Departmental Resources: UROP Positions

UROP Positions

The Department routinely receives notices of UROP opportunities and lists them here as a service to members of the MIT community. The positions have not been screened, nor verified to be available. Nor are they endorsed by the Department.

For more information, visit MIT’s Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP).

Posted: September 9, 2019

Project Title: Engineering Rapid Diagnostic Tests for Infectious Diseases
Hadley Sikes Lab


Contact: Ki-Joo Sung,

Posted: September 3, 2019

Fall Term
Desalination Technology
Lienhard Research Group

Are you interested in working on a desalination technology that shows potential to save fertilizer, water, and energy for greenhouses and hydroponics?


Contact: ASAP. Position to be filled by early September.

Posted: August 27, 2019

Term UROP is offered: Fall/IAP/Spring
MIT Faculty Supervisor: Eric Verploegen

Project Title: Modeling of Heat and Mass Transfer of Evaporative Cooling Devices for Improved Vegetable Storage in Low-Income Rural Communities


Contact: Eric Verploegen (