Griffin Wagner is a 4th-year Biology major studying guinea worm disease prevention in sub-Saharan Africa with Dr. Jeannette Yen.

Griffin stands by a poster at a conference

How long have you been an undergraduate researcher at Georgia Tech?

I’ve been working with Dr.

Grace Kim is a 2nd-year computer science major studying human-centered AI with Dr. Betsy DiSalvo and Dr. Polo Chau.

Grace works on her research.

How long have you been an undergraduate researcher at Georgia Tech?

I began my second year in Fall 2023!

COMING UP! Workshop: How to Get the Most Out of Attending a Professional Conference

Submitted by criquelme3 on Thu, 03/07/2024 - 14:14

Come to CULC 262 on Tuesday, April 23rd from 11am-12pm!

Sharing your research and scholarly work at a meeting with your professional community can be an incredible and inspiring experience. It's also an unfamiliar experience for many undergraduate students. With this workshop, UROP will help you prepare for your conference. We'll cover how to use the conference program to tailor your experience, how to navigate large vs small conferences, how to set and achieve networking goals, and more!

Divali Legore is a 4th year Public Policy major studying Women and Men in Science and Technology fields with Dr. Mary Frank Fox.

A photo of Divali

How long have you been an undergraduate researcher at Georgia Tech?

I have been an undergraduate researcher since 2022 when I discovered Dr.

For Faculty, Staff, Postdocs, and Graduate Students: Recruiting Reviewers

Submitted by criquelme3 on Thu, 02/29/2024 - 14:19

The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) is recruiting reviewers for two programs: PURA Salary Awards and the Undergraduate Research Spring Symposium.

For both of these programs, UROP relies on graduate students, postdocs, staff, and faculty to help us evaluate undergraduate students' proposals or presentations and provide valuable feedback. If you are interested in contributing as a reviewer, please complete the form below. We're always open to reviewers! Thank you!

Undergraduate Research Spring Symposium

Submitted by criquelme3 on Thu, 02/29/2024 - 14:08

The 18th Annual Undergraduate Research Spring Symposium was held Tuesday, April 16 from 10 am - 4 pm in the Exhibition Hall. Over 150 students gave talks or presented posters on their projects. 

Talks covered topics in Computer Science, Energy and Space, Finance and Policy, Materials and Devices, Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology, and Teaching and Learning.

During the afternoon poster sessions, the Midtown Ballroom “buzzed” with conversation as presenters shared their work. 

Arnav Hiray is a 3rd-year double major in Industrial Engineering and Mathematics studying Applications of Mathematics and Machine Learning in Finance with Dr.

URA: Fall Research Fair

Submitted by jreid67 on Thu, 02/15/2024 - 17:44

The Spring 2024 Undergraduate Research Fair is an afternoon of engaging in amazing research by undergraduate students. It will be held next Thursday, April 18th from 11 AM to 1 PM in the Ford ES&T Atrium. Undergraduate researchers are welcome to present their work. Research groups also have opportunities to recruit students and share openings. Attendees can learn about all the cool work going on in the undergraduate research world at Georgia Tech. If you are a researcher, this is an incredible opportunity to showcase your work!

To register, click the Register button below!

Ashley Darling is a 4th-year Industrial Design major studying Space Lace: Active Space Debris Removal Using Netted Lace Techniques with Professor Lisa Marks.

A photo of Ashley

How long have you been an undergraduate researcher at Georgia Tech?

I began my UROP research journey this semester as a recipient of the Pr