Whether you are interested in graduate school or curious about a career in research, there are ample opportunities to get involved in undergraduate research at UVA and beyond.
On Grounds, UVA Engineering is committed to cross-disciplinary work. Faculty and graduate students pursue innovative research in the lab and welcome undergraduates to join their projects and teams.
Where to begin?
1. Engineering School's research teams, labs, and facilities: Explore all of the amazing research being done in the Engineering School
2. Undergraduate research at UVA Engineering: Search for faculty conducting research that aligns with your interests
3. Contact faculty to let them know you're interested in their research and to see what opportunities they have available for the upcoming semester. Sample email wording here.
4. UNLEASH: A UVA program to match undergraduate with UVA research opportunities
5. USOAR: A UVA program to help 1st year, 2nd year, and transfer students get experience with research. Must be eligible for federal work study.
6. The Spectra: UVA Engineering Undergraduate Research Magazine
7. Office of Undergraduate Research Workshop Series
You may also be interested in other research opportunities on Grounds, as well as regional and national research opportunities. Learn about research experiences beyond UVA Engineering, including Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU).