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Mar 27 / Dennis Schwartz

2013 AMALTHEA REU Program – 10 Week Research Program For Undergraduate Students


AN OPPORTUNITY FOR A 10-WEEK RESEARCH EXPERIENCE FOR UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS is available in the area of Machine Learning. The program is sponsored by the National Science Foundation and is offered by the Information Characterization & Exploitation (ICE) Laboratory at Florida Institute of Technology (FIT) in Melbourne, Florida. Machine Learning evolved from Artificial Intelligence and has enjoyed immense growth over the last 30 years. Gradually it has spawned important areas like Pattern Recognition and Detection, Data Mining, Bioinformatics and Computer Vision among others. Nowadays it permeates several aspects of high-tech applications, like automatic target recognition, biometric-based identification and stock market prediction, as well as everyday life applications, like voice-driven dialing, optical character recognition and others. The program currently accepts applications for participation. Minorities, women and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.

Without exceptions, applicants must be:
=> Majoring in an Engineering or Science discipline
=> US citizens or permanent residents
=> Undergraduates in good academic standing


=> Exposure to the exciting world of Machine Learning and its applications
=> Participate in a one-week crash course to familiarize yourself with Machine Learning
=> Work with experienced student mentors and experts in the field
=> Participate and contribute to cutting-edge Machine Learning research
=> Take part in visits to our local industry
=> Paid travel and accommodation expenses
=> Receive a competitive stipend for per diem expenses
=> Visit Central Florida venues such as Disney attractions and NASA’s Kennedy Space Center
=> Meet new people
=> Make new friends

Application Deadline: April 5, 2013
Apply online:

For more information, visit our Web site at or contact:

Dr. Georgios C. Anagnostopoulos
Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Florida Institute of Technology
150 West University Boulevard
Melbourne, Florida 32901-6975
Phone 321-674-7125 | Fax 321-674-8192

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