • Online UROP application process, instructions and deadlines; students are required to submit UROP applications each semester/summer

  • Information on finding, applying for, and conducting undergraduate research at MIT and abroad

International Research

  • Nationally or internationally competitive awards that fund research or graduate studies, offering opportunities to advance your learning, research, and career

  • Supports the development and use of knowledge from excluded communities to deepen civic engagement, improve community practice, inform policy, mobilize community assets, and generate shared wealth

  • An international collaboration involving MIT and government, academia, and industry in Portugal to develop education and research programs related to engineering systems

  • MIT’s largest international research endeavor in partnership with the National Research Foundation (NRF) of Singapore, known for its interdisciplinary research groups

  • An engineering and life science educational and research collaboration among the National University of Singapore (NUS), the Nanyang Technological University (NTU), and MIT

  • Participate in a Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology faculty member’s research project in Singapore

  • Undergraduate research exchange programs with Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) and the Imperial-MIT Summer Reserach Exchange.

  • Faculty mentored research in an international setting; qualifying projects must have the approval, mentorship, and guidance of an MIT faculty member

  • Matches and prepares students for all-expenses-paid internships and research abroad

  • Support for MIT students working on capacity-building service projects around the world

Research Ethics

Intellectual Property

Writing Your Dissertation or Thesis