2021 NSF REU Site -
Optics and Photonics: Technologies, Systems, and Devices

NJIT REU Program
The Facts
NSF Research Opportuntiy for Undergraduates: Optics and Photonics: Technologies, Systems, and Devices
Real Research  
Engage in reseach revelant to today's society
A National Science Foundation funded project intended to serve undergraduate students interested in participating in research projects.
For Undergraduates 
Designed specifically to interest undergraduates in research
All Expenses Paid
REU participants recieve room, board, and a stipend.
Application Instructions
: Deadline is March 1st, 2021 
  1. Browse the faculty mentors and projects to determine choice of project area, optical communication and networking, optical and photonic devices, or optical systems.
  2. Complete the application form. ( [pdf] )
  3. Provide a one page statement describing your career goals, how this experience will enhance those goals, and your qualifications for participating in the REU program.
  4. Submit your resume which includes information on classes taken, research/work experience, list of references, and any other relevant information.
  5. A copy of your transcripts. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
  6. We require at least one letter of recommendation, preferably from a faculty member in your major. Faculty should submit these letters directly to reu@njit.edu.
To submit your application, please scan all documents and attach to an email addressed to abdallah@njit.edu. You should receive a confirmation email within 3-5 working days.