Schedule 2022

Week 1 Activities

DateActivity
May 15, 2022 - Sunday
Arrivals
May 16 - May 20, 2022Research with faculty
May 16, 2022 - Monday9am – 9:30am, Welcome orientation, HEC 119
9:30am – 10:15am, REU pre-survey, CERP Team
10:30am – 12pm, Research Labs Tour [HEC, Engineering I, Research I, Research Park]
1pm – 5pm, AI/machine learning tutorial (part I), HEC 119
May 17, 2022 - Tuesday9am – 12pm, AI/machine learning tutorial (part II), HEC 119
12pm – 1pm, Lunch at HEC 119
1pm – 5pm, AI/machine learning tutorial (part III), HEC 119
May 18, 2022 - Wednesday9am – 12pm & 1pm – 3pm AI/machine learning tutorial (parts IV-V), HEC 119
3:30pm – 5pm, Research Preparation Workshop: Library Research & Literature Review, presented by Ven Basco from UCF Libraries, UCF Library, room 175
May 19, 2022 - Thursday9am – 5pm Start your research in your research lab!
May 20, 2022 - Friday10am – 12pm, Weekly research group meeting, HEC 119

 

Week 2 Activities

DateActivity
May 23 - May 27, 2022Research with faculty
May 25, 2022 - Wednesday7:30am – 6pm Kennedy Space Center (KSC) visit [combined event with MAE and Nano Technology REU programs]
May 26, 2022 - Thursday10am – 11am, Let's Be Clear, presented by Office of Institutional Equity, Research 1 Building (R1) 101
5:30pm – 7:30pm, Kick off Event, Teaching Academy (TA) 130 [Dinner served]
May 27, 2022 - Friday 11am – 1pm, Graduate Student Center Meet & Greet, Trever Colbourn Hall (TCH) 213
3pm – 5pm, Weekly research group meeting, Health Sciences 1 (HS1) 119

 

Week 3 Activities

DateActivity
May 31 - June 3, 2022Research with faculty
May 30, 2022 - MondayMemorial Day!
June 3, 2022 - Friday 10am – 12pm, Weekly research group meeting, HEC 119
2pm – 3pm, Orlando Utilities Commisson (OUC) visit

 

Week 4 Activities

DateActivity
June 6 - June 10, 2022
Research with faculty
June 8, 2022 - WednesdaySocial: Ice cream at Lake Claire Community Space, 5:30pm-6:30pm
June 10, 2022 - Friday10am – 12pm, Weekly research group meeting, HEC 119

 

Week 5 Activities

DateActivity
June 13 - June 17, 2022
Research with faculty
June 15, 2022 - Wednesday4pm-5pm, REU reports information session (Zoom)
June 16, 2022 - Thursday5pm – 7pm Social: Picnic at Lake Claire Pavilion [combined social event with MAE, Nano Technology, and Biology REU programs]
June 17, 2022 - FridayMid-program REU final reports due
10am – 12pm, Weekly research group meeting, HEC 119
12:30pm-2:00pm, Research Workshop: Designing a poster for a conference, Trevor Colbourn Hall (TCH) 103 [lunch served]
June 18, 2022 - SaturdaySocial: High Ropes Challenge at UCF Recreational and Wellness Center (RWC) [combined social event with MAE and Nano Technology REU programs]

 

Week 6 Activities

DateActivity
June 20 - June 24, 2022
Research with faculty
June 22, 2022 - Wednesday3pm – 4pm, Research Workshop: Presentation Skills, presented by College of Graduate Studies, Trevor Colbourn Hall (TCH) 213
4pm – 6pm, Industry Career Opportunities Seminar: Industry Panel, Engineering Building II (ENG2) 302
June 24, 2022 - Friday10am – 12pm, Weekly research group meeting, HEC 119
12:30pm-2:30pm, Professional Development Workshop: Getting letters of recommendations, Teaching Academy (TA) 117 [lunch served]

 

Week 7 Activities

DateActivity
June 27 - July 1, 2022
Research with faculty
June 28, 2022 - Tuesday2pm – 4pm, Academic Integrity Workshop: Authorship, Credit and Collaborative Scholarship, Research 1 Building (R1) 101, presented by College of Graduate Studies
4:15pm – 5:30pm, 2022 REU students Birthday Celebrations, Research 1 Building (R1) 101 [combined social event with MAE and Nano Technology REU programs]
July 1, 2022 - Friday10am – 12pm, Weekly research group meeting, peer and mentor feedback session & poster reviews (session I), HEC 119


 

Week 8 Activities

DateActivity
July 4, 2022 - Monday
Independence Day!
July 5 - July 7, 2022Research with faculty
Final project presentations by students at the REU Site Symposium
Poster presentation practice (in each research labs)
Collect significant student/program highlights with student photos and photo releases from faculty and students for NSF program highlight request
July 6, 2022 - Wednesday9am – 12:00pm, Poster presentation practice (session II), HEC 119
5:30pm – 6:30pm, Grad panel with AAP, Location: TBD
July 8, 2022 - Friday10am – 12pm Weekly research group meeting, poster presentation practice (session III)
12pm –12:30pm Poster/demo setup at HEC Atrium
12:30pm –3:30pm REU Symposium (lunch provided), HEC Atrium
3:30pm – 4:30pm REU post-survey, CERP, HEC 119
REU Project evaluations; REU faculty self-efficacy survey