We have been approved for renewed funding and will be offering our program in the summers of 2020, 2021 and 2022. Please check back in Fall 2019 for summer 2020 application materials.

Links to the application and recommendation forms will be posted here when available

Application Eligibility

  • Undergraduate engineering, science or math students graduating after the December following the summer program (Freshmen, undeclared majors and community college students are welcome to apply) with an interest in working on automotive and energy-related research topics.
  • GPA: 3.0 or above
  • In accordance with National Science Foundation requirements, all participants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States.
  • Students cannot be working or taking classes at the same time as the program.

While we welcome students of all backgrounds, we strongly encourage women and underrepresented minority students to apply.

No prior automotive or research experience required!

Important Dates

Important dates will be posted here if the program funding is renewed.

Application Materials

The application for the Summer AERIM REU Program at Oakland University consists of an online form that must be completed by the applicant. Furthermore, a transcript (non-official) and up to two sealed letters of recommendation should be mailed (or emailed by the recommender) to:

Dr. Laila Guessous

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Oakland University

115 Library Drive.

Rochester, MI 48309-4478