CSU NSF REU and IRES Programs and Awardees




  • Insights on the NSF REU and IRES programs
  • Fostering interdisciplinary collaborations in NSF REU and IRES STEM related research
  • Tips by NSF REU and IRES awardees on successfully submitting a proposal
  • Leveraging an NSF REU and IRES award to achieve professional and research goals
  • Best practices and lessons learned
  • STEM program, initiatives, and student success stories 


Melissa Olson, Herman Sintim, & Sally E. O’Connor, NSF, The National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates Site Program

Mehran Mazari, Cal State LA, Collaborative REU Proposals: Challenges and Opportunities

Betsy Read, CSU San Marcos, Reflections on CSUSM's REU Site: NGS from Beetles to Beer

Zair Ibragimov, Cal State Fullerton, Engaging Students in Research Internationally

Paul Laris, Cal State Long Beach, In it for the Long Run: Developing an REU-Site with a Private Landowner​

Corey Garza, CSU Monterey Bay, Monterey Bay Regional Ocean Science REU

Webcast Slides​​

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