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

2014 MCPS REU Schedule (Tentative):


Main Event

June 1 Check in -- all day
June 2 Welcome Session & orientation (10:00am - 5:00pm)
June 3 Research background and tutorials
June 4 Faculty research talks
June 6 Welcome BBQ Party -- sponsored by the CS Dept. @ 5:30 pm!
June 13 First Students Projects Presentations
June 17 Industrial visit -- SwRI
June 24 Industrial visit -- Emerson
June 27 Guest lecture by a Dr. Julien from UT Austin @ 11 am
July 7 Second Students Projects Presentations
July 10 Graduate Life Panel
July 15 Industrial visit -- Intel
July 17 Research presentation skills workshop
July 25 Third Students Projects Presentations
July 31 Poster Session; Evaluation
August 4 Latex Tutorials
August 8 Final Research papers due (5:00 pm)
August 9 Checkout

Other Events:

  • Weekly meetings will be held on Fridays
  • Picnics, sports events and other extracurricular activities will be planned over the weekends by the students
  • More events will be added as we fix their dates/times
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 June 2014