Requirements
  • Applicants must be undergraduates at an accredited school or university with an interest in scientific research
  • Applicants are desired to have some background knowledge in computing/programming and introduction to the theory of probability, calculus and linear algebra, but we are flexible on prerequisites

 

Incentives

Stipend: There are no fees or tuition costs associated with participation in the program for selected undergraduates. You will receive a one-time stipend of $2500 to cover your expenses.

 

Interaction with faculty and graduate students: Each day you will have the opportunity to interact with a diverse group of stellar faculty at the University of Michigan. Besides the didactic lectures and interaction with research project leaders, graduate student instructors will be available to help and guide you through the projects.

 

Distinction from other summer programs: There are numerous other summer programs in STEM fields available to undergraduates. Our program is quite unique. We provide hands-on research experience in the intersection of Big Data and human health that is targeted towards undergraduate students. We have assembled a truly outstanding multidisciplinary team of guest lecturers to provide students with a comprehensive perspective of this field, not just a statistical one.

 

 

For More Questions, please contact:

Bhramar Mukherjee
Professor of Biostatistics
Professor of Epidemiology
Associate Chair for Academic Affairs, Biostatistics
School of Public Health
University of Michigan
1415 Washington Heights, SPH II
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Phone: (734) 764-6544
FAX: (734) 763-2215
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Webpage: http://www-personal.umich.edu/~bhramar