Summer Research Opportunities

The Biomedical Engineering Department at Wake Forest University will offer several summer research opportunities in 2019 focusing on Imaging and Mechanics-based Projects on Accidental Cases of Trauma (IMPACT). Students selected for this Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program will receive a stipend and on-campus housing. The research internships will be offered between May 27 and August 2, 2019.

Meet the 2018 summer IMPACT interns (pdf)

Research Project Highlights

Exciting biomedical engineering projects are offered on topics, including:

  • Injury prediction model development
  • Military, sports and spaceflight safety
  • Osteoporosis prevention
  • Biomechanical characterization of injury mechanisms
  • Diagnostics and therapies for cancer patients
  • Biomedical informatics

Learn more and read the full overview and project descriptions (pdf) about the mentioned projects 

How to Apply

The Wake Forest Biomedical Engineering summer program admits up to 30 students each summer who meet the follow eligibility requirements.

  • Undergraduate students from all institutions (Wake Forest University students are eligible) 
  • Students in good academic standing - U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals and U.S. permanent residents
  • Under-represented students from colleges with limited research opportunities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics are encouraged to apply

Application Process 

The application period for the 2019 summer is closed. Please check back in fall 2019 to apply for summer 2020 internships.