Research Experiences for Undergraduates in
Mobile Cyber-Physical Systems

The site is co-funded by the Department of Defense in partnership with the NSF REU program


  • Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident
  • Applicant must have at least one semester remaining in their undergraduate studies after their participation in this REU program.
  • Applicant should possess programming knowledge in C, C++, or Java; a networking background is a plus.
Women, veterans and underrepresented minorities are particularly encouraged to apply.

Important dates

Application deadline 1 March 2014
Notifications 15 March 2014
Applicants' acceptance letters         15 March 2013
Program starts 2 June 2014
Program ends 8 August 2014

Please note that we have the right to accept applicants before the application deadline.


  • A total of $5000 stipend ($500 per week)
  • Travel reimbursement (up to $600 with receipts)
  • Housing with a complete meal plan will be provided at Texas State


All participants must commit to their assigned research activities for the whole ten weeks period. The committed activities include: (a) working full time on the research projects, (b) participate in all weekly meetings, discussions, and seminars, (c) completing post REU program surveys, and (d) giving oral presentations of their research findings at the end of the program.


Your application information will be reviewed by the PIs and senior personnel of this REU site. Any information about your application is completely maintained in the applicants' data pool of this REU site and will not be disclosed to any entity outside of this REU site. An evaluator will compile aggregate application information for assessment and reporting purposes to the National Science Foundation. Such information may be used in future publications as well to describe the demographic information of this REU Site. All reports or publications will ensure the anonymity of the applicants and participants.

The Texas State University-San Marcos is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. The selection of participants is based on the achievement and potential of applicants as reflected in their past academic activities. Personal information is only used for demographic statistics in this study. The PIs and senior personnel of this REU site are University employees and adhere to professional codes of ethical conduct in academic research and scholarship as outlined by Texas State's Division of Academic Affairs (PPS 5.03 Appendix A).
Important dates:
Applications due.....1 Mar 2014
Notifications.........15 Mar 2014
Program starts........2 Jun 2014
Program ends.........8 Aug 2014

$5000 stipend
Travel (up to $600)
Housing and meals included

Useful links:

Contact us:
Dr. Mina Guirguis
601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX 78640

Dr. Qijun Gu
601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX 78640
Page last updated Jan 2014