REVAMP NSF REU


Pictured above: The REVAMP class of 2016 during their 10-week stay at Georgia Tech.

Program Overview

The Research Experience for Student Veterans in Advanced Manufacturing and Entrepreneurship (REVAMP) program is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) as a Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) summer site. The Georgia Tech Manufacturing Institute hosts the program to train undergraduate students in the fundamental principles of:

  • Advanced manufacturing science and technology
  • ‚ÄčThe transition of basic discoveries in manufacturing science into innovative commercial products and processes.

Program Details

REVAMP is a 10-week summer program that is held from the end of May through the end of July at the Georgia Tech Manufacturing Institute, located on the Georgia Institute of Technology campus. Students work under the supervision of a faculty mentor to complete a research project centered on cutting edge manufacturing science and technology. They also receive entrepreneurship training through attending seminars and learning from successful startup companies. Click here to learn more about REVAMP research areas.

Benefits Each Student Receives

  • $5000 Stipend                                 
  • On-campus housing     
  • $500 support towards travel
  • Professional development              
  • Leadership skills
  • Entrepreneurship training
  • Hands-on training in manufacturing research
  • Tours of manufacturing facilities
  • Conference opportunities

Who Should Apply

  • Undergraduate students in all STEM majors
  • Student veterans, minorities and women in STEM fields are highly encouraged to apply
  • U.S. citizenship or permanent residency is required

How to Apply
 The application process for the Summer 2017 REVAMP REU program is expected to open in November of 2016. Click Here to learn more about how to apply to the program.

Program Contacts

Dr. Chuck Zhang, Professor, H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering

Program email (use this email address for the fastest response): revampreu@gtmi.gatech.edu