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International Research Experience for Students in Electrified and Autonomous Transportation

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The Technical University of Madrid

Venue for IRES 2018

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Istanbul, Turkey

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University of Maryland, College PArk

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Electrified and Autonomous Transportation

 International Research Experience for Graduate and Undergraduate Students in Electrified and Autonomous Transportation

For Summer 2023, we were pleased to offer graduate and undergraduate students research experiences under Electrified and Autonomous Transportation, an NSF-funded IRES in Istanbul Technical University in Turkey.

Please apply through the A. James Clark School of Engineering IRES Summer 2023 application found at:

Program Introduction

The University of Maryland’s Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, with support from the National Science Foundation is offering exciting research opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students in the broad area of electrical engineering internationally. The Electrified and Autonomous Transportation program combines cutting-edge, team-based research with technical and educational seminars. This program annually recruits talented students (graduate and undergraduate students), trains them in basic research, and provides laboratory experience in challenging projects performed internationally with research mentors from Istanbul Technical University in Turkey and the University of Maryland at College Park (UMD).

Purpose of Electrified and Autonomous Transportation

  • Provide international opportunities for participants to present and publish their work with their mentors.
  • Involve talented students in a diverse research program.
  • Introduce students to team-based and cross-disciplinary research.
  • Help students prepare for graduate school and define career goals.

ELECTRIFIED AND AUTONOMOUS TRANSPORTATION students receive a $5,000 stipend for their 8-week program, along with housing in Istanbul, Turkey and travel expenses (Round-trip to Istanbul, Turkey). The 2023 summer program begins on June 5, 2023 and ends on July 28, 2023.

Get in Touch

Find us at the office

International Research Experience for Graduate and Undergraduate Students Program
Director,  Alireza Khaligh
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

2345 AV Williams Building
University of Maryland
College Park, Maryland 20742

Give us a ping at

Telephone: 301-405-6082

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