The site of Research Experiences for Undergraduates – Emerging Issues in Cybersecurity is funded by NSF CISE which offers a ten-week summer research experience to a diverse group of undergraduate students. The site is hosted at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering of New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (New Mexico Tech). The 2021 program will be from Monday, May 24 to Saturday, July 31.

The goals of this REU site include providing students experience in cutting edge research in cybersecurity, broadening participation in computing, motivating students to pursue graduate studies in computer science, and preparing the future cybersecurity workforce.

The key benefits of the program include :

  1. $6,000 stipend for 10 week summer research
  2. Free housing on New Mexico Tech campus
  3. $1,000 food allowance
  4. Round-trip travel to/from the REU site (up to $600)
  5. Research mentoring from cybersecurity experts
  6. One-day working experience in a cybersecurity company (RiskSense Inc.)

The application for summer 2021 program has been opened. Deadline has been extended to Mar. 15.

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2021 Program Flyer

The support for this work is provided by the National Science Foundation (CNS-1757945).