Application Form
National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates

AERIM: AUTOMOTIVE AND ENERGY RESEARCH AND
INDUSTRIAL MENTORSHIP PROGRAM AT OAKLAND UNIVERSITY

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Part I: Personal Information

Name:
Last name

First name

MI
Current
Address:

City

State

Zip code
Permanent
Address:

City

State

Zip code
Telephone Number:
Alternate Phone:
E-mail:
Citizenship: US Citizen    Permanent Resident
(Note that only US citizens or permanent residents are eligible for the NSF REU program)
Gender: Female    Male
Disabled: Yes    No
Ethnicity (optional):
Where did you learn
about this program?

Part II: Education and Experience
(Provide official transcripts from each college and/or university attended.)

Current Undergraduate Institution:
Major:
Expected Graduation Date:
Grade Point Average:
Class as of Next Fall Semester:
Other undergraduate
institutions attended:
Postgraduate plans:
Have any of your engineering professors been of the same ethnicity as you? Yes    No
Have any of your engineering professors been of the same gender as you? Yes    No

In the space below list the courses that you are currently enrolled in:

In the space below list prior laboratory or research experience (state whether this was part of a course or research project):

Relevant work experience:
DatesEmployerLocationPosition

In the space below list your honors, awards, engineering society memberships, extracurricular activities:

In the space below describe your programming and/or computer skills (list key software packages and programming languages and state level of proficiency):

In the space below list any hands-on experience (note: Prior automotive or machine shop hands-on experience is not required for this program; this information is only needed to help us better design the projects):


Part III: Personal Statement
In the space below, write a 2+ paragraph personal statement that explains your motivation for participating in the REU program at Oakland University, why you feel you should be selected for this program and what you expect to get out of this REU experience. If there is any information that you feel is relevant to this program and that you would like to share with us, please feel free to include it here.


Part IV: Letters of Recommendation
Provide the names of up two persons who will be submitting letters of recommendation on your behalf.


Name

E-mail

Title/Company

Relationship to applicant

Name

E-mail

Title/Company

Relationship to applicant

Note: Ask each recommender to either return the letter of recommendation form to you in a sealed envelope, signed across the flap or to email it directly to the program director at Guessous@oakland.edu.


Part V: Certification
I certify that all information provided in this REU application is complete and accurate.

Your name:
Today's date:

NOTE: APPLICATION MATERIALS MUST BE RECEIVED BY THE POSTED DEADLINE TO ENSURE FULL CONSIDERATION

Application Checklist - Please be sure you have included the following information in your application:

Complete all items and send the materials to:

Dr. Laila Guessous
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Oakland University
2200 Squirrel Rd
Rochester, MI 48309-4478

For more information, please contact:

Dr. Laila Guessous, Program director
Tel: 248-370-2183, guessous@oakland.edu

NOTE: Please review all of the information above before submitting your application.
You will not have an opportunity to edit or correct the information after submitting.