February 3, 2021

Smart Cities are no longer a futuristic dream of science fiction writers but they are emerging as a
reality in research labs, industry, and increasingly, in everyday life. UNLV’s REU Smart Cities aims
to educate and inspire undergraduate researchers to address the challenges of building
intelligent, safe, and secure Smart Cities with a focus on mobility.


Research Areas

• Intelligent Transportation
System (ITS)
• Automated Vehicles (AV)
• Vehicle-To-Everything
Communication (V2X)

Important Dates

• Application Deadline: February 12, 2021
• Notification of acceptance: March 1, 2021
• Program Dates: June 3 – August 7, 2021

Program Features

• 10-week research program: June 3 – Aug 7, 2021
• $6,000 stipend
• Mentored by UNLV faculty member
• Seeking undergraduate applicants from a broad
array of diverse backgrounds who are majoring in
electrical or computer engineering or CS


Covid-19 Impact: While we plan on having a full research program for Summer 2021, state and
campus policy will dictate whether the program is in-person or remote.

The Smart Cities REU Program is organized by the University of Nevada, Las Ve-
gas and funded by the National Science Foundation (Grant 1950872)

REU Smart Cities Flyer!

Apply at http://smartcities.sites.unlv.edu/

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Research Experience for Undergraduates

REU Site: Smart Cities

June 3—August 7, 2021