Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Undergrad 10-week Summer Research Experience in Accessible Computing

AMI :  Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)

Research Experience with Accessible Multimodal Interfaces for All Consumers

A ten-week summer research experience for undergrads in accessible computing; work with a diverse set of peers and experienced mentors in an inclusive setting.

Examples of exciting projects:
  • Online video enhanced captions with tactile feedback for deaf consumers 
  • View management or guided magnification for low vision consumers 
  • Smartphone tactile keyboards and applications for blind consumers 
  • Speech-to-text conversation applications for hard of hearing consumers 
Deadline: April 17, 2015
Internship dates: June 1 through Aug 9

Who should apply:
  • Undergraduates in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related fields 
  • Underrepresented people with disabilities, minorities and women strongly encouraged to apply 
  • US citizenship or permanent residency is required 


Benefits include:
  • Stipend 
  • Travel Support 
  • On-campus housing 
  • On-campus meals 
  • Hands-on research 
  • Faculty/Peer mentoring 
  • Professional Development 
  • Interaction with a diverse set of peers and mentors who are: 
    • Deaf and Hard of Hearing 
    • Blind and Low Vision 
  • Learn and practice American Sign Language (ASL) on campus 

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