Engineering Research Program

Engineering Research Program 

Mercer's School of Engineering Research Program

I. Foster Undergraduate Research

Be proactive for undergraduate research experiences during the academic year

  • Collect research opportunities
  •  Create a database to find research opportunities/be a mentor for undergraduates 
  • Promote collaboration with faculty at other colleges and schools at Mercer
  • Establish a website to show activities of undergraduate research
  • Provide funding opportunities for undergraduate research activities
  • Promote summer research for undergraduate students
  • Information for research activities
  • Research Experience for Undergraduates (Funded by NSF, DOE, and DOD)
  • Summer Fellowships and Internships in public and private sectors

II. Engineering Expo

The Engineering Expo is held the first Friday in April, along with BEAR Day, the University student research day,  to showcase student projects and applied research. Poster sessions, student competitions, and student presentations are the highlight of the day.  Expo participants do the following:

  • Collaborate with Freshmen Design, Honors Program, Senior Design Instructors, and students organizations 
  • Collaborate with other Mercer undergraduates
  • Prepare presentations, including posters and slide shows
  • Communicate and collaborate with BEAR Day participants