February 2, 2023

We are excited to announce the third year of our Smart Cities REU (Research Experiences for Undergraduates) program focusing on intelligent transportation systems (ITS), automated vehicles (AV), and vehicle-to-everything (V2X) communication at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). Applications are open now through February 12th, 2023 at our website: 


We would appreciate your sharing this information with your electrical and computer engineering and computer science undergraduates. We look forward to receiving applications from a broad array of diverse backgrounds.

Here is a summary of the program’s features: 

  • 10-week research program: June 1 – Aug 4, 2023. 

  • Participants receive a $6,000 stipend. 

  • Participants are mentored by a UNLV faculty member in the Electrical and Computer Engineering or Computer Science Department. 

  • Participants will conduct research to address the challenges of building intelligent, safe, and secure Smart Cities with a focus on mobility. 

  • Participants engage in co-curricular activities with their cohort such as workshops on writing academic papers and presenting research. 


  • Application deadline: February 12th, 2023 (see the website: https://smartcities.sites.unlv.edu/). 

  • Notification: March 3rd, 2023 (students will be notified whether they were accepted into the program). 

  • Program dates: June 1 – Aug 4, 2023. 

We look forward to receiving your students’ applications, and if you have any questions, feel free to contact us at: smartcities@unlv.edu. We appreciate your sharing this email broadly. 

For More Information and to Apply

Visit the UNLV Smart Cities REU Website: https://smartcities.sites.unlv.edu/