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Cognitive Communications REU

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Academic Level:
Undergraduate Students

Get involved in a hot area of research that has excellent job prospects and a potentially transformative effect on society

Gain hands-on experience in cognitive radios, wireless networking, and their applications.

Learn about graduate school and research-oriented careers by working with faculty and graduate students in one of the largest wireless communications research groups in the U.S.

Meet other motivated students and enhance research and teamwork skills while collaborating on a challenging project.

Minorities, women, students with disabilities, and students from undergraduate institutions where research opportunities are not available are especially encouraged to apply.

Eligibility Requirements:

Rising Sophomore, Junior, or Senior Status

U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident

Must have a GPA of at least 3.0


Stipend ($5,000 over 10 weeks)

Free on-campus housing

Travel allowance up to $600

Participating Institution(s):
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Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Computer & Electrical Engineering

Cognitive Radio Communications
Digital Signal Processing
Emerging Technology
Software Defined Radio
Wireless Communications

This program is funded by:
National Science Foundation (NSF)

Page last updated 11/4/2015
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This material is based upon work partially supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant Nos. 0646359, 1444498, 1139269, 0853147, 0827110, 0749544, 0703763, 0701472, 0549302, 0503536, 0456706, 0429048, 0954286, 0728588, 0834096, 1444382, 1037641, 1038809, 1315956, 1506040.

Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.